The past three MLS drafts have all seen a handful of Akron Zips successfully make the jump from Caleb Porter’s now-storied program to the professional level.
WASHINGTON – When D.C. United take the field Saturday evening against the Columbus Crew, one of their new offseason acquisitions will don the captain’s armband.
Head coach Ben Olsen revealed during Wednesday’s Kickoff Luncheon that midfielder Dax McCarty is going to captain D.C. throughout the 2011 campaign. The announcement was made while introducing the 2011 United roster to those in attendance.
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Washington, D.C. – D.C. United announced today that the club has signed goalkeeper Joe Willis. The 22-year-old joined United after being selected 50th overall in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft from the University of Denver.
“We are pleased that Joe is officially part of our club,” said General Manager Dave Kasper. “He has all the tools to be a successful goalkeeper in our League, and we are excited about his future.”
The Home Grown rule continues to shape and change the landscape of MLS, and with another new season comes a chance for these signings to make an impact on the league.
Real Salt Lake’s signing of Donny Toia on Monday raised the number of Home Grown players in MLS to 31. Several of those are a long way off from making an impact at the highest level in American soccer, while others like Andy Najar have already shown tremendous ability on a consistent basis.
Washington, D.C. – Continuando con la sociedad a largo plazo con el líder local de transmisiones deportivas, Comcast SportsNet, D.C. United anunció hoy su calendario de trasmisiones televisivas a nivel regional para la temporada del 2011 de la Major League Soccer. Como parte del nuevo acuerdo con United, Comcast SportsNet televisará 17 partidos esta temporada, proveyendo a los aficionados de United una impresionante cobertura del conjunto rojinegro. United también anunció un cambio en el horario del partido de local contra Houston Dynamo el 25 de junio.
Washington, D.C. – In conjunction with Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, the region’s premier source for television and online sports coverage, D.C. United today announced the extension of their longstanding partnership with the network, as well as the regional television schedule for the 2011 Major League Soccer campaign.