MLS Academy College Soccer Signings

Player Signings

Major League Soccer Academies have provided a steady source of talent into college soccer over the past several years. Here’s a running list of those Academy players who inked National Letters of Intent on Signing Day 2016.

Chicago Fire Academy
Max Lichtenstein, Goalkeeper, Memphis
Cameron Lindley, Midfielder, North Carolina
Mauricio Pineda, North Carolina
Matt Moderwell, Midfielder, Northwestern
Louis St. John, Midfielder, Dayton
Nathan Edmunds, Butler
Jack Shaw, Wisconsin
Jacob Graiber, Loyola Chicagao
Aleksandar Labovic, DePaul
Jesus Perez, Midfielder, Akron
Jonathan Lewis, Forward, Akron
Connor Alba, Marquette
David Kovacevic, Bradley
Joseph Lee, Brown
Beh Rohder, University of Indianapolis (D2)
Grant Holkamp, Louisville
Zach Conroy, Drake
Ian Gammon, Evansville
Jack Lang, Bradley
Caden McCullough, Drake
Derek Sutton, Butler
Jacob Crull, Spring Arbor (NAIA)

Colorado Rapids Academy
Blake Moncur, Midfielder, Denver
AJ Hurtado, Defender, Oregon State
Frank Morales Shnaider, Midfielder, UNC Asheville
Nate Kennedy, Midfielder, Belmont

Columbus Crew Academy
George Braima, Ohio State
Eli Crognale, Belmont
Lukas Dawley, Butler
Jack Driscoll, Belmont
Logan Ecklar, Cincinnati
Edward Folds, Wake Forest
Jake Harr, Lipscomb
Robert McKelvey, Duquesne
Reese Moore, George Washington
Kyle Walsh, Cornell

DC United Academy
Donovan Pines, Defender, Maryland
Jonathan Sousa, Defender, Loyola Maryland
Mark Elmore, Defender, James Madison
Juan Ramirez, Midfielder, Loyola Maryland
Jonathan Bell, Defender, Virginia
Collin Jouan, Midfielder, Penn State
Trey Vinson, Defender, UMBC
Nico Brown, Forward, Loyola Maryland
Lucas Mendes, Forward, Virginia
Hristo Bustamante, Defender, William & Mary
Brandon Williamson, Midfielder, Duke
Lance da Silva, Goalkeeper, Longwood
Carson Jeffris, Forward, James Madison
Grant Robinson, Forward, George Mason

FC Dallas Academy
Austin Ashley, Cornell
Reggie Cannon, Defender, UCLA
Ben Hale, Furman
Weston McKennie, Virginia
Hector Montalvo, Grand Canyon
Gio Montesdeoca, North Carolina
Eddie Mujoma, SMU
Philip Ponder, SMU
Juan Ramirez, Texas Rio Grande Valley
Toshiki Yasuda, SMU
RJ Saylor, Midwestern State (D2)
Chris Villalobos, Valparaiso

Houston Dynamo Academy
Mason Schuster, Midfielder, UNC Wilmington
Thomas Menke, Midfielder/ForwardWake Forest
Quayyum Murana, Midfielder, St. Louis
Charles Filby, Virginia Tech
Cameron Walker, West Texas A&M (D2)
Cam Walker, West Texas A&M (D2)

LA Galaxy Academy
Ethan Zuback, Forward, New Mexico
Brian O’Hara, Defender, California
Christian Onolfo, Defender, San Diego State
Erick Gallanar, Forward, UC Irvine
Armando “AJ” Vergara, Midfielder, South Florida

New England Revolution Academy
Aaron James, Forward, Virginia
Bryant Nardizzi, NC State
Andrew Barrowman, Forward, UMass

