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AZ Exports: Ledezma off to hot start with PSV


AZ Exports is here. It's our regular update on how former Arizona Soccer Association players are performing in the professional ranks. 

All matches between 9/9 - 9/14


Head Coach 

Greg Vanney (Tempe), Head Coach, Toronto FC - Toronto defeated Montreal Impact 2-1 last Wednesday. 
2020 Season: W6-D3-L2; 21 pts. (3rd in Eastern Conference)

Rick Shantz, (Tucson) Head Coach, Phoenix Rising FC - Rising defeated Las Vegas Lights 5-1 last Friday. 
2020 Season: W8-D2-L2; 26 pts. (1st in Group B)

Assistant Coach 

Pablo Mastoreni (Phoenix), Assistant Coach, Houston Dynamo

Rob Valentino (Cave Creek), Assistant Coach, Atlanta United FC  

Blair Gavin (Scottsdale), Assistant Coach, Phoenix Rising FC

Cory Robertson (Scottsdale), Goalkeeping Coach, Phoenix Rising FC 

Danny Cruz (Glendale), Technical Director, Louisville City FC

Liga MX (Mexico)

Ventura Alvarado (Phoenix), D, San Luis - Started, played 90 minutes in San Luis' 3-0 loss to Pumas. 
2020/21 Season: 5 matches

Eerste Divisie (the Netherlands)

Richie Ledezma, M, Jong PSV - Started, played 90 minutes and SCORED A GOAL in PSV's win over AZ II on Friday. Started, played 59 minutes, and RECORDED AN ASSIST in PSV's  2-1 win over Ajax II on Monday. 
2020/21 Season: 3 matches, 1 goal, 1 assist 

Major League Soccer

Matt Bersano (Tempe), GK, San Jose Earthquakes - In the 18, did not play in San Jose's 7-1 loss to Seattle on Thursday. Not in the 18 for San Jose's scoreless draw against LA Galaxy on Sunday. 
2020 Season: 0 matches

Nick DeLeon (Phoenix), M, Toronto FC - Was a 67th minute substitute and RECORDED AN ASSIST to Toronto's 2-1 win over Montreal on Wednesday. 
2020 Season: 10 matches, 1 goal, 2 assists

Bryce Duke (Peoria), M, LAFC - In the 1,8, did not play in LAFC's 4-2 win over Portland on Sunday. 
2020 Season: 7 matches

Justen Glad (Tucson), D, Real Salt Lake - Started, played 73 minutes in RSL's 5-0 loss to Colorado on Saturday. 
2020 Season: 9 matches, 1 goal

Niki Jackson (Scottsdale), F, Colorado Rapids - Currently injured. 
2020 Season: 0 matches

Brooks Lennon (Paradise Valley), D, Atlanta United - Started, played 45 minutes in Atlanta's 4-2 loss to Nashville on Saturday. 
2020 Season: 11 matches, 1 goal

Grant Lillard (Scottsdale), D, Columbus Crew - Not in the 18 for Columbus' 2-2 draw against Chicago on Saturday. 
2020 Season: 0 matches

Luis Robles (Sierra Vista), GK, Inter Miami - Started, played 90 and made 2 saves in Miami's 2-1 loss to Orlando on Saturday. 
2020 Season: 11 matches, 27 saves, 14 goals allowed, 2 shutouts

Tate Schmitt (Ahwatukee), F, Real Salt Lake - Not in the 18 for RSL's 5-0 loss to Colorado on Saturday. 
2020 Season: 2 matches  

Donny Toia (Tucson), D, Real Salt Lake - Started, played 90 minutes in RSL's 5-0 loss to Colorado on Saturday. 
2020 Season:  10 matches

USL Championship

Steve Jasso (Tucson), D, Real Monarchs - Not in the 18 for the Monarchs 2-0 loss to New mexico on Saturday. 
2020 Season: 1 match

Damian German (Phoenix), F, Real Monarchs - Not in the 18 for the Monarchs 2-0 loss to New mexico on Saturday. 
2020 Season: 2 matches

Jose Hernandez (Phoenix), M, OKC Energy - Started, played 77 minutes before he was shown a second yellow in a 1-1 draw against FC Tulsa on Saturday. 
2020 Season: 12 matches, 1 goal

Sam Gleadle (Scottsdale), F, Reno 1868 - Started and played 90 minutes in Reno's 3-3 draw against Sacramento Republic on Saturday. 
2020 Season: 11 matches, 3 assists

USL League One

Erik Virgen (Tucson), M, FC Tucson - Started, played 90 minutes in FC Tucson's 2-0 loss to North Texas
2020 Season: 4 matches, 1 goal 

I-League (India)

Mason Robertson, F, Real Kashmir - Season was cancelled in March with Real Kashmir in fourth place. 
2019/20 Season: 14 matches, 6 goals


Julie Ertz (Mesa), M, Chicago Red Stars - Has opted out of the NWSL Fall Series. 
2020 Season: 0 matches (Fall Series) | 5 matches (Challenge Cup)

Ashley Hatch (Gilbert), F, Washington Spirit - Not in the 18 for Washington's 2-1 win over Chicago on Saturday. 
2020 Season: 1 match (Fall Series)5 matches, 1 goal, 1 assist (Challenge Cup)

Sydney Leroux (Scottsdale), F, Orlando Pride - First match for the Fall Series for Orlando will take place 9/19. 
2020 Season: 0 matches (Fall Series) | 0 matches (Challenge Cup)

Cassie Miller (Cave Creek), GK, Chicago Red Stars - Not in the 18 for Chicago's 2-1 loss to Washington on Saturday. 
2020 Season: 0 matches (Fall Series) | 1 match, 2 saves, 0 goals allowed (Challenge Cup)

Jessica McDonald (Phoenix), F, NC Courage - Has opted out of the NWSL Fall Series. 
2020 Season: 0 matches (Fall Series) | 1 match (Challenge Cup)

Damallsvenskan (Sweden)

Cali Farquharson (Phoenix), F, KIF Orebro DFF - Started, played 90 minutes in KIF's 3-0 loss to Rosengard on Saturday. 
2020 Season: 13 matches, 1 goal


Kazakhstani Women's Football Championship (Kazakhstan)

Brooke Denesik (Boulder Creek), D, BIIK Kazygurt - No information listed. 
2019/20 Season: