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Hahnemann: “That’s our goal this year, to win trophies and silverware”

Post by Don Ruiz / The News Tribune on Feb. 23, 2013 at 8:04 pm with No Comments »
February 23, 2013 8:05 pm
Marc Burch, Sigi Schmid, Mauro Rosales and other Sounders prepare to accept the Desert Diamond Cup tonight in Tucson.
Marc Burch, Sigi Schmid, Mauro Rosales and other Sounders prepare to accept the Desert Diamond Cup tonight in Tucson.

The Sounders were happy to have won a trophy before their 2013 league season even begins.

Veteran goalkeeper Marcus Hahnemann put it this way:

When you lose it, people will say it doesn’t matter, it’s just a preseason trophy. But it’s a great feeling. To see my roommate – Caskey – popping up with another goal today, which is awesome. We had a great day. And the young guys – on trial, a few of those guys – and we come out holding a trophy. That’s our goal this year, to win trophies and silverware. It’s just the start.

More from Hahnemann:
On the game) I knew they were going to have a lot of power up front. They’re a good team. I kept my team in it and it’s great to see. We have such a good young squad, and that was supposedly our second team. Our first team played yesterday, and this shows how hard these guys want to make our team, because a lot of these guys want to make our team, because a lot of those guys are on trial, and then the young guys trying to prove themselves. It’s great to see.

On his saves) A couple of them were my own fault. I spilled one of them. … That’s our job. It’s great to be a part of this team. Coming back to Seattle, I wasn’t sure I was going to be able for it to work.

On being ready for the regular season) I think so. You look at our second team, we looked all right. We got a good week to prepare now, and rest – maybe a little bit of partying tonight – and we’ll get on a flight tomorrow.

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