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April 29, 2010 at 6:05 PM

Washington Crossfire PDL team has record-breaking tryout (team release)

(Kirkland, WA) – On April 28th, Washington Crossfire held their highly anticipated open tryouts and the resulting quality of play certainly lived up to the billing. Over 40 players from around the world and the local soccer community attended the 8pm Lake Washington session and attempted to show their abilities to Washington Crossfire coaches and staff. Head Coach Seth Spidahl was amongst those in attendance, and he was impressed by the work rate and abilities that some of the hopefuls brought to the pitch.


Spidahl commented, “The PDL has a high standard of play, and tonight we were excited to see some players show potential to be able to compete at that level. It’s a great opportunity for these athletes tonight and it’s a great opportunity for our club to be able to take a look at some of the best local and global talent.”
Ultimately Washington Crossfire brought on six trialists to allow them to continue to show their abilities and ultimately compete for a spot on the game day roster. General Manager Jeremy Supinski who was on hand to witness the action commented on the prospects for the six moving forward.
“Obviously it’s going to be a challenge and a battle for them as they enter regular training sessions, however I will tell you that I was impressed by each one of these 6 athletes work ethics and I think it is fantastic that each one will have a chance to show their abilities against some high quality athletes in the coming weeks.”
Players from colleges across the nation, as well as countries as far reaching as France competed for the opportunity to go on trial with Washington Crossfire. Washington Crossfire prides itself on being one of the premier developmental clubs for young athletes in the nation, by offering a high caliber of professionalism on and off the pitch, allowing players to transition their games to the next level.

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