GRFC Names 18 Players in Squad to Face Xelaju

Grand Rapids Football Club will take on Club Xelaju MC of Guatemala Saturday at 7:00pm, and Head Coach Lewis Robinson has named 18 players in the squad to represent the Boys in Blue.  Houseman Field will be rocking Saturday night, and this is definitely not a match you will want to miss.  Get tickets today at https://app.gopassage.com/events/la-copa-de-la-diversidad and use the code “GRFC10” to get general seating tickets for $10 off.  Come have some great beer, enjoy a fantastic night of soccer, and watch GRFC take on it’s first international opponent at Houseman Field!

GK – Beau Prey
GK – Dary Dewalt
2 – Jake Vanderlaan
4 – Tony Deakin (C)
5 – Kyle Hernandez
6 – Braden Culver
7 – Aldony Mendez
8 – Cam Cavanagh
9 – Esteban Russell
10 – Joe Broekhuizen
11 – Caleb Postlewait
12 – Scott Doney
13 – Gabe Mateo
14 – Mason Darling
15 – Jack McCarren
16 – TJ Ifaturoti
35 – Jalen Rodriguez
77 – Alex Mendez

– Ten players represented GRFC this summer: Vanderlaan, Deakin, Alex Mendez, Cavanagh, Broekhuizen, Postlewait, Doney, Mateo, McCarren, and Rodriguez.

– Goalkeeper Beau Prey played the 2015 campaign with GRFC and has played against GR with Kalamazoo FC the past three seasons, while Dary Dewalt appeared for the Blues during the 2016 and 2017 seasons.

– Hernandez, Russell, and Darling all played with Kalamazoo FC while Ifaturoti played with Lansing United and Aldony Mendez competed for Muskegon Risers this past summer.

– Braden Culver is a new face to West Michigan, having played with Scott Doney at the University of Buffalo and playing for Toronto FC Academy.