RICHMOND, Va. – (Thursday, September 5, 2019) – The Richmond Kickers are pleased to announce the signing of defender Zach Perez, pending USL League One and USSF approval. Perez will be available for selection Saturday night against Greenville Triumph SC.
“Zach really stuck out in our friendly against Prep4Pro and during our midseason tryout,” said David Bulow, Kickers Head Coach. “We’ve always had success as a club with our open combines, and though getting some players in during the season was a bit of an experiment, we feel we have continued our tradition of finding quality players who are trying to break into the pro game. Zach is very athletic and will give us some good cover at left back for the rest of the season.”
Signing his first professional contract, Perez joins the Kickers after four years at William Paterson University, where he was a two-time all conference choice. Perez made 59 appearances during his time in college, scoring three goals and adding three assists. The native of Edison, N.J. also appeared for FC Motown of the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL).
The Kickers return home to RVA Saturday, September 7 for their third and final clash with Greenville Triumph SC and Cider Fest, presented by Bon Secours. The gates open up at 5:30 p.m. with live music from the Back Seat Drivers. Happy Hour is extended until 7:00 p.m. with half off all ciders and craft beers. Richmond takes the field at 7:00 p.m. to face Greenville as both teams will compete for the newly announced Bon Secours Cup. The series is level as both sides claimed 1-0 victories in Greenville. Get your tickets now at RichmondKickers.com