2013 Harrisburg City Islanders season

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Harrisburg City Islanders
2013 season
Owner Eric Pettis
Head Coach Bill Becher
Stadium Skyline Sports Complex
USL Pro 4th
USL Pro Playoffs Quarterfinal
U.S. Open Cup Second round
Top goalscorer Lucky Mkosana (13)
Home colors
Away colors
Third colors

The 2013 Harrisburg City Islanders season will be the club's tenth season of existence. The club will be playing in the USL Pro, the third tier of American soccer.

Season overview[edit]

Tenth anniversary logo

In the end of season all-league teams, three players from the Islanders made the selections. Sainey Touray was the sole member from Harrisburg to make the first team, while goalkeeper Nick Noble and Lucky Mkosana - HCI's top scorer - were picked for the second team.[1]

Competitions[edit]

Preseason[edit]

USL Pro[edit]

Main article: 2013 USL Pro season

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
GP
W
T
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification
1 Richmond Kickers (CC) 26 15 10 1 51 24 +27 55 Commissioner's Cup, Playoffs
2 Orlando City (A) 26 16 6 4 54 26 +28 54 Playoffs
3 Charleston Battery (A) 26 13 6 7 48 29 +19 45
4 Harrisburg City Islanders (A) 26 14 2 10 55 39 +16 44
5 Charlotte Eagles (A) 26 10 11 5 44 39 +5 41
6 Los Angeles Blues (A) 26 11 7 8 52 37 +15 40
7 Pittsburgh Riverhounds (A) 26 10 8 8 36 33 +3 38
8 Dayton Dutch Lions (A) 26 10 7 9 43 46 −3 37
9 Wilmington Hammerheads 26 11 4 11 35 39 −4 036
10 VSI Tampa Bay 26 9 5 12 41 39 +2 32
11 Rochester Rhinos 26 6 10 10 25 39 −14 28
12 Phoenix FC 26 5 7 14 28 41 −13 22
13 Antigua Barracuda 26 0 0 26 11 91 −80 0

Source: USL Pro official standings
Rules for classification: 1st Head-to-head; 2nd number of matches won; 3rd goal difference.
(CC) = Commissioner's Cup (best regular season record); (A) = Advances to USL Pro Playoffs; (D) = Divisional winners.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified for the USL Pro Playoffs, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (E) = Eliminated from playoff-contention.

Wilmington were deducted one point for fielding an ineligible player on July 21 against Pittsburgh. [2]

Playoffs[edit]

The City Islanders were beaten in the quarterfinals of the 2013 USL Pro season playoffs by the Charlotte Eagles. The North Carolina club ran out 3–1 winners.[3]

U.S. Open Cup[edit]

The Harrisburg City Islanders were knocked out of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at the second round stage by Reading United.[4]

Statistics[edit]

Transfers[edit]

Transfers in[edit]

Player From Fee Date Source
Cristhian Hernandez Philadelphia Union Loan March 25, 2013 [5]
Greg Jordan Philadelphia Union Loan March 25, 2013 [5]
Jimmy McLaughlin Philadelphia Union Loan March 25, 2013 [5]
Don Anding Philadelphia Union Loan April 10, 2013 [6]
Coady Andrews Missouri Comets Free April 10, 2013 [6]
Matt Bahner Cincinnati Bearcats Free April 10, 2013 [6]
Jamiel Hardware Motala AIF Free April 10, 2013 [6]
Damani Richards Philadelphia Union Free April 10, 2013 [6]
Andrew Ribeiro Portland Timbers U23s Free April 18, 2013
Leo Fernandes Philadelphia Union Free May 3, 2013

Transfers out[edit]

Player To Fee Date Source
Drew Yates Charlotte Eagles Free February 15, 2013 [7]
Andrew Marshall Pittsburgh Riverhounds Free March 6, 2013 [8]
J. T. Noone VSI Tampa Bay Free March 21, 2013 [9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "USL PRO All-League Teams Announced". uslpro.uslsoccer.com (United Soccer Leagues). September 3, 2013. Retrieved June 24, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Hammerheads Have Point Deducted". uslpro.uslsoccer.com (United Soccer Leagues). July 26, 2013. Retrieved June 24, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Eagles Advance Against City Islanders". uslpro.uslsoccer.com (United Soccer Leagues). August 24, 2013. Retrieved June 24, 2014. 
  4. ^ Berton, Michael (May 22, 2013). "2013 US Open Cup Second Round: Reading United earn first pro upset, 1-0 over Harrisburg City Islanders". thecup.us. Retrieved June 24, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c "Union Send Three To Harrisburg". uslpro.uslsoccer.com (United Soccer Leagues). March 25, 2013. Retrieved June 24, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b c d e Gleiter, Dan (April 10, 2013). "2013 Harrisburg City Islanders Soccer". Penn Live. Retrieved June 24, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Charlotte Adds Yates To Squad". uslpro.uslsoccer.com (United Soccer Leagues). February 15, 2013. Retrieved June 24, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Riverhounds Sign Marshall, Vazquez". uslpro.uslsoccer.com (United Soccer Leagues). March 6, 2013. Retrieved June 24, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Tampa Bay Signs Noone". uslpro.uslsoccer.com (United Soccer Leagues). March 21, 2013. Retrieved June 24, 2014.