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Impact Evaluation Camp Kicks Off

October 3, 2011 - North American Soccer League (NASL) - Montreal Impact News Release

MONTREAL - The Montreal Impact unveiled Monday the roster that will take part to the team's evaluation camp that starts this morning at Saputo Stadium. A total of 25 players have been invited to the first training session of this six-day camp, which will end Saturday with an inter-squad match.

Goalkeepers Evan Bush, Bill Gaudette, Greg Sutton and Maxime Crépeau, defenders Philippe Billy, Simon Gatti, Cameron Knowles, Karl Ouimette and Nevio Pizzolitto, midfielders Leonardo Di Lorenzo, Luke Kreamalmeyer, Amir Lowery, David Testo, Sinisa Ubiparipovic and Ian Westlake, as well as forwards Mignane Diouf, Mircea Ilcu, Miguel Montano and Ryan Pore will take part to the camp.

Defender Hassoun Camara, as well as forwards Reda Agourram, Pierre-Rudolph Mayard, Ali Gerba, Marco Terminesi and Eduardo Sebrango will miss camp due to injuries.

Midfielders Anthony Le Gall and Antonio Ribeiro, as well as defender Hicham Aaboubou, who played with the Impact in 2011, have not been invited to the camp.

Six other players have been invited by head coach Jesse Marsch: defenders Wes Knight and Alexis Zywiecki, midfielders Bratislav Ristic and José Javier Del Aguila, as well as forward Jamie Watson and Jeremiah White.

José Javier Del Aguila

Guatemalan midfielder, 20, plays with Communicaciones in first division in Guatemala. He played three games in the CONCACAF Champions League with Communicaciones in 2011. He also plays with the Guatemalan National Team. In 2011, he played four games at the FIFA U20 World Cup. He scored one goal in two games at the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Jamie Watson

American forward/midfielder, 25, who helped Orlando City SC win the 2011 USL Pro Championship. He registered eight goals and three assists for a total of 19 points in 17 games in 2011. He was a All-League selection in 2011. He was drafted in the first round, 13th overall, by Real Salt Lake in the 2005 MLS SuperDraft. He has played 38 games with Real Salt Lake, from 2005 to 2007, and one game with FC Dallas in 2008.

Jeremiah White

American midfielder/forward, 29, who played six games with Saudi Arabian first division club Al-Ettifaq in 2010 and three games with GKS Belchatów, in Polish first division. He has also played with OFK Beograd (Serbia), Panserraikos (Greece), FC Gueugnon (France) and AGF Aarhus (Denmark). He has played one game with the US national team, in a friendly against Sweden in 2008.

Wes Knight

American defender/midfielder, 25, who played 12 games in 2011, including 10 starts, with the Vancouver Whitecaps FC, in MLS. He had joined the Whitecaps in 2008, playing 58 games in North American second division before making the jump to MLS, helping the team win the 2008 playoff championship.

Alexis Zywiecki

French central defender, 27, plays with Dijon FCO in France's Ligue 1. He has played 108 career games in Ligue 2, including 98 starts, between 2007 and 2011, while the club was in the second division. He scored five goals. He has also played nine Coupe de France games and four Coupe de Ligue games.

Bratislav Ristic

Serbian midfielder, 31, who has played 17 games with the Chicago Fire (MLS), in 2010 and 2011. He has also played with Rad Beograd (Serbia), Metalurh Donetsk (Ukraine) and Club Brugge (Belgium), with whom he participated in the Champions League in 2003.

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