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College Player of the Week: Josh Jones

By Evan Unger, 09/13/21, 3:00PM EDT

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Josh Jones, a Freshman at NCAA Division 1 program University of Louisville of the prestigious ACC conference scored his first goal in the team's first conference match. After playing all 90 minutes in the school's midweek match vs #17 Kentucky, he started vs #25 Wake Forest and scored the game's second goal in the 28th minute, helping to lead the team to a 3-0 win.


Jones, who was previously featured in EDP College Commit Series played club soccer for Philadelphia Ukrainian Nationals. Jones captained the side that most recently won the 2019 EPYSA State Cup, finished in first place in 2019 USYS National League Conference and was a part of the 2019-2020 USYS National League. The team also was a semi-finalist at the 2019 USYS Eastern Regional Championship, going 3-0-0 in the group stage. During his high school career, he captained the team to the 2019 Pennsylvania 4A State Championship, while being named first team All-Conference, and also the leading scorer of the school's basketball team. In December of his senior year, he was nominated for Gatorade Player of the Year.


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