Final 2018 Men's DI Recruiting Class Ranks

by TopDrawerSoccer
August 20, 2018
Final 2018 Men's DI Recruiting Class Ranks

This week marks the beginning of the men’s Division I college season.

And while the true impact of the new additions to each program won’t be known until players step on the field, a picture is starting to emerge during preseason of what things might look like.

Below are the final 2018 men’s Division I recruiting rankings, gauging the Top 50 classes around the nation.

1. UCLA

Commitments: M Franuel Amaya (Pateadores – No. 6), GK Justin Garces (Atlanta United – No. 17), M Matthew Hundley (Colorado Rapids – No. 19), D Arturo Vasquez (FC Golden State – No. 20), M Cody Sundquist (Placer United), D Paul Caspar (Bochum)

Transfers: M Carlos Rincon (Santa Monica College), F Mohammed Kamara (Tyler Junior College)

2. Wake Forest

Commitments: M Isaiah Parente (Crew SC Academy – No. 25), F Kyle Holcomb (Pateadores – No. 26), D Koby Carr (Houston Dynamo Youth Soccer – No. 37), M Aristotle Zarris (LA Galaxy – No. 42), D John (Holland) Rula (FC Dallas – No. 119), M Jake Swallen (Minnesota Thunder Academy), D Elijah Kerr (Dix Hills SC), D Alberto Catenacci (Åtvidabergs FF)

Transfer: M Alistair Johnston (St. John’s)

3. Clemson

Commitments: D Carlos Asensio (Atlanta United – No. 32), F Grayson Barber (Sporting KC – No. 41), GK George Marks (North Carolina FC Youth – No. 43), M John Murphy (New York Red Bulls – No. 68), F James Brighton (Atlanta United – No. 70), M John Martin (Carolina Elite Soccer Academy – No. 128), F Chris Matlashewski (South Carolina United FC), F Mason Visconti (Sporting KC), M Luis Felipe Fernandez-Salvador (Shattuck St. Mary’s)

Transfers: GK Jonny Sutherland (East Tennessee State)

4. Portland

Commitments: M Jake Arteaga (LA Galaxy – No. 21), F Alejandro Pereira (Orlando City – No. 38), M Gregory Tracey (Colorado Rapids – No. 50), F Tristan Weber (San Clemente HS – No. 62), D Kelee Cornfield-Saunders (LA Galaxy – No. 76), GK Georges El-Khoury (Seacoast United), M RJ Stretch (Seattle Sounders), GK Nico Campuzano (UD Las Palmas)

Transfers: D Francesco Tiozzo (Winthrop), D Brian O'Hara (California), M Esteban Calvo (Florida International)

5. Duke

Commitments: D Aedan Stanley (St. Louis FC – No. 28), D Ian Murphy (FC Golden State – No. 55), M Seth Kuhn (Philadelphia Union – No. 63), M Conor Kelly (Cedar Stars Academy), F Cyril Engmann (Crossfire Premier SC), F Issa Rayyan (Philadelphia Union), GK Eliot Hamill (Golden Touch Soccer)

Transfers: F Sivert Daehlie (Radford), Kevin Feucht (UC Santa Barbara)

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