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December 11, 2012 at 11:40 AM

Two Huskies, three other local products invited to MLS player combine in January

2013 Combine Logo.jpgMLS has released a list of 54 college seniors who have been invited to the league’s player combine, to be held in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., from Jan. 11-15.

Among those included are the University of Washington duo Ben Fisk, a midfielder from Federal Way, and Dylan Tucker-Ganges, a defender/midfielder from Bainbridge Island.

Three other local products were on the list, as well: Seattle’s Fernando Monge (a midfielder/forward from UCLA who also played for the Sounders FC U-23s this past year), Tacoma’s Machael David (a midfielder from UC Santa Barbara), and Federal Way’s Danny Wenzel (a defender from Wake Forest).

All the players invited will be eligible for the Jan. 17 MLS SuperDraft, which will be held in Indianapolis.

Here’s some more information from the news release:

“A committee of NCAA Division I coaches from every conference, as well as MLS representatives, selected the invitees, all of whom completed their college eligibility this season. Generation adidas signings, non-collegiate players, and additional college seniors will be announced in the coming weeks.”

A full list of players available is posted after the jump…

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2013 adidas MLS Player Combine NCAA DI College Senior Participants

(in order by school)

GK David Meves, Akron (Arlington Heights, Ill.)

M Kyle Bekker, Boston College (Oakville, Ontario)

M Colin Murphy, Boston College (Hollywood, Fla.)

D/M Kory Kindle, Cal. State Bakersfield (Ventura, Calif.)

D Joe Franco, Cal. State Northridge (Monrovia, Calif.)

GK Brad Stuver, Cleveland State (Twinsburg, Ohio)

F Ashton Bennett, Coastal Carolina (Clarendon, Jamaica)

M Jose Gomez, Creighton (Santa Ana, Calif.)

M/F Andrew Ribeiro, Creighton (Green Bay, Wis.)

GK James Belshaw, Duke (Nottingham, England)

F Chris Thomas, Elon (Snellville, Ga.)

M/F Coleton Henning, Furman (Shawnee, Kan.)

D Tommy Muller, Georgetown (Altamonte Springs, Fla.)

M/D Jimmy Nealis, Georgetown (Massapequa, NY)

M Ian Christianson, Georgetown (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)

D Shaun Foster, Hofstra (Southport, England)

GK Luis Soffner, Indiana (St. Louis, Mo.)

M/F Paul Wyatt, James Madison (Modbury, England)

D/M Greg Cochrane, Louisville (Holland, Pa.)

M Paolo DelPiccolo, Louisville (Wheat Ridge, Colo.)

GK Daniel Withrow, Marshall (Rochester Hills, Mich.)

D/M Taylor Kemp, Maryland (Highland Ranch, Colo.)

M John Stertzer, Maryland (Oakton, Va.)

D Kofi Opare, Michigan (Niagara Falls, Ontario)

F Devon Sandoval, New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM)

M/F Blake Smith, New Mexico (Boerne, Texas)

D/M Jordan Gafa, North Carolina (San Diego, Calif.)

GK Scott Goodwin, North Carolina (Raleigh, NC)

F Don Anding, Northeastern (Amity Harbor, NY)

F Ryan Finley, Notre Dame (Lumberton, NJ)

M Dillon Powers, Notre Dame (Plano, Texas)

F Yannick Smith, Old Dominion (Hillsborough, NJ)

F Emery Welshman, Oregon State (Mississauga, Ontario)

D John Gallagher, Penn State (Pine Bush, NY)

F Marc Cintron, Providence College (Piscataway, NJ)

M Danchrisandre (Dan) Delgado, San Diego (Escondido, Calif.)

F Erik Hurtado, Santa Clara (Beaverton, Ore.)

GK Larry Jackson, Santa Clara (East Palo Alto, Calif.)

M Tommy (T.J) Nelson, SMU (Garland, Texas)

D Brenton Griffiths, South Florida (Spanish Towne, Jamaica)

M Leston Paul, South Florida (Mayaro, Trinidad)

M/F Jonathan Mendoza, Stetson (Altamonte Springs, Fla.)

M/F Ryan Hollingshead, UCLA (Granite Bay, Calif.)

M/F Fernando Monge, UCLA (Seattle, Wash.)

M Machael David, UC Santa Barbara (Tacoma, Wash.)

M Carlos Alvarez, UConn (Los Angeles, Calif.)

M/F Donnie Smith, UNC Charlotte (Matthews, NC)

F Will Bates, Virginia (Chester, Va.)

M Ben Fisk, Washington (Federal Way, Wash.)

D/M Dylan Tucker-Gangnes, Washington (Bainbridge Island, Wash.)

D Danny Wenzel, Wake Forest (Federal Way, Wash.)

M Uwem Etuk, West Virginia (Herndon, Va.)

D Eric Schoenle, West Virginia (Yardley, Pa.)

F Luke Spencer, Xavier (Cincinnati, Ohio)


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