Ashwaubenon, WI, April 18, 2019: Green Bay Voyageurs FC announced the addition of Marquette Defender Gabe Kash to the club’s inaugural roster on April 18.
At 5’6” and 145 pounds, Kash is coming off his most recent season in the Big East as a redshirt freshman. He will be joining Marquette teammate and fellow defender Leo Villa on the Voyageurs roster for the summer of 2019.
Kash is no stranger to the big stage, spending time with the United States U16 National team in 2016 and was a member of Sporting Kansas City's youth program in 2017. Kash was also named to the 2017 United Soccer coaches Youth Boys All-Midwest Regional Team at Blue Valley West High School in Marshall, Ill.
"It's an honor to be chosen to play for Green Bay Voyageurs FC. I cannot wait to be a part of something new and great.” said Kash “I hope to be a big help and that I can be an influence during games.”
Head Coach Brian Kamler is confident Kash will be a benefit to the team both on the attack and while defending. “With his ability to go forward as well as defend, we are excited to see what Gabe is capable of defensively and how he will be a factor offensively out of the back.” noted Kamler.
The Voyageurs’ first home game, and first ever event at Capital Credit Union Park, is slated for Friday, May 31st at 7:00 against WSA Winnipeg. Season and group ticket packages are on sale now. To purchase tickets fans can call 920-497-7225 or email General Manager Dannon Anderson at Dannon@greenbayvoyageurs.com. All single game tickets and live stream video information will be announced at a later date.
About Green Bay Voyageurs FC: Green Bay is a member of USL League Two and will begin play in May 2019 in the Heartland Division of the Central Conference. The team name, colors and crest are being developed with input from the public to build a team that truly represents the community. The team will play its home games at the new Capital Credit Union Park. The multi-purpose stadium opens in May at 2231 Holmgren Way, less than a mile from historic Lambeau Field, home of the NFL’s Green Bay Packers. It is very accessible throughout Northeastern Wisconsin, less than 30 minutes from the youth soccer hotbed of Appleton, WI and 15 minutes from the ten-field Akzo-Nobel Soccer Complex in Howard, WI. Information about Capital Credit Union Park can be found here.
About USL League Two: USL League Two is a pre-professional league affiliated with USL Championship, USL League One and Major League Soccer (MLS). Expected opponents in the Heartland Division include WSA Winnipeg, Thunder Bay Chill, Kaw Valley FC, Des Moines Menace and St. Louis Lions. The proven developmental leader in North American soccer's evolving tiered structure, USL League Two (formerly the PDL) features more than 70 franchises in four conferences throughout the United States and Canada, including 18 clubs that are owned and operated by a professional club, or that hold a partnership with a professional club. League Two has proven to be an important stepping-stone for top professionals now playing throughout the world, with more than 70 percent of all selections in the MLS SuperDraft since 2010 having PDL experience, including over 80 percent of selections in the 2019 SuperDraft.