Gfeller Announces Signing Of Freshman Class
Tigerville, SC – Men’s soccer head coach Chad Gfeller has announced the signing of eight freshmen to a squad that has appeared in the Conference Carolinas Championship Tournament for the past two seasons.
Men’s Soccer 2013 Freshman Class:
Joel Johnson – Forward, Homeschool
Johnson lettered all four years of high school with the Greenville (homeschool) Hurricanes. He won most improved freshman season and captained the team during his sophomore year. Johnson also won MVP after his junior year and won MVP and the sportsmanship award after his senior year. At the club level, Johnson scored 43 goals in 46 appearances with 11 assists for three different CESA teams.
DJ Baker – Goalkeeper, Riverside High School
Baker played at Riverside High all four years on the varsity team. He was named MVP of the team after his junior and senior year, also earning All-Region honors during his junior year and Region 2-AAAA Player of the Year.
Jonny Lind – Midfielder, High Point Christian Academy
Lind was a two-time PACIS All-Conference Performer for High Point Christian Academy where he was the Team MVP after his junior and senior seasons while starting all four years. At the club level he competed at the Premier Club Level for four seasons, while also participating in the NC 95 Olympic Development Program in 2011.
Juan Carlos Regalado – Midfielder, Tarpon Springs High School
Originally from Ecuador, Regalado played and graduated from Tarpon Springs High School in Florida where he was an honor roll student.
Koins Hoffman – Defender, Greer Middle College
Hoffman was a team captian of Greer Middle College where he earned 2012 SC All-State honors.
Clay Jenkins – Midfielder, Riverside High School
Jenkins played midfielder for the Warriors of Riverside High School and was a teammate of fellow Crusader freshman DJ Baker.
Drew Carlson – Midfielder, Metrolina Christian Academy
Blake Shultz – Defender, Shannon Forest Christian School