TUCSON, Ariz. (January 30, 2019) — FC Tucson announced today it had signed goalkeeper Kienan Weekes for the 2019 USL League One season. Per club policy, the details of the contract will not be released.
“It is an honor to be a part of the first professional team here in Tucson. This will be something that we’ll be able to look back on and remember as a very big moment and season for the club. I am so excited to get to work to try and deliver the first professional trophy to the club and the community.”
Weekes spent his collegiate career at the University of Portland, where he helped secure 12 wins and a berth in the 2018 NCAA Tournament in his final season.
During his senior campaign, Weekes recorded 55 saves and six clean sheets for the Pilots. In the first round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament, Weekes recorded six saves en route to a 1-0 victory against UCLA.
In November of 2013, Weekes trained with FC Bayern Munich’s U-18’s club.
With the addition of Weekes, FC Tucson’s roster now stands at seven 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.