For the first time ever, the Otters will be offering a fall camp outside of their regular playing season. The camp will run November 26th and 27th, the Friday and Saturday following Thanksgiving. It will feature both a half day and full day option, costing $80 and $40 respectively. Registration is already open and can be done HERE.

As in years past, the camp will feature a half-day camp for newer or younger players to soccer, as well as a full-day option fro campers ten years and older or more advanced campers. Campers will receive instruction from Otter soccer and…


In a season marked by new beginnings, new players, and a new era of Otter Soccer, many team and individual records were set and broken. Fans voted, and these are the final results for the 2021 Season Awards!

Goalkeeper of the Year: Patrick Timmer

Timmer made the most of his moments in goal, bringing energy to the matches and coming up big in key moments. His save in the first game of the season was nominated and one Save of the Month and was a finalist for the Save of the Year voting for USL League Two. …


Coming off Wednesday’s big win at home, the Otters hit the road for two critical matches in Virginia. Facing off with Virginia Beach United (one spot below the Otters in the table) and Lionsbridge FC (one spot above), the games hold major implications for the South Atlantic playoff race. After conceding in the first ten minutes of the match, the Otters settled in and scored two second half goals to win 3–1 on the first leg of the trip. The win keeps the Otters in fourth place, but pulls them within two points of the third and final playoff position…


In front of a packed out Perch, the Otters continued to play some of their best soccer at home, winning 3–2 against the first place North Carolina Fusion U-23s on Wednesday night. The Otters were able to get a goal from the usual attacking front, while also getting two goals from centerbacks. The win pushes the Otters unbeaten streak to five games and moves them closer to the playoffs as they remain in fourth place, just one spot out of the three playoff positions. The team will travel out to Virginia Beach to play both Virginia Beach United and Lionsbridge…


The Otters stayed pushed their unbeaten streak to four, as they dropped Tobacco Road FC 3–0 on Saturday night. In front of a packed out Perch and on-field seating, the Otters used two early goals to take control of the game before adding to their lead in the second half. The win moves the Otters into fourth place in the South Atlantic Division, just one spot below the playoff line. The Otters stay at home to face the first place North Carolina Fusion U-23s at 7 PM THIS WEDNESDAY! Tickets are already on sale for on-field seating and general admission…


The Otters travelled to Holly Springs, North Carolina on Tuesday night and came away with a 1–1 draw against Wake FC. The match featured plenty of chances for both sides, but three post denials for the Otters left Danilo Seglio (Loyola Maryland) as the only goal scorer. The result leaves the Otters unbeaten in three games and moving up the USL League Two table. The Otters return home THIS SATURDAY for a pivotal match against Tobacco Road FC at 7 PM inside TVA Credit Union Ballpark!


It was a wet and rainy night, but the Otters remained unfazed as they turned a dominating performance into a 3–0 win over first place West Virginia United. Led by a goal and assist from both Agu Ortiz (Anderson) and Tom Tzabari (Duquesne), the Otters new look 3–4–3 formation allowed for them to control the game for much of the match. The win moves their record to 2–3–1 and just two points out of fourth place with at least one game in hand on each team in front of them. The Otters close out the home stand with a win…


The Otters earned their first draw of the season after a 1–1 result Sunday afternoon at TVA Credit Union Ballpark. The Otters got on the board late in the second half after Guillermo Segovia (Florida Tech) muscled a defender off the ball and caught the keeper off his line with an inch-perfect shot into the corner. Virginia Beach were able to equalize early in the second half after an initial save from goalkeeper Mars Gohier (Florida Southern) fell to a Virginia Beach attacker. Despite 20 shots on the day, the Otters were unable to find another goal, leaving the final…


Moving to a new stadium can bring many new options for the experience and atmosphere at games. The Otters move to TVA Credit Union Ballpark has allowed for a more enjoyable soccer-viewing experience, as well as improved concessions and the ability to sell Otter Water on site! One other addition has been actual seating on the field at high top tables. The cost is free to season ticket holders or $15 to single-game purchasers. There is limited capacity for each game so get yours before they are gone at ottersoccer.com or HERE!

The section is located along the first base…


It is not uncommon for the Otters to make late-preseason, or even midseason additions to continually improve the team, and this year is no exception. The Otters have signed forwards Charlie Betts from local Milligan University and Conor Pugh from Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina. The Otters continue to prepare for their first home game of the USL League Two season THIS FRIDAY, June 4th when they face Lionsbridge FC at 7 PM inside TVA Credit Union Ballpark! Tickets are now on sale at ottersoccer.com or on HappsNow!

Charlie Betts originally attended the Otters open tryout in January…

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