United Premier Soccer League


UPSL National Player Of The Week: JASA RWCs David Chavez

JASA Redwood City Forward Had Two Goals in Crucial 2-1 Victory
Published Jun 13, 2018

June 13, 2018 – Los Angeles – JASA Redwood City forward David Godinez-Chavez has been named UPSL National Player of the Week. A native of Redwood City (Calif.), Godinez-Chavez scored goals on both sides of halftime in a crucial 2-1 victory over Napa Sporting Soccer Club in a UPSL Pro Premier Wild West Conference game on Saturday, June 9, 2018.

Godinez-Chavez, better known as 'Pale', started and played 90 minutes for JASA RWC (5-3-2 overall), which stayed in playoff position in the UPSL Pro Premier Wild West Conference with the win.

'Pale' represented the U.S. National Team at the u17 level, and has played in both Tijuana Xolos (Liga MX) and San Jose Earthquakes (MLS) youth academies. He was recently selected as a NSCAA First Team All-American and Coast Conference Player of the Year after his first season at Saratoga (Calif.)'s West Valley College.

The UPSL National Player of the Week is selected each week of the regular season by members of the league and journalists covering the UPSL.


WEEK 1 – Henry Bane (Savannah Clovers FC)
WEEK 2 – Austin Savage (Lowcountry United FC)
WEEK 3 – Salifu Jatta (Western Nevada FC)
WEEK 4 – Jeferson Escobar (Kern County Mustangs FC)
WEEK 5 – No selection
WEEK 6 – Jack Slavik (Newport FC)
WEEK 7 – Christian Gordillo (Cal United FC II)
WEEK 8 – Izu Nnoli (L.A. Roma FC)
WEEK 9 – No selection
WEEK 10 – No selection
WEEK 11 – Erivaldo Oliveira Da Silva (C-Ville FC)
WEEK 12 – No selection
WEEK 13 – Osanie Reid (Winter Haven United FC)
WEEK 14 – David Godinez-Chavez (JASA RWC)

United Premier Soccer League

The UPSL was formed in 2011 and currently includes more than 180 teams in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin. UPSL is the fastest growing Pro Development League in the USA, with 200-plus teams targeted for 2018 Spring Season. Each UPSL team is individually owned and operated, and is responsible for maintaining either UPSL Pro Premier Division or Championship Division minimum standards.

UPSL teams are all eligible to participate in the U.S. Open Cup Qualifying Rounds through the leagues affiliation with the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA).

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