The California men's soccer program has welcomed a talented six-player recruiting class, head coach Leonard Griffin announced. The new recruits include Kieran Bracken Serra, Joe Chalwin, Arseni Metelista, Alfredo Ortiz, Eli Wachs, and Malcolm Zalayet. The majority of the recruits are from the San Francisco Bay Area, and they are expected to improve the team's performance on and off the field.

Why It Matters

This recruiting class is important because it brings in new talent that can elevate the performance of the California men's soccer team and contribute to their success in future seasons. The addition of these players shows the commitment of the coaching staff to build a competitive program.

By the Numbers
  • Kieran Bracken Serra - Central Midfielder from Berkeley, California
  • Joe Chalwin - Central Defensive Midfielder/Central Back from Berkhamsted, England
  • Arseni Metelitsa - Central Back/Central Defensive Midfielder from San Mateo, California
  • Alfredo Ortiz - Left back/wingback from Los Angeles, California
  • Eli Wachs - Midfielder from Oakland, California
  • Malcolm Zalayet - Striker/Forward/Midfielder from San Rafael, California
Bottom Line

The addition of this talented recruiting class will strengthen the California men's soccer team and improve their performance in future seasons. The coaching staff's focus on recruiting local talent showcases their commitment to building a competitive program in the Bay Area.