"As the U.S. grows into a soccer country, this kind of match is going to happen more and more," United coach Ben Olsen said. "There are going to be more, better-quality amateur teams that can make these kinds of runs, and that's what's great about the Open Cup. These stories can happen, and I'm sure they will happen even more in the future. As the amateurs get better, so does our league, so does USL, and NASL, and so on."
"He's got great personality — a little more than I thought he had — but that translates onto the field as well," United coach Ben Olsen said. "He's been in a lot of games, he understands how to play forward, he can fill in wide, very intelligent on the field both offensively and defensively, and it's been nice to have him the last few games."