Monday, January 5, 2009

Salvaggione off to MLS combine

Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer standout Chris Salvaggione will participate in this weekend’s Major League Soccer Player combine in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
The top 65 college seniors have been invited to demonstrate their skills in front of the coaching staffs and general managers of the 15 MLS teams. lists Salvaggione among the top MLS Superdraft prospects. The draft will be Jan. 15 in St. Louis.
Salvaggione, who played his first two collegiate seasons at Gardner-Webb, helped the 49ers win three regular-season tournaments and post 12 victories while gaining a national ranking in 2008, their first since 1998.
Salvaggione, a 5-foot-11, 175-pound senior forward, was named second-team All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Associated of America and first-team NSCAA All-Mid Atlantic Region. He was also named the Atlantic 10 Offensive Player of the Year and first team all-conference.


Anonymous said...

Good luck Chris. Stay away from the basketball team so you won't get hurt!