Islanders Re-Sign Midfielder Matthew Bahner

 Aggressive Midfielder Returns to Isles for 2014 USL PRO Season

(HARRISURG, PA)-The Harrisburg City Islanders PRO team is excited to announce the re-signing of Midfielder, Matthew Bahner.  Bahner will return to the Isles for the 2014 USL PRO season after a terrific rookie campaign in 2013.

The 6-foot, 170-pound midfielder began his professional career with the Isles in 2013. During his rookie season with the Isles, Bahner netted one-goal and dished out two-assists, playing in 24 matches and tallying 1152 minutes on the pitch.

Prior to his time with the Islanders, Bahner was a four-year starter for the University of Cincinnati.  The Ohio native started in 65 matches and posted 13 goals and 9 assists during his four years with the Bearcats.

Matt was a very important player for us last season, he was able to play several different positions for us.  He is a player that we are confident will have an even better season for us this year”said Islander Head Coach, Bill Becher

With the 2014 USL PRO season right around the corner, the Islanders are preparing for another competitive and exciting season in the USL PRO.  The Isles will kick-off their 2014 campaign on April 5th against the Hammerheads in Wilmington, NC.  Home opener is slated for April 19th against the Dayton Dutch Lions at the Skyline Sports Complex in Harrisburg.  Season tickets and group packages are on sale now.  To purchase tickets please visit our website at cityislanders.com or contact our office at 441-GOAL (4625).

2013 Statistics

Pos.     NAME                                     GP       MIN       PTS    G         A          S          F

M         Bahner, Matthew                  24        1152      4        1         2          9          13

 

PLAYER: MATTHEW BAHNER

HEIGHT: 6’0”

WEIGHT: 170

AGE: 24

COLLEGE: UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI