United Premier Soccer League Pleased to Announce 2017 Fall Season Best XI Team
UPSL Teams from Each of the Six Current Conferences Are Represented
United Premier Soccer League Commissioner said, "It was a great UPSL 2017 Fall Season, and it's a great honor to announce this group of players as our Best XI. Each of these young men has been instrumental to their teams, and each has the talent to play at the next level as they've shown it on the field. The future is bright for this group so long as they continue to work hard and stay focused on their goals. Congratulations to the UPSL Best XI."
FC Ginga goalkeeper Maxi Rossi earned first-team honors, as did defender Mason Klerks (L.A. Wolves FC), defender Chris Klute (OC Invicta FC), defender Kevin Schulte (FC Boulder) and defender Justin Walmsley (Azteca FC). Midfielder Paolo Cardozo (OC Invicta FC), midfielder Inza Cissa (GAM United), midfielder Dakota Collins (Orange County FC 2), midfielder Kyle O'Brien (Santa Ana Winds FC), forward Stanley Benjamin (West Park FC) and forward Kramer Runager (Santa Ana Winds FC) also were selected.
The UPSL Spring Season Best XI was selected by members of the league and journalists covering the UPSL.
UPSL BEST XI
GK Maxi Rossi (FC Ginga)
D Mason Klerks (LA Wolves)
D Chris Klute (OC Invicta FC)
D Kevin Schulte (FC Boulder)
D Justin Walmsley (Azteca FC)
M Paolo Cardozo (OC Invicta FC)
M Inza Cisse (GAM United)
M Dakota Collins (Orange County FC 2)
M Kyle O'Brien (Santa Ana Winds FC)
F Stanley Benjamin (West Park FC)
F Kramer Runager (Santa Ana Winds FC)
GK Cesar Ortega (L.A. Wolves FC)
D Christian Esnal (Santa Clarita Storm)
M Bryce Campbell (Western Nevada FC)
M Duncan Capriotti (OC Invicta FC)
M Jonny Romero (OC County FC 2)
M Julio Castillo (Boise FC)
F Fernando Barba (Lionside FC)
F Aldo Flores (Las Vegas City SC)
F Ryan Howard (Colorado Rush SC)
F Christian Ochoa (Indios Denver FC)
F Alex Velasquez (La Maquina FC)
United Premier Soccer League
The UPSL was formed in 2011 and currently includes more than 130 teams in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin. UPSL is the fastest growing Pro Development League in the USA, with 140-plus teams targeted for 2018 Spring Season. Each UPSL team is individually owned and operated, and is responsible for maintaining either UPSL Pro Premier Division or Championship Division minimum standards.
UPSL teams are all eligible to participate in the U.S. Open Cup Qualifying Rounds through the leagues affiliation with the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).
More information about UPSL can be found at www.upslsoccer.com or by following the league on Facebook (www.facebook.com/