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Phoenix Rising signs goalkeeper Eric Dick on loan from Sporting KC

Feb 4, 2020, 1:38 PM
FRISCO, TX - OCTOBER 06: Sporting Kansas City goalkeeper Eric Dick (#18) kicks the ball during the ...
FRISCO, TX - OCTOBER 06: Sporting Kansas City goalkeeper Eric Dick (#18) kicks the ball during the MLS soccer game between FC Dallas and Sporting Kansas City on October 06, 2019, at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, TX. (Photo by Matthew Visinsky/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
(Photo by Matthew Visinsky/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Phoenix Rising FC have officially signed goalkeeper Eric Dick on loan from MLS side Sporting Kansas City, the club announced on Tuesday.

Dick played in goal during the second half of Rising’s preseason match against MLS side FC Cincinnati in Tucson on Jan. 29.

The 25-year-old is Phoenix’s 10th signing since Dec. 3, following the additions of fullbacks Owusu-Ansah Kontor and Darnell King; midfielders Jack Barmby, Jon Bakero, Jordan Schweitzer and Sam Stanton; and forwards Santi Moar, Rufat Dadashov and Lagos Kunga (loan).

Dick was the No. 13 pick in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft by Sporting KC and has spent the last two seasons on loan with fellow USL Championship sides Sporting KC II and FC Tulsa.

Of his 26 appearances in the U.S. Open Cup, MLS and USL, 24 have been with Sporting KC II, where he has compiled six clean sheets.

The goalkeeper becomes the club’s 21st signing ahead of the 2020 campaign.

Goalkeeper: Zac Lubin and Eric Dick (loan)

Fullbacks: Austin Ledbetter, Kyle Bjornethun, Owusu-Ansah Kontor and Darnell King

Center backs: Corey Whelan, A.J. Cochran and Joey Farrell

Midfielders: Kevon Lambert, Jose Aguinaga, Joey Calistri, Jack Barmby, Jon Bakero, Jordan Schweitzer and Sam Stanton

Forwards: Solomon Asante, Junior Flemmings, Santi Moar, Rufat Dadashov and Lagos Kunga (loan)

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