Mallace keeps getting better
Calum Mallace’s rookie season has been one of adaptation.
In the earlier stages of 2012, the Montreal Impact attempted to convert their second-round SuperDraft pick – who they believed would be selected in the bottom half of the first round – into a right back. Mallace has a no-nonsense attitude and likes to get stuck in, yet his ball skills made the Impact sit up and take notice. It seemed like a good fit.
Over time, though, the progress the Marquette University alum has made got the staff to realize that his skills might be better used at his natural position: the center of the park.
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