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2018 SPR SCHEDULE DATE

USL RECORD: 4-2-3

USL RECORD: 1-3-5

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COMPETITION: Swope Park Rangers at Rio Grande Valley FC

DATE: Saturday, May 19, 2018 KICKOFF: 7:30 PM CT LOCATION: H-E-B Park (Edinburg, TX) REFEREE: Rosendo Mendoza ARS:Elton Garcia and Baltazar Peral Hana 4TH: Jessus Cancino WATCH: ESPN+

MATCH PREVIEW The Swope Park Rangers (4-2-3, 15 points) face Rio Grande Valley FC (1-3-5, 8 points) in Saturday’s match. The Rangers are coming off a 4-1 road loss to Real Monarchs on Wednesday, May 9 which snapped a fivegame unbeaten run. SPR had some time to revitalize and recalibrate this past week as this will be their first match since the May 9 loss. Kharlton Belmar scored the Rangers only goal against Real Monarchs in the eighth minute, bringing his goal total for this season to eight. SPR has an all-time record of 2-3-1 against RGV and are 0-1-1 at H-E-B Park since the stadium opened last year. The most recent match-up between SPR and RGV ended in a 2-2 draw on September 30, 2017. The Rangers were down by two goals, but a Kharlton Belmar second half stoppage time goal was the equalizer they needed to walk away with one point.

OPPONENT

TIME/RESULT

VENUE

Sat., March 17 Reno 1868 FC W 4-3 Greater Nevada Field Sat., March 24 Seattle (S2) W 4-2 SMS District Stadium Sat., March 31 Las Vegas L 2-1 Cashman Field Wed., April 4 Colorado Springs W 1-0 Children’s Mercy Park Sat., April 7 San Antonio FC D 1-1 Toyota Field Sat., April 21 Phoenix D 2-2 Rising Soccer Complex Sat., April 28 Saint Louis FC D 1-1 Children’s Mercy Park Sat., May 5 OKC Energy FC W 1-0 Taft Stadium Wed., May 9 Real Monarchs L 4-1 Zions Bank Stadium Sat., May 19 Rio Grande Valley 7:30 H-E-B Park Sat., May 26 Phoenix 4:00 Children’s Mercy Park Sat., June 2 Saint Louis FC 7:30 Toyota Stadium Sat., June 9 Colorado Springs 7:00 Weidner Field Wed., June 13 Real Monarchs 7:30 Children’s Mercy Park Sun., June 17 Fresno FC 8:00 Chukchansi Park Sun., June 24 Las Vegas 4:00 Children’s Mercy Park Thur., July 5 Seattle (S2) 9:00 Cheney Stadium Tues., July 10 Sacramento 7:30 Children’s Mercy Park Sat., July 14 Portland 9:00 Merlo Field Wed., July 18 Orange County 7:30 Children’s Mercy Park Sun., July 22 Rio Grande Valley 4:00 Children’s Mercy Park Wed., Aug. 1 LA Galaxy II 9:30 StubHub Center Sat., Aug. 4 Orange County 9:00 OC Great Park Sat., Aug. 11 Portland 7:30 Children’s Mercy Park Sun., Aug. 19 Reno 1868 FC 4:00 SMS District Stadium Sat., Aug. 25 San Antonio FC 7:30 Toyota Field Wed., Aug. 29 Tulsa 7:30 Children’s Mercy Park Sun., Sept. 2 OKC Energy FC 4:00 Children’s Mercy Park Sun., Sept. 9 Fresno FC 4:00 Children’s Mercy Park Sat., Sept. 15 Saint Louis FC 4:00 Children’s Mercy Park Wed., Sept. 19 San Antonio FC 7:30 Children’s Mercy Park Sat., Sept. 22 Tulsa 7:00 ONEOK Field Wed., Oct. 3 Sacramento 9:30 Papa Murphy’s Park Sun., Oct. 14 LA Galaxy II 4:00 Children’s Mercy Park

INJURY REPORT As of Thursday, May 17, 2018

OUT: Justin Bilyeu (torn meniscus) QUESTIONABLE: Darrin MacLeod (hamstring injury)


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News and Notes

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Kharlton Belmar is a force to be reckoned with this season. In the club’s 4-1 loss at Real Monarchs on May 9, Belmar notched his eighth goal of the season in the eighth minute. Belmar now has his eight goals in only seven appearances for the Rangers this season. Belmar’s eighth goal of the season brings his total to 23 in a SPR jersey. He continues to lead the league in goal scoring with his closest competitors at just five goals on the season. The Sporting KC loanee made his 2018 debut for the first team on April 28. Belmar also was named USL Player of the Month for March.

