Black & Gold Bullets: February 19

Wednesday's round up of Crew headlines

Since joining the Black & Gold in 2012, Federico Higuain has a long list of accomplishments. In only his second full season with the Crew, Sporting Director and Head Coach Gregg Berhalter is expecting even more out of Higuain. Find out more about Berhalter's expectations and how Higuain plans to accomplish them in this piece from The Columbus Dispatch.

As the intensity continues to grow during preseason, so does the competition for a roster spot. Berhalter lead his squad down to Orlando, Florida to play in the Disney Pro Soccer Classic where the club kicks-off Wednesday against Toronto FC at 1:00 pm ET.  If you miss the live stream, catch all of the news and updates from MLS training camps and keep up-to-date this February.

Preseason is living up to the reputation as being the most difficult time of the year. As the Crew enters Week Four of the grueling process, hard work paid off for Kingsley “Fifi” Baiden and Ben Sweat, two MLS SuperDraft picks that were signed to the team at the end of last week. Read more in this Massive Report story about the decisions Sporting Director and Head Coach Gregg Berhlater had to make and how he feels about the team he's putting together.