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PDL Expert Picks Contest: PDL Championship

By COLTON CORESCHI -, 07/30/18, 4:15PM EDT


Make your picks and win PDL prizes!

Fan Contest

Enter the fan contest for your chance to win a PDL swag package! Pick the winner of the PDL Championship to enter.

Winners will be notified by email Wednesday, August 8 and will have three days to claim their prize before another winner is chosen. The competition voting closes one hour prior to kickoff of the earliest featured game.

Expert Picks

Our Expert Picks series sees two PDL experts, a composite Media Pick made by voting from our six Media Experts pick winners on every PDL Playoffs match.

  • Colton Coreschi is the Coordinator of Communications and Social Media at the USL and currently covers the PDL.

  • Aaron Cranford is the Manager of Communications and Public Relations at the USL, has spent several years focused on the PDL and now focuses primarily on the upcoming USL Division III.

  • Our Media Experts consist of six members providing consistent coverage of various divisions of U.S. Soccer, who can be seen in the table below with their respective names and outlets.


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Match Center

2018 Playoffs

Travis Clark 7-7
Kevin Johnston 9-5
Tommy Hodul 8-6
Jason Longshore 9-5
Jeff Organ 8-6
Johnny Wakefield 7-7

Media Experts

In addition to our in-house PDL experts Aaron Cranford and Colton Coreschi, each match also includes a media selection. The media selection is determined by a composite vote from representatives of the six outlets which are outlined in the table below.

Name and Title



Travis Clark Travis Clark
Editor in Chief
TopDrawerSoccer The number one spot for College, Youth National Team, Club and HS soccer.
Kevin Johnston Kevin Johnston
Managing Editor
Soc Takes
Soc Takes The beautiful game, minus the hot takes. Covering the game globally, including all the divisions of U.S. Soccer.
Tommy Hodul Tommy Hodul
Midfield Press
Midfield Press Bringing lower division soccer supporters news, analysis, podcasts and more.
Jason Longshore Jason Longshore
Soccer Down Here
Soccer Down Here Daily talk show from 9-11 a.m. ET Monday through Friday, covering soccer in the South.
Jeff Organ Jeff Organ
Texas Soccer Journal
Texas Soccer Journal Texas Soccer Journal is a consolidated one-stop site for news and opinion about Texas soccer teams and players.
Johnny Wakefield Johnny Wakefield
Managing Editor
Soccer 'n' Sweet Tea
Soccer 'n' Sweet Tea Your locally-brewed, independent source for all things Carolina soccer, covering 12 clubs from the Appalachians to the Atlantic.

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