Sac Area Pro Recap: Ramon Martin Del Campo makes pro debut


After a weird situation in which he signed an MLS contract that was voided after no teams selected him in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft, UC Davis alum Ramon Martin Del Campo has finally made his pro debut.

The defender signed with Deportivo Saprissa in Costa Rica shortly after his incident in MLS, but didn't make a league appearance for the Central American giants in just over a year.

Looking to give the 23-year-old former U.S. youth international playing time, Saprissa loaned Martin Del Campo to NASL expansion side Puerto Rico FC just before the club's inaugural season kicked off.

Martin Del Campo has since started and played 90 minutes at right back in the club's first two games: a 1-1 draw vs. Indy Eleven, and a 2-1 loss this past weekend at the Jacksonville Armada.

The Mexico-born defender now joins Quincy Amarikwa in the ranks of active professional players who played under Dwayne Shaffer at UC Davis.

Here's how other Sacramento-area pros fared over the weekend:

National Women's Soccer League

Megan Rapinoe (Seattle Reign FC, Sacramento Pride)

The midfielder wasn't in the 18 for Seattle's 3-2 loss at the Western New York Flash Saturday. Rapinoe remains out with an ACL tear suffered in December. Season: 0 games, 0 starts, 0 goals, 0 assists.

Katelyn Rowland (Western New York Flash, Vacaville Christian)

The goalkeeper started and played 90 minutes and made 3 saves in Western New York's 3-2 victory over Seattle Reign FC Saturday. Season: 3 games, 3 starts, 1 clean sheet.

Beverly Yanez (Seattle Reign FC, Sacramento State)

The midfielder/forward started and played 90 minutes in Seattle's 3-2 loss at the Western New York Flash Saturday. Season: 12 games, 12 starts, 1 goal, 2 assists.

Major League Soccer

Miguel Aguilar (D.C. United, Encina High)

The midfielder was not in the 18 for D.C.'s 3-0 loss at the Philadelphia Union Saturday. Augilar is currently recovering from a right hamstring strain. Season: 7 games, 0 starts, 0 goals, 0 assists.

Quincy Amarikwa (San Jose Earthquakes, UC Davis)

The forward started and played 90 minutes in San Jose's 1-0 loss vs FC Dallas Friday. Season: 14 games, 14 starts, 1 goal, 3 assists.

Jalil Anibaba (Houston Dynamo, Davis High)

The defender started and played 90 minutes in Houston's 0-0 draw at Orlando City SC Friday. Season: 15 games, 13 starts, 0 goals, 1 assist.

Connor Hallisey (Sporting Kansas City, Granite Bay High)

The midfielder/forward was in the 18 and played 19 minutes off the bench in Kansas City's 3-1 victory vs. New York City FC Sunday. Season: 13 games, 11 starts, 0 goals, 1 assist.

Ryan Hollingshead (FC Dallas, Granite Bay High)

The midfielder/defender was in the 18 but didn't play Monday in Dallas' 4-0 win vs. Orlando City SC, he was in the 18 and played 17 minutes off the bench in Dallas' 1-0 victory at the San Jose Earthquakes Friday. Season: 15 games, 13 starts, 2 goals, 0 assists.

Adam Jahn (San Jose Earthquakes, Sacramento Republic FC, Jesuit High)

The forward wasn't in the 18 for San Jose's 1-0 loss vs. FC Dallas Friday. Earthquakes season: 10 games, 1 start, 1 goal, 0 assists.

Jahn started and played 77 minutes in Sacramento's 3-2 loss vs. Real Monarchs SLC Wednesday. He started and played 56 minutes in Sacramento's 3-3 draw at the Orange County Blues Sunday. Republic season: 10 games, 8 starts, 2 goals, 1 assist.

Amobi Okugo (Portland Timbers, Jesuit High)

The midfielder/defender was in the 18 but didn't play in Portland's 0-0 draw at the Colorado Rapids Monday. He wasn't in the 18 for Portland's 0-0 draw at the New York Red Bulls Sunday. Season: 2 games, 0 starts, 0 goals, 0 assists.

Tommy Thompson (San Jose Earthquakes, Sacramento Republic FC, Granite Bay High)

The midfielder was in the 18 but didn't play in San Jose's 1-0 loss vs FC Dallas Friday. Earthquakes season: 10 games, 5 starts, 0 goals, 0 assists.

Thompson was in the 18 and played 13 minutes off the bench in Sacramento's 3-2 loss vs. Real Monarchs SLC Wednesday. He wasn't in the 18 for Sacramento's 3-3 draw at the Orange County Blues Sunday. Republic season: 7 games, 4 starts, 2 goals, 0 assists.

North American Soccer League

Ramon Martin Del Campo (Puerto Rico FC, UC Davis)

The defender started and played 90 minutes in Puerto Rico's 2-1 loss at the Jacksonville Armada Saturday. Season: 2 games, 2 starts, 0 goals, 0 assists.

United Soccer League

Max Alvarez (Sacramento Republic FC, Sacramento State)

The midfielder was in the 18 but didn't play in Sacramento's 3-2 loss vs. Real Monarchs SLC Wednesday. He was in the 18 and played 30 minutes off the bench, assisting on the final goal in Sacramento's 3-3 draw at the Orange County Blues. Season: 10 games, 2 starts, 1 goal, 3 assists.

Seth Casiple (Portland Timbers 2, Rocklin High)

The midfielder started and played 90 minutes in Portland's 1-1 draw vs. the Colorado Springs Switchbacks Thursday. Season: 10 games, 5 starts, 0 goals, 1 assist.

Cameron Iwasa (Sacramento Republic FC, Jesuit High)

The forward started and played 90 minutes in Sacramento's 3-2 loss vs. Real Monarchs SLC Wednesday. He started, played 90 minutes, and scored a goal in Sacramento's 3-3 draw at the Orange County Blues Sunday. Season: 18 games, 14 starts, 7 goals, 0 assists.

Matt LaGrassa (Sacramento Republic FC, Tulsa Roughnecks, Pleasant Grove High)

The midfielder wasn’t in the 18 for either of Sacramento's games this week as he's currently on loan to the Tulsa Roughnecks Republic Season: 2 games, 1 start, 0 goals, 0 assists.

LaGrassa started and played 90 minutes in Tulsa's 0-0 draw at Rio Grande Valley FC Sunday. Roughnecks Season: 2 games, 1 start, 0 goals, 0 assists.

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