The start of the men’s Division I season is nearly here. The official start date of the 2016 campaign is August 26. With Friday’s opening games on the horizon, TopDrawerSoccer awards the annual Preseason Best XI honors as well as the Freshman Team for the upcoming season.
Check out which players earned a place on the preseason teams.
TopDrawerSoccer 2016 Preseason Honors
M: Jose Hernandez (UCLA), Tanner Thompson (Indiana), Connor Maloney (Penn State), Jake Rozhansky (Maryland)
D: Alex Neff (Utah Valley), Francis de Vries (Saint Francis (PA)), Cory Brown (Xavier)
M: Zeiko Lewis (Boston College), Eryk Williamson (Maryland), Victor Souto (Akron)
Freshman First Team
D: Reggie Cannon (UCLA), Mauricio Pineda (North Carolina), Hector Montalvo (Grand Canyon), Nicholas Hinds (Akron)
M: Cameron Lindley (North Carolina), Handwalla Bwana (Washington), Giuseppe Barone (Michigan State), Suniel Veerakone (Duke)
F: Achara (Georgetown), Ema Twumasi (Wake Forest)