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Real Salt Lake signs Glad, 17, from Arizona program
April 7th, 2014 7:19PM
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[HOMEGROWN WATCH] Real Salt Lake signed 17-year-old defender Justen Glad as its seventh Homegrown Player. Glad joins the first team after spending two years at the RSL AZ residency program in Casa Grande, Ariz. The Tucson product had previously spent time with the U.S. under-17 national team.

Glad was a major contributor on the RSL-AZ U-16 team that won the 2012-13 Developmental Academy championship and was named to the Western Conference season-ending starting XI.

To make room for Glad, RSL released Joey Dillon, who was selected in the third round of the 2014 MLS SuperDraft, from its 30-player roster.

Glad is the 16th player signed by an MLS club to a Homegrown contract this year. Just three players, all ex-collegians, have played so far.

2014 Homegrown Players:
MIN. PLAYER, TEAM (SEASON)
449 Diego Fagundez, New England (4th year: New England acad.)
450 DeAndre Yedlin, Seattle (2nd year: Akron)
360 Shane O'Neill, Colorado (3rd year: Colorado acad.)
359 (1 assist) Wil Trapp, Columbus (2nd year: Akron)
337 Russell Teibert, Vancouver (4th year: Vancouver acad.)
322 (1 assist) Kellyn Acosta, FC Dallas (2nd year: FC Dallas acad.)
303 (2 assists) *Harry Shipp, Chicago (rookie: Notre Dame)
270 Kevin Ellis, Sporting KC (2nd year: Barton County CC)
270 Bill Hamid, D.C. United (5th year: D.C. United acad.)
270 Doneil Henry
, Toronto FC (5th year: Toronto FC acad.)
201 (1 assist) Scott Caldwell, New England (2nd year: Akron)
106 Victor Ulloa, FC Dallas (2nd year: FC Dallas acad.)
91 Moises Hernandez, FC Dallas (2nd year: FC Dallas acad.)
90 Dillon Serna, Colorado (2nd year: Akron)
69 Gyasi Zardes, LA Galaxy (2nd year: CSU Bakersfield)
48 Marco Delgado
, Chivas USA (3rd year: Chivas USA acad.)
19 Victor Pineda, Chicago (1st year: Fire acad.)
18 *Sean Okoli, Wake Forest (rookie: Wake Forest)
15 Oscar Sorto, LA Galaxy (1st year: Galaxy acad.)
14 Donny Toia, Chivas USA (1st year: RSL AZ academy)
9 *Jordan Allen
, Real Salt Lake (rookie: Virginia)
6 Matt Miazga, New York Red Bulls (2nd year: New York acad.)
3 Karl Ouimette, Montreal (3rd year: Montreal acad.)
1 Chad Barson, Columbus (2nd year: Akron)
1 Connor Lade, New York Red Bulls (3rd year: St. John's)
1 Ashtone Morgan, Toronto FC (4th year: Toronto FC acad.)
*signed to Homegrown contract in 2014.


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