Many don't know that there is a long list of NAIA-level college soccer starts who have gone on to have successful stints at the professional soccer level, at every division including more than a dozen MLS players currently playing in the highest league in the MLS.
We have narrowed down the list of players to 5 current MLS players who have beat the odds and have had incredible careers to date in the US's Top Flight. These are our picks:
1. Steven Lenhart- San Jose Earthquakes - Azusa Pacific (former NAIA, recently moved to D2), READ MORE
2. Tyrone Marshall- Colorado Rapids- Lindsey Wilson, READ MORE
3. Mamadou Danso- Portland Timbers- So Poly Technical, READ MORE
4. Shaun Francis- San Jose Earthquakes- Lindsey Wilson, READ MORE
5. Lawrence Olum- Sporting Kansas City- Missouri Baptist, READ MORE
Our group is in the works of compiling a list of former NAIA men's soccer players who have played and currently are playing at all three different professional levels in the United States. This number is expected to in excess of more than 300 players!
Tourbeau Sports and the United Soccer Leagues (USL) have announced a partnership that will give TSG the 'green light' to produce and broadcast all 8 matches from the 2014 USL Pro Men's Soccer Combine in Bradenton, Florida at the prestigious IMG Academy. TSG inks yet another reputable and nationally-exposed event which highlights some of the top men's soccer players in the country who are vying for a spot on one of the USL PRO's clubs' rosters for the 2014 Season
Tourbeau Sports will be producing live HD broadcasts from the IMG Stadium and Field 1 during the Combine, via USL's YOUTUBE Live Streaming Channel at www.uslsoccer.com. or by clicking HERE to watch directly.
TSG will also be the exclusive destination for the players, coaches, fans and agents to order game film from the combine, as well as purchasing a custom player highlight reel for anyone interested.
Tourbeau Sports extends its agreement to provide high quality video productions services to both the 2013 NAIA Womens and Men's Soccer National Championship events for the 5th year in a row. Its production will head to the state of Alabama for both national tournaments. A leader in NAIA soccer, Tourbeau Sports has found an incredible niche within the NAIA Soccer industry and has tapped into the market with providing quality productions and numerous opportunities for marketability and exposure to the NAIA programs more than just at the national tournaments. TSG will bring its HD productions on the road once again in 2013, and viewers will see an increased level in the production quality from a year ago with the newly added graphics, scoreboard features and much more.
All games will be available to watch LIVE on the NAIA Network at www.naia.org
All games can be purchased in HD Quality Video and Sound on our Video Downloads Page HERE
Tourbeau Sports unveils its newest initiative to hit the Internet streams with the announcements of its new branding channel with Tourbeau's College Hoops Tour starting later this Fall/Winter for the 2013-2014 College Basketball Season.Tourbeau's exclusive college basketball streaming site, www.collegehoopstour.com , will feature close to 50 top profile college basketball matchups in the NAIA, both men's and women's in Division I and II, as well all three Divisions of college basketball in the NCAA.The College Hoops Tour will hit the road from the East Coast to the Midwest, all the way to California and deep South finding some of the best small and large basketball programs and rivalry games in the market. Furthermore, the Tour will broadcast several of college's most well-known traditions highlighted in a game.The Tourbeau's launch of its new channel specific to college basketball will allow fans from all over the world to watch their teams and players in LIVE, FREE and HD Quality Streaming Productions as TSG will provide a colorful crew of commentators, 3-5 HD camera looks, pre-game and in-game interviews, as well as intregrated uninterruped commercial breaks for sponsors as well as special produced pieces on players, coaches and programs across the hardwood in the United States.Stay tuned for more information in the coming weeks, as Tourbeau's College Hoops Tour will announce its initial schedule of broadcasts very soon!
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