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Thirteen players who competed in the 2016 PDL campaign were named to the Big Ten Preseason Honors List on Wednesday.
The Des Moines Menace had five players selected for list, including Jimmy Fiscus, Alexander Masbruch, Christopher Mueller, Samuel Brotherton and Austin Bergstrom. K-W United FC’s Ken Krolicki, Reading United AC’s Robby Sagel, Chicago Fire U-23’s Andrew Gutman, Jersey Express’ David Greczek, South Florida Surf’s Miles Hackett and Jason Wright and New York Red Bulls U23’s Marcello Borges and Evan Louro were the other PDL players named to the list by Big Ten coaches.
Rutgers University goalkeeper David Greczek and Michigan State University's Jimmy Fiscus finished 23rd and 31st, respectively, in the 2016 PDL Top Prospects list.
Rutgers forward Wright, who was named 2015 Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year, scored three goals in five games for the Surf. He helped his club earn 10 crucial points during June, as the first-year side earned a PDL Playoffs berth by season's end.
All Big Ten teams will kick off the 2016 college campaign on Aug. 26. To read more about the Big Ten Preseason Honors, visit BigTen.org.