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NCAA Aug 16, 2022

Forwards to Watch in NCAA Men’s Soccer for 2022

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – United Soccer Coaches has announced the forwards on its NCAA Division I Players to Watch lists for the 2022 season.

The lists are comprised of 41 women and 30 men. New Hampshire’s Tola Showunmi is the lone returning All-American on the men’s side.

The lists are being released for the first time this season by the Division I All-America Committees to promote college soccer leading up to the official start date for the regular season later this month. The lists include United Soccer Coaches All-Americans and first or second team All-Region players from 2021, who are scheduled to return for the 2022 season.

See below for a look at the 2022 Forwards to Watch on the men’s side. To view the women’s side, click here.

2022 NCAA Division I Men’s Players to Watch – Forwards

Name Class School  Hometown
Nonso Adimabua Jr. University of California Asaba, Nigeria
Steven Afrifa Jr. Florida International University Toronto, Ont.
Patrick Agyemang Sr. University of Rhode Island East Hartford, Conn.
Zaki Alibou Jr. Rider University Meknes, Morocco
Joshua Bolma So. University of Maryland Accra, Ghana
Aadne Bruseth GR5 Missouri State University Batnfjordsora, Norway
Wilmer Cabrera, Jr. Sr. Butler University Bogota, Colombia
Taylor Calheira Jr. UMBC Towson, Md.
Aboubacar Camara Jr. University of Louisville Upper Darby, Pa.
Ryan Carmichael Jr. Hofstra University Armagh, Northern Ireland
Paolo Carroll Sr. Yale University Sao Paulo, Brazil
Shaun-Chris Joash Sr. Grand Canyon University Hampton Hill, England
Gevork Diarbian Jr. Providence College Cranston, R.I.
Lucca Dourado So. University of Central Florida Sao Paulo, Brazil
Emeka Eneli GR5 Cornell University Dublin, Ohio
Billy Hency GR5 Loyola University Chicago Fenton, Mo.
Maxi Hopfer Jr. Duquesne University Styria, Austria
Emil Jaaskelainen Jr. Long Island University Bolton, England
Levonte Johnson Sr. Syracuse University Brampton, Ont.
John Klein Jr. Saint Louis University Columbia, Mo.
Bojan Kolevski Jr. Cleveland State University Skopje, North Macedonia
Peter Mangione Jr. Penn State University Hunt Valley, Md.
Declan McGlynn Sr. Seattle University Kirkland, Wash.
Alex Meinhard Jr. University of Tulsa Tartu, Estonia
Nelson Pereira So. Stetson University Silveira, Portugal
Tola Showunmi GR5 University of New Hampshire Enfield, England
Tyrese Spicer Jr. Lipscomb University Trin City, Trinidad & Tobago
Jackson Temple Sr. Rutgers University Millville, Pa.
Oladayo Thomas GR5 Santa Clara University Lagos, Nigeria
Milo Yosef Sr. Marshall University Aachen, Germany

*GR5 Indicates student-athletes exercising their extra year of eligibility due to COVID-19

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