Young Guns The Rangers have a roster with 11 players aged 20 or younger. SKC Academy product Wan Kuzain Wan Kamal recently signed with the first team at age 19. He primarily starts for the Rangers and has made eight starts for SPR this season. SKC Academy product Felipe Hernandez, age 19, has made eight appearances and seven starts this season for SPR while tallying two assists. Sporting KC loanee and SKC Academy product Gianluca Busio, age 15, has made five starts, tallying one assist. In his third Rangers start on April 28, he boasted a passing accuracy of 100 percent (30/30). SKC Academy product Wilson Harris, age 18, was named to the US U-20 Men’s National Team on May 9 and has had two appearances and one start for the Rangers.

SPR Stat Sheet 2018 Record All-Time Record

Overall Home 4-2-3 2-0-1 36-22-18 24-6-7

Away 2-2-2 12-16-11

2018 Scoring First All-Time Scoring First 2018 Conceding First All-Time Conceding First

2-2-2 29-4-8 2-0-1 7-17-7

1-0-1 18-2-3 1-0-0 6-4-3

1-2-1 11-2-5 1-0-1 1-13-4

2018 Leading at Half All-Time Leading at Half 2018 Trailing at Half All-Time Trailing at Half 2018 Tied at Half All-Time Tied at Half

2-1-1 20-1-4 1-1-0 4-14-2 1-0-2 12-6-12

2-0-1 15-0-3 0-0-0 3-2-1 0-0-0 6-4-3

0-1-0 5-1-1 1-1-0 1-12-1 1-0-2 6-2-9

2018 Leading at 75’ All-Time Leading at 75’ 2018 Trailing at 75’ All-Time Trailing at 75’ 2018 Tied at 75’ All-Time Tied at 75’

2-0-1 31-0-4 0-2-0 0-18-3 2-0-2 5-3-11

2-0-1 21-0-2 0-0-0 0-5-1 0-0-0 3-1-4

0-0-0 10-0-2 0-2-0 0-13-2 2-0-2 2-2-7

SPR Stat Sheet Goals 1. Kharlton Belmar 23 2. Mark Anthony Gonzalez 17 3. Nansel Selbol/Kris Tyrpak 10

Assists 1. Kevin Oliveira 9 2. Christian Duke 8 3. Tyler Pasher/Ayrton 7

Biggest win: 4-0 (two times) Worst loss: 5-1 at New York (10/24/2016) Top crowd: 11,569 at Sacramento (8/24/17) Low crowd: 572 vs Portland (3/30/17) Fastest goal: 2’ (three times) Fastest goal against: 1’ vs Reno (7/30/17) Latest goal: 109’ vs Phoenix (10/22/17) Latest goal against: 99’ vs Phoenix (10/22/17) Most goals in a game by an SPR player: 2 (11 times)


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HEAD COACH Paulo Nagamura is in his first season as head coach of the Rangers, having served as the assistant coach in the club’s run to the USL Cup Final in 2017. Nagamura, 34, enjoyed a 12-year MLS career that saw him win two MLS Cup championships and three Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup titles. He made 269 appearances in MLS, including 240 starts, recording 15 goals and 21 assists. In five seasons with Sporting Kansas City, Nagamura tallied seven goals and eight assists in 119 appearances across all competitions. He played a vital role in some of Sporting Kansas City’s biggest moments in club history, converting penalty kicks in shootouts of the 2012 and 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cups as well as the 2013 MLS Cup. A native of Brazil, Nagamura began his youth career with hometown club Sao Paulo FC in 1994 before moving to Arsenal FC of the English Premier League in 2001. He signed for the LA Galaxy in 2005, where he won the MLS Cup and U.S. Open Cup in his first professional season at the senior level. After two years in LA, Nagamura continued his MLS journey with Toronto FC (2007) and Chivas USA (2007-2011), becoming an MLS All-Star in 2009.

ASSISTANT COACH

Assistant coach Chris Martinez is in his first season with the Rangers after joining the club from the Colorado Rapids, where he served as their Development Academy Program Director. Martinez, 47, also coached the Rapids Under-18 and Under-19 squads, as well as their USL Premier Development League U-23 side. He also has experience coaching with the U.S. Under-15 National Team and as the Director of Player Development at U.S. Soccer Development Academy club Real Colorado. IThe former MLS defender enjoyed a stellar playing career for the Colorado Rapids, making 119 appearances in five seasons of MLS play. Martinez played collegiate soccer at Clemson from 1989-1992 before joining American Professional Soccer League side the Colorado Foxes in 1993, winning the APSL title in his first season. Martinez then joined the Wichita Wings, who played in the National Professional Soccer League, and was named to the NPSL All-Rookie team in 1994.

