The end of preseason means it's decision time for MLS clubs when it comes to their unsigned draft picks.
Columbus Crew SC signed three of their SuperDraft picks on Monday, taking their squad to 29 players just days before the start of the 2015 MLS season.
Six-foot-four defender Sergio Campbell (19th overall), Cal State Northridge forward Sagi Lev-Ari (35th overall) and Division II Midwestern State defender Kalen Ryden (69th overall) all penned contracts after six weeks of preseason with the Black-and-Gold.
"Sergio, Sagi, and Kalen have all shown significant progress in training camp making the jump from the collegiate game to professional soccer," said Crew SC sporting director and head coach Gregg Berhalter in a club statement. “We look forward to working with these players as they continue to develop. While we will continue to evaluate our roster, we look forward to starting the season with this group.”
Crew SC kick off their season on Saturday, March 7 with a trip to visit the Houston Dynamo (8:30 pm ET, MLS LIVE).
COLUMBUS CREW 2015 ROSTER
Goalkeepers (3): Steve Clark, Matt Lampson, Brad Stuver
Defenders (9): Chad Barson, Sergio Campbell, Waylon Francis, Hernan Grana, Chris Klute, Michael Parkhurst, Emanuel Pogatetz, Kalen Ryden, Tyson Wahl
Midfielders (13): Ethan Finlay, Romain Gall, Kevan George, Federico Higuain, Hector Jimenez, Cedrick Mabwati (joining in summer 2015), Justin Meram, Mohammed Saeid, Ben Speas, Kristinn Steindorsson, Ben Swanson, Tony Tchani, Wil Trapp
Forwards (4): Adam Bedell, Kei Kamara, Sagi Lev-Ari, Aaron Schoenfeld