Toronto, ON (November 11, 2019) – York9 Football Club is pleased to announce Stefan Karajovanovic as the fifth overall draft pick from the CPL-U SPORTS draft following the 2019 USPORTS Men’s Soccer Championship Presented by La Cage – Brasserie sportive in Montreal, QC. Two players have been invited to York9 preseason camp in early 2019.
York9 had the fifth and tenth draft picks and selected players have been invited to participate in preseason camp with the opportunity to sign a CPL-U SPORTS Developmental Contract that allows a student-athlete with one to four years of U SPORTS eligibility remaining to sign with a CPL Club, while preserving their eligibility before returning to U SPORTS competition.
Karajovanovic, 20, made 37 appearances over his three-year career at Carleton University, recording 35 goals and four assists. He was named to the OUA East Division First Team All-Stars after leading the Ravens with 8 goals in 12 appearances.
Johnston, 17, started 6 of his 8 appearances in his first season at Cape Breton University with one goal and three assists. The midfielder was named to the U Sports All-Rookie team after completing his first season with the Cape Breton club. Johnston was also named the AUS Rookie of the Year and was a nominee for the U Sports Rookie of the Year award
Birthdate: April 16, 1999
Hometown: Gatineau, PQ.
School: Carleton University Ravens
Birthdate: December 16, 2001
Hometown: Milton, Ontario
School: Cape Breton University Capers