2015 Portland Timbers 2 season

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Portland Timbers 2
2015 season
PresidentMerritt Paulson
Head CoachJay Vidovich
StadiumMerlo Field
Portland, Oregon
(Capacity: 4,892)
United Soccer LeagueConference: 8th
Overall: 13th
USL PlayoffsDNQ
U.S. Open Cup3rd Round
Top goalscorerLeague: Kharlton Belmar (9)
All: Kharlton Belmar (11)
Highest home attendanceLeague: 4,944
(May 3 vs. Orange County, at Providence Park)
All: 15,069
(July 21 vs. Newcastle United, at Providence Park)
Lowest home attendanceLeague: 2,278
(July 19 vs. Whitecaps 2, at Merlo Field)
All: 333
(Mar. 22 vs. U. of Portland, at Merlo Field)
Average home league attendanceLeague: 3,054
All: 3,983
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The 2015 Portland Timbers 2 season is the inaugural season for the Portland Timbers 2 in United Soccer League (USL), the third-division professional soccer league in the United States and Canada. The Timbers 2 are the reserve team of the MLS side, Portland Timbers.

Background[edit]

Competitions[edit]

United Soccer League[edit]

Preseason[edit]

USL Regular Season[edit]

USL Playoffs[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Orange County Blues 28 14 5 9 38 34 +4 47 Conference Semi-finals
2 Oklahoma City Energy 28 13 8 7 44 36 +8 47
3 Colorado Springs Switchbacks 28 14 4 10 53 35 +18 46 First round
4 Sacramento Republic 28 13 7 8 43 31 +12 46
5 LA Galaxy II 28 14 3 11 39 31 +8 45
6 Seattle Sounders 2 28 13 3 12 45 42 +3 42
7 Tulsa Roughnecks 28 11 6 11 49 46 +3 39
8 Portland Timbers 2 28 11 2 15 38 45 −7 35
9 Austin Aztex 28 10 3 15 32 41 −9 33
10 Arizona United 28 10 2 16 31 55 −24 32
11 Vancouver Whitecaps 2 28 8 6 14 39 53 −14 30
12 Real Monarchs 28 7 8 13 32 42 −10 29
Source: 2015 USL schedule
Rules for classification: 1) head-to-head; 2) total wins; 3) total goal differential; 4) total goals scored; 5) disciplinary points; 6) away goals scored; 7) away goal differential; 8) home goals scored; 9) home goal differential; 10) coin toss or drawing of lots

U.S. Open Cup[edit]

Cascadia 2 Cup[edit]

Friendlies[edit]

Club[edit]

Kits[edit]

Primary
Primary Alt.
Secondary
Secondary Alt.
Third
Type Shirt Shorts Socks
Primary Green / White White Green
Primary Alt. Green / White Green Green
Secondary Red / Black Red Red
Secondary Alt. Red / Black Black Red
Third Dark green Dark green Dark Green

Executive staff[edit]

Majority Owner & President Merritt Paulson
Chief Operating Officer Mike Golub
General Manager / Technical Director Gavin Wilkinson
Ground (capacity and dimensions) Providence Park (20,438 / 110x70 yards)

Last updated: January 23, 2012
Source: Portland Timbers

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Staff
Head Coach Jay Vidovich
Assistant Coach Andrew Gregor
Assistant Coach Steve Reese
Strength & Conditioning Coach Charles Burdick
T2 Athletic Trainer Taichi Kitagawa

Last updated: July 7, 2015
Source: Portland Timbers 2

Squad[edit]

Roster[edit]

Where a player has not declared an international allegiance, nation is determined by place of birth. Squad correct as of March 26, 2015.

