OKC Energy Releases Gabeljic

Friday, June 20th 2014, 4:20 pm
By: News 9

OKC Energy FC has released Adnan Gabeljic, General Manager Jason Hawkins announced on Friday. He appeared in two matches for Energy FC. Gabeljic was selected 38th overall by Sporting Kansas City in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft.

Gabeljic played for the Saint Louis Billikens for four years and started a career-high four games in 16 appearances as a senior. Had three goals and one assist as a senior, while posting seven goals and five assists as a junior to lead the team in points. He appeared in 13 games as a sophomore and tied for the team lead as a freshman with three goals and one assist. He was also an academic all-district honoree.

Gabeljic was the 2009 Gatorade Boys Soccer Player of the Year for the state of Missouri. He was also named the Missouri 3A Offensive Player of the Year. He was an NSCAA all-America selection with 23 goals and eight assists as a senior at Mehlville High School.

Gabeljic was born in Zagreb, Croatia and lived in Stuttgart, Germany before immigrating to Saint Louis at age seven in 1999.

Energy FC returns home Sunday to face the Rochester Rhinos at 7 p.m. CT at Pribil Stadium.