GOALKEEPER COACH Goalkeeper coach Gavin McInerney joined the club from the Rochester Rhinos ahead of the 2017 campaign. McInerney served as a goalkeeper coach for the Rhinos in 2015 and 2016. He was a member of the Rhinos’ staff as the side claimed the USL Regular-Season Championship and the USL Cup in 2015. Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, McInerney moved to the U.S. to play at the University of Memphis in 2004 before returning to Ireland after the 2005 NCAA season to sign a pro contract with St. Patrick’s Athletic FC of the League of Ireland. A move to fellow top-flight side Bray Wanderers followed in 2008 before returning to the U.S. in 2009 to begin his coaching career as an assistant head coach with the University of Buffalo. McInerney first headed to New York as an assistant coach for Monroe Community College in 2011, while playing indoor soccer for the Rochester Lancers from 2011-15 before joining the Rhinos prior to their successful 2015 USL season.

TECHNICAL STAFF Technical Director: Peter Vermes Fitness Coach: James Collins Equipment Manager: Andy Garay Director of Player Personnel: Brian Bliss Head Trainer: Jacob Brownback Team Administrator: Wan Kuzac Wan Kamal


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DAKOTA BARNATHAN 58 HADJI BARRY 92 PRONUNCIATION: BAR-nuh-thun POSITION: Defender BORN: 11/09/94 (23 years old) HEIGHT: 6-2 WEIGHT: 165 lbs. HOMETOWN: Massapequa, NY BIRTHPLACE: Massapequa, NY COLLEGE: ­­Virgina Commonwealth University LAST CLUB: N/A 2018: N/A 2017: Made 15 total appearances for the Rangers in USL play, making his debut in the season opener. He split his time playing center back and defensive midfielder throughout the campaign, and played every minute in the USL Cup Playoffs as the Rangers fell in the USL Cup Final. Barnathan also converted his penalty kick in the Western Conference Final against OKC on November 4.

PRONUNCIATION: HAH-jee POSITION: Forward BORN: 12/08/92 (25 years old) HEIGHT: 5-11 WEIGHT: 160 lbs. HOMETOWN: Rochester, NY BIRTHPLACE: Conakry, Guinea COLLEGE: ­­University of Central Florida LAST CLUB: Orlando City SC 2018: Three goals -- including goals in back-to-back games -- and four assists for SPR in nine appearances. 2017: Played in three MLS matches for Orlando City SC; made one start in U.S. Open Cup. Barry made 18 appearances for Orlando City B, logging 10 goals and one assist. 2016: Made eight appearances (four starts) for Orlando City SC after being selected 13th overall in the MLS SuperDraft.

CAMILO BENITEZ 77 JUSTIN BILYEU 72 PRONUNCIATION: N/A POSITION: Midfielder BORN: 08/16/99 (18 years old) HEIGHT: 5-­7 WEIGHT: 150 lbs. HOMETOWN: Ibarra, Ecuador BIRTHPLACE: Ibarra, Ecuador COLLEGE: ­­N/A LAST CLUB: Sporting KC Academy 2018: Made his professional debut on 3/24/18 in a 4-2 win and now has four appearances in 2018. Academy: Benitez joined the Sporting KC Academy ahead of the 2014-15 U.S. Soccer Development Academy season after relocating from Charlotte, North Carolina. He advanced through the age groups over the next few seasons before becoming a consistent contributor for the Under-19 squad. In the 2016-17 campaign, Benitez played in 27 games and tallied five times for the U-18’s.

PRONUNCIATION: BILL-­you POSITION: Defender BORN: 02/03/94 (24 years old) HEIGHT: 6-1 WEIGHT: 175 lbs. HOMETOWN: St. Louis, MO BIRTHPLACE: St. Louis, MO COLLEGE: ­­SIU Edwardsville LAST CLUB: Rio Grande Valley FC 2018: Underwent knee surgery on March 15. 2017: Played in two games with the New York Red Bulls and appeared in 27 games in USL play with the New York Red Bulls II and Rio Grande Valley FC. 2016: Selected 18th overall in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft, Bilyeu made 15 appearances in USL action for the NY Red Bulls II and eight appearances for the Red Bulls first team.


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TYLER BLACKWOOD 36 SEBASTIAN CRUZ 98 PRONUNCIATION: ­­N/A POSITION: Forward BORN: 07/24/91 (26 years old) HEIGHT: 6-2 WEIGHT: 160 lbs. HOMETOWN: London, England BIRTHPLACE: London, England COLLEGE: University of South Florida LAST CLUB: Sacramento Republic FC 2018: Scored his first goal for the Rangers in a 1-0 win on April 4; has logged seven appearances in 2018. 2017: Appeared in 34 matches for Sacramento Republic FC, tallying six goals and three assists. 2016: Played in 26 games for Phoenix Rising FC, then Arizona United SC, scoring eight goals and adding one assist. Before USL: Played four games with Queens Park Rangers (Championship) and Newport County (League Two) in UK.

