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2008 Pro Soccer Combine: Men's Player Profile -- James Merrill

 

Name:

James Merrill

Positions Played:

Left Wing, Right Wing

Height:

5' 9"

Weight:

165 pounds

Nationality/Passport:

US passport

Birthdate: July 19, 1985
School/Last Season of Eligibility:

St. Lawrence University/2007

Last Professional Team: N/A
Combine Coach: Amos Magee, Minnesota Thunder

 

Scouting Report from InfoSport 2008 Pro Soccer Combine
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category

Score

Comments
Dribbling 3

Good but too many touches 

Passing

3

 
1st Touch

2

 

Crossing

3

 

Finishing 3 Took some chances well 

Heading

3

 
Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category

Score

Comments
Decision Making

2

Makes decisions too slowly 
Communication

2

 

Executes Under Pressure 2 Dribbles himself into pressure 
Movement Off Ball

3

 
Small-Sided Game

3

 
Full-Field Game

3

 

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength

4

Battles well 

Speed

2

Lacks burst to get past defenders 

Quickness

3

 
Endurance

3

 

Agility

2

 

Coach's Overall Comments:
He is a solid player. He is decent technically and works hard but lacks touches or physical attributes to differentiate himself at higher levels.

Collegiate Soccer Career:

Head Coach: Bob Durocher (315) 229-5870

 

31 points in school history, All-tournament player two years, Liberty League offensive player, all conference second team

Professional / Semi-Pro Soccer Career:
Australian's A League

Miscellaneous and Club Soccer Notes:
Seacoast United, Southern Maine United, Maine Coast United

Personal Data:
Born July 19, 1985 in Maine... US passport... ACL reconstruction 2004, groin surgery 2006, Hamstring tear 2007.

Contact Information:
Phone: 207-205-0041

Email: jcmerr04@stlaw.edu

 

Last Modified: Tuesday, February 05, 2008 09:57 AM

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