Julian Buescher accepts Generation Adidas contract and becomes eligible for MLS SuperDraft

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Syracuse midfielder Julian Buescher has accepted a Generation Adidas contract offer from Major League Soccer and will be eligible for the 2016 MLS SuperDraft, he announced via Instagram. He is just the second player to leave Syracuse early for the MLS. Former goalkeeper Alex Bono became the first last year.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe 2016 draft will be held on Jan. 14.Buescher had a breakout sophomore season in 2015 leading the Orange to its first Final Four appearance and was named to the College Cup All-Tournament team. He was also a semifinalist for the Hermann Trophy — college soccer’s top individual honor.The German native led SU with 11 assists on the season and was second on the team with 27 points after recording just five points on five assists his freshman year.Buescher is projected by SBI Soccer to go No. 13 overall to D.C. United.Syracuse forward Ben Polk is also eligible for the draft and will be participating in the MLS players combine from Jan. 7 to Jan. 12, according to MLSsoccer.com. Comments Related Stories Julian Buescher thrives at college level after leaving career in GermanyJulian Buescher named semifinalist for award honoring nation’s top playerJulian Buescher assists on both Syracuse goals in NCAA tournament winFormer Syracuse goalie Alex Bono lives professional dream after training with United States national teamHeavy lifting: Ben Polk carries aspects from turbulent childhood into SU career Published on January 7, 2016 at 3:01 pm Contact Jon: [email protected] | @jmettuslast_img read more