Xavier picks up defender from United FC

Jon Otting, a Class of 2013 defender prospect from Louisville, Ky., has verbally committed to Xavier, ESPNHS learned Tuesday.

Otting plays club soccer for Lexington FC, where he helped the team to bracket titles at the CASL Boys Showcase in early December and the Disney Soccer Showcase later that month.

Otting plays high school soccer for St. Xavier (Louisville, Ky.) and was part of last year's state champion and POWERADE FAB 50 No. 8 team.

Otting is the third commitment to Xavier for the Class of 2013, joining Walker Andriot of Kentucky and Ryan Vilella of Pennsylvania.