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NCAA DI: Tuesday PDL Players Preview

09/05/2017, 11:00am EDT
By Colton Coreschi -

Two PDL Top 5 Prospects lead Wake Forest as they take on Georgia State

Photo by Wake Forest Athletics

After a hefty Labor Day weekend schedule, it's back to work for a number of NCAA Division I teams featuring PDL players on Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Leading the charge are a talented trio at Wake Forest, including Carolina Dynamo forward and No. 2 PDL Top Prospect Jon Bakero, Michigan Bucks midfielder and No. 3 Prospect Brad Dunwell, and GPS Portland Phoenix midfielder Emmanuel Twumasi, as they take on Georgia State at 7 p.m. ET.

Simultaneously featuring are a pair of Duke Blue Devils, No. 1 PDL Top Prospect and New York Red Bulls U23 forward Brian White and his PDL teammate in Red Bulls U23 defender Markus Fjortoft, as they play against Presbyterian.

Slightly later, at 7:30 p.m. ET, another top-ten PDL Prospect features for Louisville as FC Tucson midfielder and No. 6 Prospect Tate Schmitt take on Kentucky.

In total, nine PDL players take the field across six matches on Tuesday.


Thor Arne Hoefs and George Washington play William & Mary at 2 p.m. ET (Stream)

Afonso Pinheiro and Albany play Boston University at 7 p.m. ET (Stream)

Frantzdy Pierrot and Coastal Carolina play Charlotte at 7 p.m. ET (Stream $)

Brian White, Markus Fjortoft and Duke play Presbyterian at 7 p.m. ET (WatchESPN)

Jon Bakero, Brad Dunwell, Emmanuel Twumasi and Wake Forest play Georgia State at 7 p.m.

Tate Schmitt and Louisville play Kentucky at 7:30 p.m. ET (WatchESPN)