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Dynamo open 2018 preseason with 34 players in camp

The Houston Dynamo opened 2018 preseason training on Tuesday morning, with 34 players in camp to start the year. In addition to the 24 players under contract with the first team and five SuperDraft picks, the Dynamo invited two players from USL affiliate Rio Grande Valley FC (goalkeeper Nico Corti and defender Justin Bilyeu), two trialists (goalkeeper Patrick McLain and defender Mikeil Williams), and midfielder Marcelo Palomino from the Dynamo Academy.

HOUSTON DYNAMO PRESEASON ROSTER

GOALKEEPERS (4)
No. Player Pos. MLS Exp. Age Ht. Wt. FIFA Nationality
18 Chris Seitz GK 11 30 6-3 236 USA
* Michael Nelson GK 0 22 6-4 180 USA
** Nico Corti GK 0 22 6-3 195 USA, France
Patrick McLain GK 4 29 6-3 205 USA
DEFENDERS (13)
No. Player Pos. MLS Exp. Age Ht. Wt. FIFA Nationality
2 Alejandro Fuenmayor DF 0 21 6-0 178 Venezuela
3 Adolfo Machado DF 1 31 6-0 160 Panama
4 Philippe Senderos DF 1 32 6-2 181 Switzerland
7 DaMarcus Beasley DF 9 35 5-8 145 USA
15 Dylan Remick DF 5 26 6-0 165 USA
16 Kevin Garcia DF 1 26 6-0 185 USA
20 A.J. DeLaGarza DF 9 30 5-9 150 Guam
21 George Malki DF 1 24 5-10 160 USA
22 Leonardo DF 8 29 6-2 185 Brazil
* Sheldon Sullivan DF 0 22 5-9 170 USA
* Manny Padilla DF 0 21 5-9 165 USA
** Justin Bilyeu DF 2 23 6-2 175 USA
Mekeil Williams DF 2 27 6-1 180 Trinidad & Tobago
MIDFIELDERS (11)
No. Player Pos. MLS Exp. Age Ht. Wt. FIFA Nationality
5 Juan David Cabezas MF 1 25 6-0 175 Colombia
6 Eric Alexander MF 8 29 6-1 165 USA
8 Memo Rodriguez MF 1 21 5-8 145 USA
10 Tomás Martínez MF 1 22 5-9 145 Argentina
14 Charlie Ward MF 1 22 5-8 168 England
23 Arturo Álvarez MF 12 32 5-9 170 El Salvador
24 Darwin Cerén MF 4 28 5-10 165 El Salvador
25 Eric Bird MF 0 24 5-9 174 USA
27 Boniek García MF 6 33 5-9 150 Honduras
§ Marcelo Palomino MF 0 16 5-8 145 USA
* Pablo Aguilar MF 0 22 5-7 150 Guatemala
FORWARDS (6)
No. Player Pos. MLS Exp. Age Ht. Wt. FIFA Nationality
9 Erick Torres FW 5 24 5-11 168 Mexico
11 Andrew Wenger MF 6 26 6-0 185 USA
12 Romell Quioto FW 1 25 5-11 170 Honduras
17 Alberth Elis FW 1 20 6-0 165 Honduras
19 Mauro Manotas FW 3 22 6-0 155 Colombia
* Mac Steeves FW 0 23 6-4 215 USA

* Draft pick
** RGV FC
† Trialist
§ Dynamo Academy