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SOCKERS 2 DEVELOPMENT TEAM JOINS NEW MASL 2(M2) LEAGUE

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San Diego Sockers Media Release

10-Team Major Arena Soccer League 2 Announces 2017-18 Schedule
  San Diego Is In The Western Conference And Will Play A 12-Game Schedule

SAN DIEGO (Friday, November 3, 2017 – (#M2 -17-01) – The Major Arena Soccer League 2 (M2) announced the conference alignment and schedule for its inaugural season. The San Diego Sockers will place its Sockers 2 development team in the new league, which begins on Saturday, December 2. Opening Weekend continues the following day on Sunday, December 3 as the Sockers 2 host the Ontario Fury II at 1:05 pm at the Sockers Indoor Center at the Valley View Casino Center.

“I am honored to be the player/coach for the new Sockers 2 team during this first season,” said Hughes. “Throughout my time as a player, I have always enjoyed working with the younger players on the team as they learn the indoor game, so it only fits that I take on this new role. The reserve/development team has always had a major impact on the success of the first team over the years. I expect that we will continue the tradition of past teams as we compete for the M2 championship.”

The roster will be announced soon by the team, which should feature some of the players who made the cut from the recent tryouts.

Teams are split into two conferences, with five teams in the Eastern Conference, and five in the Western Conference. The top three teams from each conference will qualify for the post-season.

The Western Conference will feature the Arizona Impact, Colorado Inferno, Las Vegas Knights, Ontario Fury II and San Diego Sockers 2. The Eastern Conference will feature the Chicago Mustangs, Cincinnati Swerve, Colorado Blizzard, Detroit Waza and Muskegon Risers.  Each team will play six games at home and six away, with a limited amount of inter-conference play.

The regular season will end on Sunday, March 4, highlighted by Western Conference rivals San Diego at Las Vegas in a playoff potential implication game. For more information, or to view the entire schedule, go to m2soccer.com.

For more information on the Sockers 2, please visit SDSockers.com/Sockers2.

 

ABOUT THE SOCKERS 2: The San Diego Sockers 2 are proud members of the Major Arena Soccer League 2 (M2), a 10-team nationwide developmental league. The M2 and MASL represent the highest level of arena soccer in the world, and combined feature 26 teams across North America, with teams playing coast-to-coast in the United States, Mexico & Canada (Toronto to begin play in 2018). For more information, visit SDSockers.com/Sockers2.

 

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I graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Media Studies. I am also the Founder and CEO of San Diego Sports Domination. I am an award winning blogger and have been covering San Diego State Athletics and San Diego Sports for the past 8 years. I have blogged for FanSided 150 (Recruiting Website), FanSided's SDSU Site (Surf The Spear which is no longer online) and have written guest blogs on SDSU. I have been a guest on all San Diego Sports Radio stations ( ESPN 1700 San Diego, Mighty 1090 and Xtra Sports 1360). My articles have been linked to news websites all over the United States. I run this website in my spare time for fun. At my day job, I am a Sports Social Media Editor for STN Digital a Digital Marketing Agency that works in the Sports & Entertainment Industry.

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