Villanova nabs forward from Maryland

John Jlopleh, a Class of 2013 forward prospect from Columbia, Md., confirmed Thursday that he has committed to Villanova.

Jlopleh plays for the Baltimore Bays Chelsea's Under-15/16 Development Academy squad. He has scored four goals while appearing in 22 matches for the Bays, 17 as a starter. The Bays are currently tied for second in the division standings with four matches remaining.

He played high school soccer for Loyola-Blakefield (Baltimore, Md.) the past two seasons.

Jlopleh is the third confirmed Class of 2013 commitment to Villanova, along with Eric McKenna of New York and Will Steiner of Connecticut.