No. Position Player Nation
25 Defender Danny O'Rourke  United States
29 Goalkeeper Justin Luthy  United States
30 Forward Kharlton Belmar  United States
38 Defender Matt Rose  United States
40 Midfielder Tim Payne  New Zealand
44 Defender Harrison Delbridge  Australia
47 Defender Rennico Clarke  Jamaica
49 Forward Fatawu Safiu (on loan from Inter Allies)  Ghana
52 Midfielder Blair Gavin  United States
55 Forward Brent Richards  United States
73 Forward Santiago Biglieri  Argentina
76 Goalkeeper Daniel Withrow  United States
77 Forward Rundell Winchester (on loan from Central FC)  Trinidad and Tobago
84 Midfielder Seth Casiple  United States
85 Midfielder Steven Evans  United States

Appearances and goals[edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total USL U.S. Open Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Goalkeepers
29 GK United States Justin Luthy 7 -10 5 -8 2 -2
30 GK United States Andrew Weber 3 -4 3 -4 0 0
76 GK United States Daniel Withrow 0 0 0 0 0 0
90 GK New Zealand Jake Gleeson 20 -33 20 -33 0 0
-- GK United States Zach Nelson 0 0 0 0 0 0
Defenders
15 DF Brazil Jeanderson 15 1 14+1 1 0 0
20 DF United States Taylor Peay 14 0 14 0 0 0
23 DF Argentina Norberto Paparatto 1 0 1 0 0 0
25 DF United States Danny O'Rourke 1 0 0 0 1 0
28 DF United States Andy Thoma 27 0 25+1 0 1 0
38 DF United States Matt Rose 11 0 3+6 0 1+1 0
44 DF Australia Harrison Delbridge 20 1 18 1 2 0
45 DF United States Devon Fisher 4 0 4 0 0 0
47 DF Jamaica Rennico Clarke 17 1 14+1 0 2 1
51 DF United States Peter Prescott 0 0 0 0 0 0
95 DF United States Marco Farfan 0 0 0 0 0 0
Midfielders
4 MF Canada Will Johnson 3 0 3 0 0 0
11 MF Colombia Dairon Asprilla 2 0 2 0 0 0
17 MF United States Michael Nanchoff 6 2 6 2 0 0
26 MF United States George Fochive 10 4 8 4 2 0
27 MF United States Nick Besler 26 4 22+3 4 0+1 0
35 MF United States Anthony Manning 15 1 15 1 0 0
40 MF New Zealand Tim Payne 24 0 16+6 0 2 0
50 MF United States Blake Bodily 6 0 2+4 0 0 0
52 MF United States Blair Gavin 26 4 20+4 4 2 0
84 MF United States Seth Casiple 12 1 5+5 1 1+1 0
85 MF United States Steven Evans 11 1 6+4 1 0+1 0
94 MF United States Jose Perez-Flores 0 0 0 0 0 0
96 MF United States Edson Martinez 0 0 0 0 0 0
97 MF United States Terrell Lowe 1 0 0+1 0 0 0
Forwards
10 FW Argentina Gastón Fernández 1 0 1 0 0 0
30 FW United States Kharlton Belmar 30 13 27+1 12 2 1
31 FW Jamaica Michael Seaton 5 1 2+3 1 0 0
32 FW Zimbabwe Schillo Tshuma 10 0 6+4 0 0 0
49 FW Ghana Fatawu Safiu 24 8 18+5 7 1 1
55 FW United States Brent Richards 16 1 6+8 1 2 0
73 FW Argentina Santiago Biglieri 12 0 6+5 0 1 0
77 FW Trinidad and Tobago Rundell Winchester 24 3 18+4 3 2 0

Goalkeeper stats[edit]

Player movement[edit]

Transfers in[edit]

No. Pos. Player Transferred From Fee/Notes Date Source
25 MF United States Danny O'Rourke United States Portland Timbers Free April 1, 2015
30 FW United States Kharlton Belmar United States VCU Rams
United States Portland Timbers U23s
Free April 1, 2015

Loans in[edit]

No. Pos. Player Loaned From Start End Source
32 FW Zimbabwe Schillo Tshuma United States Portland Timbers May 1, 2015 September 1, 2015

Loans out[edit]

No. Pos. Player Loaned To Start End Source
30 FW United States Kharlton Belmar United States New York Cosmos Oct 1, 2015 undisclosed timbers.com

Transfers out[edit]

No. Pos. Player Transferred To Fee/Notes Date Source
Head Coach United States Jay Vidovich United States Pittsburgh Panthers Dec 4, 2015 timbers.com

See also[edit]

References[edit]