PRONUNCIATION: N/A POSITION: Midfielder BORN: 07/31/00 (17 years old) HEIGHT: 5-6 WEIGHT: 150 lbs. HOMETOWN: Fresno, CA BIRTHPLACE: Fresno, CA COLLEGE: ­­N/A LAST CLUB: Sporting KC Academy 2018: Made his professional debut when he subbed on in the 92nd minute for Kharlton Belmar on March 24 versus Seattle Sounders FC 2. Academy: Joined the Sporting KC Academy for the 2016-17 USSDA season. Has made 15 appearances this season for the Sporting KC U-19’s, tallying four goals. Appeared in two preseason matches logging 60 minutes for Sporting KC in 2018.

RYAN FESSLER 67 WILSON HARRIS 96 PRONUNCIATION: N/A POSITION: Midfielder BORN: 03/08/01 (17 years old) HEIGHT: 5-7 WEIGHT: 135 lbs. HOMETOWN: Charlotte, NC BIRTHPLACE: Palm Beach County, FL COLLEGE: ­­N/A LAST CLUB: Sporting KC Academy 2018: N/A Academy: Joined the Sporting KC Academy ahead of the 2016-17 campaign. He’s made 43 appearances for the Under-17 squad totalling seven goals. So far this season he has 15 starts and two goals for the U-17s.

PRONUNCIATION: N/A POSITION: Forward BORN: 11/28/99 (18 years old) HEIGHT: 5-11 WEIGHT: 165 lbs. HOMETOWN: Los Angeles, CA BIRTHPLACE: Los Angeles, CA COLLEGE: ­­N/A LAST CLUB: Sporting KC Academy 2018: Made his professional debut as a substitute in SPR’s 1-0 win over OKC Energy FC on May 5. Made his first professional start on May 9 at Real Monarchs. Academy: Is the leading scorer for the Sporting KC Academy Under-19s in the 2017-18 season, tallying 11 goals in just 10 appearances.


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FELIPE HERNANDEZ 85 CHRISTIAN HERRERA 79 PRONUNCIATION: N/A POSITION: Midfielder BORN: 06/08/98 (19 years old) HEIGHT: 5-7 WEIGHT: 135 lbs. HOMETOWN: Nashville, TN BIRTHPLACE: Ibague, Colombia COLLEGE: ­­N/A LAST CLUB: Sporting KC Academy

PRONUNCIATION: N/A POSITION: Goalkeeper BORN: 04/20/97 (21 years old) HEIGHT: 6-6 WEIGHT: 210 lbs. HOMETOWN: Las Cruces, NM BIRTHPLACE: Las Cruces, NM COLLEGE: ­­N/A LAST CLUB: Real Monarchs

2018: Two assists in eight appearances for SPR.

2018: N/A

2017: Made 23 appearances for SPR in his first full professional season, scoring two goals and adding three assists.

2017: Went on loan at Portland Timbers 2.

Academy: Joined the Sporting KC Academy for the 2014-15 season. He made 27 appearances for the Under-18s in the 2015-16 Development Academy season, scoring six goals.

2016: Went on loan to Pachuca in Mexico, making five total appearances for Pachuca’s reserve team that plays in Mexico’s second division.

SEAN KARANI 80 ROMAN KNOX 86 PRONUNCIATION: N/A POSITION: Midfielder BORN: 12/14/00 (17 years old) HEIGHT: 5-8 WEIGHT: 155 lbs. HOMETOWN: Wichita, KS BIRTHPLACE: Wichita, KS COLLEGE: ­­N/A LAST CLUB: Sporting KC Academy

PRONUNCIATION: N/A POSITION: Midfielder BORN: 11/25/99 (18 years old) HEIGHT: 5-9 WEIGHT: 155 lbs. HOMETOWN: Shawnee, KS BIRTHPLACE: Kansas City, MO COLLEGE: ­­N/A LAST CLUB: Sporting KC Academy

2018: N/A

2018: N/A

Academy: Joined the Sprorting KC Academy for the 201415 season. He’s made a total of 41 appearances in his Academy career and has recorded 13 goals, including five goals in 12 appearances for the U-19s so far this season.

Academy: Joined the Sporting KC Academy in 2011. Since the 2015-16 season, he has made a combined 69 appearances for the U-17s & U-19s, tallying 13 goals. For the 2017-18 season he has seven goals in just 15 games for the U-19s.


