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NCAA Jul 01, 2024

Brown University men’s soccer program signs four recruits and pair of transfers

Friends of Brown Soccer Head Coaching Chair in Men’s Soccer Chase Wileman has announced six newcomers to the program.

The class includes first-years Timi Browne, Stefano DAgostini, Andre Romo and James Snaith, and transfers Mads Stistrup Petersen (Saint Louis) and Max Pfaffman (St. John’s).

“Welcome Timi, Stefano, Mads, Max, Andre and James to College Hill,” said Wileman. “This is an excellent group of student-athletes we are adding to the Brown community and we look forward to helping them reach their potential on and off the field. We are excited to combine this incoming class with the experience and talent we have coming back it is very exciting. We are all eagerly anticipating preseason training in August!”

Scroll to find an in-depth look at each new Bear below.

Timi Browne

ST/LW | 6’2″ | Atlanta, Ga. | Holy Spirit Preparatory School / Southern Soccer Academy

  • Named All-Georgia State player twice
  • Three-time All-region selection
  • Two-time Athlete of the Year

Planned Concentration: Computer Science

Why Brown: “I chose Brown because I felt that the culture fit me the best and it offered one of the best educations in the country.”

Stefano DAgostini

Defender | 6’3″ | Miami, Fla. | Immaculate La Salle High School / Inter Miami Academy

  • MVP of Immaculate La Salle High School soccer program
  • Earned Academic Honors

Planned Concentration: Finance

Why Brown: “I chose Brown because the coaches believe in me.”

Andre Romo

Midfielder | 5’9″ | Aurora, Colo. | DSST: Monvtiew / Colorado Rapids Academy

  • 2023 MLS NEXT U17 All-Star Game participant
  • Played for DSST:Montview in Denver and for the Colorado Rapids Academy

Planned Concentration: Finance

Why Brown: “I chose Brown because I will be able to grow my soccer and also look for a future I want. I believe Brown will help me carve a new path that I am looking for.”

James Snaith

Midfielder | 6’0″ | Arlington, Va. | Yorktown High School / D.C. United Academy

  • Played for Yorktown High School in Arlington, Va.
  • Club appearances with D.C. United Academy

Planned Concentration: Applied Mathematics

Why Brown: “I chose Brown because it will provide me with the opportunity to become not only the greatest athlete and academic but also the greatest person that I can be.”

Mads Stistrup Petersen

Midfielder/Defender | 6’2″ | Odense, Denmark | Saint Louis / Tietgen Handelsgymnasium

  • Played two seasons for Saint Louis of the A-10
  • Appeared in 13 matches with six starts (2023) with three goals and six assists
  • As a true freshman (2022), appeared in 19 matches with three starts… collected nine points en route to a regular season and A-10 Tournament title
  • Danish Ball Union Youth Cup Champions: Under 15, Under 17, and Under 19
  • Naesby Talent of the Year 2020
  • 2022 International Altsatten SG Turnier Champions
  • 2021 Mladen Ramljak Cup Champions

Planned Concentration: Economics

Why Brown: “I chose Brown University because it offers a strong balance between athletics and academics. The soccer program has a great team spirit and excellent coaching, which helps me develop my skills on the field. Academically, Brown’s flexible curriculum allows me to pursue my interests and manage my schedule effectively, ensuring I can excel in both my sport and my studies.”

Max Pfaffman

Goalkeeper | 6’2″ | Brooklyn, N.Y. | St. John’s / Met Oval U19

  • Did not appear in a game for the Red Storm (2023)
  • Played club ball with the NYCFC Academy and Met Oval U19 in the MLS Next Academy
  • Picked up Generation Adidas Cup Golden Glove during the U12 tournament in 2017.

Planned Concentration: Business

Why Brown: “I chose Brown for its outstanding academics and great soccer program. I also chose Brown to compete under great coaches in a great environment.”

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