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FC Tucson Adds To Backline, Signs Defender Luke Hauswirth

By FC Tucson Communications , 02/19/19, 1:00PM MST

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Hauswirth logged an impressive 74 career starts during his four-year tenure at the University of Washington.

TUCSON (February 19, 2019) -- FC Tucson announced today it had signed defender Luke Hauswirth for the 2019 USL League One season. Per club policy, the details of the contract will not be released.

“Being a part of FC Tucson’s first professional season is very special for me because it is also my first year as a pro. I see this as a great opportunity with a quality group of players and staff that will have a successful first season.”

Hauswirth was a standout midfielder/defender at the University of Washington from 2013-2018. A four-year starter, he registered three goals, three assists and nine points in 6,471 minutes of play.

Hauswirth made 74 career starts for the Huskies during his collegiate career. He spent his youth career playing for the Minnesota Thunder Academy of the U.S. Development Academy. 

With the addition of Hauswirth, FC Tucson’s roster now stands at 15 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. 

 

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