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WILL LITTLE 49 DARRIN MACLEOD 70 PRONUNCIATION: N/A POSITION: Midfielder BORN: 04/09/98 (20 years old) HEIGHT: 5-­7 WEIGHT: 135 lbs. HOMETOWN: Johnson City, TN BIRTHPLACE: Johnson City, TN COLLEGE: N/A LAST CLUB: Sporting KC Academy

PRONUNCIATION: muh-CLOUD POSITION: Goalkeeper BORN: 03/04/94 (24 years old) HEIGHT: 6-3 WEIGHT: 180 lbs. HOMETOWN: Waterloo, Ontario BIRTHPLACE: Waterloo, Ontario COLLEGE: ­­Drake University LAST CLUB: N/A

2018: Subbed on in the 67th minute of the home opener versus Seattle Sounders FC 2.

2018: Unbeaten (2-0-1) in three starts and logged his first shutout of the season in a 1-0 win at OKC.

2017: Signed his first professional contract but did not make an appearance throughout the 2017 campaign for SPR.

2017: Appeared in five games for SPR, saving a penalty kick to keep a clean sheet on his debut and saving the first penalty in a shootout against Phoenix Rising FC during the USL Cup Playoffs. Recorded 17 saves and a 1.31 goals against average.

2016: Made nine appearances, all as a substitute, for SPR. Academy: Joined in early 2015. In 2015-16 season, Little made 23 appearances for the Under-18s, scoring 10 goals.

PARKER MAHER 44 MASSIMO MCGUIRE 99 PRONUNCIATION: Marr POSITION: Defender BORN: 07/12/93 (24 years old) HEIGHT: 5-­11 WEIGHT: 170 lbs. HOMETOWN: Joplin, MO BIRTHPLACE: Fort Smith, AR COLLEGE: ­­Missouri State University LAST CLUB: Saint Louis FC 2018: Missouri native has made five appearances in 2018 for SPR. 2017: Appeared in 29 games for SPR, contributing two assists and leading the team with 60 tackles won. 2016: Made 22 appearances for Saint Louis FC. 2015: Played in all 28 games for Saint Louis FC in his rookie season, scoring one goal.

PRONUNCIATION: N/A POSITION: Defender BORN: 08/30/00 (17 years old) HEIGHT: 6-0 WEIGHT: 190 lbs. HOMETOWN: Olathe, KS BIRTHPLACE: Merriam, KS COLLEGE: ­­N/A LAST CLUB: Sporting KC Academy 2018: N/A Academy: Joined the Sporting KC Academy in 2012. He has made 39 appearances for the academy since the 2016-17 season.


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CHASE MINTER 71 JAHON RAD 66 PRONUNCIATION: N/A POSITION: Midfielder BORN: 06/13/01 (16 years old) HEIGHT: 6-0 WEIGHT: 180 lbs. HOMETOWN: Durham, NC BIRTHPLACE: Chapel Hill, NC COLLEGE: ­­N/A LAST CLUB: Sporting KC Academy

PRONUNCIATION: ­­N/A POSITION: Midfielder BORN: 08/19/92 (25 years old) HEIGHT: 5-9 WEIGHT: 150 lbs. HOMETOWN: Heath, TX BIRTHPLACE: Rowlett, TX COLLEGE: Cal Poly State Univ. LAST CLUB: Real Monarchs 2018: SPR newcomer has made eight appearances.

2018: N/A

2017: Appeared in 19 matches for Real Monarchs SLC, tallying one goal and three assists as the Monarchs won the USL Regular Season Championship.

Academy:Joined the Sporting KC Academy ahead of the 2016-17 campaign and was previously a part of the Capital Area RailHawks Academy. He has made 38 appearances for the academy, including 15 in the 2017-18 season for the U-17s - he leads the team with seven goals.

2016: Selected 21st overall in the MLS SuperDraft, Minter signed with Sacramento Republic FC and played in nine games for Sacramento and Tulsa Roughnecks FC on loan.

KAVEH RAD 48 BRYAM REBELLON 33 PRONUNCIATION: N/A POSITION: Defender BORN: 06/13/01 (16 years old) HEIGHT: 5-11 WEIGHT: 160 lbs. HOMETOWN: Durham, NC BIRTHPLACE: Chapel Hill, NC COLLEGE: ­­N/A LAST CLUB: Sporting KC Academy

PRONUNCIATION: REH-beh-yon POSITION: Midfielder BORN: 01/22/92 (26 years old) HEIGHT: 5-­10 WEIGHT: 160 lbs. HOMETOWN: Puerto Gaitan, Colombia BIRTHPLACE: Puerto Gaitan, Colombia COLLEGE: ­N/A LAST CLUB: Jacksonville Armada

2018: N/A

2018: Has appeared in six matches this year.

Academy: Joined the Sporting KC Academy ahead of the 2016-17 season and was previously with the Capital Area RailHawks Academy. He has totaled 28 appearances, splitting his time between the U-17 and U-19 squads.

2017: Played in 23 games for NASL side Jacksonville Armada in all competitions, recording one assist. 2016: Made 25 appearances for LA Galaxy II with two goals. Before USL: Girardot FC (2010), Independiente Santa Fe, Club Atletico Sarmiento, Villa Dalmine and Llaneros FC. the conclusion of his loan stint. He scored two goals in 17 games for Llaneros FC in the 2014-15 season.


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RODRIGO SARAVIA 93 MATHEUS SILVA 97 PRONUNCIATION: N/A POSITION: Midfielder BORN: 02/22/93 (25 years old) HEIGHT: 5-­11 WEIGHT: 170 lbs. HOMETOWN: Guatemala City, Guatemala BIRTHPLACE: Guatemala City, Guatemala COLLEGE: ­­Florida Gulf Coast LAST CLUB: Columbus Crew SC 2018: Has two goals and two assists this year in nine appearances. 2017: Made 11 appearances with one goal for IK Frej in Sweden on a season-long loan. 2016: Made 12 appearances for Columbus Crew SC after being selected 19th overall in the MLS SuperDraft. Made two appearances on loan with the Pittsburgh Riverhounds.

PRONUNCIATION: N/A POSITION: Defender/Midfielder BORN: 12/08/96 (21 years old) HEIGHT: 6-­2 WEIGHT: 200 lbs. HOMETOWN: Taboao da Serra, Brazil BIRTHPLACE: Taboao da Serra, Brazil COLLEGE: ­­N/A LAST CLUB: SJ Earthquakes 2018: Made his SPR debut in the season opener at Reno and has made a total of three appearances, including two starts for the Rangers. 2017: Made two appearances on loan at Reno 1868 FC. 2016: Made four appearances in MLS and one in U.S. Open Cup. Made 17 appearances on loan with Arizona United SC.

2018 TRANSACTIONS

Jan. 3: SPR signs midfielder Bryam Rebellon Jan. 5: SPR signs defender Matheus Silva Jan. 8: SPR signs midfielder Rodrigo Saravia Jan. 15: SPR signs forward Hadji Barry Feb. 9: SPR signs midfielder Camilo Benitez Feb. 16: SPR signs forward Tyler Blackwood Feb. 21: SPR signs midfielder Chase Minter Feb. 26: SPR signs goalkeeper Christian Herrera March 7: SPR signs defender Justin Bilyeu March 23: SPR signs eight players to Academy contracts: SPR signs midfielder Sebastian Cruz SPR signs midfielder Ryan Fessler SPR signs forward Wilson Harris SPR signs midfielder Roman Knox SPR signs defender Massimo McGuire SPR signs midfielder Jahon Rad SPR signs defender Kaveh Rad April 13: SPR midfielder Wan Kuzain Wan Kamal signed by Sporting KC (MLS)


Swope Park Rangers www.SportingKC.com/Rangers SWOPE PARK RANGERS 2018 LINEUPS at Reno 1868 FC 4-3 W on March 17

vs Seattle Sounders FC 2 4-2 W on March 24

at Las Vegas Lights FC 2-1 L on March 31

GK Adrian Zendejas D Amer Didic (Matt Lewis 30’) D Graham Smith D Colton Storm D Matheus Silva (Bryam Rebellon 46’) M Wan Kuzain M Felipe Hernandez (Chase Minter 78’) M Rodrigo Saravia F Diego Rubio F Hadji Barry F Kharlton Belmar

GK Darrin MacLeod D Bryam Rebellon D Amer Didic D Graham Smith D Colton Storm M Wan Kuzain M Felipe Hernandez (Chase Minter 77’) M Rodrigo Saravia F Camilo Benitez (Will Little 67’) F Hadji Barry F Kharlton Belmar (Sebastian Cruz 92+)

GK Eric Dick D Colton Storm (Bryam Rebellon 77’) D Emiliano Amor D Graham Smith D Cristian Lobato M Wan Kuzain M Felipe Hernandez (Chase Minter 75’) M Rodrigo Saravia F Kharlton Belmar F Hadji Barry F Tyler Blackwood

Scoring: Diego Rubio 1 (Kharlton Belmar 1) 51’ Kharlton Belmar 1 (Hadji Barry 1) 57’ Hadji Barry 1 (Kharlton Belmar 2) 83’ Kharlton Belmar 2 (Hadji Barry 2) 92+’

