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UVA Soccer: Kessler inks MLS Generation adidas contract

UVA soccerUVA defender Henry Kessler has signed an MLS Generations adidas contract, making him eligible for the 2020 MLS SuperDraft.

Kessler, a United Soccer Coaches First Team All-American, played every minute in 2020 as the Cavalier center back, anchoring a defensive unit that surrendered just 13 goals in 24 games produced an NCAA-best 15 shutouts led the nation with 21 wins.

Kessler, a junior, was one of 15 semifinalists for the 2019 MAC Hermann Trophy, annually bestowed on collegiate soccer’s top collegiate player.

The 2020 MLS SuperDraft is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 9 (Rounds 1 & 2) and Monday, Jan. 13 (Rounds 3 & 4). The 2020 SuperDraft presented by adidas will stream live on the ESPN App, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.

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