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2008 Pro Soccer Combine: Men's Player Profile -- Melford James Jr.

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Name:

Melford James Jr.

Positions Played:

Goalkeeper

Height:

6' 1"

Weight:

205 pounds

Nationality/Passport:

Canada passport, US Student Visa

Birthdate: February 21, 1984
School/Last Season of Eligibility:

University of Montevallo/2007

Last Professional Team: N/A
Combine Coach: Kevin Mooney and Jeff Cassar

 

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

Score

Comments
Footwork

 4

OK 
Hands  4-5 Very Solid
Diving (High)

 4

 
Diving (Low)  4-5  
Crosses  4  
Distribution  4-5 Solid
Communication  3-4 Could be more vocal
Decision Making

 4

 
With Ball at Feet  4  
Organization

 3-4

Needs some improvement
Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength 4-5

 

Speed 4

 

Quickness

4

 
Endurance 4-5  
Agility 4  

Coach's Overall Comments:
Showed well at the combine. Good quickness and technically a very sound player. Reads the game well. Can improve on communication and organizing the defense. Has the potential to take his game to the next level.

Collegiate Soccer Career:
Head Coach: Ryan Pratt (205) 665-6601 prattrm@montevallo.edu

Appeared at started i 23 games (17-4-2)... 0.78 GAA as a senior... Three-time defensive player of the week in Gulf South Conference... Set new conference and school record for longest scoreless minutes in a season (514). Set new school record for shutouts in a season (11). Second team all-conference. All-South Region Tournament Team. Most Outstanding Defensive Player of the South Region Tournament. Final Four All-Tournament Team.

Professional / Semi-Pro Soccer Career:
N/A

Miscellaneous and Club Soccer Notes:
Palm Beach Pumas

Personal Data:
Born February 21, 1984 in Canada.. Canadian passport, US Student Visa... Shoulder surgery, December 2004.

Contact Information:
Phone: 205-908-0286

Email: melfordjamesjr84@gmail.com

 

Last Modified: Wednesday, January 23, 2008 11:13 AM

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