ASHWAUBENON, Wis. May 11, 2019 - Green Bay Voyageurs FC are excited to announce the addition of Northern Illinois University midfielder Jaden Stevenson, following a solid freshman season with the Huskies.
Stevenson, a 6-foot-2 forward will begin his USL League Two career hoping to aid with the Voyageurs offensive attack. Following a strong freshman campaign with the Huskies where he appeared in 5 games and recorded 2 shots, Stevenson will return to Northeast Wisconsin, having previously starred for the Sturgeon Bay Clippers.
Stevenson’s career with the Clippers included a 2017 WIAA Division 4 State runner-up finish and a WIAA Division 4 State Championship with Sturgeon Bay as a sophomore in 2015. In addition, Stevenson’s senior season with the Clippers culminated in him scoring 39 goals, talling 24 assists and a nomination to the Wisconsin Soccer Coaches Association Boys All-State Team.
“Jaden has a very high work-rate and is a player that can play multiple positions for us.” Said Head Coach Brian Kamler.
The Voyageurs open their inaugural season taking on Des Moines Menace tonight (May 11) at 7:30.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.