Nico Clasen (left), Timo Mehlich (middle), and Jake Mecham (right) all set to join the 2019 Timbers U23 squad.

SALEM, Ore. – The Timbers U23 announced today three new players from University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) set to join the 2019 squad.

Nico Clasen – MF – Mönchengladbach, Germany (Named College Soccer News All-Freshman 2019.)

Timo Mehlich – MF – Mönchengladbach, Germany (Former member of the FC Mönchengladbach from 2014-16 … Also played for Borussia from 2010-14.)

Jake Mecham – D – Las Vegas, NV (Played for Heat FC, which is coached by current UNLV assistant Frank D’Amelio and helped them to the 2016 State Cup title … Also was a defender for the Portland Timbers US Development Academy during 2017 season.)

“We’re excited for this new partnership with the UNLV program,” said Head Coach, Aaron Lewis. “We think that each of these players will add specific skills and attributes that will make our team successful in 2019, and I look forward to getting them here early in May.”

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