In the last two weeks, former Clemson players have played in or been on the bench for 10 Major League Soccer matches. Check out the full update below in this week’s #TigersInThePros.
Amadou Dia started and played a full 90 minutes for Sporting KC against Montreal on Saturday. Prior to that, Dia started and played a full 90 minutes against Vancouver on July 12. Dia has made nine starts in 14 matches since Sporting KC made him the 20th overall pick in January’s MLS SuperDraft.
Tommy McNamara started, played a full 90 minutes and took one shot on goal for New York City FC against the New England Revolution on Saturday. Last week, McNamara started against Toronto FC in a 4-4 draw.
Nathan Sturgis started and played the first half for the Houston Dynamo against Real Salt Lake on Saturday. Last week, Sturgis started and played a full 90 minutes against San Jose. He took one shot in a 2-0 win.
Joe Bendik was back in goal for Toronto FC on Saturday against the Philadelphia Union, a 2-1 Toronto win.
Manolo Sanchez was on the bench for two New York Red Bulls matches in the last two weeks. He was present against Orlando City SC on Saturday and on July 11 vs. New England.
Phanuel Kavita was on the bench for Real Salt Lake on July 11 in a 1-3 loss to Colorado.
Off the field, Clemson grad Stuart Holden was a vital part of FOX Sports’ coverage of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, serving as a TV analyst and anchor.
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March 21, 2019