After a First Round match day that saw nine games go to extra time and seven go to penalty kicks, the Second Round of the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup kicks off with one match on Tuesday, May 19 followed by 20 on Wednesday, May 20.
Entering in the Second Round are the 21 U.S.-based USL teams that come up against the 21 First Round winners representing the PDL, NPSL, USASA and USSSA.
Second Round coverage of the U.S. Open Cup will be available on ussoccer.com’s Match Center that will include links to available match streams around the country. Additionally, continued coverage will be available on the official Open Cup Twitter account (@OpenCup) Tuesday and Wednesday night.
Below are notes on each Second Round competitor’s history in the tournament as well as the team’s current form in league play.
Tuesday, May 19
Game #1: Portland Timbers FC 2 (USL) at Michigan Bucks (PDL)
Time/Location: 7:30 p.m. ET; Ultimate Soccer Arenas in Pontiac, Mich.
Michigan Bucks Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 11 (2012; Fourth Round)
Michigan Bucks Overall Record: 13-10-1
Portland Timbers FC 2 Previous Appearances/Best Finish: First Appearance
- The Michigan Bucks downed Detroit City FC 3-0 on May 13 to advance to the Second Round, using goals from David Goldsmith, Peri Marosevic and Brad Ruhaak.
- The Bucks began PDL play on Saturday, May 16, using goals from Tom Owens and Goldsmith to beat TFC Academy 2-0 in Pontiac, Mich.
- The Michigan Bucks, who make their 12th tournament appearance in 2015 are the most successful amateur side during the U.S. Open Cup’s “Pro Era.” The Bucks are the only amateur side to have defeated two MLS teams in the competition, downing the New England Revolution 1-0 (2000) and Chicago Fire 3-2 in Extra Time (2012).
- The Bucks hold the all-time tournament record for most amateur wins over professional teams (Division 3 and up) with 8.
- Tuesday’s match marks the 25th U.S. Open Cup game in the Michigan Bucks’ 20-year history.
- With a 3-3-2 record (11 points), Portland Timbers 2 sit seventh in the USL’s Western Conference
- Most recently, Timbers 2 used an 87th minute equalizer from Rundell Winchester to draw 1-1 with Real Monarchs SLC on Saturday, May 16 in Sandy, Utah.
All Other Games on Wednesday, May 20
Game #2: West Virginia Chaos (PDL) at Pittsburgh Riverhounds (USL)
Time/Location: 7 p.m. ET; Highmark Stadium in Pittsburgh, Pa.
West Virginia Chaos Previous Appearances/Best Finish: N/A
West Virginia Chaos Overall Record: 1-0-0
Pittsburgh Riverhounds Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 12 (2014: Quarterfinals)
Pittsburgh RIverhounds Overall Record: 7-10-3
- The West Virginia Chaos won their first U.S. Open Cup match in the First Round, downing Fort Pitt Regiment 1-0 behind Daniel Smee’s fifth minute goal on May 13.
- The Chaos began PDL play on Saturday, May 16, using a hat trick from Dion Peters to down Derby City Rovers 3-0 in Charleston, W.V.
- The Pittsburgh Riverhounds make their 13th appearance in the competition, coming off a run to the Fourth Round in 2014. Last year, the Riverhounds downed New York Red Bulls U-23 3-1 in the Second Round before needing extra time to defeat RWB Adria 3-2 in the Third Round. The run came to an end against the Chicago Fire with a 2-1 defeat in Fourth Round play.
- With a 2-3-3 record, Pittsburgh sits seven in the USL’s Eastern Conference.
- Most recently, the Riverhounds used a 55th minute header from Anthony Arena to earn a 1-1 home draw with the Richmond Kicks on Saturday, May 16 at Highmark Stadium.
Game #3: Chattanooga FC (NPSL) at Wilmington Hammerheads (USL)
Time/Location: 7 p.m. ET; Legion Stadium in Wilmington, N.C.
Chattanooga FC Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 2 (2013; Second Round)
Chattanooga FC Overall Record: 1-2-1
Wilmington Hammerheads Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 12 (2003, 2009; Quarterfinals)
Wilmington Hammerheads Overall Record: 15-13-1
- The game is a rematch of last year’s Second Round match where Chattanooga FC got two goals Luke Winter and an insurance strike from Chris Ochieng to pull a 3-1 home upset over Wilmington.
