The following is from the Oct. 3, 2007, edition of The Daily Campus

SMU alumnus named United Soccer League's Rookie of the Year

Former SMU Mustang Jay Needham has made an impact in just one season in the pros. Needham was named the United Soccer League's Rookie of the Year.

After being drafted in the third round of the MLS draft, Needham decided to go in a different direction. He signed with the Puerto Rico Islanders of the USL.

Needham played in 25 of the Islanders' 30 games and totaled over 2,000 minutes. He scored one goal and had two assists in his first season.

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