Blake Ordell is in his first season as the head coach of the men's soccer program.
Ordell spent the last two seasons as an assistant coach with the men and women's programs at MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Ill. Prior to that, Ordell was an assistant coach for one season at Rochester College in Rochester, Mich.
Prior to coaching, Ordell was the director/owner of 'Sc'Ordell Soccer Academy in Detroit, Mich. As the director of coaching/owner, Ordell produced and implemented practice sessions, generated clientele and created a budget for the facilities while organizing the finances of the company.
Ordell is a graduate of Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pa., where he played soccer and was a member of the President's Athletic Conference (PAC) all-conference team all four years, including first team honors his junior and senior seasons. He was named team most valuable player his senior year and earned the PAC Freshman of the Year in his first season. While in college, Ordell studied in England and played soccer at the University of Central Lancashire. He helped lead the team to the tournament final 16 in the United Kingdom.
Ordell was also a member of various professional soccer teams, including the Detroit Waza Flo-Pro, Cincinnati Kings, Toronto Italia, and the Windsor Border Stars. After a strong season with Detroit he was invited to play with the U.S. National Arena Team where he played against teams from Peru and Mexico.
|00||Ricky Meyers||JR||G||6-6||200||Villa Ridge, Mo.||Pacific HS|
|1||Richard Balek||JR||G||6-0||180||Park Ridge, Ill.||Maine South HS|
|2||Alex Martin||SO||MF||6-1||155||Troy, Mo.||Troy Buchanan HS|
|4||DJ Mueller||JR||D||5-11||170||Affton, Mo.||Affton HS|
|5||Alfredo Ferreira||FR||M||5-8||148||Homewood, Ill.||Homewood-Flossmoor HS|
|6||Alex Williams||SO||D||5-11||143||Troy, Mo.||Troy Buchanan HS|
|8||Kegan Sill||JR||D||5-9||131||Rocky River, Ohio||Rocky River HS|
|9||Toby Sullivan||SO||MF||5-8||170||Bonner Springs, Kan.||Bonner Springs HS|
|10||Garnet Ferron||SR||MF||5-9||135||Clarendon, Jamaica||Glenmuir HS|
|11||Dominic Caruso||SO||F||5-8||155||St. Louis, Mo.||Affton HS|
|12||Kevin Urbeck||JR||MF||6-0||145||O'Fallon, Mo.||Fort Zumwalt North HS|
|13||Jacob Schierding||SO||D||6-2||190||St. Charles, Mo.||St. Dominic HS|
|14||Dylan Donovan||SO||D||6-1||175||O'Fallon, Mo.||Fort Zumwalt North HS|
|15||Gabe Sanford||SO||D||5-9||168||Urbandale, Iowa||Urbandale HS|
|16||Ben Lehmkuhl||SO||F/M||5-10||175||Troy, Mo.||Troy Buchanan HS|
|17||Christian Love||FR||MF||5-9||120||St. Louis, Mo.||Bishop Dubourg HS|
|18||John Hoemeyer||FR||D/M||6-4||178||Florissant, Mo.||Hazelwood West HS|
|19||Patrick Bentzinger||JR||F||6-0||180||Quincy, Ill.||Quincy HS|
|20||Eli Vratney||FR||D||5-8||145||Foley, Mo.||Winfield HS|
|22||Thomas Cooper||FR||F||6-0||147||Nottingham, England||South Nottingham College|
|23||Tyler Hamilton||FR||M/D||5-11||170||Alton, Ill.||Alton HS|
|25||Kenny Moore||SO||MF||6-0||200||St. Louis, Mo.||Hazelwood East HS|
|28||Greg Frias||SO||F||6-0||211||Troy, Mo.||Troy Buchanan HS|
|31||Santiago Laight||FR||M||5-8||171||Buenos Aries, Argentina||Colegio de Periodismo|