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MLS Huskies Part VIII: Season Checkup

June 15, 2015

Every Monday, UConn men's soccer will take a look at some of the former Connecticut standouts currently playing in Major League Soccer or other professional leagues. We will provide updates on their teams and share some insight from the players, who have all answered a variety of questions regarding their pro careers.

Weekly Soccer Recap
Cyle Larin | F | Orlando City (Record: 5-5-5) | Thursday's Result: 2-0 win over Dominica (WC Qualifier)

>> Started up top for Canada, which faced Dominica in an early CONCACAF round (World Cup Qualifier)
>> Scored a goal in the fifth minute after receiving a through ball near the right side of the box
>> Did not appear in Orlando City's match against DC United on Sunday due to international duty
George Fochive | M | Portland Timbers (Record: 6-4-5) | No Matches Played Last Week
Tony Cascio | M | Orlando City (Record: 5-5-5) | Sunday's Result: 1-0 win over DC United
Did not appear
Andre Blake | GK | Philadelphia Union (Record: 4-3-9) | No Matches Played Last Week
Sergio Campbell | D | Columbus Crew (Record: 4-5-6) | Saturday's Result: 1-1 draw with LA Galaxy
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This Week's Question: How would you describe the current morale of your pro team?
Cyle Larin --
"The team has stuck together, and we are just trying to play well offensively and defensively every game. My level of play has been very well to this point, and I want to make sure it doesn't drop from here and just gets better every day."
George Fochive -- "The team is in a good state right now. We are committed to always training to play good football."
Tony Cascio -- "I think my team is off to a good start. Everyone is in a similar position since it is a new club to the league so it makes it a little easier to bond with the guys. My level of play has not been where I want it to be, so I need to focus on becoming more consistent and staying healthy so I can be ready when I am put into the game.
Andre Blake -- "
We got off to a slow start, but the season is still very young. I was having a great preseason before I got hurt, and I am now just working hard to get back onto the field and start getting some playing time."
Sergio Campbell -- "The team morale is good. There are a bunch of my teammates that I felt an instant connection with and I am really happy for that. My team gets along well, and there is a good flow between players on the field. I think that for a rookie season I am happy with my play. I think I am getting better every practice, and I hope that in coming seasons I can step into a more important role."
Jossimar Sanchez (Defender for the Swedish Pro Team Nykopings BIS) -- "The team morale is high I would say. We possess a lot of young talent so I'm excited to see what we are able to accomplish this year. My level of play has been back on track of where I was before my injury. I feel better every training session, and I'm happy to be back in a defensive midfield position instead of the wing back role which I never got a great grasp on."