The Bradenton Academics at IMG Academy are one of nearly 70 teams from around the country representing the United Soccer Leagues in the Premier Development League, which mainly consists of college-age players. The league will run throughout the summer.
Zach Johnson, a redshirt junior at West Virginia University during the school year and a goalkeeper with the Bradenton Academics during this summer, was named a second-team preseason All-American by CollegeSoccerNews.
The 6-foot-5 goalkeeper was named 2008 Big East Goalkeeper of the Year. In seven games with the Academics this summer, Johnson has made 30 saves with a 1.00 goals against average.
Find the full list of preseason All-Americans here.