Real Monarchs SLC have announced that 10 members of the USL Shield winning side of 2017 will be returning for the upcoming 2018 season.
The club exercised 2018 contract options on six players: forwards Juan Ignacio Mare and Chandler Hoffman, midfielders Sebastian Velasquez and Karsten Hanlin, defender Michael Gallagher and goalkeeper Andrew Putna.
In addition to picking up those six options, midfielders Charlie Adams and Andrew Brody and defender James Moberg have been signed to new contracts for the 2018 season.
Midfielder Danny Cruz was already under contract for 2018.
The Monarchs declined 2018 contract options on defenders Kyle Curinga and Max Lachowecki, midfielders Diego Calvo and Chase Minter, and forward Skyler Milne. Defenders Emilio Orozco, Riggs Lennon and Taylor Peay are now out of contract with the Monarchs.
After today’s announcement, the Real Monarchs roster stands as follows:
Goalkeepers: (1) Andrew Putna
Defenders: (2) Michael Gallagher, James Moberg
Midfielders: (5) Danny Cruz, Charlie Adams, Karsten Hanlin, Sebastian Velasquez, Andrew Brody
Forwards: (2) Chandler Hoffman, Juan Mare