College Players to Watch in 2015: National Team Players

InternationalPlayers to Watch

While discussions and criticisms of college soccer usually tie in with the performance of the U.S. National Team, there are hundreds of players in Division 1 soccer who aren’t even eligible to play for the U.S. Just about one in every five players on Division 1 rosters is from outside the U.S. and at least 18 countries have current college players in their youth or full national team player pool.

Below is a list of players who are on the radar of their national teams.

United States
Adam Najem, Midfielder, Akron
Trevor Haberkorn, Defender, California
Juwan Stephen, Midfielder, California
Jonathan Klinsmann, California
Evan Waldrep, Midfielder, Creighton
Ricardo Lopez-Espin, Forward, Creighton
Arun Basuljevic, Midfielder, Georgetown
Christopher Lema, Midfielder, Georgetown
Alex Muyl, Forward, Georgetown
Grant Lillard, Defender, Indiana
Jeremiah Gutjahr, Midfielder, Indiana
Andrew Brody, Forward, Louisville
Louis Bennett, Midfielder, Marquette
Chris Odoi-Atsem, Defender, Maryland
Sulaiman Dainkeh, Defender, Maryland
Sebastian Elney, Forward, Maryland
Eryk Williamson, Forward, Maryland
Ahinga Selemani, Forward, Michigan
Evan Louro, Michigan
Caleb Duvernay, Defender, NC State
Travis Wannemuehler, Defender, NC State
Sean Wilson, Midfielder, North Carolina
Alan Winn, Forward, North Carolina
Martin Salas, Midfielder, North Carolina
Andrew Lombard, Defender, Northeastern
Jalen Markey, Defender, Oregon State
Miguel Polley, Defender, Temple
Robert Sagel, Defender, Temple
Jackson Yueill, Midfielder, UCLA
Willie Raygoza, Midfielder, UCLA
Brian Iloski, Midfielder, UCLA
Malcolm Jones, Defender, UCLA
Michael Amick, Defender, UCLA
Chase Gasper, Defender, UCLA
Justin Vom Steeg, UC Santa Barbara
Jake Rozhansky, Midfielder, Virginia
Jeff Caldwell, Goalkeeper, Virginia
Quenton Pearson, Defender, Washington
Kris Reaves, Defender, Wake Forest
Ian Harkes, Midfielder, Wake Forest
Jacori Hayes, Midfielder, Wake Forest
Nebojsa Popovic, Forward, Saint Louis
Thomas Olsen, Goalkeeper San Diego
Kendall McIntosh, Goalkeeper, Santa Clara
Amir Bashti, Midfielder, Stanford
Jordan Morris, Forward, Stanford
Corey Baird, Midfielder, Stanford

Jamaica
Omar Holness, Midfielder, North Carolina
Malcolm Stewart, Defender, Charlotte
Khalil Stewart, Forward, College of Charleston
Andrew Morrison, Defender, Hartford
Jason Wright, Forward, Rutgers
Nico Campbell, Goalkeeper, Valparaiso
Ramone Howell, Midfielder, Valparaiso
Romario Jones, Midfielder, Hartford
Shawn Claud Lawson, Forward, Oakland
Patrick Khouri, Midfielder, New Mexico

Canada
Alex Comsia, Defender, North Carolina
Kevon Black, Defender, Duke
Nolan Wirth, Goalkeeper, Oregon State
Chris Nanco, Midfielder, Syracuse
Quinton Duncan, Defender, Tulsa
Kwame Awuah, Midfielder, UConn
Brody Huitema, Forward, Duke
Austin Giftopoulos, Midfielder, Gonzaga

Bermuda
Jalen Harvey, Defender, DePaul
Mauriq Hill, Defender, Clemson
Justin Donawa, Midfielder, Dartmouth
Zeiko Lewis, Midfielder, Boston College
William White, Midfielder, UAB
Dante Brangman, Midfielder, East Tennessee State

El Salvador
Carlos Cana, Goalkeeper, Longwood
Romilio Hernandez, Midfielder, Louisville
Nicolas Samayoa, Defender, Florida Gulf Coast
Pablo Aguilar, Midfielder, Virginia
Edson Cardona, Midfielder, Santa Clara

Trinidad and Tobago
Ricardo John, Forward, Viginia Tech
Brendon Creed, Midfielder, Temple
Leland Archer, Defender, College of Charleston
Duane Muckette, Midifelder, USF

Guam
Nate Lee, Defender, Penn State
Bijan Gloston, Goalkeeper, Marshall
Travis Nicklaw, Defender, San Diego State
Micah Paulino, Defender, Niagara

New Zealand
Stuart Hothusen, Foward, Akron
Cory Brown, Defender, Xavier
Kip Colvey, Defender, Cal Poly
Sam Brotherton, Defender, Wisconsin

Puerto Rico
Matthew Sanchez, GK, Loyola (Baltimore)
Joshua Calderon, Defender, Iona
Luis Betancur, Forward, FIU

Panama
Chris Bared, Defender, Villanova (pictured)
Francisco Narbon, Midfielder, James Madison

Bahamas
Dylan Pritchard, Defender/Midfielder, Boston College
Terry Delancy, Forward, South Florida

Guatemala
Rodrigo Saravia, Midfielder, Florida Gulf Coast

Sweden
Frej Engberg, Defender, North Carolina

Honduras
Juan Fajardo Ortiz, VCU

Cameroon
Alex Happi, Clemson

Belize
Michael Salazar, Forward, UC Santa Barbara

Antiqua & Barbuda
Elijah McDonald, Forward, Florida Atlantic

Saint Kitts and Nevis
Nile Walwyn, Defender, Vermont

 

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