clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

A Comprehensive List of New York Red Bulls Academy Players in College

Jim O'Connor-USA TODAY Sports

As the start of the college season approaches, we're mere days away from even more soccer being available for consumption. It also means more than 60 New York Red Bull Academy graduates will be on display for their college teams. Once a Metro will strive to keep you up to date on all of their accomplishments, but for now, here is a complete list of all the Red Bulls Academy graduates in college. (Players are ordered by class then alphabetically):


Brandon Allen, Forward, Georgetown

Diego Ceron, Defender/Midfielder, Holy Cross

Mael Corboz, Midfielder, Maryland

Frederick Elliot, Midfielder/Forward, Columbia

Eric Lagg, Midfielder, Seton Hall

Antonio Matarazzo, Defender/Midfielder, Columbia

Sean Sheridan, Defender/Midfielder, Villanova

Ross Tetro, Defender/Midfielder, Rutgers

Scott Thomsen, Defender, Virginia

Chris Thorsheim, Defender/Midfielder, Bucknell

Jacob Wagmeister, Goalkeeper, UConn *


Brandon Alvarado, Midfielder, Manhattan *

Danny Bartok, Forward, Seton Hall *

Vincent Brunetti, Forward, Cornell

Ethan Decker, Forward, Louisville

Oscar Gonzalez, Midfielder, Iona

Louie Maldonado, Defender, Columbia

Alex Muyl, Forward, Georgetown

Adam Najem, Midfielder, Akron

Gabriel Robinson, Defender, Duquesne *

Erik Sa, Midfielder, Rutgers

Eric Sugarman, Midfielder, Brown


Arun Basuljevic, Midfielder/Forward, Georgetown

Steven Echevarria, Midfielder, Wake Forest

Christopher Lema, Midfielder, Georgetown

Evan Louro, Goalkeeper, Michigan

Michael Kapitula, Defender/Midfielder, Michigan *

Nate Odusote, Defender, Virginia

Kevin Politz, Defender, Wake Forest

Dante Perez. Midfielder/Forward, Rutgers

Modou Sowe, Defender, Ramapo

Harrison Steadman, Forward, UNC Charlotte

Billy Stevens, Defender, Michigan

Joseph Swenson, Midfielder, Penn

Alex Tejera, Forward, Siena

Brandon Tetro, Defender/Midfielder, Rutgers

Anthony Viteri, Midfielder, St. John's


Jerel Blades, Forward, Penn

Marcello Borges, Defender, Michigan

Samad Bounthong, Midfielder, NYU

Sam Carter, Midfielder, Loyola

Malcolm Dixon, Forward, Virginia

Kyle Duncan, Defender, Monmouth

Derek Etienne, Midfielder, Virginia

Stephen Elias, Forward, NC State

Chris Flores, Midfielder, Northeastern

Nick Giordano, Goalkeeper, Loyola

Cameron Harr, Forward, Marist

Tomas Lapnas, Goalkeeper, George Mason

Ethan Lochner, Forward, Georgetown

Andrew Lombard, Defender, Northeastern

Breno Lustosa, Midfielder, Stony Brook

Henry Martin, Defender, Princeton

Matt McCarty, Defender, Cornell

Gideon Metrikin, Midfielder, Penn

Conrad Nowowiejski, Midfielder, Binghamton

Juan Sebastian Sanchez, Forward, Tulsa

Gabriel Viana, Defender, ASA Institute

Wesley Wade, Forward, Virginia

Kyle Zajec, Midfielder, Georgetown

Dugan Zier, Defender, UCSB *

*- Redshirt

Here are some quick stats:


Seniors - 11

Juniors - 11

Sophomores - 15

Freshmen - 20

Position (for clarity, players listed as two players positions count for both):

Goalkeepers - 4

Defenders - 21

Midfielders - 32

Forwards - 17

Top five colleges/universities represented:

Georgetown - 6

Virginia - 5

Rutgers - 4

Michigan- 4

Columbia - 3

Penn - 3

Hermann Trophy Watchlist Candidates:

Brandon Allen, Chris Thorsheim, Adam Najem

Please let us know if there's anybody we forgot!