Ashkanov Apollon – NWAC Class of 2013-2014, Peninsula College, currently playing in the Premier Development League for the Kitsap Pumas
Ash Apollon scored 16 goals and recorded 15 assists in Peninsula’s 2013 run to the NWAC Championship. During that campaign Ash scored one or more goals in seven straight games and was voted a South-West Region All Star.
After spending the 2014 season playing semi-professionally for the Puget Sound Gunners as well as a team in Thailand, Apollon returned to the States in 2015 where he signed to play in the Premier Development League for the Kitsap Pumas. Ash recorded 1 goal in 82 recorded minutes, during a season that saw the Kitsap Pumas place first in the Western Conference, Northwest Division.
About the PDL & the Kitsap Pumas
The Premier Development League is a semi-professional league in the 4th tier of the American League System (Major League Soccer is the top tier). The league features 63 teams divided into 4 conferences across the United States and Canada. The Kitsap Pumas compete in the Northwest Division of the Western Conference, and play their home games at Gordon Field in Bremerton, Washington. Founded in 2009 the Pumas have seen multiple years of PDL success, reaching the playoffs in 6 of the last 7 years and claiming the PDL Championship in 2011.