Here’s the information from the club:
Another year of PDL soccer is upon us and the 2016 version of the Western Conference Champions, Sounders U23, will start the year off competing in the US Open Cup. On May 11th the Sounders U-23 will face off in Open Cup competition with the opponent to be determined. As with all games in the US Open Cup, teams must win to advance, so there are potential games happening through the summer. The Sounders U23 cannot face the Sounders FC first unless both teams make the US Open Cup final.
League play for the Sounders U-23 team will feature three fixtures against defending Northwest Division Champions, the Kitsap Pumas. The Pumas boast the only team in the PDL that pays players and openly advertises as a professional team. The opening league game for the Sounders U23 team will be against the Crossfire PDL team at Sunset Stadium in Sumner on May 22nd at 2pm. The Sounders U23 will also play Crossfire three times in 2016 as the league schedule has expanded from 12 games to 14 games for 2016.
Come check out your Sounders U-23 players this summer as they look to defend their Western Conference Championship and work toward the professional game. To date, 44 players have signed professional contracts following their time with the Sounders U23. Tickets and information can be found at www.soundersu23.com.
Sounders U23 Game Schedule
Wednesday May 11th Open Cup TBA
Sun May 22- Washington Crossfire Sunset Stadium 2 pm
Sat May 28- @Kitsap Pumas Gordon Field 7 pm
Fri Jun 3- Lane United FC Sunset Stadium 7:30 pm
Sun Jun 5- Portland Timbers U-23s North Thurston HS 2 pm
Jun 10- Washington Crossfire Sunset Stadium 7:30 pm
Sun Jun 12- @Lane United FC Willamalane Center 4 pm
Fri Jun 17- Kitsap Pumas Sunset Stadium 7:30 pm
Sun Jun 19- Victoria Highlanders FC Sunset Stadium 2 pm
Tue Jun 21- @Washington Crossfire Redmond High School 7:30 pm
Sat Jun 25- @Portland Timbers U-23s Doc Harris Stadium 7 pm
Wed Jun 29- @Kitsap Pumas Gordon Field 7 pm
Sun Jul 3- @Victoria Highlanders FC University of Victoria 2 pm
Sun Jul 10- @Calgary Foothills FC TBD 1 pm
Fri Jul 15- Calgary Foothills FC Sunset Stadium 7:30 pm