Crew SC signs 2017 SuperDraft pick Ketterer

COLUMBUS – Columbus Crew SC today announced that it has signed 2017 Major League Soccer SuperDraft selection goalkeeper Logan Ketterer ahead of the 2017 MLS regular season. Ketterer (71st overall) has spent the 2017 preseason in training camp with the Black & Gold. Also on Monday, Crew SC announced the signing of fellow 2017 MLS SuperDraft selection Connor Maloney.

“We’d like to congratulate Logan and Connor on signing with Crew SC after working hard this preseason and integrating with the club,” said Sporting Director and Head Coach Gregg Berhalter. “We look forward to seeing their development during their first year in MLS.“

Ketterer played three seasons at Bradley University, making 51 appearances (16 starts). The goalkeeper earned All-Missouri Valley Conference and MVC Scholar-Athlete Honorable Mentions during his senior season, a season that also saw him be named to the ProRehab Aces Soccer Classic All-Tournament Team (2016). The previous year, Ketterer was named to the NSCAA Scholar All-North/Central Region Second Team (2015). The 23-year-old goalkeeper also won the ProRehab Aces Soccer Classic Defensive Most Valuable Player award during his first year as a starter for the Bradley University Braves (2014).

Crew SC will next face Carolina Challenge Cup tournament-host Charleston Battery on Wednesday (5 p.m. ET) before closing the Carolina Challenge Cup against the defending MLS Cup champion Seattle Sounders on Saturday (4:30 p.m. ET). Both matches will stream live on ColumbusCrewSC.com.

The 2017 Major League Soccer regular season opens on March 4 against the Chicago Fire at MAPFRE Stadium, presented by MAPFRE Insurance. The full Crew SC preseason and regular schedule can be downloaded and synced on iOS and Android devices.

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Columbus Crew SC signs goalkeeper Logan Ketterer on February 20, 2017.

Name: Logan Ketterer
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 180
Born: November 9, 1993 in Madison, WI
Hometown: Racine, WI
Citizenship: United States
Acquired: Selected in the Fourth Round (71st overall) of the 2017 MLS SuperDraft on January 17, 2017; signed on February 20, 2017.
Previous Experience: Bradley University (2012-2016)

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