Monmouth University forward Damon Wilson
signed a three-year contract to play with Kapfenberg
SV of Austria's T-Mobile Bundesliga.
Kapfenberg SV recently won the Second Division championship, earning the club promotion to the First Division.
Wilson, an all-region
selection in 2007, helped lead Monmouth to its third straight Northeast Conference regular-season championship by leading the Hawks with seven goals and six assists.
"I am happy that
Damon has this opportunity," stated Monmouth coach Rob McCourt.
"Every kid that comes through my office has dreams of playing soccer professionally. Playing
professionally in Europe is the icing on the cake and Damon is a good example for the younger guys out there."
Wilson spent his first two college seasons at Division III power Ohio
Wesleyan. COLLEGIANS ABROAD (2008): Matt Allen
Creighton Univ. to Bryne FK-Norway (D2) Alex Elliott
(Canada) Univ. of Portland to Sportfreunde Siegen-Germany (D3) Andrew Jacobson
Univ. of California to
Lorient-France (D1) Joseph Lapira
Notre Dame Univ. to Adeccoligaen-Norway (D2) Chris Rodd
Univ. of San
Francisco to Bryne FK-Norway (D2) Damon Wilson
Monmouth University to Kapfenberg SV-Austria (D1) Andy Wright
(England) West Virginia Univ. to Scunthorpe United-England (D2)