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News in Brief: Nicholson Named in MLS TOTW, MNUFC Academy Profile, and More

by on 20 March 2018

Minnesota United round-up

Thanks to his marauding play on Saturday, Sam Nicholson made the MLS TOTW. He is the first Minnesota player to earn that honor this season.

Miguel Ibarra stepped into the number 10 spot on Saturday in place of the injured Kevin Molino. Bill Stenross covered his unorthodox and effective play against the Fire.

Little Loon

Minnesota United released an Academy Player Profile on youngster Solomon Straub. While being only 11 years old, Straub plays an age group higher on the U-13 Academy team. His journey to the Minnesota United Development Academy is inspiring and shows how hard he is willing to work to achieve his goals.

Cedar-Riverside Opportunity Center

Sean Sittnick, Minnesota United FC senior director of ticket sales, has said that the team is looking to hire residents who go through employment programs at the Cedar-Riverside Opportunity Center.


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