[MLS 2012] UCLA and Louisville lead all schools with four players each invited to attend the 2012 adidas MLS Player Combine Jan. 6-10 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
These players, all seniors or redshirt juniors, will be joined by Generation adidas players, international invitees, additional collegiate players from NCAA Division II and III schools, NAIA schools and other Division I invitees.
The final player list of approximately 66 athletes, as well as additional Combine coaches and team assignments, will be announced at a later date.
2012 adidas MLS Player Combine:
GOALKEEPERS (4): Brian Rowe (UCLA); Chris Blais (USF); Jhojan Obando (Providence); Ryan Meara (Fordham).
DEFENDERS (16): Aaron Maund (Notre Dame); Andrew Duran (Creighton); Aubrey Perry (USF); Austin Berry (Louisville); Charles Rodriguez (Charlotte); Chris Estridge (Indiana); Diogo de Almeida (SMU/Brazil); Hunter Jumper (Virginia); James Kiffe (UC Santa Barbara); Justin Chavez (Tulsa); Matt Hedges (North Carolina); Mykell Bates (Santa Clara); Nickardo Blake (Connecticut/Jamaica); Patrick Sigler (Cal Poly); Shawn Singh (UCLA); Tommy Meyer (Indiana).
MIDFIELDERS (19): Alec Purdie (Indiana); Andy Rose (UCLA/England); Arthur Ivo (SMU/Brazil); Brendan King (Notre Dame); Calum Mallace (Marquette); Christian Barreiro (Pennsylvania); Eder Arreola (UCLA); Greg Jordan (Creighton); Kenney Walker (Louisville); Kevan George (UCF/Trinidad & Tobago); Kirk Urso (North Carolina); Lance Rozenboom (New Mexico); Luis Silva (UC Santa Barbara); Michael Green (New Mexico); Miguel Ibarra (UC Irvine); Nick DeLeon (Louisville); Rafael Garcia (Cal State Northridge); Tony Walls (Wisconsin-Green Bay); Warren Creavalle (UCF).
FORWARDS (13): Antoine Hoppenot (Princeton); Billy Schuler (North Carolina); Brian Ownby (Virginia); Bryan Gaul (Bradley); Casey Townsend (Maryland); Colin Rolfe (Louisville); Ethan Finlay (Creighton); Evan James (Charlotte); Evans Frimpong (Delaware/Ghana); Karo Okiomah (High Point); Luckymore Mkosana (Dartmouth/Zimbabwe); Luke Holmes (Akron/England); Tony Cascio (Connecticut).