On Tuesday, the Vancouver Whitecaps announced that Alderson will join Ben Fisk and Emmanuel Adjetey on loan to the Charleston Battery of the USL. Fisk and Adjetey have been in South Carolina for a couple of weeks.
For Alderson, this move offers a chance to accumulate some needed professional minutes at the Div.-3 level. Alderson didn’t feature at the MLS level last season, despite being on an MLS contract. He played 21 times for the Whitecaps U-18 side, six MLS Reserve League appearances and five more games for the U-23 team.
“Bryce is one of the top young talents in Canadian soccer and he possesses a great deal of potential,” said Martin Rennie, Whitecaps head coach, in a release issued by the club. “At his stage of development it is important to get as much competitive action as possible and we feel that he can benefit from spending time with Charleston Battery, who we have an excellent relationship with.”
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