The Blue Devils announce the 2022 roster

DURHAM – Duke men’s football coach John Kerr has announced the addition of 10 new players to the Blue Devils program, starting in the 2022 season.

“We are very excited to welcome this group of new kids to the Duke soccer family,” Kerr said. “These strong players give us depth in every situation and bring a lot of experience in playing at the highest level. We look forward to working with these wonderful youngsters this year. fall! “

New additions come from high school and professional football teams, as the Blue Devils look to join a team that tops the ACC Co-Coastal Division and reaches the third round of the NCAA Championship in the summer. years ago.

Kamran Acito
Status: Hope Center
Hometown: Manhattan, NY
High school: Third School
Club: New York City FC (NYCFC)

Before Duke: Held at New York City FC Academy, starting as a guest player in 2018… Awarded an amateur contract to compete with NYCFC’s first MLS NEXT PRO team in the second tier of US professional football … A regular participant in NYCFC’s first team training seasons… A strong competitor with the United States Premier League… Named the U-20 reserve for the World Championships team in Mexico… U-17 World Cup (postponed due to COVID-19)… Tested with Liverpool FC U-15 team in March 2018… Before NYCFC, a captain at New York Starts Premier Galaxy, wins 2018 National Club Tournament… Competed for Trinity High School, leading the team to a New York State Prep tournament in 2018… Named All-Ivy Prep League honorary As a new child of two.

Bryce Barnum
Status: Outside Hope/Winger
Hometown: League City, Texas
High school: Texas Connections Academy
Club: Houston Dynamo Academy

Before Duke: Seven years ago at Houston Dynamo Academy, competing as an outfielder and winger… Prior to joining Houston Dynamo FC, he spent five seasons playing for Space City FC… More another, a senior football player, who competed for 11 years as a score guard… Won. the League City Athlete of the Year Award in 2014… Four -year honors student at Texas Connections Academy.

Alex Bonnington
Status: Attacker
Hometown: Rotherham, England
High school: Wickersley School and Sports School
Club: Sheffield Wednesday FC

Before Duke: Sheffield Wednesday FC system and Professional Development league have competed in both U18 and U23 games … Established the title as an elite goal scorer with the team, leading the team to goals throughout the seasons Last four … He served as team captain for the U18 team during the 2020-21 season… In 2019, he was part of the second team in the U18 LFE Preseason Tournament… Helped lead on his side in the 2018 Youdan tournament… Competed for his high school ahead of Sheffield Wednesday, leading Wickersley to four South Yorkshire Cup tournaments from 2015-18 … Wickersley also contributed on reaching the semifinals of the English Schools Cup in 2017.

Wayne Frederick
Status: Left Hope/Left Wing
Hometown: Cabin John, Md.
High school: St. Albans
Club: Bethesda SC

Before Duke: Competition for MLS The other side is Bethesda SC, starting its first season in elementary school in 2014 … Helped the U-17 team reach the quarterfinals of the MLS Next Playoffs in 2021… -America in 2021, helping to lead St. Louis. Albans to a DC State Championship … Named 2021 DC State Player of the Year… Two All-Conference selections in 2019 and 2021… A total of 16 goals and eight assists were scored for St. Albans. Albans… for the 2022 DC Gatorade Player of the Year Award… Jack and Jill are active members of the Black Affinity Group, while volunteering at DC Central Kitchen and A Wider Circle.

Axel Gudbjornsson
Status: Hope Center
Hometown: Reykjavik, Iceland
High school: Icelandic School of Commerce
Club: Fylkir

Before Duke: He spent his entire youth career with Fylkir, starting at five years … He made his first professional start with the company in 2020 … He made 11 appearances with join his time at Fylkir … Helped lead his team to the Iber Cup youth football tournament in 2018… He is a strong handball player, playing the sport from 2012-2016… He received critical education honors by Commercial College of Iceland… In addition, Price Waterhouse Coopers received critical education honors from Vardur Insurance Company in the financial sector in the financial sector.

Kenan Hot
Status: Middle East
Hometown: Lincroft, NJ
High school: Middletown South
Club: New York City FC II

Before Duke: New York FC II rematch of MLS Next Pro… He joined the team after a stint with USL Championship side Hartford Athletic, where he participated in seven professional appearances and got a goal… for New York Red Bulls II in 2020… He made eight appearances for the team and played 455 minutes … Registered with the American U-15 National Team Together they take on a goal and get 10 captains … scheduled for a camp with the U-17 side before COVID-19 disease… Has had many trials with world famous clubs, including Arsenal, AS Roma and Borussia Monchengladbach… He also spent time with USL League Two side FC Motown, making 14 appearances and recording six assists.

Drew Kerr
Status: Middle East
Hometown: Hillsborough, NC
High school: School of Motivation
Club: North Carolina FC

Before Duke: Competed for USL League One side North Carolina FC… Came to school North Carolina FC, competing with the team from 2016-2022, while making some appearances for the U-side 23 of the team … 1, 2021, against Toronto FC II … is scheduled to meet with his father and coach John Kerr and the elder brother Cameron Kerr as a member of the Duke men’s football program.

Josh Kim
Status: Midfield/Outside Safety
Hometown: Whitestone, NY
High school: Cardenas (Bueno Aires, Argentina)
Club: Atlanta (Argentina)

Before Duke: Competed for several teams in Argentina, including Atlanta, Español, Argentinos Juniors and Ferro Carril Oeste … Played in Atlanta’s second team before the end of the season due to COVID-19 disease … seven assists … Buenos Aires Cup wins in Español … Tests in Burgos and Valladolid in Spain are available before COVID-19 disease.

Jackson Lagos
Status: Middle East
Hometown: Minneapolis, Minn.
High school: Blake School
Club: United States

Before Duke: Formerly a member of Minnesota United’s Academy, starting his first season in 2019… Compared under his father, Manny Lagos, he was the head coach of football at Minnesota United… Trained hard with first and second team at Minnesota United… Finished on top of the team at MLS Next fest in 2021… Formerly a part of Minneapolis United, helping them win the tournament state in 2018… Played high school football at The Blake School, helping the team win the state championship in 2018… The team helped as a freshman and earned All- State that semester… AP Scholar was named in Blake… Also a delegate.

Jose Ortega
Status: Winger/Attacking Midfield
Hometown: Bethesda, Md.
High school: Georgetown Preparatory School
Club: Bethesda SC

Before Duke: Coming to Durham after an honorary stint at Bethesda SC… He has won several titles during his time with Bethesda SC, including the State Cup, Regional, EDP Cup, OBGC and Dallas Cup… The peak on the east coast and 10 feet high. national goal scorer… Has had trials with various international teams, including Arsenal Puma Trials (2016-17), Mainz, Darmstadt & Sandhausen (Germany, 2017-18)… Competed with the National League Guatemala U-17s for a CONCACAF tournament in 2019… Received first honors for three years at Georgetown Prep… Part of the Spanish team, professional team, KEEN (Kids enjoy training now) and partners very well.

The Blue Devils will open their season in August, with the 2022 schedule to be announced soon.

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