Brenden Lee, a two-year starter for the Solar Chelsea under-17/18 squad, has verbally committed to Southern Methodist University.
Lee started 23 of 26 matches for Solar last season and has started all five matches this year.
As a member of the Frisco Centennial (Frisco, Texas) high school team, Lee has been a varsity starter for three years. He earned Newcomer of the Year as a freshman in 2009 and was an All-District and All-Region midfielder in 2011.
Lee joins an SMU recruiting class that includes Michael King, Derek Schrick, Murphy Short and Leobardo Vazquez.