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Eight Red Bulls Academy products named to’s midseason Top 100 college soccer players lists


HARRISON, N.J. (October 29, 2015) – released two midseason rankings last week: the Men’s National Top 100 college soccer players and the Men’s Freshman Top 100 college soccer players. Four Red Bulls Academy products were named to each list.

Men’s National Top 100 college soccer players:

14. Arun Basuljevic (So., Georgetown) – The midfielder has started all 15 matches for the Hoyas this season and recorded five goals and three assists. Four of his five goals this season have been game-winners. Last season he was named 2014 Soccer America Freshman of the Year, earned a spot on the Men's All-Freshman First Team, and was named BIG EAST Rookie of the Year.

19. Adam Najem (Jr., Akron) – The MAC Hermann Watch List player has started and played in all 16 matches for the Zips this season, recording seven goals and five assists. Currently in his third season with Akron, the midfielder has totaled 25 goals and 18 assists.

29. Brandon Allen (Sr., Georgetown) – Allen, a MAC Hermann Watch List player, has started all 15 matches this season and leads the team in goals with eight. The forward also has six assists this season. He was also named to the MAC Hermann Watch List as a junior, and has led the team in goals each of the last three seasons.

39. Mael Corboz (Sr., Maryland) – The midfielder has started all 14 matches for the Terps this season and tallied a team-leading eight assists in addition to two goals this season. Corboz was also listed as one of the top players to watch by’s 2016 MLS draft preview. In 2014, he was named Big Ten Tournament Most Valuable Offensive Player and First Team All-Big Ten after leading the team in goals with 10.

Men’s Freshman Top 100 college soccer players:

5. Derrick Etienne (Virginia) – The former New York Red Bulls II midfielder has tallied two goals and one assist for the Cavaliers this season, including an impressive individual goal where he beat more than five defenders. For NYRB II he started 10 matches and played 14, recording three goals and three assists in his first professional season.

28. Cameron Harr (Marist) – The forward has started all 16 matches for Marist this season, scoring a team-high seven goals. His 14 points and 18 shots on goal also lead the team this season.

71. Marcello Borges (Michigan) – Borges, a former Red Bulls II player, has played 10 matches for Michigan this season. He also joined the U.S. U-20 Men’s National Team for the Mercedes Benz Elite Cup tournament in Stuttgart, Germany. The defender started two matches against Scotland and Mexico.

90. Malcolm Dixon (Virginia) – Dixon has made four starts and played in seven total games for Virginia. The forward was ranked as the No. 5 prospect in 2015 by College Soccer News and has past experience with both the U.S. and Jamaica U-17 National Teams.

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