SD Royal’s Duran Ferry Becomes Youngest Player To Record Championship Shutout
San Diego Royal SC goalie Duran Ferry became the youngest goalie in USL Championship history to complete a shutout record in the club’s 1-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rowdies on Sunday afternoon. At just 16 years, 6 months and 27 days old, the United States Under-17 international, making his third appearance across the league, showed a strong all-around performance.
Ferry surpasses the mark previously held by Real Monarch SLC goalkeeper Jeffrey Dewknap, who became the first professional shutout against SD Royal at the age of 17 years, 2 months and 18 days on 7 August 2021. increase.
Additionally, Ferry is almost seven years younger than the second-youngest goaltender to record a USL Championship shutout so far this season, next to Las Vegas Lights FC’s Leo Diaz at 23 years, 2 months and 6 days. He kept a clean sheet in his April 1 game against Indy against his Eleven.
Youngest goalkeeper to record a regular-season shutout in a USL Championship
1. Duran Ferry, San Diego Royal SC – 16 yrs 6 mos 27 days vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies (4-23-23)
2. Jeffrey Dewknapp, Real Monarchs SLC – 17 years 2 months 18 vs. San Diego Royal SC (8-7-21)
3. Aaron Cervantes, Orange County SC – 17yrs 4m vs. San Antonio FC (3-19-20)
4. Saif Kelevala, Tacoma Defiance – 1/2/18 vs. Portland Timbers 2 (7-24-15)
5. Abraham Rodriguez, Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC – 18/1/8 vs. El Paso Locomotive FC (8-22-20)
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