DURHAM, N.C.—Duke University men’s soccer head coach John Kerr would like to welcome the addition of five incoming players to the Blue Devils’ squad this fall. Kerr and the Blue Devils welcome four incoming freshmen and a transfer graduate student to the team.
Brody Huitema, Alex Long, Jared Golestani, Seo-In Kim and James Doll all will be valuable additions to the program. Check GoDuke.com throughout the next few weeks for more details about each player and what each one will bring to the program.
Cary, N.C. l Green Hope l South Carolina
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What They are Saying
“Alex Long is an experienced goalkeeper who started the last three years at South Carolina. He is strong in the air and brings a great presence to the backline. His knowledge and leadership will be instrumental to our defense and his overall qualities will be a great addition to our program. We are looking forward to having Alex in our squad.”
- John Kerr
At South Carolina: A two-year starter in goal for South Carolina … helped anchor the Gamecocks to the Conference USA regular season crown in 2011, making 52 saves and posting a 1.56 goals against average in 19 starts … In 2012, played 1,411 minutes overall and made 52 saves and had four shutouts as South Carolina went 5-11-2 … A three-time Conference USA Academic Honor Roll and SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll honoree.
Prep: Played prep career for head coach Andrew Chadwick at Green Hope High School ... Named a Parade Magazine High School Boy's All-American (2009) ... Member of the U-18 U.S. Men's National Team ... U-18 Men's National Team Camp (Jan 2008, Dec. 2008); U-18 U.S. Men's National Team Camp - Lisbon, Portugal (May 2008); U-18 U.S. Men's National Team Camp - Sydney, Australia (Jan. 2009) ... NSCAA/Adidas Youth High School All-American (Dec. 2008) ... Region III ODP (Olympic Development Program) team member ... An all-state honoree ... Played club soccer for CASL Chelsea FC Academy and coach Rusty Scarborough.