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PDL Expert Picks: Week Three

05/14/2018, 2:00pm EDT
By USLPDL.com Staff

Your chance to test your knowledge against the PDL Experts

With the 2018 PDL season just four days away, our four Games of the Week from the Eastern, Central, Southern and Western Conferences have been picked. Now you’ll have a chance to see how your predictions stand up to our PDL and Media Experts all season long, beginning with weeks one and two of PDL play!

Our Expert Picks series sees two PDL experts, a composite Media Pick made by voting from our seven Media Experts and fans pick winners on four matches each week, one from each conference.

  • Colton Coreschi is the Coordinator of Communications and Social Media at the USL and currently covers the PDL.

  • Aaron Cranford is the Manager of Communications and Public Relations at the USL, has spent several years focused on the PDL and now focuses primarily on the upcoming USL Division III.

  • Our Media Experts consist of six members providing consistent coverage of various divisions of U.S. Soccer, who can be seen in the table below with their respective names and outlets.

Here’s a look at all of this week’s selections.

Match

  • Fan Vote

    Tobacco Road FC - 3
    vs.
    North Carolina FC - 1 U23

    (1-0-0) | (0-0-1)
    5/17 - 7:00 PM ET

    Match Center

    #TRVNC

    • TR

      65%

    • NC

      29%

    • Draw

      6%

    • Total Votes: 72

    Cincinnati Dutch Lions - 0
    vs.
    Lansing United - 1

    (0-0-0) | (0-0-1)
    5/20 - 4:00 PM ET

    Match Center

    #CDLvLAN

    • CDL

      38%

    • LAN

      55%

    • Draw

      7%

    • Total Votes: 103

    Mississippi Brilla FC - 2
    vs.
    Memphis City FC - 0

    (0-0-1) | (0-0-1)
    5/19 - 8:00 PM ET

    Match Center

    #MISvMEM

    • MIS

      61%

    • MEM

      25%

    • Draw

      14%

    • Total Votes: 64

    TSS FC Rovers - 3
    vs.
    Portland Timbers U23 - 1

    (0-0-0) | (0-0-0)
    5/18 - 10:00 PM ET

    Match Center

    #TSSvPOR

    • TSS

      27%

    • POR

      65%

    • Draw

      8%

    • Total Votes: 74

    This Week

    2-2 3-1 3-1 3-1

    2018 Season

    3-5 4-4 4-4 4-4

    Media Experts

    In addition to our in-house PDL experts Aaron Cranford and Colton Coreschi, each match also includes a media selection. The media selection is determined by a composite vote from representatives of the six outlets which are outlined in the table below.

    Name and Title

    Outlet

    Description

    Travis Clark Travis Clark
    Editor in Chief
    TopDrawerSoccer
    TopDrawerSoccer The number one spot for College, Youth National Team, Club and HS soccer.
    Kevin Johnston Kevin Johnston
    Managing Editor
    Soc Takes
    Soc Takes The beautiful game, minus the hot takes. Covering the game globally, including all the divisions of U.S. Soccer.
    Tommy Hodul Tommy Hodul
    Writer/Editor
    Midfield Press
    Midfield Press Bringing lower division soccer supporters news, analysis, podcasts and more.
    Jason Longshore Jason Longshore
    Host
    Soccer Down Here
    Soccer Down Here Daily talk show from 9-11 a.m. ET Monday through Friday, covering soccer in the South.
    Jeff Organ Jeff Organ
    Founder
    Texas Soccer Journal
    Texas Soccer Journal Texas Soccer Journal is a consolidated one-stop site for news and opinion about Texas soccer teams and players.
    Johnny Wakefield Johnny Wakefield
    Managing Editor
    Soccer 'n' Sweet Tea
    Soccer 'n' Sweet Tea Your locally-brewed, independent source for all things Carolina soccer, covering 12 clubs from the Appalachians to the Atlantic.

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