Collegiate Wrapup

Academy Collegiate Roundup: Week 1

Introducing the Toronto FC Academy collegiate roundup where we will be keeping tabs on the Academy graduates competing for collegiate programs across the continent. There are currently 15 grads lacing them up in both the NCAA and U Sports. Here is the inaugural roundup:


Ethan Beckford – Freshman – Penn State University

The freshman forward has made three starts for the Nittany Lions registering four shots, (two on target). Penn State is 1-1-2 so far this season.

Dante Morrissette – Freshman – Northeastern

The freshman defender has started all four games this season. Northeastern has started the season 1-3-0 but their one victory came over 12th ranked UMass Lowell.

Kota Sakurai – Freshman – Dartmouth College

Sakurai has made one appearance for the Big Green this season. The defending Ivy League Champions have started the year 1-2-0.

Brogan Engbers – Freshman – Liberty University

The first year ‘keeper has yet to make an appearance for the 3-1-0 flames.

Malik Smith – Freshman – Grand Canyon University

The freshman defender has made three appearances (two starts). GCU has started the season 1-4-0.

Thomas Mickoski – Sophomore – St John’s University

The midfielder/defender has made two appearances for the Red Storm. St John’s is 2-2-1 on the young season.

Leonard Sohn – Sophomore – Manhattan College

The second year defender has made four appearances, making two starts. The Jaspers are 2-2-0 this season.

Kevon Black – Senior – Duke University

The defender has made three appearances for the 4-0-0 Blue Devils.

Michael Marcantognini – Senior – Michigan State University

The midfielder has made three starts for the Spartans registering three shots on target. The Spartans have started the season a perfect 5-0-0.

Eli Roubos – Senior – Florida Gulf Coast University

Roubos has made four starts for the 1-3-0 Eagles.

U Sports

Robert Boskovic – Sophomore – Ryerson University

The 2016 OUA Rookie of the year has continued where he left off last season with five starts for the OUA co-east leading Rams. Boskovic has scored a goal as the Rams have started the season undefeated at 5-0-1.

Andrew Dias – Sophomore – Ryerson University

The defender has started three games and has made five appearances for the Rams. Dias has added in a goal and an assist thus far for the 7th ranked Rams.

Nikola Stakic – Sophomore – University of Toronto

Stakic has started all six games for the co-east leading Varsity Blues. The defender has registered two goals and an assist as U of T has started the season 5-0-1.

Nicholas Osorio – Freshman – University of Toronto

The freshman midfielder has made four starts for the third ranked Varsity Blues.   

Marko Mandekic – Freshman – University of Toronto

The midfielder has started all six games for the Varsity Blues scoring once.