Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Charlotte 49ers men's soccer All-American defender Callum Montgomery recently was invited to the 2019 Adidas Major League Soccer (MLS) Player Combine. He is one of 60 college soccer players invited; the Combine is scheduled for Jan. 3-9 at Orlando City Stadium.

Players invited to the Combine will have an opportunity to play scrimmages for scouts of all MLS teams, as well as go through various tests and speak to interested teams ahead of the SuperDraft, which will be on Jan. 11 at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.
                                  
Last week, Montgomery was named first-team United Soccer Coaches Association All-American. He also was named CoSIDA Academic All-American for the third time in his career.  
                                          
This past season, Montgomery earned Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year honors. He earned first-team All-Conference USA honors and was named to the Conference USA All-Tournament team. Additionally, Montgomery was a semifinalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy, which is awarded to the top collegiate soccer player. This year, he anchored a 49ers defense that recorded 13 shutouts including 10 at Transamerica Field.

Read the entire story on the Charlotte 49ers website.