Virginia Soccer: ‘Hoos announce signing class of 13 for 2020 : Augusta Free Press

new uva logoVirginia males’s soccer coach George Gelnovatch has finalized a recruiting class of 13 that can be part of the 2020 Virginia males’s soccer staff.

A complete of eight true freshmen, three transfers and two graduate switch comprise the signing class.

“This class offers us an instantaneous injection of expertise and management and sprinkles in some actually good younger expertise,” Gelnovatch mentioned. “We have been introduced with a giant problem again in January after a superb variety of our veterans moved on to the skilled ranks and/or graduated. I feel there’s a good mix of transfers with familiarity with this stage of soccer in addition to a superb variety of worldwide guys that may assist us immediately.”

Final season, Virginia put collectively a marketing campaign that sported an total report of 21-2-1 and culminated with this system’s 13th Faculty Cup look. The Cavaliers took residence the ACC Common Season Championship, ACC Match Championship and reached the Nationwide Championship sport for the third time within the final 11 years.

Virginia misplaced 4 underclassman starters from final yr’s squad to the skilled ranks – Daryl Dike (Orlando Metropolis SC), Henry Kessler (New England Revolution), Joe Bell (Viking FK) and Daniel Steedman (Atlanta United 2).

“Our staff final yr was arguably the most effective in UVA historical past and there’s no higher praise to a to the standard of a program once you see guys obtain their dream of enjoying soccer professionally. I’m happy with how now we have ready guys for that dream and am much more excited to get to work with this corps of newcomers.”

Signing Class Breakdown

Freshmen (eight): Leo Afonso (Boynton Seaside, Fla.), Julian Aguilar (Guatemala Metropolis, Guatemala), Jules Anderson (Ocean, N.J.), Holden Brown (Zionsville, Ind.), Rafael Caipo (Lima, Peru), Kaya Ignacio (Georgetown, Texas), Chris Scheipe (Duluth, Ga.), William Shuchart (St. Petersburg, Fla.)

Transfers (three): Oliver Gerbig (Taipei, Taiwan), Alex Rando (New York, N.Y.), Kevin Ogudugu (Oslo, Norway)

Graduate Transfers (2): Louis Evans (Cantebury, New Zealand), Joan Gilbert (Barcelona, Spain)

Info from Virginia Athletics



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