Akron Summit Assault

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Akron Summit Assault
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Full name Akron Metro Futbol Club Summit Assault
Nickname(s) Summit Assault, Metro
Founded 2010
Dissolved 2011
Stadium St. Vincent-St. Mary High School
Akron, Ohio
Ground Capacity 3,000
Club President United States Dave Laughlin
Head Coach England Denzil Antonio
League USL Premier Development League
2011 5th, Great Lakes
Playoffs: DNQ
Website Club home page
Current season

Akron Summit Assault was an American soccer team based in Akron, Ohio, United States. Founded in 2010, they played their only season in the USL Premier Development League (PDL), the fourth tier of the American Soccer Pyramid, in the Great Lakes Division of the Central Conference.

The team played the majority of its home games in the stadium at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School, with selected games being held at Lee Jackson Field on the campus of the University of Akron. The team's colors were orange, lime green and white.

History[edit]

Akron Summit Assault was announced as a USL Premier Development League expansion franchise on February 23, 2011,[1] as an unofficial replacement for the Cleveland Internationals franchise which folded at the end of 2010. They played their first competitive game on May 14, 2011, a 2-0 loss to Chicago Fire Premier.[2] The first goal in franchise history was scored by Michael O'Neill in their next game, a 2-2 tie with the Cincinnati Kings.[3] On Sunday, July 24, 2011, the Akron played their final game, a 1-4 loss against the Chicago Fire U-23 finishing the season with a 5-8-3 record. The Akron Summit Assault folded after the 2011 season for undisclosed reasons.

Players[edit]

Final roster[edit]

As of June 7, 2011.[4]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 United States GK Brad Stuver[5]
2 United States MF Kyle Scharfenberg[6]
3 United States DF Mike Matlock[7]
4 United States DF Sean Sikich[8]
5 United States MF Christian Dominguez
6 United States MF Aodhan Quinn[9]
7 Nigeria MF Michael Balogun[10]
8 England MF Michael O'Neill
9 United States FW Mariusz Trzeciak
10 England FW Ashton Campbell
11 United States MF Thomas Schmitt[11]
12 United States FW Vaughn Spurrier[12]
No. Position Player
13 United States DF Matt Dagilis[13]
14 Australia DF Ryan Johnstone
15 United States MF Ryan Minick [14]
16 United States MF Aaron Adkins[15]
17 England MF Rhys Cannella[16]
18 United States FW Ben Truax
19 Bosnia and Herzegovina FW Admir Suljevic[17]
20 Romania MF Vlad Muresan
21 United States DF Kayvon Aserifard[18]
31 United States GK Carl Contrasciere
32 United States GK Richard Ott

Year-by-year[edit]

Year Division League Regular Season Playoffs Open Cup
2011 4 PDL 5th, Great Lakes Did not qualify Did not qualify

Head coaches[edit]

Stadium[edit]

Average attendance[edit]

Attendance stats are calculated by averaging each team's self-reported home attendances from the historical match archive at http://www.uslsoccer.com/history/index_E.html.

  • 2011: 185

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