Scoring: Scoring: Kharlton Belmar 3 (Hadji Barry 3) 21’ Rodrigo Saravia 2 (unassisted) 18’ Rodrigo Saravia 1 (Felipe Hernandez 1) 35’ Colton Storm 1 (Rodrigo Saravia 1) 52’ Kharlton Belmar 4 (Colton Storm 1) 61’

vs Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC 1-0 W on April 4

at San Antonio FC 1-1 D on April 7

GK Adrian Zendejas GK Eric Dick D Cristian Lobato D Colton Storm D Graham Smith D Amer Didic D Emiliano Amor D Graham Smith D Jaylin Lindsey D Parker Maher M Wan Kuzain (Matheus Silva 46’) M Matheus Silva M Gianluca Busio (Felipe Hernandez 13’) M Felipe Hernandez M Rodrigo Saravia M Gianluca Busio (Rodrigo Saravia 68’) F Hadji Barry (Camilo Benitez 80’) F Chase Minter (Tyler Blackwood 78’) F Diego Rubio F Hadji Barry (Camilo Benitez 93+) F Tyler Blackwood F Kharlton Belmar

at Phoenix Rising FC 2-2 D on April 21 GK Adrian Zendejas D Colto Storm D Amer Didic D Graham Smith D Parker Maher M Felipe Hernandez (Chase Minter 71’) M Wan Kuzain M Rodrigo Saravia F Kharlton Belmar F Hadji Barry F Tyler Blackwood (Camilo Benitez 91+)

Scoring: Scoring: Scoring: Tyler Blackwood 1 (Gianluca Busio 1) 7’ Kharlton Belmar 5 (Colton Storm 2) 29’ Kharlton Belmar 6 (Felipe Hernandez 2) 70’ Kharlton Belmar 7 (Rodrigo Saravia 2) 88’


Swope Park Rangers www.SportingKC.com/Rangers SWOPE PARK RANGERS 2018 LINEUPS vs St. Louis FC 1-1 D on April 28

at OKC Energy FC 1-0 W on May 5

at Real Monarchs 4-1 L on May 9

GK Darrin MacLeod D Brad Evans (Graham Smith 57’) D Amer Didic D Parker Maher D Jaylin Lindsey M Gianluca Busio (Rodrigo Saravia 63’) M Wan Kuzain M Felipe Hernandez F Hadji Barry F Chase Minter (Bryam Rebellon 78’) F Tyler Blackwood

GK Darrin MacLeod D Bryam Rebellon D Amer Didic D Graham Smith D Parker Maher M Wan Kuzain Wan Kamal M Felipe Hernandez (Chase Minter 77) M Gianluca Busio (Rodrigo Saravia 37) F Tyler Blackwood (Wilson Harris 81) F Hadji Barry F Kharlton Belmar

GK Adrian Zendejas D Colton Storm (Bryam Rebellon 88) D Brad Evans D Parker Maher D Amer Didic M Wan Kuzain Wan Kamal M Gianluca Busio (Chase Minter 62) M Rodrigo Saravia F Kharlton Belmar F Hadji Barry (Tyler Blackwood 70) F Wilson Harris

Scoring: Hadji Barry 2 (Amer Didic 1) 3’

Scoring: Hadji Barry 3 (penalty kick) 86’

Scoring: Kharlton Belmar 8 (Hadji Barry 4) 8’


Swope Park Rangers www.SportingKC.com/Rangers SWOPE PARK RANGERS 2018 ROSTER Alphabetical Roster # 58 92 77 72 36 98 67 96 85 79 80 86 49 70 44 99 71 66 48 33 93 97

Player Dakota Barnathan Hadji Barry Camilo Benitez Justin Bilyeu Tyler Blackwood Sebastian Cruz Ryan Fessler Wilson Harris Felipe Hernandez Christian Herrera Sean Karani Roman Knox Will Little Darrin MacLeod Parker Maher Massimo McGuire Chase Minter Jahon Rad Kaveh Rad Bryam Rebellon Rodrigo Saravia Matheus Silva

*As of May 17, 2018

Pos. Born D/M 11/09/94 (23) F 12/08/92 (25) M/F 08/16/99 (18) D 02/03/94 (24) F 07/24/91 (26) M 07/31/00 (17) M 03/08/01 (17) F 11/28/99 (18) M 06/08/98 (19) GK 04/20/97 (20) M 12/14/00 (17) M 11/25/99 (18) M 04/09/98 (20) GK 03/04/94 (24) D 07/12/93 (24) D 08/30/00 (17) M 08/19/92 (25) M 06/13/01 (16) D 06/13/01 (16) M 01/22/92 (26) M 02/22/93 (25) D/M 12/08/96 (21)

Hometown Massapequa, N.Y. Rochester, N.Y. Ibarra, Ecuador St. Louis, Mo. London, England Fresno, Calif. Charlotte, N.C. Los Angeles, Calif. Nashville, Tenn. Las Cruces, N.M. Wichita, Kan. Shawnee, Kan. Johnson City, Tenn. Waterloo, Ontario Joplin, Mo. Olathe, Kan. Heath, Texas Durham, N.C. Durham, N.C. Puerto Gaitan, Colombia Guatemala City, Guatemala Taboao da Serra, Brazil

