The McPherson College men's soccer program has added 11 experienced collegiate transfers and four freshmen to its 2014 recruiting class, as announced this week by head men's soccer coach Doug Quint.
"We worked very hard this offseason to add experience," Quint said. "The last two years we have graduated a lot of talent that was essential to our success. We are extremely pleased to add such quality players with collegiate experience. This class is as good of a class we have brought in here during my tenure."
• Kevin Ndongo (5-9, 170 lbs., MF/F; Mobile, Ala. / Jones County Community College)
Ndongo comes to Mac from Jones County Community College in Ellisville, Miss., where he was the leading scorer with nine goals, four assists for 22 points. He was named to the All-Academic Team and Dean's List while serving as captain for head coach Allen Eskridge. He was also named to the All-Region, All-State and was a part of Alabama's junior college All- Star team both years at Jones County Community College
He will major in Business at McPherson College.
Coach Quint: "Kevin is a dynamic attacking player who is going to be an impact guy for us."
• Yoann Rosas (6-3, 190 lbs., F; Los Angeles, Calif. / Skyline Community College)
Rosas comes to McPherson as a 6-3 forward from Skyline Community College where he was named first-team All-Conference, Skyline team MVP and also served as captain. Before Skyline, Rosas was raised and spent most of his life playing and studying in his native country Honduras.
Coach Quint: "Rosas gives us a big, very technical target forward, which will provide a different attacking dimension to our team."
• Jose Angulo (6-0, 170 lbs., MF; Vista, Calif. / Santa Ana Community College)
Angulo joins the Bulldogs as a 6-0 midfielder from Santa Ana Community College where he was a two-year starter for head coach Jose Vasquez. Angulo competed in the California Junior College State semifinal where they lost to eventual state champions Hartnell. His sophomore season he finished the year as one of the top scorers for the Dons.
Angulo will major in Business at McPherson College.
Coach Quint: "Angulo is a very composed player on the ball with great field awareness. His ability to distribute in possession will provide an important component to our style."
• Dinesh Prasad (5-9, 155 lbs., B; Milpitas, Calif. / Cal State Stanislaus)
Prasad joins the Bulldogs as a 5-9 left-back from California State Stanislaus where he played 22 matches over the last two years for the Warriors and was a part of the 2012 CCAA Championship squad. Previous to that he played for Don Williams at Feather River College.
Prasad will major in Health Sciences at McPherson College.
Coach Quint: "Dinesh a very technical outside back with a lot of attacking ability. His collegiate experience will be vital for us this fall."
• Alexander Ronneburg (6-0; 178 lbs., MF/F; Welver, Germany / TU Dortmund University)
Ronneburg comes to MC from TU Dortmund University. He played club for SW Hultrop for head coach Daniel Hortschafer where he scored 21 goals and assisted on 12 in 23 games.
Ronneburg will major in business administration at McPherson College.
Coach Quint: "Ronneburg comes very highly recommended and from what we saw, he has lived up to that. He provides us with a true left sided player who is technical, strong and good on both sides of the ball."
• Andre White (6-1, 160 lbs., GK; Montego Bay, Jamaica / Cornwall College)
White joins the Bulldogs as a 6-1 goal keeper from Cornwall College in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Prior to Cornwall, he played club for Montego Bay United for head coach Leacroft Lettman.
White will major in Business at McPherson College.
Coach Quint: "Andre comes very highly recommended and we certainly feel he has the tools to challenge for time immediately between the sticks."
• Leonel Martinez (6-0; 180 lbs., B/F; Charleston, S.C. / Allen County Community College)
Martinez comes to MC from Allen County Community College where he was a two-year starter. Under head coach Doug Desmarteau, he was named to the Kansas Jayhawk Community College honorable mention team.
Coach Quint: "Martinez is a very versatile player that we have kept our eye on for a couple of years now. He can play in the back or up top as well. We are pleased to continue the tradition of Red Devil transfers.
