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on: January 05, 2012, 12:49:44 pm
http://www.mlssoccer.com/superdraft/2012/news/article/2011/12/07/mls-announces-initial-list-invitees-2012-player-combine
 
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 2012 adidas MLS Player Combine List by Position GOALKEEPERS (4): Brian Rowe (UCLA); Chris Blais (University of South Florida); Jhojan Obando (Providence); Ryan Meara (Fordham);
DEFENDERS (16): Aaron Maund (Notre Dame); Andrew Duran (Creighton); Aubrey Perry (University of South Florida); Austin Berry (Louisville); Charles Rodriguez (UNC Charlotte); Chris Estridge (Indiana); Diogo de Almeida (SMU); Hunter Jumper (Virginia); James Kiffe (UC Santa Barbara); Justin Chavez (Tulsa); Matt Hedges (UNC); Mykell Bates (Santa Clara University); Nick Blake (UConn); Pat Sigler (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo); Shawn Singh (UCLA); Tommy Meyer (Indiana);
MIDFIELDERS (19): Alec Purdie (Indiana); Andy Rose (UCLA); Arthur Ivo (SMU); Brendan King (Notre Dame); Calum Mallace (Marquette); Christian Barreiro (UPenn); Eder Arreola (UCLA); Greg Jordan (Creighton); Kenney Walker (Louisville); Kevan George (UCF); Kirk Urso (UNC); Lance Rozenboom (New Mexico); Luis Silva (UC Santa Barbara); Michael Green (New Mexico); Miguel Ibarra (UC Irvine); Nick DeLeon (Louisville); Rafael Garcia (Cal State Northridge); Tony Walls (University of Wisconsin-Green Bay); Warren Creavalle (UCF)
FORWARDS (13): Antoine Hoppenot (Princeton); Billy Schuler (UNC); Brian Ownby (Virginia); Bryan Gaul (Bradley); Casey Townsend (Maryland); Colin Rolfe (Louisville); Ethan Finlay (Creighton); Evan James (UNC Charlotte);Evans Frimpong (Delaware); Karo Okiomah (High Point); Luckymore Mkosana (Dartmouth); Luke Holmes (Akron); Tony Cascio (UConn).
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Reply #1 on: January 12, 2012, 12:17:54 pm

 
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Evan James, forward, Charlotte
James could be the darkhorse of this draft class. He played at a number of positions at the combine, including forward, outside midfielder and fullback, and showed fairly well at each of them. He scored two goals and had an assist in his three games.

http://www.soccerbyives.net/soccer_by_ives/2012/01/mls-combine-2012s-good-and-bad-performers.html
 
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Reply #4 on: January 13, 2012, 12:01:13 pm
Last day to impress coaches at MLS Combine
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Article Written By Joe Mauceri, ESNN
 
   ASSESSMENT

 Who had a good game (or played better than I expected)? 
 
  • Evan James (Charlotte) - opened the scoring with another nifty goal, moving left to right and curling the ball into the corner. Later in the half, he added an assist. In a more subtle observation, he doesn't understand where to touch the ball into space - perhaps playing too cautious. He has had a successful combine. My opinion is not going to be swayed based upon a 3 day combine after watching him play many, many more times over his career.

 Who was adequate?
   
  • Charles Rodriguez (Charlotte) - was assertive at center back in the first half and he was able to get forward tallying a second assist on the third goal.[/l][/l]
http://www.topdrawersoccer.com/college-soccer/college-soccer-archives/nid-23642/Last-day-to-impress-coaches-at-MLS-Combine
 
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Reply #5 on: January 13, 2012, 01:34:52 pm
Even though they did not get drafted I think both guys should have pretty good chances to make an MLS roster somewhere down the line.


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Reply #6 on: January 13, 2012, 03:03:55 pm
Even though they did not get drafted I think both guys should have pretty good chances to make an MLS roster somewhere down the line.

Especially Evan, since he'll help one of the Canada teams meet their domestic players guidelines. Would love to see him suit up for TFC.
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Reply #7 on: January 13, 2012, 04:30:03 pm
Even though they did not get drafted I think both guys should have pretty good chances to make an MLS roster somewhere down the line.

Especially Evan, since he'll help one of the Canada teams meet their domestic players guidelines. Would love to see him suit up for TFC.

I would be happy if he suits up for either Vancouver Whitecaps or Houston Dynamo.
 
IMHO Colorado Rapids or D.C United could use C. Rod., too.
 
 
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Reply #8 on: January 13, 2012, 07:43:21 pm
Both will be good additions to any roster.


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Reply #9 on: January 17, 2012, 02:16:40 pm
Montreal Impact take Evan James with 1st pick in the Supplemental Draft.
 
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Reply #11 on: January 17, 2012, 02:40:22 pm
Nice call on DC United and Rodriguez Niner89 they took him with their 3rd round pick in the supplemental draft.


