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Joe Freund #43
Goals: 5 Blocks: 3
MLU Experience: 1
A member of the practice squad in 2015, Freund signed with the Washington D.C. Current in 2016. Seen as a key piece of Coach Will Smolinski’s plan to return the Current to contention, Freund struggled with injuries as a rookie, but still flashed impressive potential.
At just 19-years old, Freund is an imposing physical player who matches his size with impressive speed and athleticism. While injuries held Freund to just 45 points played as a rookie, he still managed to record five goals and three blocks in his debut season. As Freund enters his 20s and continues to develop, look for him to be one of the more exciting players in D.C. ultimate for years to come.