Sandy, Utah (April 17, 2019) – Ogden City Soccer Club has announced the fifth round of players to its roster. This week they announced the re-signing of Easton Embley from the University of Portland. Three new players were also announced which are Sammy Tojaga from the University of Akron, Cayden Nelson from the University of Redlands, and James Pena from Snow College.
Easton, Cayden, and James are alumni of Utah Youth Soccer Association, bringing the total to 15 UYSA alums out of the 20 players announced.
Ogden City Soccer Club will continue to announce players every Thursday until May 2nd (adjusted from April 25th) on its social media platforms. Below is a bio for each player:
Easton is from Layton, Utah and is returning for a second season with Ogden City SC after providing major minutes for the team with over 750 on the pitch. He is currently a sophomore at the University of Portland where he appeared in 12 games for the Pilots. Easton also played with the U14 U.S. National Teams and is alum of La Roca Futbol Club.
Sammy is a freshman at the University of Akron where they finished as National Championship Finalists. He appeared in all 24 matches for Akron, including earning 21 starts and recorded three assists. Selected second-team All-MAC and was named to TopDrawerSoccer.com 2018 Men's Freshman Top 100 Postseason list (No. 47). Sammy played with Real Salt Lake Academy before committing to the Zips.
Cayden is a freshman from Layton, Utah at the University of Redlands. Before committing to the Bulldogs he played with La Roca Futbol club.
James recently finished a prolific career at Snow College where he appeared in 36 games, started 26 while scoring 16 goals and providing 10 assists. He played with Utah FC before joining the Badgers.