2018 NPSL Record: 7-2-0, 4-0-0 home, 21 points
2018 NPSL Record: 3-6, 2-2-0 away, 9 points
Your conference champions are back at Trinity Stadium to wrap up the regular season fixtures. Tonight’s match is sponsored by Wheat State Insurance and Harbor House.
Harbor House at Catholic Charities is there to help break the cycle of violence against women and children. They provide a safe place to stay and the best support services, not limited to counseling, housing referrals, domestic violence education and other life skills. Harbor House does the best ability of utilizing outreach to guide victims of abuse through their Judicial, medical and DCF systems. Harbor House works with women and their children, as well as men, to help them realize a life can be free from abuse and fill them with hope and promise.
FC Wichita and Wheat State Insurance Group have joined together to raise money and donations for Harbor House and their fight against domestic violence. Items requested are not limited to: Socks (must be new), underwear (must be new), bath towels (must be new), hand downs (must be new), laundry detergent, women’s PJs, small kitchen appliances (can be used), paper towels, toilet paper, toothbrushes, canned food, boxed food.
Here’s a link of all drop off locations if you’re unable to attend the match. The donations to Harbor House do not stop at the gate.
With every donation, Kennton Hoffman and Wheat State Insurance Group will match all donations.
So, there’s also a soccer match going on. FC Wichita will host the Demize NPSL at 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Stadium. The Demize have already been eliminated from post season contention. So, their only hope in this match is to play spoiler. FC Wichita is trying to stay on pace in the NPSL Power Rankings. A loss or even a draw cold be detrimental to FC Wichita’s positioning.
FC Wichita is coming off a stunning 1-0 loss in Little Rock to the Rangers. FC Wichita has already clinched the conference shield for the second straight year.
It’s the first time in club history FC Wichita has dropped back-to-back matches.
Demize NPSL beat Saint Louis 3-0 on Saturday, June 30. It was a stark contrast from the 3-0 defeat back on May 24 at the hands of Saint Louis.
In their first meeting against the Demize, FC Wichita went to Springfield, Missouri and came away with a 2-0 victory. Thomas Wells scored in the first half and Nelson Landaverde struck home a free kick late in the second half to secure the three points for the boys in red.
The Demize are coached by Chris Hanlon. With also being the head coach, he’s also the Director of Operations for Demize. There are many titles he holds for the club, including Director of Coaching for their youth academy.
FC Wichita is 6-1-0 all-time against the Demize. They’ve won six consecutive matches in the series since losing their first ever match as a franchise and first against the Demize. FC Wichita is 2-1-0 at home vs. the Demize.
If you’re unable to make the match, Johnny Freedom and Zach Light will have your broadcast on Youtube. But come down and support your boys in red as they’ll hoist the Heartland shield at the end of the match for the second consecutive season.