2013 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile
Richie Edmondson
Player Profile
Positions Played   Forward
Height   6' 2"
Weight   185 lbs.
Nationality/Passport   Jamaica Passport, US Student Visa
Birthdate / Birthplace   April 28, 1989 / Jamaica
School/Last Season of Eligibility   Mercer University / 2012
Last Professional Team   N/A
Combine Coach   Steve Widdowson, Harrisburg City Islanders (USL Pro)

Scouting Report
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Dribbling 2 Needs to be faster on the dribble
Passing 3 Decent range of passing
1st Touch 2
Crossing 2  
Finishing 2.5 Needs to hit his target more
Heading 3 Decent in the air

Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Decision Making 2
Communication 2
Executes Under Pressure 2 Gives up the ball too easily under pressure
Movement Off Ball 3 Makes some decent runs, but needs to do them more often
Small-Sided Game 3
Full-Field Game 2 Needs to be more effective in full-field setting

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength 3.5 Good size and strength
Speed 2 Must improve
Quickness 2
Endurance 3 Fitness level was ok
Agility 2 Foot work and agility need improvement

Combine Coach's Overall Comments
Richie played mainly as a center forward. He is a big, strong player with some ok skills, but not enough to make an impact currently at the pro level. He will need to improve his link play, finishing and movement to become more agile for the next level.

Collegiate Soccer Career
Head Coach: Brad Ruzzo

2012: A-Sun All-Conference second team

2011: Utilized as a starter and key reserve up top for Coach Ruzzo as a junior … Appeared in 17 games, making five starts … Finished the season with three points on one goal and one assist … Ranked sixth on the team with 19 shots … After coming off the bench for two of the first three games to start the 2011 campaign, earned back-to-back starts against Georgia State (Sept. 9) and No. 12 ranked UCF (Sept. 11) … Saved his best play of the season for the A-Sun Tournament, where he scored a goal in Mercer’s 2-1 first round win over Lipscomb (Nov. 9) and assisted on the Bears lone tally in a 2-1 semifinal loss to FGCU (Nov. 11).

2010: Atlantic Sun All-Conference second team... Appeared in 16 matches, making eight starts … Finished second on the team with nine points on four goals and one assist … Tallied 18 shots, nine of which were on goal for an impressive .500 shots on goal percentage … Led the team in A-Sun Conference play with three goals and six points

2009: Atlantic Sun Championship All-Tournament Team... Appeared in 18 matches and made 16 starts as a true freshman … finished second on the team with eight points on two goals and four assists from his striker position

Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career
2008 and 2009 All-State selection by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America and Adidas … scored 19 goals each of his final two seasons with 14 total assists ... helped lead Kent to a 14-4-0 mark as a senior and 11-3-2 as a junior

Injury and Medical Information
Torn meniscus, right knee

Contact Information
Email: soccer@infosportinc.com

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