• Francis Fiemwhale (6-0, 175 lbs., B; Houston, Texas / Carl Sandburg Community College)
Fiemwhale joins the Bulldogs as a 6-0 defender from Carl Sandburg Community College where he was a two-year starter. While at Sandburg, Fiemwhale was voted All-Region Defender of the Year for the Region IV Champions. Before Carl Sandburg, he was raised and spent most of his life playing and studying in his native country Ghana.
Fiemwhale will major in Business at McPherson College.
Coach Quint: "Francis is an outstanding player that will have an immediate impact in our backline."
• Brayam De La Cruz (5-8, 150 lbs., MF; Bellevue, Idaho / College of Southern Idaho)
De La Cruz joins the Bulldogs as a 5-8 midfielder from College of Southern Idaho. De La Cruz competed at the high school level for Twin Falls High School where he captained and was the team's leading goal scorer. He was awarded first team All-Conference and was also a part of Idaho's 93's ODP team.
De La Cruz will be majoring in Business at McPherson College.
Coach Quint: "De La Cruz is a very creative mid-fielder, who is dangerous on the ball."
• Tanner Horton (5-10, 170 lbs., GK; Dalton Gardens, Idaho /Lake City High School)
Horton joins the Bulldogs as a 5-10 goalie from Lake City High School where he was a four-year starter. He comes to McPherson with a lot of awards. He was a four-year North Idaho All-League team, four time 5A Goalkeeper of the Year, and also a captain all four seasons. The freshman was a part of the national honors society
Horton will major in Auto Restoration at McPherson College.
Coach Quint: "Horton is a top-notch keeper. He's a good shot stopper and is very skilled with his feet. He will challenge for time in between the pipes right away."
• Yann Kadeba (6-1, 185 lbs., B; Mobile, Ala. / W.P. Davidson High School)
Kadenba joins the Bulldogs as a 6-1 defender from W.P. Davidson High School where he was a three-year letterman and captain his senior year. While at Davidson, he was part of National Honor Society and was awarded an Honor Roll certificate. Yann was raised and spent most of his youth playing and studying in his native country Ivory Coast.
Yann will major in Biochemistry at McPherson College.
Coach Quint: "Yann is one of those special players who will play a vital role for us next fall."
• Nathan Stitcher (5-9, 185 lbs., D; Wichita / Independence Community College)
Stitcher comes to MC as a 5-9 utility player from Independence Community College in Kansas. He had a lot of prep success at the High school level for Rose Hill in Kansas and head coach Jerry Treat.
Stitcher will major in Business at McPherson College.
Coach Quint: "Nathan had a good prep career and we look for good things from Nathan as he adapts to the college game."
• Christian Nialluex (6-2, 180 lbs., F; Derby, / Independence Community College)
Nialluex comes to MC as a 6-2 Forward from Independence Community College in Kansas. He competed at the High school level for Rose Hill.
He will major in business at McPherson College.
Coach Quint: "Christian has a tremendous upside with his size and athletic ability."
• Morgan Quintana (5-11, 170 lbs., D; Phoenix, Ariz. / Pima Community College)
Quintana comes to MC as a 5-11 defender from Pima Community College in Arizona. While competing for head coach Dave Cosgrove, Quintana earned second-team All-ACCAC Conference and All-Region 1 Honors. He was also a 2011 member of the ODP Region IV team.
Quintana will major in Physical Education at McPherson College.
Coach Quint: "Morgan is a strong, quick defensive player who has the versatility to play multiple positions in our back-line."
• River Orns (6-0, 170 lbs., GK; Webb City, Mo. / Webb City High School)
Orns comes to MC as a 6-0 goal keeper from Missouri where he competed for Webb City High School.
He will major in education at McPherson College.
Coach Quint: "River will be a nice addition to the squad. He will increase our depth at the keeper position. I look forward to watching him grow as a collegiate player over the next four years."