A member of Generation adidas, Schillo Tshuma was selected No. 17 overall by the Timbers in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft after two collegiate seasons with the University of Maryland.
ACQUIRED: Selected with the No. 17 pick in the 2014 SuperDraft
2014: Made his Timbers debut, playing 10 minutes as a second-half substitute in a 3-0 win over Orland City U23s in the U.S. Open Cup on June 17 ... Played an early part of the season on loan with USL PRO-side Orange County Blues FC ... Was named Honorable Mention on the USL PRO Team of the Week (Week 3) after starting and playing 74 minutes on April 5 in a 2-0 loss against OKC Energy.
COLLEGE: Recorded 16 goals and three assists in 49 career games over two collegiate seasons at the University of Maryland ... Helped the Terrapins reach the NCAA 2013 College Cup final against Notre Dame as a sophomore ... Was an All-Atlantic Coast Conference second-team selection in 2013 as a sophomore and was the second-leading scorer for Maryland that season, scoring six goals and one assist in 25 appearances (all starts) ... Started 21 of his 24 games played as a freshman at Maryland ... Named to the ACC All-Freshman Team and All-ACC Second Team in 2012 after notching 10 goals and two assists in his first collegiate season ... Selected to the ACC Championship All-Tournament and College Cup All-Tournament teams following the 2012 season.
PERSONAL: Full name is Ntokozo Tshuma ... moved from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe to the Washington, D.C., suburbs as a youth in 2008 as part of a partnership between the charity Grassroot Soccer and elite boarding school Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Va. ... Was a three-time state champ at Episcopal and tallied 55 goals and 28 assists during his prep career ... Lists his sports heroes as Zinedine Zidane and Cristiano Ronaldo.