- Chattanooga FC advanced to a Second Round date with Wilmington after drawing 1-1 and defeating Ocala Stampede 5-3 on penalty kicks on Wednesday, May 13.
- In that match, Luke Winter’s 87th minute header sent the game to extra time. After 30 tense minutes, goalkeeper Greg Hartley saved two penalty kicks in the shootout and scored the clinching spot kick to send the side through.
- On Saturday, May 16 Chattanooga FC moved to 2-0-0 in NPSL play, using Chris Ochieng’s 81st minute strike to earn a 1-0 away victory over Atlanta Silverbacks Reserves.
- The Wilmington Hammerheads make their 13th U.S. Open Cup appearance, having previously advanced to the Quarterfinals in 2003 and 2009.
- Wilmington enters the match with a 1-5-3 record and sits 11th in the USL’s Eastern Conference.
- On Saturday, May 16, Ashani Fairclough’s strike in second half stoppage time to earned a 1-1 home draw for Wilmington against Rochester Rhinos.
Game #4: Virginia Beach City FC (NPSL) at Richmond Kickers (USL)
Time/Location: 7 p.m. ET; City Stadium in Richmond, Va.
Virginia Beach City FC Previous Appearances/Best Finish: N/A
Virginia Beach City FC Overall Record: 1-0-0
Richmond Kickers Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 16 (1995; Champions)
Richmond Kickers Overall Record: 26-14-2
- Virginia Beach City FC advanced to the Second Round behind goals from Geoff Hill, Tyler Cyrus and an 87th minute winner from Pat Thompson to win a wild 3-2 match over A.C. Connecticut on Wednesday, May 20.
- On Sunday, May 17, Virginia Beach City FC opened up NPSL play with a 3-1 win against FC Frederick.
- 1995 U.S. Open Cup champions Richmond Kickers make their 17th appearance in the competition, coming off their run to the Fourth Round in 2014.
- In last year’s tournament, Richmond downed RVA FC 6-1 (Second Round) and New York Greek American SC 2-1 (Third Round) before falling 3-2 to New England Revolution in Fourth Round play.
- With a 4-1-4 record (16 points) Richmond sit third in the USL’s Eastern Conference.
- The Kickers used a 24th minute goal from Brian Ownby to earn a 1-1 draw with the Rochester Rhinos on Saturday, May 16.
Game #5: Greater Binghamton FC Thunder (NPSL) at Rochester Rhinos (USL)
Time/Location: 7:05 p.m. ET; Sahlen’s Stadium in Rochester, N.Y.
Greater Binghamton FC Thunder Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 1 (2014; First Round)
Greater Binghamton FC Thunder Overall Record: 0-1-1
Rochester Rhinos Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 19 (1999; Champions)
Rochester Rhinos Overall Record: 32-16-5
- Greater Binghamton FC advanced to the Second Round using Zeb Cross’s 54th minute header to draw 1-1 before defeating Western Mass Pioneers 4-3 on penalty kicks on May 13 in Ludlow, Mass.
- The Thunder sit 0-1-1 in NPSL play, most recently drawing 2-2 with Electric City Shock SC on Saturday, May 16.
- 1999 U.S. Open Cup Champions Rochester Rhinos are the only club to have made 20 consecutive U.S. Open Cup appearances.
- In 2014, the Rhinos downed Western Mass Pioneers 2-1 (Second Round), Reading United 2-1 (Third Round) and D.C. United 1-0 (Fourth Round) before falling 2-1 to New England Revolution in Fifth Round play.
- Rochester enters the match as the best side in the USL, holding a 6-0-3 record.
- On Saturday, May 16, Rochester used an 87th minute goal from Steevan dos Santos to earn a 1-1 away draw with the Wilmington Hammerheads.
Game #6: Louisville City FC (USL) at Lansing United (NPSL)
Time/Location: 7 p.m. ET; East Lansing Soccer Complex in East Lansing, Mich.
Louisville City FC Previous Appearances/Best Finish: First appearance
Louisville City FC Overall Record: N/A
Lansing United Previous Appearances/Best Finish: First appearance
Lansing United Overall Record: 0-0-1
- U.S. Open Cup debutants Louisville City FC enter the match sitting fourth in the USL’s Eastern Conference with a 4-1-3 record (15 points).
