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Three players with local ties invited to MLS College Showcase in North Carolina

Temple goalkeeper Simon Lefebvre, Reading United alum Aaron Molloy and former Union Academy midfielder Jack Skahan invited to the event

Simon Lefebvre
Photo by Matt Ralph

Three players with ties to the area are on the list of 40 players who received invites to the MLS College Showcase event in Cary, North Carolina this weekend.

Temple goalkeeper and Reading United alum Simon Lefebvre, Reading United alum Aaron Molloy and former Philadelphia Union Academy midfielder Jack Skahan are on the list of invitees to the scouting event for top college pro prospects.

All three players have exhausted their collegiate availability — Molloy with Penn State and Skahan at North Carolina — but several invitees are underclassmen. The eligible player listed for the 2020 MLS SuperDraft will be announced at a later date.

Homegrown eligible players are not participating in the event. Skahan, a Memphis, Tennessee native, spent one season playing for the Union Academy, but returned home to Tennessee for his senior year of high school.

The Union have the No. 21 pick in the first round of the draft and also have the 73rd, 99th and 101st picks. The Union didn’t select any players in the 2019 draft after sending FC Cincinnati their picks in a trade.

2020 MLS College Showcase Roster

Joris Ahlinvi W/AM Indiana
Joris Ahlinvi W/AM Indiana
Johannes Bergmann CB/LB Maryland
Javain Brown CB South Florida
Gabriel Costa AM SMU
Cherif Dieye W Louisville
Felicien Dumas LB Notre Dame
David Egbo F Akron
Anders Engebretsen RB Saint Mary’s
Manuel Ferriol CM James Madison
Jorge Gonzalez AM SIU - Edwardsville
Jack Hallahan W Michigan
Dayonn Harris W Connecticut
Nicky Hernandez DM SMU
Cal Jennings F Central Florida
Jeremy Kelly RB/DM UNC - Chapel Hill
Wallis Lapsley GK UC Davis
Simon Lefebvre GK Temple
Simon Lekressner RB Cal - Berkeley
Aime Mabika CB Kentucky
Jack Maher CB Indiana
Garrett McLaughlin F SMU
Aaron Molloy DM Penn State
Patrick Nielsen CB Michigan State
Elliot Panicco GK UNC - Charlotte
Daniel Pereira CM Virginia Tech
Jesus Perez CM Univ. of Illinois - Chicago
Louis Perez AM Central Florida
Daniele Proch AM Duke
Luka Prpa CM Marquette
Ryan Raposo W Syracuse
Jacobo Reyes CM Portland
Carlo Ritaccio CB Akron
Robbie Robertson F Clemson
Patrick Seagrist LB Marquette
Jack Skahan W UNC - Chapel Hill
Kimarni Smith W Clemson
Aedan Stanley LB Duke
Daniel Trejo W Cal State - Northridge
Simon Waever RB Indiana
Brandon Williamson DM Duke