Pat Onstad - MLS Cup 2003

THIS WEEK IN EARTHQUAKES HISTORY: March 13, 2003 Signed goalkeeper Pat Onstad

March 13, 2003 – Signed goalkeeper Pat Onstad as discovery player
The Earthquakes signed goalkeeper Pat Onstad as a discovery player on March 13, 2003. During his first season with the club, Onstad helped lead the Earthquakes to their second MLS Cup in club history in 2003 and was named MLS Goalkeeper of the Year, along with earning MLS Best XI honors. The following season, Onstad was an MLS All-Star and earned the Earthquakes’ Defensive Player of the Year Award. In 2005, Onstad’s final season with the Quakes, he received the Earthquakes’ Defensive Player of the Year Award and Goalkeeper of the Year again, and MLS Best XI honors for a second time.
 
March 17, 2008 – Signed midfielder Shea Salinas to a senior roster contract
The Earthquakes signed midfielder Shea Salinas to a senior roster contract on March 17, 2008 after he was selected 15th overall in the 2008 MLS SuperDraft. Salinas has spent nine seasons with the Quakes and is ranked on several Quakes leaderboards, including third in games played (242), third in all-time assists (43), seventh in shots (176) and second in corner kicks (387).
 
 

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