TUCSON (May 10, 2019) -- FC Tucson announced today it had signed forward Jordan Jones for the 2019 USL League One season pending league and federation approval. Per club policy, the details of the contract will not be released.
"I'm looking forward to joining the guys in Tucson and continue to strive towards our goal of winning the USL League One Championship. I've heard great things about the fans and support system in Tucson and can't wait to in front of a community that has supported the club for so long.”
Jones, a native of Pacific Grove, CA, arrives in Tucson after a short stint with USL Championship side Rio Grande Valley FC. He registered 19 appearances with the Toros during the 2018 season.
A prolific striker, Jones was a four-year letterman at Oregon State University. During his time with the Beavers, he registered 29 goals, six assists, and eight game-winners in 4,551 minutes of play. Jones earned All-Pac-12 Second Team honors three times in his collegiate career.
Upon graduating from OSU, Jones was drafted in the third round, 47th overall by LAFC in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft.
With the addition of Jones, FC Tucson’s roster now stands at 21 players for the 2019 USL League One season.
About FC Tucson
FC Tucson, established in 2010, is participating in its first-ever professional season in USL League 1. In 2012, FC Tucson was named the USL League 2 Rookie Franchise of the Year. To stay up to date on the club, check out the team’s website at www.fctucson.com. You can also visit the team’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/FCTUCSON and follow all of the news related to FC Tucson on Twitter at www.twitter.com/FCTucson.
About USL League One
USL League One is shaping the future of the game in the United States, uniting passionate fans in new markets with the thrill of a proven professional soccer experience. League One submitted its sanctioning application to the U.S. Soccer Federation on Aug. 14. South Georgia Tormenta FC, FC Tucson, Greenville Triumph SC, Forward Madison FC, Chattanooga Red Wolves SC, Toronto FC II, Orlando City B, Lansing Ignite FC, North Texas SC and the Richmond Kickers have been revealed as teams set to compete in the inaugural 2019 season.