Oakland lands top Canadian prospect

Alain Sargeant, a 6-foot-2 Class of 2013 defender prospect from North York, Ontario, Canada, has verbally committed to Oakland University, ESPNHS learned.

Sargeant currently plays in Toronto FC's residency program. He's a former member of Ajax SC in Canada and played in one international match for Barbados' under-17 squad.

Sargeant joins Amara Soumah of Colorado and Matty Wilson of Michigan as Oakland Unviersity's three confirmed Class of 2013 commitments. Sargeant also is the third Canadian to commit to Oakland University in the past two seasons and the first to commit to a U.S. college for the Class of 2013.