SAN JOSE, Calif. – The San Jose Earthquakes selected Providence goalkeeper Keasel Broome (third round, No. 46 overall) and Sacramento State forward Chimdum Mez (fourth round, No. 66 overall) in the final stage of the 2015 MLS SuperDraft on Tuesday.
Broome, 23, helped lead Providence to the College Cup Semifinals in 2014. The fifth-year senior posted a 31-18-8 record with a 1.17 goals-against average during his career with the Friars. His best season came as a senior, recording eight shutouts and a 1.02 goals-against average while helping them to a 16-4-2 record and No. 3 national ranking. As a prep, the Delaware native won a state title with Caravel Academy and received All-State recognition.
Mez, 22, was a standout at the club’s college player combine in December. The four-year Sacramento State veteran had 10 goals and four assists during his college career. His breakout campaign came as a senior with the Hornets, scoring seven goals in 19 games while receiving All-Big West First Team honors. The Sacramento native played prep soccer for Franklin High School in Elk Grove.
Transaction: San Jose Earthquakes (MLS) – San Jose Earthquakes select GK Keasel Broome in the third round (No. 46 overall) and F Chimdum Mez in the fourth round (No. 66 overall) of the 2015 MLS SuperDraft.
Weight: 190 lbs.
Born: September 18, 1991
Hometown: Claymont, Del.
Born: Nov. 25, 1992
Hometown: Sacramento, Calif.
College: Sacramento State