RailHawks Add Enzo Martinez Ahead of Minnesota MatchupMay 3, 2013 - North American Soccer League (NASL) - Carolina RailHawks
A native of Rock Hill, South Carolina, Martinez enjoyed a stellar three-year career for the UNC Tar Heels Men's soccer program that included three trips to the NCAA College Cup (2009-2011), an ACC Championship (2011), and culminated with capturing the 2011 NCAA National Championship. In the 2012 MLS SuperDraft, Real Salt Lake chose Martinez with the 17th overall draft pick.
Martinez joins former Tar Heel alumni, defenders Eddie Ababio and Jordan Graye, and forward Brian Shriver on a RailHawks roster that also includes eight other RailHawks who played youth and/or college soccer in North Carolina: forwards Brian Ackley (Cary, NC) and Zack Schilawski (Cary, NC and Wake Forest University), midfielders Austin da Luz (Winston-Salem, NC and Wake Forest University), Floyd Franks (UNC-Charlotte), and Nick Millington (Raleigh, NC and Elon University), defenders Austin King (Wilson, NC and Elon University) and Justin Willis (Raleigh, NC and NC State), and goalkeeper Akira Fitzgerald (Wake Forest University). Martinez also becomes the 8th player currently on the RailHawks roster who previously played for the RailHawks U-23's.
The RailHawks travel to Minnesota to face rival Minnesota United FC on Saturday, May 4th at 8:00pm ET. The match can be watched live on www.CarolinaRailHawks.com/live. The RailHawks will return to WakeMed Soccer Park on Saturday, May 11th when they host the San Antonio Scorpions at 7:00pm. Group and individual tickets for the May 11th match can be purchased through the St. Lawrence Homes Box Office by calling (919) 459-8144, e-mailing tickets@Carolinarailhawks.com, or visiting Etix.com.
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