Ventura County Fusion to kick off 2017 PDL season at home as schedule is announced
The Orange and Blue to host SFCFC to start the regular season
The Player Developmental League (PDL) has released the 2017 regular season schedule and despite sixteen new franchises and league wide realignments. VC Fusion remains in the Southwest Division, of the Western Conference. The 2017 PDL season will see 72 teams from United States and Canada compete for the championship. With PDL regular season kicking off the weekend of May 5-7. The PDL Playoffs will begin with a play-in match on July 18, while the PDL Championship will take place on Aug. 5.
For VC Fusion the season starts at home versus San Francisco City FC on Saturday, May 6th at Ventura College Sportsplex with kickoff time of 7 pm.
The first 2 games of the 2017 PDL season for returning Coach Rudy Ybarra and the VC Fusion are at home. The season kicks off for Fusion hosting SFCFC on Saturday May 6th. Followed by a visit from Southern California Seahorses on Saturday May 13th at VC Sportsplex. After that, the “Orange and Blue” will travel up and down California for their next four games.
The final game of the 2017 regular season for VC Fusion will be at home,against the always tough Fresno Fuego on July 15th. The complete 2017 PDL VC Fusion home schedule looks like this,
5/6/2017 7:00 PM vs San Francisco City FC @ Ventura College
5/13/2017 7:00 PM vs SoCal Seahorses @ Ventura College
6/7/2017 7:00 PM vs San Francisco City FC @ Ventura College
6/24/2017 7:00 PM vs San Diego Zest FC @ Ventura College
6/30/2017 7:00 PM vs Burlingame Dragons FC @ Ventura College
7/8/2017 7:00 PM vs SoCal Surf @ Ventura College
7/15/2017 7:00 PM vs Fresno Fuego FC @ Ventura College
In addition to those PDL regular season games the Fusion will host a U.S Open Cup 1st round match, May 10th vs a team TDB at VC Sportsplex. Tickets to all VC Fusion home games are available immediately and can be purchased on Fusion’s website VCFusion.com or by calling the Fusion Ticket Office at (805)830-8005. Single match tickets cost $10 for Adults and $5 for Youths, but fans are encouraged to purchase 2017 Fusion Season Tickets, which cost just $65 for Adults and $35 for Youths, and include a free VC Fusion scarf. Season tickets allow entrance to all Fusion matches in 2017, including PDL & US Open Cup games, as well as all exhibition matches.