RICHMOND – Senior Rafael Andrade Santos was announced as one of 60 players invited to Major League Soccer’s 2018 adidas Player Combine in Orlando.
The league will hold its annual combine from Jan. 11-17 at Orlando City Stadium, with representatives from all 23 MLS clubs scouting the top college prospects ahead of the Jan. 19 MLS SuperDraft in Philadelphia.
A committee of MLS coaches and NCAA D1 coaches from every conference selected the invitees, all of whom completed their college eligibility this season. Further invitees, including Generation adidas signings and non-college players, will be announced in coming weeks.
Santos has cleaned up on awards this season, earning recognition from all major publications and organizations, most notably earning All-American recognition just last week. The 2017 Atlantic 10 Conference Offensive Player of the Year, Santos led the league with 12 goals and 29 points. He provided VCU with five of its 12 game-winning goals in 2017. He has also earned USC All-Region and First Team All-Atlantic 10 honors this season as well.
For a complete list of players attending the combine, click here.