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December 9, 2010 at 11:19 AM

MLS announces the 54 college seniors invited to combine

Here’s the league release:

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College Soccer’s Top Division I Seniors Invited to Participate in 2011 adidas MLS Player Combine

NEW YORK (Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010) – Major League Soccer today announced the initial list of 54 college seniors from 36 Division I schools who have been invited to participate in the 2011 adidas MLS Player Combine. The annual player combine will be held at Central Broward Regional Park in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Jan. 7-11. The Combine will separate all players into four teams and feature two games per day on Jan. 8, 10 and 11.

The initial player list was determined by a panel of Division I college coaches, representing all conferences, who nominated and voted for players in conjunction with MLS coaches. These players will be joined by Generation adidas players, additional collegiate players from NCAA Division II and III schools, NAIA schools, and Division I alternates.

The final player list, including Generation adidas participants, Combine coaches, and team assignments, will be announced in the coming weeks.

MLS PLAYER COMBINE GAME SCHEDULE

All times eastern and schedule is subject to change. All games will be held on the Main Event Field

Saturday, January 8

1:45 p.m. — AdiPower vs AdiPure (Central Broward Regional Park)

3:30 p.m. — Jabulani vs AdiZero (Central Broward Regional Park)

Monday, January 10

11:15 a.m. — AdiPure vs. Jabulani (Central Broward Regional Park)

1:00 p.m. — AdiPower vs. AdiZero (Central Broward Regional Park)

Tuesday, January 11

11:15 a.m. — AdiPower vs. Jabulani (Central Broward Regional Park)

1:00 p.m. — AdiPure vs. AdiZero (Central Broward Regional Park)

2011 ADIDAS MLS PLAYER COMBINE LIST BY POSITION

GOALKEEPERS (5): Bryan Meredith (Monmouth); Jeff Attinella (University of South Florida); Jimmy Maurer (South Carolina); Joe Willis (University of Denver);Josh Ford (UConn);

DEFENDERS (17): A.J. Soares (California); Bilal Duckett (Notre Dame); Bobby Warshaw (Stanford); Christopher Korb (Akron); Colin Givens (Michigan State); Curtis Ushedo (UAB); Demitrius Omphroy (California); Eddie Ababio (UNC); Greg Klazura (Notre Dame); Greg King (UConn); Indy Smith (UNC Wilmington); Jalil Anibaba (UNC); JT Murray (Louisville); Juan Cruz (SMU); Michael Boxall (UCSB); Rich Balchan (Indiana); Tyler Lassiter (North Carolina State)

MIDFIELDERS (21): Anthony Ampaipitakwong (Akron); Blake Brettschneider (South Carolina); Cole Grossman (Duke); Daniel Keat (Dartmouth); Dustin McCarty(UNC); Ernesto Carranza (Sacramento State); Guillermo Cortes (Maryland); Hector Jimenez (California); Jimmy Banks (Green Bay); John (Jeb) Brovsky (Notre Dame); Jon Okafor (Brown); Josue Soto(SMU); Karl Reddick (Boston College); Konrad Warzycha (Ohio State); Lebogang Pila (St. Peter’s College); Matheus Braga (Penn State); Matt Gold (Ohio State); Michael Farfan (UNC); Servando Carrasco (California); Stephen McCarthy (UNC); Tommy Drake (Clemson);

FORWARDS (11): Amani Walker (UCI); Ashley McInnes (Tulsa); Brayan Martinez (Seton Hall University); C.J. Sapong (James madison); Davis Paul (California); Efrain Burgoes (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo), Jason Herrick (Maryland); Justin Meram (Michigan); Levi Houapeu (UMBC); Philip Bannister (Loyola University Maryland); Steven Perry (Notre Dame).

2011 adidas MLS Player Combine List by School

University of Akron

Anthony Ampaipitakwong

Christopher Korb

University of Alabama – Birmingham

Curtis Ushedo

Boston College

Karl Reddick

Brown University

Jon Okafor

University of California

Servando Carrasco

Hector Jimenez

Demitrius Omphroy

Davis Paul

AJ Soares

University of California – Santa Barbara

Michael Boxall

University of California – Irvine

Amani Walker

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Efrain Burgoes

University of Connecticut

Josh Ford

Greg King

Clemson University

Tommy Drake

Dartmouth College

Daniel Keat

University of Denver

Joe Willis

Duke University

Cole Grossman

Indiana University

Rich Balchan

James Madison University

C.J. Sapong

University of Louisville

J.T. Murray

Loyola University Maryland

Philip Bannister

University of Maryland

Guillermo Cortes

Jason Herrick

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Levi Houapeu

University of Michigan

Justin Meram

Michigan State University

Colin Givens

Monmouth University

Bryan Meredith

University of North Carolina

Eddie Ababio

Jalil Anibaba

Michael Farfan

Stephen McCarthy

Dustin McCarty

University of North Carolina, Wilmington

Indy Smith

North Carolina State University

Tyler Lassiter

University of Notre Dame

John (Jeb) Brovsky

Bilal Duckett

Greg Klazura

Steven Perry

Ohio State University

Matt Gold

Konrad Warzycha

Penn State University

Matheus Braga

Sacramento State University

Ernesto Carranza

Seton Hall University

Brayan Martinez

University of South Carolina

Blake Brettschneider

Jimmy Maurer

University of South Florida

Jeff Attinella

Southern Methodist University

Juan Cruz

Josue Soto

St. Peter’s College

Lebogang Pila

Stanford University

Bobby Warshaw

University of Tulsa

Ashley McInnes

University of Wisconsin, Green Bay

Jimmy Banks

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