Patuxent Football Athletics (PFA) mission is to provide Southern Maryland's top pre-professional players the opportunity to train and compete at the highest level while maintaining their collegiate eligibility. We have joined the USL League Two as a franchise to fulfill this mission. USL League Two is the leader in pre-professional soccer in North America. USL League Two is the defined and proven pathway for players to progress to the ranks of professional soccer, while its clubs become fixtures in the communities where they operate.
2020 USL League 2 Facts At a Glance
14 Regular Season Matches
68% Domestic Players
66% Division Players
70+ Players Capped with US Men' s National Team
700+ Professional Alumni in MLS/USL in 2019
80% of MLS Draft Since 2010
The season takes place during the summer from early May to mid-July. We participate in a 14-match schedule against other divisional opponents, seven at home and seven away. The playoffs occur in late July, with each conference champion advancing to the national semifinals and the winners of those matches advancing to the USL League Two Championship in early August.
The USL W League will serve as the nation’s premier pre-professional league developing the next generation of women’s talent both on and off the field, enhancing the women’s soccer pipeline between college and professional soccer. The season has at least 30 teams in its inaugural season, creating more opportunities to play, watch and work in the women’s game.
As the landscape of youth soccer continues to evolve, USL has unveiled a player development model for future USL Academies and their participation in the USL Academy League, a first-of-its-kind competition designed to create the clearest path possible to professional soccer, with a direct & immediate connection to the local USL senior team . Please stay tuned as PFA works with USL to implement this offering for our youth in our community.