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All recruits for this year's signing class have been officially signed. We hope you enjoyed following all the action here on GamecocksOnline.com. Go Gamecocks!

TimeNamePos.Hgt.Wgt.HometownLast School
9:23 am Eric Martinez D/MF 6-2 180 Fort Mill, S.C. Providence Day (Charlotte, N.C.)
9:48 am Alex Long GK 6-3 200 Cary, N.C. Green Hope
10:02 am Kevin Stam D/MF 6-2 190 Raleigh, N.C. Needham B. Broughton
10:45 am Ryan Goodwin MF 5-8 150 Huntersville, N.C. North Mecklenburg

D/MF | 6-2 | 180 | Fort Mill, S.C. | Providence Day (Charlotte, N.C.)
  • U18 U.S. Men's National Team
  • NSCAA Adidas High School All-American
  • ESPN.com Top 10 Recruit in the country (2009 class)
  • North Carolina State High School Player of the Year (high school coaches)
  • Region III Team ODP
  • North Meck Storm club team
  • US Academy
  • North Carolina, All-State, 2006-08
  • Charlotte Observer/Charlotte Weekly North Carolina State Player of the Year
  • Played prep career for coach Bill Finneyfrock at Providence Day High School in Charlotte, N.C.
  • Earned All-Conference, All-Region and All-State honors (2006-08)
  • Named unanimous conference player of the year during junior and senior campaign
  • Earned region Player of the Year, and state Player of the Year during senior season
  • Played for coach Todd Hermann for North Meck Storm
  • Plans to major in Business at South Carolina

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GK | 6-3 | 200 | Cary, N.C. | Green Hope
  • U18 U.S. Men's National Team
  • NSCAA/Adidas Youth All-America Team - Dec 2008
  • U18 U.S. Men's National Team Camp (Sydney, Australia) - Jan 2009
  • U18 U.S. Men's National Team Camp - Dec 2008, Jan 2008
  • U18 U.S. Men's National Team (Lisbon, Portugal) - May 2008
  • North Carolina, All-State, 2008
  • Region III Team ODP
  • CASL Chelsea FC Academy
  • US Academy
  • Played prep career for head coach Andrew Chadwick at Green Hope High School in Cary, N.C.
  • High school squad advanced to state semifinals
  • An All-State honoree
  • Played for coach Rusty Scarborough for CASL Chelsea FC Academy
  • Plans to major in Business at South Carolina

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D/MF | 6-2 | 190 | Raleigh, N.C. | Needham B. Broughton
  • Region III Team ODP
  • North Carolina, All-State, 2007-08
  • CASL Chelsea FC Academy
  • US Academy
  • Admitted to the University of South Carolina Honors College
  • Played prep career for coach Israel Hernandez at Needham B. Broughton High School in Raleigh, N.C.
  • Named varsity team captain in 2007, 2008
  • Named to the CAP 7 All-Conference Team (2006-08)
  • All-State honoree (2007-08)
  • Named Academic All-Conference (2005-08)
  • High school squad earned NCHSAA 4A State Championship in back-to-back years (2006-07)
  • Member of the high school Honor Roll, National Honor Society, National Merit Scholarship Recognition and an AP Scholar
  • Played for coach Rusty Scarborough for CASL Chelsea FC Academy

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MF | 5-8 | 150 | Huntersville, N.C. | North Mecklenburg
  • Region III Team ODP
  • Region III International Trip to Costa Rica - March 2009
  • 2008 South Carolina State Team, ODP Championship, Region III Finalist
  • Charlotte Weekly Team of the Year
  • During senior year, earned Team MVP, All-Conference, All-Region, NCHSAA All-Star East-West Game
  • Carolina Elite Soccer Academy (S.C.)
  • Lettered two years for coach Marc Caulderone and coach Paul Kitka at North Mecklenburg High School in Huntersville, N.C.
  • Named team captain as a senior, leading team in goals and assists
  • Played club soccer for CESA 90' Premier and coach Nick Finotti
  • Plans to major in Business at South Carolina

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