New England Revolution Sign Defender Joshua Smith

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Joshua Smith
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With more than 20 years of experience in the metal recycling business, Eric Tetler serves as president of Windfield Alloy in Atkinson, New Hampshire. In his free time, Eric Tetler enjoys supporting the New England Revolution soccer team, which recently announced the signing of defender Joshua Smith.

The New England Revolution signed 6-foot-4 defender Joshua Smith in the fourth round of the 2017 Major League Soccer (MLS) SuperDraft. A native of Fort Polk, Louisiana, Joshua Smith grew up in Germany, where his father was stationed in the U.S. Army. As a teenager, Smith played in the German Bundesliga for Karlsruher SC’s U17 (under 17) and U19 teams, in addition to competing on the United States U17 team.

Smith went on to play for four years at the the University of San Francisco, where he started in 70 of 71 games, scoring five goals and recording three assists. Smith concurrently played in the San Jose Earthquakes Premier Development League (PDL) system over the last three years, and he served as the captain of the Burlington Dragons, the Earthquakes’ U23 partner, for two seasons.

Poised to begin his first official professional season, Smith provides a strong aerial presence and adds depth to the Revolution’s defensive line.

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