by Jim Fossell

St. Charles, Missouri (September 8, 2021) – The St. Louis Ambush have signed three players who participated in open tryouts held earlier this month. Per league and team policies, no further details were disclosed.

Thomas Kemennu (who goes by Tommy or TK) is a native of White Lake, Michigan. He played collegiate soccer at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. He has played for the Oly Town Artisans in the Evergreen Premier League and Michigan Stars FC in the National Premier Soccer League. Kemennu has primarily played midfield and defensive positions.  Tommy said, “I’m excited to meet and play for the fans in St. Louis and am looking forward to a successful season.”

Chris Favela (who goes by Tito) is a goalkeeper who hails from Kansas City, Missouri.  He played collegiate soccer at Kansas City Kansas Community College. Tito thanked the Ambush for this opportunity, saying, “I hope to help the team in any way I can and be a good teammate. While I’m happy and the kid inside me is jumping I know there’s work to be done so I’m ready to face these new challenges! I look forward to being a part for the Ambush family and I can’t wait to get started! Pura vida!”

Wyatt Fowler grew up in Olathe, Kansas. His collegiate career was spent at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. He also played for Sunflower State FC in both MASL3 and in the United Professional Soccer League. When asked to share his feelings about joining the Ambush, his focus was clear. “I’m here to win,” he said. Fowler’s usual positions are forward and midfield.

Ambush co-owner and General Manager Jeff Locker said, “We were impressed with the level of talent that participated in the open tryouts. With the returning players we’ve recently announced, we look forward to developing these new additions to be the stars of the future.”

The Ambush will hold their second round of open tryouts Saturday, October 2 and Sunday, October 3, 2021 at Vetta Sports St. Charles, located at 1425 St. Peters Cottleville Road in Cottleville. Prospective participants must register online at beginning Monday, September 6.

The Ambush will kick off their 2021-22 season in late November with the home opener slated for Black Friday, November 26. Fans can stay current on all Ambush news by visiting the team’s official website, and on social media outlets.