ASHWAUBENON, Wis. May 8, 2019 - Green Bay Voyageurs FC has announced the addition of twin brothers, defenseman Cameron Briggs and forward Dominic Briggs to the club’s roster. The pair are the second set of twins named to the Voyageurs’ 2019 roster.
The brothers join GBVFC following their freshman season at Creighton University. The duo did not see any action in their rookie campaigns, after impressive prep careers in Oconomowoc.
Cameron was named to the 2017 Wisconsin All-State team and was named the Classic 8 Conference Player of the Year. In his senior season, he was named a finalist for the 2018 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel High School Sports Award for boys soccer player of the year. Cameron joins fellow Bluejay Jake Ronneberg in the Voyageurs defensive unit.
Dominic wrapped a prep career that featured many accolades, including an All-Classic 8 Conference selection, and earning Wisconsin Little Ten Conference Player of the Year as a sophomore. Dominic was also a member of the Elmbrook United club team that captured the 2017 State Cup.
Head Coach Brian Kamler speaks highly of both brothers and their development. “Cameron is very good defensively and can join the attack out of the back. He is very good with his distribution out of the back.” Said Kamler “Dominic is very crafty with the ball and a player that makes very good runs off the ball. He is a player that can play in multiple positions.” Kamler added.
The Voyageurs open their inaugural season with a trip to Des Moines on May 11.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, group and single game tickets are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased by calling (920) 497-7225, or by visiting www.greenbayvoyageurs.com.
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.