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SUPERDRAFT: Full List of Players Invited to 2018 MLS Combine Ahead of SuperDraft

FRISCO- It’s that time of the year: Draft Season. That means the Caribbean Combine started today, we are two days away from the beginning of the MLS Combine and just 10 days away from the 2018 MLS SuperDraft (Friday, January 19). But, who’s counting, right?

The MLS Combine starts on January 11 through January 17 at the Orlando City Stadium where technical staff from all current MLS clubs and new expansion team LAFC will be in attendance. The invitee group of top college, youth and international players will go through physical testing, interviews and full-field matches on Saturday, Jan. 13, Monday, Jan. 15 and Wednesday, Jan. 17. All Combine matches will be played at Orlando City Stadium.

Below is the list of the 60 initial invitees for the 2018 Adidas MLS Player Combine, all of whom completed their college eligibility this season. Additional invitees will be announced ahead of the MLS Combine.

*- indicates Generation Adidas status

2018 Adidas MLS Player Combine NCAA DI College Participants
(Alphabetical by last name)
Position First Name Last Name School Hometown/Citizenship Bio
FW Marcelo  Acuna Virginia Tech San Jose, Costa Rica; Costarica  Bio
FW Mo*  Adams Syracuse Notttingham, England Bio
MF Pablo Aguilar University of Virginia Guatemala City, Guatemala, Guatemala/USA Bio 
MF/FW Rafael Andrade Santos VCU Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Brazil  Bio
FW Francis* Atuahene University of Michigan Accra, Ghana Bio 
FW Will   Bagrou Mercer University Dacula, GA; USA Bio
FW Jon Bakero Wake Forest University Sitges, Spain; Spain Bio
MF Pau Belana The University of Akron Barcelona, Spain; Spain Bio
DF Tristan Blackmon University of the Pacific Las Vegas, NV; USA Bio
FW Arthur Bosua Columbian University Johannesburg, South Africa; South Africa Bio
DF Cory Brown Xavier University Nelson, New Zealand; New Zealand Bio
FW/DF Brandon Bye Western Michigan University Portage, MI; USA Bio
GK Jeff Caldwell University of Virginia Todd, NC; USA Bio
DF Pol Calvet Planellas University of Pittsburgh Barcelona, Spain; Spain Bio
DF George Campbell University of Maryland Baltimore, MD; USA Bio
GK Paul Christensen University of Portland Woodinville, WA; USA Bio
MF/FW Harry Cooksley St. Joh's University London, England; United Kingdom Bio
MF Manuel Cordeiro The University of Akron Porto, Portugal; Portugal Bio
DF Niko DeVara The University of Akron Camas, WA; USA Bio
GK Eric Dick Butler University Carmel, IN; USA Bio
DF Justin Fiddes University of Washington San Diego CA; USA Bio
DF Markus Fjortoft Duke University Asker, Norway; Norway Bio
FW Sam Gainford The University of Akron Liverpool, England; United Kingdom Bio
FW Jon Gallagher University of Notre Dame Dundalk, Ireland; Ireland Bio
FW Giovanni Godoy UC Irvine Watsonville, CA; USA Bio
FW Mamadou Guirassy New Jersey Institute of Technology Paris, France; France/USA Bio
DF Tomas Hillard-Arce Stanford University Matthews, NC; USA Bio
MF Brian  Illoski UCLA Escondido, CA; USA Bio
FW Jordan  Jones Oregon State University Pacific Grove, CA;USA Bio
MF Ken Krolicki Michigan State University Plymouth, MI;USA; USA/Japan Bio
DF/MF Tim Kubel University of Louisville Stuttgart, Germana; Germany Bio
MF Chris Lema Georgetown University Ridgefield, NJ; USA Bio
FW Ricky Lopez- Espin Creighton University Miami FL; USA Bio
GK Ben Ludgaard Virginia Tech Greenville, DE; USA Bio
DF Carter Manley Duke University Elkridge, MD; USA Bio
DF Paul Marie Florida International University Saint-Aubin-des-Bois, France; France/USA Bio
DF Andre Morrison University of Hartford Clarendon, Jamaica; Jamaica Bio
DF Joao* Motino Akron Lisbon Bio
FW Chris Mueller University of Wisconsin- Madison Schaumburg, IL; USA Bio
FW Danny Musovski UNLV Henderson, NV; USA Bio
GK Michael Nelson Southern Methodist University Katy, TX; USA Bio
DF Wyatt Omsberg Dartmouth College Scarborough, ME; USA Bio
MF Arthur "AJ" Paterson Wright State Key Largo, FL; USA Bio
FW Frantzdy Pierrot Coastal Carolina Boston, MA; USA Bio
FW Afonso Pinheiro University at Albany, SUNY Sao Paulo, Brazil; Brazil Bio
FW/MF Matias Pyysalo University of Central Florida Helsinki, Finland; Finland Bio
MF Alex  Roldán Seattle University Pico Rivera, CA; USA; USA/ El Salvador Bio
MF Jake Rozhansky University of Maryland Germantown, MD; USA Bio
FW Albert Ruiz Florida Gulf Coast University  Barcelona, Spain; Spain Bio
DF/MF Rafael Sanchez Saint Mary's College Selah, WA; USA Bio
MF Leon Schwarzer University of San Francisco Munster, Germany; Germany Bio
DF/FW Mark Segbers University of Wisconsin-Madison St. Louis, MO; USA Bio
MF Oliver Shannon Clemson University Liverpool, England; United Kingdom Bio
DF Nate Shultz The University of Akron Mayfield; OH Bio
MF Drew Skundrich Stanford University Lancaster, PA; USA Bio
MF Graham Smith University of Denver Highland Racha, CO; USA Bio
DF Lucas Stauffer Creighton University Owensboro, KY; USA Bio
FW Mac Steeves Providence College Needham, MA; USA Bio
FW Mohammed Thiaw University of Louisville Lexington, KY; USA Bio
FW Emma* Twumasi Wake Forest University Accra, Ghana Bio
FW Mason* Toye University of Indiana South Orange, NJ; USA Bio
MF/FW Brian White Duke University Flemington, NJ; USA Bio
DF Ben White Gonzaga University Tigard, OR; USA Bio
FW Gordon* Wild University of Maryland Cologne, Germany Bio
FW Alan Winn UNC Chapel Hill Garland, TX; USA Bio
FW Jason Wright Clemson University Kingston, Jamaica; Jamaica Bio

 

 

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