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College Soccer’s Top Division I Seniors Invited to Participate in 2011 adidas MLS Player Combine

NEW YORK (Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010)– Major League Soccer today announced the initial list of 54 college seniors from 36 Division I schools who have been invited to participate in the 2011 adidas MLS Player Combine. The annual player combine will be held at Central Broward Regional Park in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Jan. 7-11.  The Combine will separate all players into four teams and feature two games per day on Jan. 8, 10 and 11.


The initial player list was determined by a panel of Division I college coaches, representing all conferences, who nominated and voted for players in conjunction with MLS coaches. These players will be joined by Generation adidas players, additional collegiate players from NCAA Division II and III schools, NAIA schools, and Division I alternates. 


The final player list, including Generation adidas participants, Combine coaches, and team assignments, will be announced in the coming weeks.



All times eastern and schedule is subject to change. All games will be held on the Main Event Field


Saturday, January 8                

1:45 p.m.          AdiPower vs AdiPure     Central Broward Regional Park

3:30 p.m.          Jabulani vs AdiZero       Central Broward Regional Park


Monday, January 10                

11:15 a.m.         AdiPure vs. Jabulani      Central Broward Regional Park

1:00 p.m.          AdiPower vs. AdiZero    Central Broward Regional Park


Tuesday, January 11               

11:15 a.m.         AdiPower vs. Jabulani   Central Broward Regional Park

1:00 p.m.          AdiPure vs. AdiZero      Central Broward Regional Park




GOALKEEPERS (5):Bryan Meredith (Monmouth); Jeff Attinella (University of South Florida); Jimmy Maurer (South Carolina); Joe Willis (University of Denver);Josh Ford (UConn);


DEFENDERS (17):A.J. Soares  (California); Bilal Duckett (Notre Dame); Bobby Warshaw (Stanford); Christopher Korb (Akron); Colin Givens (Michigan State); Curtis Ushedo (UAB); Demitrius Omphroy (California); Eddie Ababio (UNC); Greg Klazura (Notre Dame); Greg King (UConn); Indy Smith (UNC Wilmington); Jalil Anibaba (UNC); JT Murray (Louisville); Juan Cruz (SMU); Michael Boxall (UCSB); Rich Balchan (Indiana); Tyler Lassiter (North Carolina State)


Midfielders (21):Anthony Ampaipitakwong (Akron); Blake Brettschneider (South Carolina); Cole Grossman (Duke); Daniel Keat (Dartmouth); Dustin McCarty(UNC); Ernesto Carranza (Sacramento State); Guillermo Cortes (Maryland); Hector Jimenez (California); Jimmy Banks (Green Bay); John (Jeb) Brovsky (Notre Dame); Jon Okafor (Brown); Josue Soto(SMU); Karl Reddick (Boston College); Konrad Warzycha (Ohio State); Lebogang Pila (St. Peter's College); Matheus Braga (Penn State); Matt Gold (Ohio State); Michael Farfan (UNC); Servando Carrasco (California); Stephen McCarthy (UNC); Tommy Drake (Clemson);


Forwards (11): Amani Walker (UCI); Ashley McInnes (Tulsa); Brayan Martinez (Seton Hall University); C.J. Sapong (James madison); Davis Paul (California); Efrain Burgoes (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo), Jason Herrick (Maryland); Justin Meram (Michigan); Levi Houapeu (UMBC); Philip Bannister (Loyola University Maryland); Steven Perry (Notre Dame).


2011 adidas MLS Player Combine List by School


University of Akron

Anthony Ampaipitakwong                     

Christopher Korb          


University of Alabama - Birmingham

Curtis Ushedo  


Boston College           

Karl Reddick                


Brown University

Jon Okafor                  


University of California

Servando Carrasco                   

Hector Jimenez            

Demitrius Omphroy                  

Davis Paul                   

AJ Soares        


University of California – Santa Barbara

Michael Boxall


University of California - Irvine

Amani Walker               


California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Efrain Burgoes 


University of Connecticut

Josh Ford                    

Greg King


Clemson University     

Tommy Drake  


Dartmouth College

Daniel Keat                  


University of Denver

Joe Willis         


Duke University

Cole Grossman            


Indiana University

Rich Balchan                


James Madison University

C.J. Sapong


University of Louisville

J.T. Murray


Loyola University Maryland                 

Philip Bannister            


University of Maryland

Guillermo Cortes                      

Jason Herrick               


University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Levi Houapeu   


University of Michigan

Justin Meram               


Michigan State University

Colin Givens    


Monmouth University

Bryan Meredith             


University of North Carolina

Eddie Ababio               

Jalil Anibaba                

Michael Farfan             

Stephen McCarthy                    

Dustin McCarty            


University of North Carolina, Wilmington

Indy Smith                   


North Carolina State University

Tyler Lassiter    


University of Notre Dame

John (Jeb) Brovsky                  

Bilal Duckett                

Greg Klazura                

Steven Perry                


Ohio State University

Matt Gold        

Konrad Warzycha                     


Penn State University

Matheus Braga 


Sacramento State University

Ernesto Carranza                      


Seton Hall University

Brayan Martinez


University of South Carolina

Blake Brettschneider                 

Jimmy Maurer              


University of South Florida

Jeff Attinella


Southern Methodist University

Juan Cruz                     

Josue Soto

St. Peter's College

Lebogang Pila              


Stanford University

Bobby Warshaw                       


University of Tulsa

Ashley McInnes                                                                                                            


University of Wisconsin, Green Bay

Jimmy Banks