Former Men’s Soccer Standout Bartlett Signs Professional Contract With Charlotte Of USL

Former Men’s Soccer Standout Bartlett Signs Professional Contract With Charlotte Of USL

December 24, 2019 azwnolxx 0

first_imgCHARLOTTE, N.C. – Former Drake men’s soccer standout Alec Bartlett has signed a professional contract with the Charlotte Independence of the United Soccer League, the club announced last week. Bartlett, a defender, played four seasons at Drake and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Biology in December, 2015. The Overland Park, Kan., native started 78 games in his career as a Bulldog and helped the team capture the 2015 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament title. He scored six goals and recorded three assists while anchoring a defensive unit that posted 19 shutouts in four seasons. Bartlett was a three-time All-MVC First Team selection and two-time NSCAA All-Midwest Region Second Team selection. He scored the first goal in Drake’s 2-1 win over Kentucky in the opening round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament. Independence Head Coach Mike Jeffries previously worked with Bartlett at the Des Moines Menace. Bartlett played three seasons with the Premier Development club, two of which were coached by Jeffries. The defender was a standout in 2014, going all 90 minutes in his 12 appearances for the league’s regular season champions. Bartlett’s defensive unit allowed only seven goals all season, tied for the lowest total in the league that year.Print Friendly Versionlast_img

 

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