- On Saturday, May 16, Louisville City FC downed Toronto FC II 4-0 behind a brace from Matt Fondy and goals from Kadeem Dacres and Conor Shanosky.
- Louisville City FC leading scorer Matt Fondy earned the game-winning penalty kick for the Chicago Fire in their 3-1 victory over Atlanta Silverbacks in the 2014 U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals.
- Lansing United advanced to the Second Round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup after defeating RWB Adria 3-2 on penalty kicks following a 0-0 draw on May 13 in East Lansing, Mich.
Game #7: Harrisburg City Islanders (USL) at Reading United A.C. (PDL)
Time/Location: 7 p.m. ET; Don Thomas Stadium in Reading, Pa.
Harrisburg City Islanders Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 7 (2007, 2009, 2010, 2012; Quarterfinals)
Harrisburg City Islanders Overall Record: 14-7-3
Reading United A.C. Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 8 (2013-2014; Third Round)
Reading United A.C. Overall Record: 5-8-0
- Harrisburg City Islanders make their eighth U.S. Open Cup appearance after advancing to the Fourth Round of the 2014 tournament.
- In that competition, the City Islanders defeated FC Sonic Lehigh Valley 4-0 (Second Round), Baltimore Bohemians 4-2 (Third Round), before falling 3-1 in extra time to the Philadelphia Union (Fourth Round).
- Harrisburg enters the match sitting fifth in the USL’s Eastern Conference with a 4-2-1 record. On Saturday, May 16, Cardel Benbow and Ken Tribbett scored to give the City Islanders a 2-0 victory over the Charlotte Independence.
- Reading United used Brett Campbell’s 19th minute strike to earn a 1-0 victory over Maryland Bays and punch their Second Round ticket on May 13.
- Reading United opened PDL play on Saturday, May 17 with a 0-0 draw away to Lehigh Sonic Valley United.
Game #8: Miami United (NPSL) at Charleston Battery (USL)
Time/Location: 7:30 p.m. ET; Blackbaud Stadium in Charleston, S.C.
Miami United Previous Appearances/Best Finish: First appearance
Miami United Overall Record: 1-0-0
Charleston Battery Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 15 (2008; Runner-up)
Charleston Battery Overall Record: 25-13-5
- Playing their first U.S. Open Cup match, Miami United got goals from Diego Hurtado and a 93rd minute winner from Manuel Abirached to defeat SW Florida Adrenaline 2-1 and punch their Second Round ticket.
- Miami United sit 2-0-0 in NPSL play after defeating Storm FC 2-1 on May 16.
- 2008 finalists Charleston Battery enter their 16th Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup in 2015.
- In 2014, the Battery battered the Panama City Beach Pirates 4-0 (Second Round) before falling 12-11 on penalty kicks following a 2-2 draw with Orlando City U-23s in the Third Round.
- The Charleston Battery are second in the USL’s Eastern Conference with a 5-1-3 record (18 points). Charleston last played to a 1-1 draw with New York Red Bulls II on May 17.
Game #9: Upward Stars (NPSL) vs. Charlotte Independence (USL)
Time/Location: 7:30 p.m. ET; Eagle Field at Winthrop in Rock Hill, S.C.
Upward Stars Previous Appearances/Best Finish: First appearance
Upward Stars Overall Record: 0-0-1
Charlotte Independence Previous Appearances/Best Finish: First appearance
- Appearing in their first U.S. Open Cup match on May 13, Upward Stars tallied goals Andre Carle, Tom Keen and Marvin Schmiege to play to a 3-3 draw before outshining Triangle Brigade 3-1 on penalty kicks.
- Upward Stars opened up NPSL play on Saturday, May 16, falling 5-3 to the Carolina RailHawks U-23s.
- Charlotte Independence are a new NPSL club. They are ninth in the USL’s Eastern Conference with a 2-3-2 record (8 points).
- Most recently in league play, Charlotte fell 2-0 away to the Harrisburg City Islanders on May 16.
- Charlotte Independence head coach Mike Jeffries won two U.S. Open Cup titles as an assistant coach with the Chicago Fire in 1998 and 2000.
Game #10: Real Monarchs SLC (USL) at Long Island Rough Riders (PDL)
Time/Location: 7:30 p.m. ET; St. Anthony’s High School in South Huntington, N.Y.
