SUMMER 2022 HOME GAME SCHEDULE
GAMES PLAYED AT: NORTHWOOD SCHOOL (LAKE PLACID, NY)
BRFC IN THE UNITED SOCCER LEAGUE TWO
In 2022 Black Rock FC enters its fourth year in the league and will look to secure another Northeast Division Championship and with it a spot in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. Black Rock FC’s USL League Two team has produced numerous professionals who are playing at the highest levels in the USA and abroad. The 2022 team will play an exciting brand of soccer and feature many more future professionals.
USL League Two, the pathway to professional soccer in the USA, is an amateur league, featuring top collegiate athletes from around the globe. Over 70% of the players in Major League Soccer (MLS) have played previously in the USL League Two. This year 49 former USL League Two players were selected in the MLS SuperDraft.
DUBBED THE PATH2PRO
the USL League Two is the foundation of player development to the professional ranks including the USL and Major League Soccer. Each league utilizes League Two for player development differently on a club-by-club basis. For instance, a Major League Soccer club will operate or affiliate with a League Two organization in order to provide their players the opportunity to obtain the precious training time needed in order to qualify for homegrown status. Similarly, higher tier USL clubs will utilize League Two for player identification.
of operating a team within the USL League Two are numerous. From player development to supporting the local community, League Two is a versatile property. A critical component of this venture is to provide a platform for Black Rock FC players who aspire to play at the professional level to further their development and be identified by pro scouts and agents.
OPERATING A USL LEAGUE TWO TEAM
PERMITS BLACK ROCK FC TO:
provide a platform for BRFC players to further their development and showcase their talent
build community by hosting matches, and offer community camps/clinics
support local businesses through sponsorship and promotion
extend the club’s recruiting reach by attracting up and coming players in the region