Austin FC Academy Posts Strong Record in November Road Matches

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Austin FC Academy teams played eight MLS NEXT matches away from home in November, but weren’t fazed by the challenge. Aside from MLS NEXT action, the month was highlighted by a U-17 friendly against Liga MX academy C.F. Monterrey, and another U-16 U.S. Men’s Youth National Team call-up for Ervin Torres.

November Results

Austin FC’s four Academy teams competing in MLS NEXT posted a combined record of 5-2-1 in November. The U-17s and U-15s both earned shutout road victories over Houston Dynamo, and followed those up with 3-2 and 2-1 wins at Sporting Kansas City the following weekend. The U-17s achieved that 3-2 result despite falling behind 2-0, with goals from Diego Rodriguez, Jesus Gonzalez, and Chris Avila spurring the comeback.

The U-14 side conceded only one goal in three matches, leading to an impressive win at FC Dallas and a scoreless draw with Houston.

Austin FC’s U-13 team fell 3-1 against FC Dallas in its only MLS NEXT match in November.

U-13 (0-1-0 overall)

  • L, 3-1 at FC Dallas

U-14 (1-1-1 overall)

  • W, 1-0 at FC Dallas
  • D, 0-0 at Houston Dynamo
  • L, 2-1 at Sporting Kansas City

U-15 (2-0-0 overall)

  • W, 2-0 at Houston Dynamo
  • W, 2-1 at Sporting Kansas City

U-17 (2-0-0 overall)

  • W, 3-0 at Houston Dynamo
  • W, 3-2 at Sporting Kansas City

Player of the Month

Milo Williams, U-15 Midfielder

Williams earned November’s Academy Player of the Month honors for returning to full fitness, showing impressive dedication to the U-15 team’s training plans, and demonstrating academic excellence and a high standard of behavior.

What’s Next

In December, the U-13 and U-14 teams have one match each before taking a break for the holidays. The U-15 and U-17 teams had important business to take care of out west, where they competed in the MLS NEXT Flex event in California.

U-13 & U-14

FC Dallas vs. Austin FC (Dec. 11)

U-15 & U-17

Competed at the MLS NEXT Flex event in California from December 2 through December 8. For more details on the event, visit