Club also adds Jesus West on loan
Toronto FC II announced today that the club has signed midfielders Adolfo Ovalle, Trevor Swartz and defender Patrick Bunk-Andersen. In addition, the club has acquired defender Jesus West on loan from Club del Este FC of the Liga Panameña de Fútbol (Panamanian first division). All four players will join the club’s roster pending league and federation approval.
Ovalle, 21, most recently played for Ranger de Talca in Primera B (second division in Chile), where he made four appearances in 2018. Before joining Ranger de Talca, Ovalle played with Real Salt Lake in 2015, where he appeared in six Major League Soccer games. He also played on loan to RSL’s USL affiliate club Real Monarchs for the 2015 and 2016 seasons, playing 21 matches and logging 1,379 minutes. Internationally, the defensive midfielder represented Chile at the U-20 level.
Swartz, 24, a native of Cameron Park, Calif., played at Indiana University, where he appeared in 82 games over four seasons, registering 12 goals and 27 assists. In 2018, Swartz earned second team All-Big 10 honours and led the NCAA with 16 assists.
Bunk-Andersen, 24, a native of Copenhagen, Denmark, played at Clemson University, where he appeared in 82 games in four seasons. In 2016 and 2017, Bunk-Andersen was named the team’s Defensive Player of the Year. Toronto FC selected Bunk-Andersen in the third round of the 2019 MLS SuperDraft.
West, 19, recently spent time with Toronto FC in Los Angeles for 2019 preseason. He represented Panama and made five appearances at the 2018 Concacaf U-20 Championship, where the team qualified for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland. He joined Club del Este FC after the tournament.
TRANSACTION: Toronto FC II signed midfielders, Adolfo Ovalle, Trevor Swartz and defender Patrick Bunk-Andersen. In addition, the club has acquired defender Jesus West on loan from Club del Este FC.
Weight: 154 lbs.
Birthdate: April 28, 1997
Birthplace: Temuco, Chile
Last Club: Ranger de Talca
Pronunciation: “AA-D OH L – F OH OH-VAH-YEH”
Weight: 155 lbs.
Birthdate: October 1, 1995
Birthplace: Cameron Park, Calif.
Last Club: Indiana University
Weight: 175 lbs.
Birthdate: January 13, 1995
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Last Club: Clemson University
Weight: 132 lbs.
Birthdate: June 6, 1999
Birthplace: Panama City, Panama
Last Club: Club del Este FC