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Sounders U-23’s Earn 1st Round NCAA Victories

Sounders U-23’s Chase Hanson (left) celebrates with Miguel Gonzalez after Gonzalez’s game winner (Courtesy: Mark Kuhlmann)

Tacoma, WA. – Thursday November 21st marked the start of the NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament. Sounders U-23 talent from eight schools made the tournament and five of them played in Thursday’s first round action.
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University of Akron beat University of Indiana 3-2 in their first round matchup off a 48th minute game winner. Akron quickly went up 3-0 with Sounders U-23 Aodhan Quinn scoring a goal and assisting on the team’s game winner.

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Sounders U-23 to compete in U.S. Open Cup

This news in today from the club:

The Sounders FC U-23s are one of 16 Premier Development League (PDL) teams to qualify for the 2013 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, it was announced today by United Soccer Leagues. The Sounders U-23s will compete in their first U.S. Open Cup and begin play in the first round of the tournament on Tuesday, May 14.

The Sounders U-23 qualified for the 2013 U.S. Open Cup based upon their finish in the 2012 regular season as the top team of the Western Conference’s Northwest Division. Four teams from each of the PDL’s four conferences will enter the tournament.
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