Saturday, March 13, 2010

3/13/2010: Crew Sign Jamaican Shaun Francis

One of the last players to be selected by the Crew in the 2010 draft, Shaun Francis, has secured a developmental contract with the Columbus Crew. The 6'0, 23 year old Francis will back up Gino Padula, will learn under Padula in the next two or three seasons, and likely take over when Padula evenutally retires. During his college career, Francis made 61 appearances with 7 goals and was Captain of Lindsey Wilson College his senior year. Francis also played in the Premier Development League for the Thunder Bay Chill in 2009 making 12 appearances with three goals.


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