Coming off a 7-8-5 season, the University of North Carolina men's team was in need of a big recruiting class and got it with the signing of three players who represented the USA at the 2007
Under-17 World Cup in South Korea: forward Billy Schuler
(Matchfit Academy), midfielder Kirk Urso
Chicago) and defender/forward Sheanon Williams
(FC Greater Boston Bolts).
All three were a part of the U.S. U-17 Residency Program in Bradenton,
Fla. Also signing were Arsenal FC defender/midfielder Jordan Gafa
from San Diego and Casa Mia Bays midfielder/defender Chris
from Telford, Pa.
"We are excited about the addition of the incoming freshman class this year," said Elmer Bolowich
, who will be
coaching his 20th season at Carolina in 2008.