College Cup - Quakes Academy - 2019

FEATURE: Several Quakes Academy Products Compete in 2018 Men’s College Cup

The San Jose Earthquakes were well represented at the 2018 Men’s College Cup, with seven former academy players earning minutes during the tournament that concluded last weekend:

Senior midfielder Alex Valencia started and played 46 minutes in New Hampshire’s 1-0 loss to Colgate in the First Round.

Junior defender John-Austin Ricks started and played 56 minutes in Syracuse’s 3-1 loss to eventual runner-up Akron in the Second round.

Junior goalkeeper Remi Prieur started and played 90 minutes in St. Mary’s 1-0 win over Oregon State in the Second Round and started and played 110 minutes in the scoreless penalty shootout loss to Stanford in the Third Round. He did not allow a single goal in the two matches, making two saves.

Sophomore midfielder Andrew Paoli played six minutes in UCLA’s 1-0 loss to Portland in the First Round.

Senior midfielder/forward Amir Bashti started and played 88 minutes in Stanford’s 2-0 victory over UC Irvine in the Second Round, started and played 104 minutes in their penalty shootout victory over St. Mary’s in the Third Round, and started and played 88 minutes in their 3-2 loss to Akron in the Quarterfinals.

Sophomore forward Arda Bulut played 22 minutes in Stanford’s 2-0 victory over UC Irvine in the Second Round, played 28 minutes in their penalty shootout victory over St. Mary’s in the Third Round, and played 29 minutes in their 3-2 loss to Akron in the Quarterfinals.

Freshman midfielder Will Richmond started and played 79 minutes in Stanford’s 2-0 victory over UC Irvine in the Second Round and started and played 73 minutes in their penalty shootout victory over St. Mary’s in the Third Round.

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