SAN ANTONIO — Craig Maffei of Readfield, Maine, has been selected as a combat controller hopeful with the Air Force Special Operations Team in San Antonio.

Maffei is a 2011 graduate of the University of Maine, Presque Isle, where he was named male athlete of the year and 2011 Division III Defensive Player of the Year — Soccer and was named to the 2011 United States Collegiate Athletic Association All-American Team — Soccer.

He is a 2007 gradute of Maranacook Community High School, where he played soccer and baseball and was a Nordic skier.

Maffei left on Oct. 16 to begin active duty.

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