HARRISON, N.J. – The New York Red Bulls II announced on Saturday the club had signed 2017 MLS SuperDraft pick Ethan Kutler. The signing is pending league and federation approval.
"Ethan has been with us during preseason since the draft, and he's done really well transitioning to a new position," Red Bulls II Head Coach John Wolyniec said. "We have a lot of hope and confidence that he's going to continue to develop and take those next steps that he wishes to take."
The New York Red Bulls selected Kutler in the second round of the 2017 MLS SuperDraft. A standout as a forward at Colgate University, Kutler made 74 appearances and recorded 26 goals and 11 assists in his career for Raiders.
Kutler received NSCAA All-Northeast Region honors in each of his final three seasons with the Raiders, including First Team honors as a senior. In 2016, he was named Patriot League Tournament MVP and an ECAC Division I All-Star, adding to his 2015 Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year award.
A native of Cooperstown, N.Y., Kutler’s 81 career points rank second all-time in the Colgate record books.