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Sep 21, 2020

Alumni in the Pros: September 21

Alumni of the Clemson men’s soccer program produced another well-rounded effort across the landscape of professional soccer this past week!

MLS Recap

Tommy McNamara earned the start in the midfield for the New England Revolution as his side faced off against New York City FC. McNamara logged 66 minutes before exiting the match.

Amadou Dia entered the match for Sporting KC in the 48th minute in his team’s contest against FC Dallas. Sporting KC fell, 3-2.

Andrew Tarbell was on the bench for the Columbus Crew in their 2-0 victory over Nashville SC.

Joe Bendik was a member of the Philadelphia Union’s bench as they defeated the Montreal Impact by a final score of 4-1.

USL Championship

Jack Metcalf played a full 90 minutes along San Diego Loyal’s backline as his team earned a 3-2 victory over Phoenix Rising FC. Metcalf contributed two successful crosses, one tackle and three clearances as the Loyal earned a massive three points.

Phanuel Kavita sported the captain’s armband as Saint Louis FC earned a 3-2 victory over Sporting KC II. Kavita contributed a clearance and an interception as the leader along his side’s backline.

Patrick Bunk-Andersen earned the start along the backline for Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC and played 87 minutes in his side’s 1-0 victory. Bunk-Andersen registered four tackles and made one clearance in the match.

Kyle Murphy entered the match for the Tampa Bay Rowdies in the 68th minute as his squad earned a 2-1 victory over Atlanta United 2. Murphy completed 83% of his passes during his 22 minutes of action.

Cody Mizell earned the start in net for New Mexico United against Colorado Springs Switchbacks SC.

Malick Mbaye was on the bench for North Carolina FC’s match against Charlotte Independence.

USL League One 

Tanner Dieterich was on fire last week. The past two weeks have seen Dieterich score in two of his three matches and following his second professional goal, Dieterich was named the Chattanooga Red Wolves Player of the Match!

Dieterich’s second goal was the game-winner over Union Omaha and was registered in the 62nd minute. (Skip to 2:03 in the video below to see Dieterich’s goal.)

For his excellent play last week, Dieterich was a member of the USL League One Team of the Week!

Paul Clowes and Greenville Triumph SC squared off against Dieterich and Chattanooga Red Wolves SC over the weekend in a battle for postseason positioning. Clowes and the Triumph emerged victorious following a 1-0 result. Clowes earned 76 minutes of game action, while Dieterich played a full 90 minutes.


Wednesday, Sept. 23

Sunday, Sept. 27

USL Championship SCHEDULE

Wednesday, Sept. 23

Saturday, Sept. 26


Friday, Sept. 25

Saturday, Sept. 26