2019 was a year to remember for all fans, players, and staff involved in this inaugural season. With a head coach change mid-season and a turbulent roster, the comeback team showed their resilience and pushed through the season to finished the year in 12th place, and 9th in the USL Championship’s final power rankings.
Here is a breakdown of the 2019 inaugural season by the numbers:
33,660 total minutes played in the overall in the season.
11 regular-season games won in Loudoun’s inaugural season.
59 goals scored this season, the 6th highest-scoring team in the Eastern Conference.
143 total saves made this season.
39 different players rotated in the starting lineup.
10 Midseason player signings.
7 goals in the final game of the season against New York Red Bulls II.
4 players with 5 plus goals this season. Kyle Murphy leads with 13.
18% attacking conversion rate, ranking in the top 5 in USL Championship.
D.C. United Ties
2 homegrown players signed with D.C. United after making their professional debut with LUFC. (Moses Nyeman and Griffin Yow)
7 D.C. United player appearances. (Chris Seitz, Earl Edwards Jr., Donovan Pines, Griffin Yow, Moses Nyeman, Antonio Bustamante, Gordon Wild)
123 appearances from D.C. United signed players.
5 games played at Audi Field, the home of our parent club, D.C. United.
12 home games played at the team’s new stadium, Segra Field.
24 points earned at home, totaling seven wins and three draws.
5,000 fans at the home opener of Segra Field.
4 Giddyup Gallop halftime competition winners.
4 game winning streak to end the season strong, LUFC completes the longest streak in the history of the club.
Pathway to Pro
4th lowest age of all “MLS 2” teams in the USL Championship.
3,855 total academy player’s minutes in the season.
19 DMV natives made appearances in the 2019 season.
#1 Calle Brown
66 saves were recorded by Loudoun local, Calle Brown.
1,201 minutes played.
3 penalties saved.
#3 Peabo Doue
1,757 minutes played by the Maryland native.
21 interceptions were completed, making Peabo a force in the backline.
67 clearances were made in the inaugural season.
2 assists for Peabo in his first year with Loudoun United.
#9 Kyle Murphy
13 goals scored from Kyle Murphy, placing him 6th in the Eastern Conference.
100 professional appearances completed by the USL veteran.
#12 Connor Presley
2,291 minutes this season from Connor Presley.
160 crosses from Connor Presley, putting him in 7th in the Eastern Conference.
1 USL Championship Goal of the Month Award.
#15 Moses Nyeman
15-year-old Moses Nyeman becomes the youngest player to debut for Loudoun United on June 6th, 2019 against Swope Park in 3-2 victory.
3rd youngest goal scorer in the USL Championship is Moses Nyeman after his goal against Louisville City on July 28th.
15 games were played for Loudoun United by the D.C. United player.
871 minutes total of on-field action were amassed by Moses.
#25 Alioune Ndour
5 goals scored in four games during the Senegalese striker’s brief stint at the end of the season.
2 assists were recorded in the four games Alioune appeared in.
1 big contribution to a four-game winning streak.