Real Monarchs SLC Previous Appearances/Best Finish: First appearance
Long Island Rough Riders Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 6 (1997; Quarterfinals)
Long Island Rough Riders Overall Record: 5-6-0
- New USL club Real Monarchs SLC make their first appearance in the U.S. Open Cup in 2015.
- The Salt Lake City-based side sit 12th in the USL’s Western Conference with a 1-5-3 record (6 points).
- Most recently, Emery Welshman’s ninth minute goal helped Real Monarchs to a 1-1 draw with Portland Timbers 2 on Saturday, May 16.
- Long Island Rough Riders used a brace from Joe Holland and a goal from Benjamin Wignall to down the Brooklyn Italians 3-1 in First Round U.S. Open Cup play on May 13.
- Long Island sit 2-0-0 in PDL play, most recently using goals from Tyler Botte and Tom Wharf to down Jersey Express 2-0 on May 16.
Game #11: New York Red Bulls II (USL) at Jersey Express (PDL)
Time/Location: 8 p.m. ET; NJIT Soccer Stadium in Newark, N.J.
New York Red Bulls II Previous Appearances/Best Finish: First appearance
Jersey Express Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 1 (2014; First Round)
Jersey Express Overall Record: 1-1-0
- The match marks New York Red Bulls II’s debut in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
- Red Bulls II enter the game sitting eighth in the USL’s Eastern Conference with a 2-4-3 record. Most recently they drew 1-1 with the Charleston Battery on Sunday, May 17.
- New York Red Bulls II head coach John Wolyniec was part of the Chicago Fire’s 2000 U.S. Open Cup championship team.
- After a scoreless first half with New York Greek American SC, Jersey Express delivered goals through Marko Drljic (65th minute), before Christopher Karcz and Adin Kavara put the match out of reach in the 87th and 89th minutes respectively.
- Jersey Express opened the 2015 PDL campaign with a 2-1 defeat on Saturday, May 16 at Long Island Rough Riders.
Game #12: Seacoast United Phantoms (N.H.; PDL) at Tulsa Roughnecks (USL)
Time/Location: 7:05 p.m. CT; Hurricane Soccer & Track Field; Tulsa, Okla.
Seacoast United Phantoms Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 3 (2006; Third Round )
Seacoast United Phantoms Overall Record: 3-3-0
Tulsa Roughnecks Previous Appearances/Best Finish: First appearance
- Despite trailing 1-0 and going down a man in the 68th minute to GPS Massachusetts, Seacoast United rallied as Anthony Grant converted a spot kick in the 70th before Sofiane Tergou found the winner in the 88th minute as Seacoast booked their Second Round ticket with a 2-1 victory on May 13.
- Seacoast sit 1-1-0 on the USL campaign and most recently saw Anthony Grant bag a brace in a 2-1 away victory over GPS Portland Phoenix on May 16.
- Tulsa Roughnecks make their first U.S. Open Cup appearance in 2015.
- Tulsa comes into the match with a 2-4-2 record, sitting 10th in the USL’s Western Conference. The Roughnecks used Gibson Bardsley’s 59th minute strike to defeat OC Blues FC 1-0 on Saturday, May 16.
Game #13: Des Moines Menace (PDL) at Saint Louis FC (USL)
Time/Location: 7 p.m. CT; St. Louis Soccer Park in Fenton, Mo.
Des Moines Menace Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 8 (2005; Fourth Round)
Des Moines Menace Overall Record: 10-8-1
Saint Louis FC Previous Appearances/Best Finish: First appearance
- Des Moines Menace mustered goals from Vince Cicciarelli and Ramone Howell to outlast Madison Fire 2-1 in First Round play on May 13.
- Des Moines opened up PDL play on Saturday, May 16, using Mark Preston’s 50th minute strike to earn a 1-0 victory over Springfield Synergy FC.
- Saint Louis FC is playing in the tournament for the first time
- Saint Louis enters the match sitting sixth in the USL’s Eastern Conference with a 3-3-1 record. Most recently, the side dropped a 2-1 home result to Toronto FC II on Thursday, May 14.
