Seattle Sounders FC and the Puget Sound soccer scene
Brayton Knapp and Kelsey Jenkins make appearance at Soos Creek Elementary
SoundersWomen.com – Sounders women midfielder, Kelsey Jenkins (Kent, WA) was welcomed back to her childhood stomping grounds with rowdy cheering from the students and overwhelming pride from the faculty Wednesday, June 9. Jenkins and Tacoma Tide defender Brayton Knapp (Sultan,WA) met with students at Soos Creek Elementary to talk about their favorite players and most beloved soccer memories. Students were eager to retell their experiences with soccer and used their time with the players as a sort of show-and-tell parade.
The children fired questions at the visiting players determinedly. …
Sounders 2 – 1 Seattle Pacific University
“It was excellent. I was impressed how well we looked with such a short preseason so far,” Head Coach, Leighton O’Brien said of his team after the Sounders Women defeated the Seattle Pacific Falcons by a score of 2-1 at Interbay Stadium Wednesday night.
This exhibition was the first test for the Sounders as they search for their roster and combinations of players who will compete for the team during the United Soccer League’s W-League season. The SPU exhibition marks the first of three preseason matches before the team …