Seattle, Lafayette Jump Out to Early Leads in PDL Open Cup Qualifying
CHICAGO (Monday, May 7, 2001) - The Seattle Sounders Select and the Lafayette Lightning took one step closer to the U.S. Open Cup opening round with victories over the weekend. The Sounders Select won back-to-back games as they topped the Spokane Shadow 3-2 on Saturday and then scored a
May 7, 2001
The PDL's qualification process remains unchanged from 2000, as the league will send four teams to the U.S. Open Cup again in 2001. The league's conferences will serve as the three groups for the qualification round. The three group winners and the best second place finisher will advance to the Open Cup's first round, where they will face four representatives from the United States Amateur Soccer Association.