ASHWAUBENON, Wis. May 15, 2019 - Green Bay Voyageurs FC is pleased to announce the signing of freshman midfielder Keegan Boyd from Creighton University.
Boyd will look to bolster the midfield for the Voyageurs’ inaugural 2019 season.The 5-8 Washington native contributed to a successful 2018 season appearing in six games for the Creighton Bluejays.
Prior to attending Creighton University, Boyd took the field for Steilacoom High School where he currently holds the single-season record for both goals and assists. Boyd had a stellar senior year with 27 goals and 13 assists. His impressive performance earned him Class 2A First Team accolades as well as being named Class 2A SPSL Sound Division MVP. Along with his high school career, Boyd played at the club level for Federal Way FC.
“I’m really excited to join the Voyageurs because it provides me the opportunity to play competitive soccer and meet new guys, all while exploring a new state and city.” Said Boyd about joining the Voyageurs.
"Keegan is a player that is a very good passer of the ball and we are excited to see how he can help us on both ends of the pitch." Said Head Coach Brian Kamler.
The Voyageurs open the home half of their inaugural season taking on WSA Winnipeg on Friday, May 31st at 7:00, featuring the first ever event at Capital Credit Union Park. 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.