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January 8, 2015 at 11:25 AM

UW’s Cristian Roldan among five players who have signed Generation adidas contracts with MLS

University of Washington midfielder Cristian Roldan is among five young players who have signed with MLS on Generation adidas contracts, the league announced Thursday, and will be leaving UW after two seasons with the Huskies. Per the league release: “Players who join MLS as part of the Generation adidas program receive the opportunity to develop their…

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January 2, 2015 at 2:46 PM

Jordan Morris returning to Stanford for his junior season

Jordan Morris, a Mercer Island native and former Sounders academy player, is returning to Stanford University for his junior season, the school announced Friday. Further, American Soccer Now is reporting┬áthat Morris has turned down a deal to sign with Seattle as a homegrown player. Morris, 20, was a first-team All-American as a sophomore, scoring four…

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December 11, 2014 at 1:17 PM

UW senior Andy Thoma snags invite to MLS combine — Darwin Jones does not

University of Washington midfielder/defender Andy Thoma is one of 55 graduating seniors who have been invited to the 2015 MLS Combine in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., from Jan. 8-13. Thoma started 19 games for the Huskies this season, notching two assists and helping UW to the final 16 of the NCAA tournament. A notable absence from the list…

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November 17, 2014 at 2:50 PM

UW men grab No. 14 overall seed in College Cup bracket

The University of Washington men’s soccer team, which reached the top of the national rankings earlier this season but lost three of its final five regular-season matches, will face the winner of the UAB/Furman winner in the second round of the 2014 College Cup on Sunday. The Huskies earned the No. 14 overall seed as one…

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November 13, 2014 at 9:58 AM

College roundup: Filling out tournament brackets

There are plenty of local connections filling out the women’s soccer College Cup bracket, one set to kick off with the first round tomorrow. On Friday at 5 p.m., Washington State hosts Seattle University at the Lower Soccer Field in Pullman. WSU is ranked No. 23 in the country in the latest NSCAA poll, while the…

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October 7, 2014 at 2:47 PM

Notes from the practice field: Discussing midfield options

Andy Rose scored three goals in two games in early-September, including the last-minute game-winner versus Real Salt Lake. He has started four of Seattle’s last 11 MLS matches and made appearances in all of them. But Micheal Azira took his place in the Sounders starting midfield for their two victories over Chivas USA and Colorado, providing…

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September 4, 2014 at 11:19 PM

Huskies rout Redhawks 4-1 in battle of ranked city rivals

Four different Huskies got on the scoresheet as the No. 4 University of Washington used three second-half goals to run away from No. 22 Seattle University for a 4-1 men’s soccer victory on Thursday night at Husky Soccer Stadium. Cristian Roldan, James Moberg, Josh Heard and Darwin Jones all netted goals for UW (2-0-0), which also…

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August 5, 2014 at 8:50 AM

All-Star Week: Catching up with UW standout Cristian Roldan

Cristian Roldan was the Soccer America and Pac-12 freshman of the year whose seven goals and five assists helped lead the University of Washington to the NCAA quarterfinals. He had recently gotten called up to a camp with the under-20 United States national team. But when MLS came calling with a Generation Adidas contract last January, he…

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