De Paul lands Chicago Fire midfielder

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Brian Hindle, a Class of 2012 midfielder prospect who helped Fremd (Palatine, Ill.) to a third-place finish at the state tournament, confirmed Monday that he has verbally committed to De Paul.

Hindle was on the Chicago Fire club team roster last season. In high school, Hindle scored three of Fremd's four goals in the state semifinals and final. He ended the season with eight goals and 19 assists.

He is the fourth confirmed commitment to De Paul, joining Joe Brinkwirth and Drew Dempsey from Missouri and Michael Kozielek from Illinois.