BREMERTON, WA—(club release) The Kitsap Pumas have re-signed forward Mike Ramos, pending league approval, the club announced today. Ramos joins the club for training this week.
“Mikey is a solid addition for our squad as the May 7 opener approaches,” Pumas head coach Cameron MacDonald said. “We’re excited to have him join us for another season.”
Ramos played for the Pumas last year, signing after being drafted 50th overall by Toronto FC in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft. He scored three goals in 11 appearances for the team. In 2015 Ramos rejuvenated his soccer career with 11 goals for the Spokane Shadow as he helped them win the debut season of the Evergreen Premier League.
At the end of Kitsap’s season, Ramos joined Seattle Sounders 2 on loan, along with Nick Hamer and Hiroki Kobayashi. He joined the Tacoma Stars for the 2015-16 indoor season, scoring with 1.9 seconds remaining in their final regular-season game to help get the team into the playoffs.
Ramos, a Spokane native, played collegiately for Walla Walla Community College, Seattle University and Whitworth University.
Transaction: Kitsap Pumas sign forward Mike Ramos on April 29, 2016.
Born: Jan. 29, 1991
Hometown: Spokane, Wash.
Citizenship: United States
Acquired: Signed on April 29, 2016
The Kitsap Pumas enter their eighth season in the Premier Development League in 2016 after winning the Northwest Division for the fourth time in 2015. The Pumas won the PDL national championship in 2011 and advanced to the national final again in 2014, establishing themselves as a reputable professional club with a proven record of moving players onto the next level in the process. Kitsap plays its home matches at Gordon Field, an intimate 1,500-capacity stadium on the Kitsap County Fairgrounds in Bremerton, Wash.
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