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AZ Exports: Julie Ertz Named To U.S. Women's National Team




September 12, 2017 - Arizona Youth Soccer Association Exports is a feature in which we track the progress of those from the state who are playing professional soccer. If we have left anyone out please let us know by emailing Garrett Cleverly at

A brief note, all players must have played for an Arizona youth club as some point in their youth career.

For a full run down on all the weekend’s action, check out the capsules below. Match recaps from: September 5 - 11


Greg Vanney, Toronto FC (Tempe Soccer Club): Toronto defeated San Jose 4-0 on Saturday.
Season: 17-8-3; 59 points (1st in Eastern Conference)



Julie Ertz, D, Chicago Red Stars (Arizona Arsenal/Sereno SC): Started and played 90 minutes in Chicago's scoreless draw with FC Kansas City on Saturday. Julie was also named to the USWNT for upcoming friendlies against New Zealand on September 15 and 19.
Season: 21 matches, 4 goals, 3 assists

Cali Farquharson, F, Washington Spirit (SC del Sol): Was a 71st minute substitute in Washington's 2-1 win over Sky Blue on Sunday.
Season: 8 matches

Ashley Hatch, F, North Carolina Courage (Arizona Arsenal): Started and played 78 minutes in NC's 1-0 win over Houston on Saturday.
Season: 19 matches, 5 goal

Jessica McDonald, F, North Carolina Courage (Sereno SC): Started and played 68 minutes in NC's 1-0 win over Houston on Saturday.
Season: 18 matches, 4 goals, 2 assists

Sydney Leroux, F, FC Kansas City (Sereno SC):  Started and played 90 minutes in KC's scoreless draw against Chicago on Saturday.
Season: 21 matches, 6 goals, 1 assist

Toppserien (Norway)

Arianna Romero, D, Valerenga (Sereno SC): Romero is still recovering from an injury.
Season: 8 matches

Major League Soccer

Justen Glad, D, Real Salt Lake (Cisco Tucson): Started and played 90 minutes in RSL's 3-2 loss to Vancouver on Saturday.
Season: 13 matches

Brooks Lennon, F, Real Salt Lake (Sereno SC): Was a 76th minute substitute in RSL's 3-2 loss to Vancouver on Saturday.
Season: 20 matches, 2 goals, 3 assists

Jose Hernandez, M, Real Salt Lake (Tuzos): Did not play in RSL's 3-2 loss to Vancouver on Saturday.
Season: 7 matches, 1 goal (8 matches, 2 goals with USL’s Real Monarchs)

Brad Evans, D, Seattle Sounders (Tempe Pros): Did not play in Seattle's 1-1 draw with LA on Sunday.
Season: 11 matches, 1 goals

George Malki, M, Houston Dynamo (Sereno SC): Malki is still recovering from a torn ACL in March.
Season: 0 matches

Justin Davis, D, Minnesota United (Sereno): Did not play in Minnesota's 1-1 draw with Philadelphia on Saturday.
Season: 8 matches

Nick DeLeon, M, D.C. United (Cisco): Started and played 90 minutes in D.C.'s 2-1 loss to Orlando on Saturday.
Season: 14 matches

Luis Robles, GK, New York Red Bulls (Tucson Soccer Academy): Started, played 90 minutes, and made 2 saves in NYRB’s 1-1 draw with Chicago on Saturday.
Season: 27 matches, 7 clean sheets, 87 saves, 36 goals against

Donny Toia, D, Orlando City (Tucson Soccer Academy): Started and played 90 minutes in Orlando’s 2-1 win over D.C. on Sautrday.
Season: 24 matches, 2 assists

Matt Bersano, GK, San Jose Earthquakes (Cisco):  Bersano has been loaned out to Reno 1868 for the 2017 season. Check USL for his stats.
Season: 0 matches

Liga MX

Ventura Alvarado, D, Santos Laguna (Tuzos): Did not play in Santos Laguna's scoreless draw against Toluca on Sunday.
Season: 2 matches


Blair Gavin, M, Phoenix Rising (Sereno SC): Did not play in Rising's scoreless draw against Orange County on Wednesday. Gavin started and played 56 minutes in Rising's 2-1 win over Colorado on Saturday.
Season: 15 matches, 1 assist

Miguel Salazar, M, San Antonio FC (Tucson Soccer Academy): Miguel is currently injured
Season: 0 matches

Matt Bersano, GK, Reno 1868 (Cisco): Started, played 90 minutes, and zero saves in Reno’s 2-1 win over LA on Wednesday. Bersano also started, played 90 minutes and made two saves in Reno's 1-1 draw with Seattle on Saturday,
Season: 22 matches, 8 clean sheets, 56 saves, 25 goals conceded

Danny Cruz, M, Real Monarchs (Sereno SC): Started and played 82 minutes in the Monarchs’ scoreless draw against Portland on Saturday.
Season: 3 matches (14 matches, 1 goal, 2 assists with NASL’s San Francisco Deltas)