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Five Zips Prepare to Begin MLS Careers

Akron Zips Defender #2 Joao Moutinho was the first-overall selection in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft by Los Angeles FC. (Photo courtesy of Akron Athletics)

By A.J. Fagerlin, Sports Contributor

February 6, 2018

After yet another appearance in the final four of the NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Championship Tournament, Akron soccer continued to display its impressiveness as five Zips players have either been drafted or signed to play in Major League Soccer. For just the second time in the history of the program, a Zip wa...