The first training of preseason was in the books, we had a chance to catch up with Riverhounds SC midfielder Robbie Mertz, as he discusses his return to his hometown club after a breakout rookie campaign.
Pittsburgh-born-and-trained player — the 22-year-old Mertz now turns his focus on his second season as a professional.
The Upper St. Clair native, the former University of Michigan standout played in 26 matches in 2019, finishing third on the team in goals (six) and fourth in assists (four).
Look for more coverage from Monday’s first training session from Mark Goodman, as he was also at Highmark Stadium, where he caught up with Bob Lilley and the Riverhounds SC’s goalkeeper Anthony
— John Krysinsky (@JohnKrysinsky) February 3, 2020