Nashville SC lands “a pro’s pro” in Wake Forest’s Alistair Johnston

When he began his college soccer career, Ontario native Alistair Johnston was a do-everything player for St. John’s University. After a couple seasons in New York City, the versatile defender/midfielder decided on a change of scenery. After asking for a release from St. John’s, he had a number of schools interested. Wake Forest head coach Bobby Muuss already knew that the 5-11, 170-pounder was a … Continue reading Nashville SC lands “a pro’s pro” in Wake Forest’s Alistair Johnston

Nashville SC selects Creighton midfielder Luke Haakenson with fourth-round MLS SuperDraft pick

Nashville SC closed out its participation in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft with a selection of Creighton midfielder Luke Haakenson in the fourth round. The 5-10, 175-pounder is a product of the Shattuck-St. Mary’s Development Academy program in Minnesota, and hails from the Twin Cities area. In four years in Omaha, Haakenson played in 74 games, starting all 17 as a senior and 14/18 contests in each … Continue reading Nashville SC selects Creighton midfielder Luke Haakenson with fourth-round MLS SuperDraft pick

Nashville SC selects FGCU forward Shak Adams in SuperDraft Round 3

Another former Nashville SC U-23 player has been selected by the Boys in Gold in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft. Florida Gulf Coast forward Shak Adams will have an opportunity to play for his hometown team. The native of Antioch, Tenn. played four years for the Eagles, and was a full-time starter from his sophomore year onward. In 71 appearances (50 starts), Adams notched 23 goals … Continue reading Nashville SC selects FGCU forward Shak Adams in SuperDraft Round 3

Nashville SC got its men in the 2020 SuperDraft

A year after the Philadelphia Union traded away all of its SuperDraft picks for a pittance ($150,000 in General Allocation Money), seeing Nashville SC swap some of its monetary assets to acquire an extra pair of first-round picks may have come as a surprise to some. However, NSC General Manager Mike Jacobs was adamant that the price was worth it to add each of the four players … Continue reading Nashville SC got its men in the 2020 SuperDraft

Nashville SC selects Tanner Dieterich in the second round of the 2020 MLS SuperDraft

Clemson midfielder Tanner Diete rich will become the first player to don Nashville SC gold as both a PDL player and one in Major League Soccer. NSC selected its former U-23 player in the second round of the MLS SuperDraft. The 6-0, 170-pounder will also be the first Tennessean to play for the club. the Nashville native played one year of high school soccer at … Continue reading Nashville SC selects Tanner Dieterich in the second round of the 2020 MLS SuperDraft

Nashville SC executes another Draft Day trade, selects Elliot Panicco

Nashville SC General Manager Mike Jacobs’s phone must be ringing off the hook, because he’s been active in the trade market on MLS SuperDraft day. UNC Charlotte goalkeeper Elliot Panicco was taken No. 13 after Jacobs acquired that pick from the New England Revolution. Panicco, a native of Greensboro, N.C., started every game of his Charlotte career. He finished with a .794 save percentage, though … Continue reading Nashville SC executes another Draft Day trade, selects Elliot Panicco

Nashville SC selects Wake Forest defender Alistair Johnston

Draft Day is a time for wheeling and dealing, and Nashville has traded $75,000 in General Allocation Money to the Colorado Rapids for the No. 11 pick in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft. That pick has been used on Wake Forest defender Alistair Johnston. A senior, Johnston played his first two seasons at St. John’s before transferring to Wake. In his final two years with the … Continue reading Nashville SC selects Wake Forest defender Alistair Johnston