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Major League Soccer Combine 2018

The 2018 MLS Player Combine was held at the Orlando City Stadium from January 11-17. An initial list of 60 NCAA Division I college players were invited.


The table below lists the top 10 performances in each of the three tests. The standout athlete was Western Michigan's Brandon Bye, who led the way as the only player to finish in the top 10 for all three tests. Justin Fiddes' 3.84sec in the 30m sprint was the second best time we have on record, only behind the 3.81 by Khiry Shelton in 2015. See the all time best performances.

Speed Test (30-meter dash)

Rank Time (seconds) Name School Position
1 3.84 Justin Fiddes Washington D
2 3.90 Carter Manley Duke D
3 3.90 Wyatt Omsberg Dartmouth D
4 3.93 Will Bagrou Mercer F
5 3.93 Mamadou Guirassy NJIT F
6 3.93 Brandon Bye Western Michigan D/F
7 3.94 Marc Segbers Wisconsin D/F
8 3.95 Edward Opoku Virginia M
9 3.97 Jon Gallagher Notre Dame F
10 3.99 Frandtzy Pierrot Coastal Carolina F
  3.99 Chris Mueller Wisconsin  F
  3.99 Ema Twumasi Wake Forest M

Agility Test (5-10-5 shuttle)

Rank Time (seconds) Name School Position
1 4.03 Chris Mueller Washington F
2 4.05 Tristan Blackmon Pacific  D
3 4.06 Brandon Bye Western Michigan D/F
4 4.09 Jordan Jones Oregon State F
5 4.09 Oliver Shannon Clemson M
6 4.09 Wyatt Omsberg Dartmouth D
7 4.10 Tomas Hilliard-Arce Stanford  D
8 4.12 Danny Musovski UNLV F
9 4.13 Brian White Duke M/F
10 4.14  Niko DeVera Akron  D

Power Test (vertical jump)

Rank Inches Name School Position
1 33.5 Ricky Lopez-Espin Creighton M/F
2 33.0 Michael Nelson SMU GK
3 32.5 Tristan Blackmon Pacific  D
4 31.5 Mamadou Guirassy NJIT F
5 31.5 Carter Manley Duke D/F
6 31.5 Mac Steeves Providence F
7 31.0 Mark Segbers Wisconsin  D/F 
8 30.5 Brandon Bye Western Michigan D/F
9 30.0 Harry Cooksley St. John's M
10 29.5 Will Bagrou Mercer F
  29.5 Jason Wright Clemson F
  29.5 Cory Brown Xavier D
  29.5 Jeff Caldwell Virginia  GK
  29.5 Mason Toye Indiana  F

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