Jeffrey Medina is Newsday's boys soccer player of the year
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When the idea was first brought up to Jeffrey Medina in the summer, he thought it was ludicrous. He was told by the coaches that Brentwood would play three defenders instead of the usual four since they had too many good attacking players up front.
It meant Medina had a huge responsibility that left the senior in a position where a slight mistake could result in a goal. Medina was more than...