Posted On March 27, 2015 by PUSC
Portalnd, Ore. – The Portland Timbers’ USL side, Portland Timbers 2, have announced their second wave of signings today, adding five players to the team roster: goalkeepers Justin Luthy and Daniel Withrow, defender Matt Rose, midfielders Blair Gavin, Seth Casiple, and Tim Payne, and forwards Fatawu Safiu and Rundell Winchester have all signed with T2 for the side’s inaugural season.
An alumni player with Placer United, Casiple, 22, was acquired by the Portland Timbers in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft after being invited to participate in the 2015 adidas MLS Player Combine. A Rocklin, Calif., native, Casiple played four years for the University of California-Berkeley, scoring six goals and providing 27 assists in 75 matches (74 starts). As co-captain his senior year, he scored one goal and provided seven assists in 19 games played in 2014. He was selected to the NSCAA All-Far West selection second team, as well as the All-Pac-12 first team, while his 27 career assists rank fourth all-time in Cal men’s soccer history. Casiple has also been called up twice to train with the U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team in 2012 and helped the Austin Aztex earn a 2013 USL PDL championship.