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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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Sounders FC U-23 Win 2012 PDL Progress Award

Tacoma, WA – On Friday, December 14, Sounders FC U-23 was awarded with the 2012 Progress Award by the Premier Developmental League. The award is the first club honor received by the organization under General Manager and Head Coach, Darren Sawatzky.

“The Progress Award is substantial for our club because it shows the hard work and dedication everyone put in this past year from the owners, the front office staff, the coaches, the operational crew, to the players,” said Sawatzky. “We are very thankful to be recognized for the

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