Two Former Beavers Get Call-Ups From National Teams
Aug. 13, 2012
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Two former Oregon State men's soccer players have been selected to compete for their respective national teams in matches Wednesday. Forward Alan Gordon, currently of the San Jose Earthquakes, will play for the United States at Mexico. Ryan Johnson, a forward for Toronto FC, will play for Jamaica against El Salvador at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C.
Gordon ranks second on the Earthquakes and is tied for ninth in the MLS with nine goals. He also has three game-winning goals. Johnson is second on Toronto's roster with five goals and tied for the team lead with four assists in 22 games.
Beavers fans can catch Gordon and the Americans on Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. PDT on ESPN2.
The current Oregon State squad is back in action Saturday when it hosts Simon Fraser in an exhibition at 1:00 p.m.
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