College Virginia Commonwealth University of Central Florida -SIU – Edwardsville University of South Florida --------Drake University Missouri State University -Cal Poly State ---Florida Gulf Coast University --


Swope Park Rangers www.SportingKC.com/Rangers SWOPE PARK RANGERS 2018 ROSTER Numerical Roster # 33 36 44 48 49 58 66 67 70 71 72 77 79 80 85 86 92 93 96 97 98 99

Player Bryam Rebellon Tyler Blackwood Parker Maher Kaveh Rad Will Little Dakota Barnathan Jahon Rad Ryan Fessler Darrin MacLeod Chase Minter Justin Bilyeu Camilo Benitez Christian Herrera Sean Karani Felipe Hernandez Roman Knox Hadji Barry Rodrigo Saravia Wilson Harris Matheus Silva Sebastian Cruz Massimo McGuire

Pos. Birthplace M Puerto Gaitan, Colombia F London, England D Fort Smith, Ark. D Chapel Hill, N.C. M Johnson City, Tenn. D/M Massapequa, N.Y. M Chapel Hill, N.C. M Palm Beach County, Fla. GK Waterloo, Ontario M Rowlett, Texas D St. Louis, Mo. M/F Ibarra, Ecuador GK Las Cruces, N.M. M Wichita, Kan. M Ibague, Colombia M Kansas City, Mo. F Conakry, Guinea M Guatemala City, Guatemala F Los Angeles, Calif. D/M Taboao da Serra, Brazil M Fresno, Calif. D Merriam, Kan.

Head Coach: Paulo Nagamura Assistant Coach: Chris Martinez Goalkeeper Coach: Gavin McInerney Head Fitness Coach: James Collins Head Athletic Trainer: Jacob Brownback *As of May 17, 2018

Last Club Jacksonville Armada Sacramento Republic FC Saint Louis FC Sporting KC Academy Sporting KC Academy -- Sporting KC Academy Sporting KC Academy -- Real Monarchs SLC Rio Grande Valley FC Sporting KC Academy Real Monarchs SLC Sporting KC Academy Sporting KC Academy Sporting KC Academy Orlando City SC Columbus Crew SC Sporting KC Academy San Jose Earthquakes Sporting KC Academy Sporting KC Academy

Pronunciation REH-beh-yon -Marr --BAR-nuh-thun --muh-CLOUD -BILL-you ------------


Swope Park Rangers www.SportingKC.com/Rangers SWOPE PARK RANGERS 2018 PLAYER STATS Player Adrian Zendejas* Amer Didic* Brad Evans* Bryam Rebellon Camilo Benitez Chase Minter Christian Herrera Colton Storm* Cristian Lobato* Dakota Barnathan Darrin MacLeod Diego Rubio* Emiliano Amor* Eric Dick* Felipe Hernandez Gianluca Busio* Graham Smith* Hadji Barry Jahon Rad Jaylin Lindsey* Justin Bilyeu Kaveh Rad Kharlton Belmar* Massimo McGuire Matheus Silva Matt Lewis* Parker Maher Rodrigo Saravia Roman Knox Ryan Fessler Sean Karani Sebastian Cruz Tyler Blackwood Wan Kuzain Wan Kamal* Will Little Wilson Harris *Sporting KC loanee

GP 4 7 2 6 4 8 0 6 2 0 3 2 2 2 8 5 8 9 0 2 0 0 7 0 3 1 5 9 0 0 0 1 7 8 1 2

GS 4 7 2 2 1 2 0 6 2 0 3 2 2 2 7 5 7 9 0 2 0 0 7 0 2 0 5 6 0 0 0 0 5 8 0 1

MIN 360 570 148 252 79 256 0 525 180 0 270 180 180 180 571 307 662 779 0 180 0 0 629 0 180 60 450 642 0 0 0 1 472 675 23 99

G 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

A 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

SWOPE PARK RANGERS 2018 GOALKEEPER STATS Player

GP

GS

MIN

GA

GAA SO

SV

Adrian Zendejas* Darrin MacLeod Eric Dick* *Sporting KC loanee

4 3 2

4 3 2

360 270 180

9 3 3

2.25 1.00 1.50

10 13 4

1 1 0

Game Notes: Swope Park Rangers at Rio Grande Valley FC - May 19, 2018  

The Swope Park Rangers will travel to Texas to take on Rio Grande Valley FC at 7:30 p.m. CT on Saturday, May 19 at H-E-B Park.

Game Notes: Swope Park Rangers at Rio Grande Valley FC - May 19, 2018  

The Swope Park Rangers will travel to Texas to take on Rio Grande Valley FC at 7:30 p.m. CT on Saturday, May 19 at H-E-B Park.

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