New York Red Bulls Academy
Matthew Olusunde, Defender, Duke
Barry Sharifi, Forward, Loyola
Brian Saramago, Forward, Loyola
Callum Johnson, Midfielder, Boston College
Cristian Martinez, Defender, Monmouth
Jared Gilbey, Midfielder, Stanford
Kyle Casey, Forward, Stanford
Kyle Perno, Defender, UC Santa Barbara
Mason Deeds, Defender, Georgetown
Rodrigo D’Andrea, Forward, Brown
Ryan Mingachos, Midfielder, George Mason
Sean Teixeria, Defender, Villanova
Wojciech Gajda, Goalkeeper, Stony Brook
Samad Bounthong, Midfielder, Marist

Orlando City Academy
Brandon Bartel, Penn
Carlos Cuevas, Forward, Drexel
Cormac Begley, North Florida
Eric Brody, Newberry (D2)
Hadley Bucken, Niagara
Jonathan Rosales, South Florida
Logan Laskey, Rollins (D2)
Nathaniel Adamolekun, North Carolina

Philadelphia Union Academy
Michael Swift, Forward, Clemson
Jack Skahan, Midfielder, North Carolina
Justin Bajek, Goalkeeper, Maryland
Shane Bradley, Defender, Villanova
Conor Bradley, Midfielder, Villanova
Robert Campbell, Defender, Clemson
Joseph DeZart, Defender, Wake Forest
Tiger Graham, Forward, Dartmouth
Jerren Nixon, Forward, Virginia
Raheem Taylor-Parkes, Forward, Virginia
Auston Trusty, Defender, North Carolina
Andrew Verdi, Goalkeeper, Michigan

Portland Timbers Academy
Joe Wheelwright, Goalkeeper, Utah Valley
Blake Bodily, Midfielder, Washington
Samuel Buzzas, Defender, Xavier
Bennett Lehner, Forward, Dayton
Nicholas Evans, Forward, Oral Roberts
Trevor Wilson, Goalkeeper, DePaul
Eric Diaz-Guttierez, Defender, Oregon State
Brandon McCurtain, Campbell
Jose Perez, Portland
Terrell Lowe, Virginia
Zach Nelson, Xavier

Real Salt Lake Academy
Mckay Eves, Defender, Utah Valley
Alec Felix, Midfielder, Utah Valley
Ethan Shacknai, Defender, UCLA
Alex Knox, Defender, Wake Forest
Anthony Siaha, Defender, Cal State Bakersfield
Elijah Rice, Forward, Washington
Sebastien Des Pres, Forward, UC Santa Barbara
Jared Osgood, Amherst (D3)
Jason Hernandez, Cal Poly

San Jose Earthquakes Academy
John Austin Ricks, Syracuse
Drake Callendar, Goalkeeper, California
Armon Ojuola, Defender, UC Irvine
Rei Dorwart, Midfielder, Cal State Fullerton
Diego Alonso, Midfielder, Cal Poly
Rory Birse, Defender/Midfielder, Holy Cross

Seattle Sounders Academy
Henry Baldwin, Dartmouth
Roko Bedalov, Elon
Davis Behnke, Gonzaga
Handwalla Bwanna, Washington
John Dale, Davidson
Kasey French, Washington
Brady Henderson, Gonzaga
Nicholas Hinds, Akron
Tobi Jnohope, Denver
Harrison Kurtz, Clemson
John Magnus, Washington
Connor Noblat, Seattle
Ivory Randle, St. Mary’s
Johnny Reynolds, Elon
Tor Saunders, Akron

Sporting Kansas City Academy
Ryan Kellogg, Defender, West Virginia
Logan Lucas, Defender, West Virginia
Absalom Solorio, Midfielder, Niagara
Dakota Karns, Midfielder, Missouri State
Trevor Cissell, Midfielder/Forward, UMKC
Will Little, NC State
Andrew McLeod, Northwestern
John Leisman, Yale
Paul Whitener, Midifelder, Marshall

Vancouver Whitecaps Academy
Andre Baires, Wisconsin-Green Bay
Vana Markarian, Columbia
Cole Morokhovich, Princeton
Frazer Poulter, Oregon State
Daniel Sagno, Washington
Olivia Sheppard, Princeton
Luciano Trasolini, Cal Poly

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