Game #14: Oklahoma City Energy FC (USL) at Midland/Odessa Sockers (TX; PDL)
Time/Location: 7:30 p.m. CT; Grande Communications Stadium in Midland, Texas
Oklahoma City Energy FC Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 1 (2014; Third Round)
Oklahoma City Energy FC Overall Record: 1-1-0
Midland/Odessa Sockers Previous Appearances/Best Finish: First appearance
Midland/Odessa Sockers Overall Record: 1-0-0
- Oklahoma City Energy outshined Tulsa Athletics 2-0 (Second Round) before falling 2-1 in extra time to Arizona United SC (Third Round) in the 2014 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
- Oklahoma City Energy enters this year’s tournament sitting eighth in the USL’s Western Conference with a 2-2-3 record. The team last drew 2-2 with Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 on May 17.
- Energy FC head coach Jimmy Nielsen won the 2012 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup title with Sporting KC.
- Midland/Odessa Sockers used goals from Walker Hume, Andrew Lopez and Scott Smith to defeat the Tulsa Athletics 3-1 in First Round Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup play on May 13.
- Midland/Odessa opened PDL play with a 2-0 victory over Albuquerque Sol FC on Sunday, May 17.
Game #15: Laredo Heat SC (PDL) at Austin Aztex (USL)
Time/Location: 8 p.m. CT; House Park in Austin, Texas
Laredo Heat SC Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 4 (2014; Fourth Round)
Laredo Heat SC Overall Record: 4-2-3
Austin Aztex Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 3 (2013, 2014; Second Round)
Austin Aztex Overall Record: 1-1-1
- Laredo advanced to the Second Round after drawing NTX Rayados 0-0 before winning 4-2 on penalty kicks on May 13.
- Following three seasons in the PDL, Austin Aztex are representing USL in this year’s Open Cup. The Aztex switched leagues this year.
- The club comes into Wednesday’s match sitting fifth in the USL’s Western Conference with a 4-4-1 record (13 points). Most recently, the team fell 3-2 at Arizona United SC on Saturday, May 16.
Game #16: Harpo’s FC (Colo.; USSSA) at Colorado Springs Switchbacks (USL)
Time/Location: 7 p.m. MT; Sand Creek Stadium in Sand Creek, Colo.
Harpo’s FC Previous Appearances/Best Finish: First appearance
Harpo’s FC Overall Record: 1-0-1
Colorado Springs Switchbacks Previous Appearances/Best Finish: First appearance
- Harpo’s FC punched their Second Round ticket by virtue of a 2-0 Play-In Round win over KC Athletics (April 25) and a 4-2 shootout victory following a 0-0 draw at BYU Cougars in First Round play on May 13.
- With their 2-0 victory over KC Athletics, Harpo’s FC became the first USSSA representative to win a match in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
- Colorado Springs Switchbacks will make their U.S. Open Cup debut Wednesday vs. Harpo’s FC.
- Led by 1990 U.S. World Cup defender Steve Trittschuh, Colorado Springs sit ninth with a 3-4-0 record (9 points) in the USL’s Western Conference. The Switchbacks last dropped a 3-1 result away to Orange County Blues on Wednesday, May 13.
Game #17: Orange County Blues (USL) at PSA Elite (Calif; USASA)
Time/Location: 7 p.m. PT; University High School; Irvine, Calif.
Orange County Blues Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 4 (2011, 2013; Third Round)
Orange County Blues Overall Record: 3-4-0
PSA Elite Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 3 (2014; Fourth Round)
PSA Elite Overall Record: 3-3-2
- Orange County Blues return to the U.S. Open Cup, following a 2-0 Second Round exit at the hands of Fresno Fuego in 2014.
- Orange County comes into the match sitting third in the USL’s Western Conference with a 5-3-0 record (15 points). Most recently, the team dropped a 1-0 result at Tulsa Roughnecks on Saturday, May 16.
- PSA Elite advanced to the Second Round of the U.S. Open Cup with a 7-1 drubbing of Golden State Misioneros FC on May 13. PSA got a brace from Orejel Ochoa as well as goals from Mats Bjurman, Aaron Simmons, Andrew Hoxie, Miguel Salazar and Kyle O’Brien.
