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NCAA May 20, 2019

Milwaukee men’s soccer program signs 8 players for 2019

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MILWAUKEE (Via University of Wisconsin Milwaukee) – The University of Wisconsin Milwaukee men’s soccer program has signed eight players ahead of the 2019 NCAA season.

Mathew Cahill of Gosford, Australia; Theo Campbell of London, United Kingdom; Nick Chiappa of Whitefish Bay, Wis.; David Cox of Oak Creek, Wis.; Kasper Davidsson of Torslanda, Sweden; Josh Kidder of Archbold, Ohio; Tiahn Manuel of New Zealand and Ben Nast of Eden Prairie, Minn. have all signed at Milwaukee since the completion of last season and will be competing this fall for the MKE men’s soccer team.

“We are very excited about this collection of newcomers,” head coach Kris Kelderman said. “It is a nice blend of age and experience, with both freshmen and transfers in the group. We’ve addressed some of the teams needs and expect these guys to compete right away and to improve our team immediately.”

*Josh Kidder: Toledo Celtics
Forward, Archbold, Ohio
-2018 United Soccer Coaches All-American
-Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association State Player of the Year

*Mathew Cahill: Central Coast Mariners
Forward, Gosford, Australia

*Theo Campbell: Tottenham Hotspurs/Keiser University
Midfielder, London, England
-Scored 5 goals and tallied 11 points at Keiser University in 2018

*David Cox: Ace SC/Milwaukee Bavarians
Midfielder, Oak Creek, Wis.
-2018 All-Southeast Conference

*Tiahn Manuel: Team Wellington
Midfielder, Wellington, New Zealand
-FIFA Club World Cup, Team Wellington
-St. Patrick’s College First XI

*Nick Chiappa: FC Wisconsin
Goalkeeper, Whitefish Bay, Wis.
-2018 Wisconsin Soccer Coaches Association All-State

*Ben Nast: Minnesota Thunder MTA
Goalkeeper, Eden Prairie, Minn.

*Kasper Davidsson: Torslanda IK
Midfielder/Forward, Torslanda, Sweden

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