Bradley Farias, other collegians playing for U19 title
Campbell University star Bradley Farias and a host of other college soccer players will be playing in the U19 division for the U.S. Youth Soccer Championships beginning on Tuesday in Frisco, California.
Farias, who was second Division 1 in scoring last season with 15 goals, is playing for a title with FC Florida’s 96/97 Elite team. He’s joined by several other current and future college soccer players like Nico Bellarde (Liberty), Preston Kilwien (Florida Gulf Coast), Kamar Marriott (Florida Gulf Coast), Zach Perez (William Patterson), John Schroeder (Delaware) and Tristan Doran (Manhattan).
The other teams in the U19 division include FC Golden State, Smithtown Kickers and Chicago Celtic. All have college players on their rosters too.
FC Golden State
D’Morea Alewine (Cal State Dominguez Hills – D2), Daniel Huizar (Mt. San Antonio College – NJCAA), Anthony Royer (UC Irvine) and Erick Villatoro (Los Angeles Mission College – NJCAA).
Casey Abelein (Fairleigh Dickinson), Matthew Aprile (SUNY Cortland – D3), Steven Braccioforte (Mercy College – D2), Nkosi Burgess (UConn), Thomas Butzke (Boston), Justin Cebollero (SUNY Oneonta – D3), Steven Dovi (Stony Brook), Stephen Elias (NC State), Nicholas Giordano (Buffalo), Matthew Hellerman (SUNY Cortland – D3), Christopher Hettler (SUNY Cortland – D3), Beau Hornberger (Marist), Matthew McDonnell (Boston), Alejandro Ruiz (SUNY Oneonta – D3), Garrett Sweeney (SUNY Cortland – D3), Noah Varonier (Southern Connecticut State – D2), Harrison Weilbacher (Binghamton) and Ryan Willoughby (Coastal Carolina).
Fernando Aguirre (Florida Institute of Technology – D2), Michael Carver (Wheaton – D3), William Cohen (Amherst – D3), Oscar Gonzalez (UIC), Anthony Gulli (Carnegie Mellon – D3), Henry Hilling (DePaul), Ian Larson (Duquesne), Elias Leyva (UIC), Juan Carlos Lujan (UIC), Kevin Mahoney (Carthage – D3), Zack Masciopinto (Carnegie Mellon – D3), Jordan Moore (Eastern Illinois), Tyler Robbins (Wheaton – D3) and Blake Van Bruggen (Olivet Nazarene – NAIA).
For more information and to see the live streaming schedule of games, visit championships.usyouthsoccer.org.