D.C. United now has four players that participated in the club's Academysystem before joining the first team - Bill Hamid, Andy Najar, Jordan Graye,and Conor Shanosky.
Hamid has started eight matches in goal (6 MLS, 2 Open Cup) and has two shutouts and features in the U.S. Soccer system. Najar leads the teamin scoring and excited fans all year with his dynamic runs with the ball.Graye has played over 1,000 minutes for the Black-and-Red (6th most on theteam) and has two assists. Shanosky has just joined the team but featuredfor the U.S. U-20s that won the prestigious MILK Cup in Europe and he hasbeen called in to the U-20 team headed to the Cuadrangular InternacionalTournament in Peru. The future is bright for these four players.