HOW ACQUIRED: Selected 11th overall in 2016 SuperDraft.
A Generation adidas signee prior to the 2016 SuperDraft, Buescher showed why he was worthy of that tag in limited minutes in 2016. The German showed creativity in the attacking third and the ability to be physical in the center of midfield.
COLLEGE: Two-year starter at Syracuse University from 2014-15 … Key player in central midfield and helped lead Orange to NCAA College Cup in 2015, earning NCAA all-tournament honors … Second team all-America and first team all-ACC after leading team with 11 assists and scored eight goals while starting all 25 games … Named to all-ACC Tournament team after helping lead seventh-seeded Syracuse on four-game run to tournament title, including advancing on the road against No. 2 North Carolina, No. 3 Clemson and No. 4 Notre Dame … Contributed five assists in 20 games as a freshman in 2014 and was named second team all-ACC.