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Juice Boxes and Post Game Stats: Espinoza Passes Garcia

Stats and milestones from a week of action.

MLS: Sporting Kansas City at Portland Timbers Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports

Due to a family vacation I was not around to do the weekend stats from four games this past week for Sporting Kansas City, their USL affiliate, Sporting KC II, and the women’s team, KC NWSL. But here a little late are the stats from this past week’s games ahead of Sporting and Sporting II playing Wednesday.

Sporting KC

In the 28th minute, Roger Espinoza passed Nick Garcia and moved into 4th all time for minutes played in all competitions, Espinoza finished the game with 23,703 minutes played.

At 34 years, 237 days, Espinoza moved ahead of Benny Feilhaber and became the 13th oldest player to appear in or start a game for KC in both league play and in all competitions.

Tim Melia made his 199th appearance in all competitions for KC, breaking his tie with Feilhaber for 12th all time on that list.

In the 90th minute, Ilie Sanchez tied Chance Myers for 20th all time in league minutes played with 10,518 minutes played.

Sanchez made his 115th league start, breaking his tie with Myers for 20th all time on that list.

It was Sanchez’s 124th start in all MLS competitions, tying him with Myers for 20th on that list.

It was Sanchez’s 139th start in all competitions, tying him with Myers for 20th on that list as well.

Khiry Shelton made his 50th league appearance for KC, he’s the 69th player to hit that mark.

Sporting KC II

6/16

Tyler Freeman’s 2 goals gave him 6 in league play for SKC II, tying him with Dane Kelly and Kevin Oliveira for 10th all time on that list.

The two goals gave Freeman 6 in all competitions as well, tying him with Oliveira for 11th all time on that list.

Freeman made his 32nd league appearance, tying him with Alexsander and Tyler Blackwood for 19th all time on that list.

At 17 years, 247 days, Michael Lenis became the 14th youngest player to start a game in league play or in all competitions for SKCII.

Jake Davis’ assist was his 4th in league play for SKCII, tying him with Daniel Salloi, Ualefi, Lebo Moloto, Tyler Pasher, Dillon Serna, and Fredinho Mompremier for 10th all time on that list.

It was his 4th in all competitions as well, tying him with Salloi, Moloto, Serna, Mompremier, and Nansel Selbol for 12th all time on that list.

6/20

Christian Duke made his 77th league start, tying him with Felipe Hernandez for the most all time.

Duke’s assist gave him 9 in league play for SKC II, tying him with Oliveira for 2nd all time on that list.

It was Duke’s 9th assist in all competitions as well, tying him with Oliveira and Kharlton Belmar for 2nd all time on that list.

Enoch Mushagalusa’s goal was his 4th in league play for SKC II, tying him with Wan Kuzain for 18th all time on that list.

It was Mushagalusa’s 4th goal in all competitions as well, tying him with Amer Didic for 19th all time on that list.

Graham Smith made his 46th league appearance, tying him with Mark Anthony Gonzalez for 12th all time on that list.

Freeman made his 33rd league appearance, tying him with Hadji Barry for 18th all time on that list.

It was Freeman’s 33rd appearance in all competitions as well, tying him with Moloto and Oliveira for 20th all time on that list.

KC NWSL

In the 79th minute Amy Rodriguez passed Becca Moros and moved into 11th place all time for league minutes played for KC NWSL teams.

Rodriguez made her 38th league start, breaking her tie with Moros for 11th all time on that list.

In the 48th minute, Katie Bowen passed Lo’eau LaBonta and moved into 15th place for league minutes played for KC NWSL teams.

Bowen made her 43rd league appearance for KC NWSL teams, breaking her tie with Moros for 15th all time on that list.

Rodriguez and Bowen each made their 39th league appearance, breaking their tie with Moros for 13th all time on that list.