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Fourteen players make MLS debut in 2011
by Paul Kennedy, October 27th, 2011 12:48AM
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[HOMEGROWN WATCH]Fourteen homegrown players made their MLS debuts in 2011. Five of them, including 16-year-old Jack McBean, who scored for Los Angeles on the final day of the regular season, and 16-year-old Diego Fagundez of New England, scored. Of the 41 homegrown players currently under contract to MLS clubs, 20 played at least one game in 2011. Of the 10 who played 10 or more games, only three are U.S. citizens. Only three homegrown players started 20 or more games, and they all played for D.C. United: Andy Najar, Bill Hamid and Ethan White.

PLAYER
CLUB
AGE
COUNTRY
GP
GS
G
A
Andy NajarD.C. United
18
Honduras
31
28
5
6
Bill Hamid
D.C. United
20
USA
28
28
-
-
Juan Agudelo
New York
18
USA
27
12
6
2
*Ethan White
D.C. United
20
USA
24
21
1
0
*Nizar Khalfan
Vancouver
23
Tanzania
22
9
1
4
Ruben Luna
FC Dallas
19
Mexico
15
2
1
1
*Ashtone Morgan
Toronto FC
20
Canada
14
9
0
2
*Matt Stinson
Toronto FC
19
Canada
13
5
0
1
*Russell Teibert
Vancouver
18
Canada
11
5
0
0
Doneil Henry
Toronto FC
18
Canada
10
6
0
0
*Alex Dixon
Houston
22
USA
7
0
1
0
*Diego Fagundez
New England
16
Uruguay
6
3
2
1
*Oscar Cordon
Toronto FC
18
Canada
4
1
0
0
*Zach Pfeffer
Philadelphia
16
USA
3
2
0
0
Tristen Bowen
Chivas USA
20
USA
3
0
0
0
*Matt Kassel
New York
21
USA
2
0
0
0
*Jack McBean
Los Angeles
16
USA
1
1
1
0
*Victor Ulloa
FC Dallas
19
USA
1
0
0
0
*Keith Makubaya
Toronto FC
18
Canada
1
0
0
0
*Aaron Horton
Columbus
19
USA
1
0
0
0
Bryan LeyvaFC Dallas
19
Mexico
0
0
0
0
Francisco Navas CoboHouston
19USA
0
0
0
0
Moises HernandezFC Dallas19USA0
0
0
0
Conor ShanoskyD.C. United
19USA0
0
0
0
David ArmstrongColorado
19USA0
0
0
0
Victor PinedaChicago
19USA0
0
0
0
Bryan de la FuenteChivas USA
19USA0
0
0
0
Nicholas LindsayToronto FC
19Canada
0
0
0
0
Phil DaviesVancouver
20
Canada
0
0
0
0
Jonathan TopFC Dallas18
USA0
0
0
0
Josue SotoHouston
21
USA0
0
0
0
Sacir HotNew York
20
USA0
0
0
0
Kevin EllisSporting KC
20
USA0
0
0
0
Donny ToiaReal Salt Lake
19USA0
0
0
0
Josh Janniere
Colorado
19Canada
0
0
0
0
Kellen GulleyChicago
18
USA0
0
0
0
Nico MunizReal Salt Lake19USA0
0
0
0
Tyler DericHouston
23
USA0
0
-
-
Jon KempinSporting KC
18
USA0
0
-
-
Richard SanchezFC Dallas
17
Mexico
0
0
-
-
Brian SylvestreVancouver
18
USA0
0
-
-


* Debuted in 2011.



1 comment
  1. david benson
    commented on: October 27, 2011 at 2:26 p.m.
    did u leave out blake brettschnider at dc united?

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