Men’s Soccer Announces Recruiting Class of 2024

Men’s Soccer Announces Recruiting Class of 2024

The Case Western Reserve University men's soccer team has announced the Spartan recruiting class of 2024. The eight incoming players represent six different states.

Get to Know the Incoming Players

Jad Kamhawi Oglesby (Norwalk, Ohio / Norwalk)
Position: Defender
Club: Internationals SC USSDA
Intended Major: Political Science
Reason to attend CWRU: "I chose CWRU because the university has elite academic programs and facilities with a multitude of research opportunities suited for my interests and has a soccer program that can compete at the highest level."

Jo Koga (Overland Park, Kan. / Blue Valley West)
Position: Midfielder/Forward
Club: Toca FC
Intended Major: Biology
Reason to attend CWRU: "I chose CWRU for its excellent academic and athletic reputation. After visiting the beautiful campus and watching a game last fall, I immediately felt at home."

Alex Lippiatt (Westlake Village, Calif. / Oaks Christian)
Position: Defender
Club: Real So Cal SC USSDA
Intended Major: Economics
Reason to attend CWRU: "I chose CWRU because of its soccer program and high academic quality and the variety of classes available."

Jacob Salmon (Apple Valley, Minn. / Eastview)
Position: Forward
Club: Salvo SC
Intended Major: Chemical Engineering
Reason to attend CWRU: "I chose CWRU because it provides the balanced combination of great athletics and outstanding academic programs. It's a perfect fit for me!"

Pablo Schober (Austin, Texas / St. Stephens Episcopal School)
Position: Goalkeeper
Club: Lonestar SC USSDA
Intended Major: Mechanical Engineering
Reason to attend CWRU: "I love the campus, CWRU is a great school for academics, and the soccer program is one of the best D3 programs in the nation."

Caleb Tan (Cincinnati, Ohio / Indian Hill)
Position: Midfielder
Club: Club Ohio Soccer
Intended Major: Biochemistry
Reason to attend CWRU: "I chose Case Western Reserve because there was a great balance between academics and athletics. During my visit I felt a great connection with the school and the current players and after that, I knew CWRU was where I wanted to be."

Zachary Velli (Chevy Chase, Md. / St. Albans School (DC))
Position: Midfielder
Club: BRAUSA 02 Blue
Intended Major: Applied Mathematics
Reason to attend CWRU: "I chose CWRU because of its excellent academics and it is a good fit with my academic strengths. In addition to being in a big city, CWRU gives me the opportunity to join a great soccer program and play in one of the best conferences in the country."

Austin Zeleznik (North Royalton, Ohio / Saint Ignatius)
Position: Defender
Club: Croatia Juniors SC
Intended Major: Biochemistry
Reason to attend CWRU: "I chose CWRU because of how prestigious the school of medicine is. Also, the soccer program has been among the best in the country and is in one of the best conferences."