College Sport USA
22 December 2010

College Sport USA's Ashley McInnes Invited to attend Elite MLS Combine

College Sport USA is delighted to announce that our recruit Ashley McInnes, of Aberdeen, Scotland has been invited to participate in the forthcoming MLS Combine.

The MLS Combine features the elite college players with a view to drafting them into the professional game in the United States.

College Sport USA's Sporting Futures Manager, David Binnie commented that - "We are absolutely thrilled for Ashley that he has been pre-selected to attend the MLS Combine. Ashley was first spotted playing for Aberdeen FC's Youth programme back here in Scotland and he has gone on to achieve a terrific level of consistency during his four years in college. It really goes to show that if a young British lad works hard enough and has the confidence in his ability of playing pro in the United States then the collegiate system in the US is an ideal platform. Ashley will now quite rightly be held up as the bench mark for all of our talented youngsters leaving to take up their places in college."

The following news item is supplied courtesy of the University of Tulsa Website:

Tulsa, Oklahoma - Tulsa men's soccer senior Ashley McInnes was one of 54 standout players from across the country who have been invited to participate in the 2011 adidas MLS Player Combine, Jan. 7-11 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., as announced by Major League Soccer. The 54 college seniors named come from 36 NCAA Division I schools and were selected by a panel of Division I coaches in conjunction with MLS coaches.


A senior midfielder from Aberdeen, Scotland, McInnes had 12 goals and four assists for a team-best 28 points this season. He ranked first in Conference USA in game-winning goals (5), shots (78) and goals (12), and was second in points (28). McInnes was named to the Hermann Trophy Watch List, was a preseason Lowe's Senior CLASS Award candidate, was named to the C-USA Preseason Team, the All-C-USA first team and all-tournament team, was a College Soccer News and Soccer America Preseason All-American, was named to the Top Drawer Soccer C-USA Top-20 Players to Watch List, and picked up All-Midwest Region first team honors.
McInnes was a four-year letterwinner who started 66 of 73 games. He posted 30 goals and 22 assists for 82 points in his career.

Check out this article on the University of Tulsa Website along with an exclusive interview with his head coach.

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College Sport USA's Ashley McInnes Invited to attend Elite MLS Combine


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