Red Wolves Sign Keeper Tor Saunders

  • Friday, March 4, 2022

The Chattanooga Red Wolves have acquired goalkeeper Tor Saunders on loan from USL Championship side Indy Eleven for the 2022 USL League One season. Transaction pending league and federation approval.

“Tor Saunders is a great addition to the team,” said Red Wolves Head Coach Jimmy Obleda. “He brings a wealth of experience from the MLS and USL Championship. Very happy to have him with the team and being able to add to the roster that we are building.”

The 6-foot-5 goalkeeper from Seattle, Washington and product of the Seattle Sounders Academy played collegiate soccer for the University of Akron and Coastal Carolina University.
During his two seasons in South Carolina, Saunders earned All-Sun Belt honors and was named the Sun Belt Newcomer of the Year. Following a successful college career, Saunders was selected by Nashville SC with the No. 20 pick in the Third Round of the 2021 MLS SuperDraft becoming the 13th player in Coastal Carolina men’s soccer history to be drafted to the MLS. Saunders signed for USL Championship Side Indy Eleven in February of this year on a “sign-and-loan” agreement that will see him suit up for the Red Wolves this season.
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