Game #18: Chula Vista FC (USASA) at Arizona United SC (USL)
Time/Location: 7:30 p.m. PT; Scottsdale Stadium in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Chula Vista FC Previous Appearances/Best Finish: First appearance
Chula Vista FC Overall Record: 1-0-0
Arizona United SC Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 1 (2014; Fourth Round)
Arizona United SC Overall Record: 2-1-0
- Chula Vista FC earned their first U.S. Open Cup win behind goals from Manuel Carillo and Mario Rubio to down FC Tucson 2-1 in extra time.
- Arizona United returns to the competition after a Fourth Round run in 2014 which saw them defeat Portland Timbers U-23 3-2 and Oklahoma City Energy FC 2-1 in extra time before falling 2-1 to the LA Galaxy.
- Arizona United sits fourth in the USL’s Western Conference with a 4-3-1 record (13 points). Two goals from Long Tan and a goal from Brad Stisser earned a 3-2 comeback win against Austin Aztex on May 16.
Game #19: Ventura County Fusion (PDL) at LA Galaxy II (USL)
Time/Location: 7:30 p.m. PT; StubHub Center Track & Field Stadium in Carson, Calif.
Ventura County Fusion Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 5 (2012; Third Round)
Ventura County Fusion Overall Record: 5-4-2
LA Galaxy II Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 1 (2014; Third Round)
LA Galaxy II Overall Record: 1-1-0
- Ventura County Fusion advanced to the Second Round by virtue of a 6-5 penalty shootout win against Cal FC following a back and forth 3-3 draw on May 13.
- The Fusion are 1-2-0 in PDL play this season, coming off a 2-1 defeat at FC Tucson on May 16.
- In 2014, LA Galaxy II downed Cal FC 6-1 in Second Round play before falling 3-1 on penalty kicks to PSA Elite in the Third Round.
- LA Galaxy II sits sixth in the USL’s Western Conference with a 4-4-1 record. The side most recently dropped a 1-0 result to Sacramento Republic FC on May 17.
Game #20: Sonoma County Sol (NPSL) at Sacramento Republic (USL)
Time/Location: 7:30 p.m. PT; Bonney Field in Sacramento, Calif.
Sonoma County Sol Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 4 (2006; Second Round)
Sonoma County Sol Overall Record: 2-3-2
Sacramento Republic Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 1 (2014; Fourth Round)
Sacramento Republic Overall Record: 2-1-0
- Sonoma County advanced to the Second Round using goals from Arnoldo Salazar and Angel Acevedo in a 2-1 extra time victory over the Burlingame Dragons on May 13.
- Sonoma County sits 3-0-0 in NPSL playing, most recently coming off a 2-0 away victory at Spartans Futbol Club on May 17.
- Sacramento Republic return to the Open Cup after defeating Ventura County Fusion 2-1 (Second Round) and Fresno Fuego 6-0 (Third Round) before falling 2-1 in the Fourth Round to San Jose Earthquakes.
- Sacramento comes into the match sitting first in the USL’s Western Conference with a 6-4-0 record following a 1-0 victory away to LA Galaxy II on May 17.
- Sacramento Republic head coach Preki won the 2004 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup as a member of the Kansas City Wizards.
Game #21: Kitsap Pumas (PDL) at Seattle Sounders FC 2 (USL)
Time/Location: 7:30 p.m. PT; Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila, Wash.
Kitsap Pumas Previous Appearances/Best Finish: 4 (2011; Third Round)
Kitsap Pumas Overall Record: 3-4-1
Seattle Sounders FC 2 Previous Appearances/Best Finish: First appearance
- Kitsap Pumas got two goals each Joe Masumiya and Carlos Patino, along with a goal from Jake Bond in a 5-2 First Round victory against FC Tacoma 253 on May 13.
- Kitsap opened up PDL play on May 16, using goals from Justin Ortinau and Mike Ramos to earn a 2-0 away victory over Lane United.
- Kitsap Pumas fell to Sounders FC 2’s parent team Seattle Sounders FC 2-1 in the Third Round of the 2011 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
- Seattle Sounders FC 2 make their first appearance in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup in 2015.
- The side sits second in the USL’s Western Conference with a 5-3-1 record (16 points) after last using goals from Aaron Kovar, Oalex Anderson and Andy Craven in a 3-1 win over Oklahoma City Energy FC.
- Sounders FC 2 head coach Ezra Hendrickson won the Open Cup once as a player with the LA Galaxy in 2001 and four times as an assistant coach with Seattle Sounders FC (2009-2011; 2014).