At 6-foot-6 in stature, Bedell (pronounced: “ba-dell”), scored 23 goals and recorded 22 assists in his four-year college career at University of Detroit Mercy. In his freshmen season, he played in all 19 matches – including 17 starts – and led the team in assists with eight, tying a school single-season assist record at 10th all-time. In his sophomore season in 2011, he added three goals and four assists before a breakout season as a junior. In 2012, Bedell was named Horizon League Player of the Year, Horizon League Offensive Player of the Year and First Team All-League with his League-leading 11 goals. His five assists that season was also tied for the League-lead. In his senior season, he was selected to his second consecutive Horizon League First Team and First Team All-Horizon League. Bedell added eight goals and five assists in his final year on the Titans squad.
Bedell was a participant in the Crew’s College Combine, hosted by the Crew’s First Team technical staff on December 14, 2013.
YOUTH AND CLUB EXPERIENCE
The Livonia, Michigan native also played for the Crew Soccer Academy Wolves program in Michigan.
Bedell was a four-year varsity letter-winner at Winston Churchill High School, finishing his career with 26 goals (fourth all-time) and 31 assists (second all-time). He earned All-Michigan First Team Honors in 2009 as the Chargers were Kensington Lakes Athletic Association South Division champions in both his junior and senior seasons. Additionally, Bedell earned Scholar-Athlete awards all four years of high school and was a member of the National Honor Society.
Additionally, Bedell played with minor-league club Detroit City FC (NPSL) during the summer of 2013.
Bedell was selected in with the seventh pick in the Third Round (45th overall) in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft, and will compete for a roster spot in the 2014 preseason.
Name: Adam Bedell Pronunciation: Ba-dell Position: Midfielder/Forward Height: 6'6" Weight: 204 Born: December 1, 1991 in Livonia, Michigan Hometown: Livonia, Michigan Citizenship: United States Acquired: Selected in the of the 2014 MLS SuperDraft, and will compete for a roster spot in the 2014 preseason. Previous Experience: University of Detroit Mercy (2010-2013)