No Top 25 games today - Click to view all scores
Text size

Pressure builds on U21 MNT college players

Article Written by J.R. Eskilson
Published: April 29, 2014


When the first U.S. U21 Men’s National Team camp roster was released in early April, there were two obvious black sheep among the list of names.

Santa Clara goalkeeper Kendall McIntosh and Stanford forward Jordan Morris were the only two college players selected from the 21-player camp.

In a changing soccer environment where national team coaches prefer players to enter professional clubs at an early age, Morris and McIntosh remain the two fish swimming against the stream.

MORE: U21 MNT defeats Club Tijuana | U21 MNT beings two-year plan 

“I am hoping that in six or eight months from now, those kids are taking the steps to get into the professional game so they are training everyday,” Youth National Team Technical Director Tab Ramos told about Morris and McIntosh.

To see the full article, please become a Premier Member. Want More Information? View Premier Benefits >>
Already premier?
Advanced Soccer Media
    1. About Us
    2. Terms and Conditions
    3. Privacy Policy
    4. Advertise with Us
    5. Jobs
    6. Contact Us
    7. NCAA Compliance
    1., 5855 Green Valley Circle, Ste. 303, Culver City, CA 90230
      © 2017 Advanced Sports Media, LLC. TeamRank™, Players to Watch™, and are trademarks Advanced Sports Media, LLC. All rights reserved.