2013 US Open Cup Second Round: Savage puts Charleston Battery past Timbers U23s 1-0

Posted on 22. May, 2013 by Michael Orr in Recaps, Second Round

2013 US Open Cup Second Round: Savage puts Charleston Battery past Timbers U23s 1-0

The Charleston Battery needed an hour to find a goal against the Portland Timbers U23s, but Austin Savage’s header on Tuesday night at Jeld-Wen Field in Portland was enough to send the USL Pro side on to the Third Round. On a night when four other PDL teams upset higher-seeded opponents, the Timbers U23s simply could not find the form that saw them into the Second Round last week against Sacramento Gold.

2013 US Open Cup First Round: Timbers U23s survive scare at home, rally to beat Sacramento Gold 3-2

Posted on 15. May, 2013 by Michael Orr in First Round, Recaps

2013 US Open Cup First Round: Timbers U23s survive scare at home, rally to beat Sacramento Gold 3-2

“Mark [Sherrod] scored a lot of goals for us last year and we expect a lot of goals from him this year. But I don’t think he scored any as pretty as that,” said a satisfied Timbers U23 manager Jim Rilatt minutes after his team’s 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Sacramento Gold at Jeld-Wen Field. Sherrod, chipped Sacramento goalkeeper Dominic Jakubek in the 78th minute to complete the home side’s comeback after the Timbers trailed 2-0 in the first half.

Meet the 16 Premier Development League teams entering the 2013 US Open Cup

Posted on 05. Mar, 2013 by Josh Hakala in PDL, Qualifying

Meet the 16 Premier Development League teams entering the 2013 US Open Cup

A dozen clubs are making a return appearance in the event, including 10 that were in the tournament this past year. Four sides will be making their US Open Cup debuts in 2013.

2012 US Open Cup First Round: PSA Elite nab 3-1 win in Portland against Timbers U23s

Posted on 16. May, 2012 by Michael Orr in 2012, First Round, Recaps

2012 US Open Cup First Round: PSA Elite nab 3-1 win in Portland against Timbers U23s

A brace by forward Davis Paul guided the PSA Elite to a 3-1 win over the Portland Timbers U-23s in a first-round match of the 2012 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Tuesday night, before 1,524 fans at JELD-WEN Field.

Source: 2013 US Open Cup to feature 16 Premier Development League teams

Posted on 14. Jan, 2012 by Josh Hakala in 2013, Qualification

Source: 2013 US Open Cup to feature 16 Premier Development League teams

According to sources at the United Soccer Leagues’ annual general meeting in Tampa, Fla., the Premier Development League will have 16 entries into the 2013 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup for the second straight year.