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Reply #12 on: January 17, 2012, 03:04:09 pm
Nice call on DC United and Rodriguez Niner89 they took him with their 3rd round pick in the supplemental draft.

DC United is not what any MLS fan would label as strong in the "Department of Defense". I know C Rod will be a star there. The coolest thing is I get to check the team out with a big improvement when I visit home. Congrats! Charles.
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Reply #13 on: January 17, 2012, 03:13:17 pm
We have two in the pro. I think it's safe to say that we are a Soccer School;D
 
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Reply #14 on: January 17, 2012, 03:50:39 pm
http://www.mlssoccer.com/video/2012/01/17/charles-rodriguez-charlotte-d
 
http://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/dcunited/charlotte-midfielder-james-selected-with-the-1st-pick-in-the-mls-supplement-draft-by-montreal/2012/01/17/gIQAbeu85P_story.html

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/soccer-insider/post/dc-united-selects-three-players-in-the-mls-supplemental-draft/2012/01/17/gIQASET75P_blog.html
 
 
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The two top players from the NCAA College Cup runner-up, UNC-Charlotte, are still available: Evan James is a forward/winger from Canada who has been inconsistent but shows a lot of skill, and Charles Rodriguez is a center back from Tennessee who needs to work on his ball skills but was an All-American in 2011.

What's with the hyphen? But it's good because Niners are making the news.
 
http://www.thegoatparade.com/2012/1/16/2712127/2012-mls-supplemental-draft-preview
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Reply #15 on: January 18, 2012, 09:30:19 am
How did the Washington Post write about Evan James last night which his future team will be the Montréal Impact. Did “The disturber” drop the ball again? Oops! I forgot they are only responsible for covering the Pacific islands which happened to locate in Chapel Hole. ;D
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Reply #17 on: January 18, 2012, 09:46:51 am
I grew up close to Mississauga. A lot of family out there.
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Reply #18 on: January 18, 2012, 09:48:33 am
I grew up close to Mississauga. A lot of family out there.

I have family in the Mississauga area too!
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Reply #19 on: January 18, 2012, 09:53:28 am
I grew up close to Mississauga. A lot of family out there.

I have family in the Mississauga area too!


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Reply #20 on: January 18, 2012, 10:15:48 am
It sounds like you guys could get together, arrange a road trip to visit family and check Evan in action with the Montréal Impact at the same time.
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Reply #21 on: January 18, 2012, 03:06:27 pm
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. . .On Tuesday, Evan James, a 5-foot-11 striker from Mississauga, Ont., and the University of North Carolina Charlotte, was picked first overall by the Impact in the MLS Supplement Draft conducted by conference call.
James scored five goals and seven assists in 25 games, 23 as a starter, with the Charlotte 49ers last season. He helped UNCC reach the NCAA Division I national championship game, where it lost 1-0 to the top-seeded University of North Carolina Tar Heels.
"It's a great feeling to come back to Canada, to show that we have talent," said James, who worked out with the Impact Tuesday at the Marie Victorin Sports Complex in the city's north end. "I hope to bring a lot of excitement and pace when going towards goal, create chances and hopefully score some goals.". . .

http://www.canada.com/sports/Impact+Patrice+Bernier+ready+handle+attention/6013350/story.html
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Reply #22 on: January 18, 2012, 03:19:53 pm
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. . .Chosen with the 45th pick, Charles Rodriguez appears to be a steal on paper. The senior defender captained the UNC-Charlotte 49ers on a surprise run to the NCAA title game while starting all but one game in his entire four-year college career. He was also named a first team All-American. Not too shabby. The 6'-0" Rodriguez was a part of one of the best defensive units in the country in 2011, and hopefully we'll be able to say the same thing about 2012. With three starter-quality center backs already on the roster, Rodriguez should be able to slot in as fourth on the depth chart.. .

 D.C. United Selects Lance Rozeboom, Charles Rodriguez, Matthew Kuhn In 2012 MLS Supplemental Draft
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Reply #23 on: January 19, 2012, 03:31:36 pm
 
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Rodriguez was a defensive stalwart for the Charlotte 49ers, starting all but one of 83 games during a four-year career. Despite playing in the back line for the majority of his collegiate career, finished four years with six goals and four assists. As a senior, Rodriguez served as the team’s captain and was named a 1st Team NSCAA All-American after helping his team to the National Championship game for the first time in school history. In 2010, he was name the Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year and also scored three goals – all of which were game-winners. After his freshman year in 2008, Rodriguez was name to the A-10 All-Rookie Team and was also named as the Eagles’ Defensive MVP.
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Reply #24 on: January 20, 2012, 09:53:07 am
Isaac Cowles 2012 InfoSport Pro Soccer Combine Participant    Congrats! Isaac for the invitation to pre season with the Rapids. 
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