Sounders FC midfielder Osvaldo Alonso has been selected U.S. Open Cup player of the tournament.
Alonso had four goals and two assists over four tournament appearances.
He is the fourth consecutive Sounders player to be honored as player of the tournament, following Kasey Keller in 2009, Nate Jaqua in 2010 and Fredy Montero in 2011.
Seattle fell just short of a record fourth consecutive Open Cup title, losing in the final at Kansas City by penalty kicks Aug. 8.
Danny Barrera of Cal FC was selected the tournament’s top lower-division player and overall runner-up.
In other club news:
• The Sounders traveled to Trinidad on Tuesday, where they will meet Caledonia AIA on Thursday in CONCACAF Champions League Group play.
• Sounders midfielder Mario Martinez has been named to the Honduras national team roster for World Cup qualifiers Sept. 7 and Sept. 11. The move was expected, and coach Sigi Schmid said earlier that Martinez might miss only the Sounders’ Sept. 8 home match against Chivas USA.email@example.com blog.thenewstribune.com/soccer