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FC Dallas Academy Product Joins Voyageurs for 2019 Season

By Keith Hansford, 05/09/19, 2:45PM CDT

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ASHWAUBENON, Wis. May 9, 2019 - Green Bay Voyageurs FC has announced the signing of an accomplished midfielder from Northern Illinois University to add to their 2019 roster. Irvin Dominguez, a 5-foot-9 midfielder, will join the Voyageurs this summer following a solid junior season with the Huskies.

Dominguez, a native of El Paso, Texas, will look add a commanding presence to the Voyageurs lineup. With the Huskies, Dominguez appeared and started in 16 games, scoring 2 goals, adding 3 assists, and providing steady play in the midfield for the squad. 

Prior to attending NIU, Dominguez spent two seasons at Richland College in Dallas, Texas, helping the Thunderducks capture the NJCAA Division III national championship in 2016 and finish runner-up in 2017. During his time in the Lone Star State, he scored 7 goals and had 30 assists in 34 matches. Dominguez played club soccer with FC Dallas in the US Soccer Development Academy.

Head Coach Brian Kamler spoke highly of Dominquez and his versatility. “Irvin is a guy who is very comfortable with the ball at his feet and can play multiple roles in the midfield for us.” 

Dominguez will be joining a Voyageurs lineup featuring fellow NIU Huskies Nick Markanich, Anthony Markanich and Alex Welch.

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.