Harrisburg, PA (March 10, 2017) – The Harrisburg City Islanders play closer to home this Sunday, March 12 at Millersville University when they face Binghamton University in one of their final preseason matches of 2017.
Harrisburg has posted an undefeated record so far in their 2017 preseason campaign. They have one win and three draws in their four games leading up to the USL-Pro regular season. During the preseason, the Islanders have scored a goal in every game.
Returning players like Paul Wilson and Aaron Wheeler have already played significant minutes alongside newcomers like Lee Nishanian and Chris Hill during their preseason run.
Binghamton features a local player with a familiar last name. Isaiah Pettis is a freshman on the Bearcats soccer team and looks to see some of the first action of his college career against the Islanders. Pettis’s older brother, Garret Pettis, had a successful 5 year career with the club before retiring back in February.
Harrisburg starts the 2017 USL-Pro season on March 25 at 7 p.m. at City Sports Complex against the Richmond Kickers before coming home for starting their 2017 defense of FNB field on April 15 at 7 p.m. against in-state rival Bethlehem Steel FC.
ABOUT THE HARRISBURG CITY ISLANDERS
The Harrisburg City Islanders are entering their 14th Season in Central Pennsylvania as a professional soccer team in the United Soccer League. The league represents the highest level of competition in the United States and Canada outside of Major League Soccer (MLS). In addition to the professional squad, the Harrisburg City Islanders Academy fields youth teams for boys and girls ages 9-23. The City Islanders Academy is dedicated to player development in Central, Pennsylvania. The premier level Academy teams participate in the nationally recognized Super Y-League. For more information about the Harrisburg City Islanders please visit www.cityislanders.com or call 717.441.GOAL (4625).
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