RSL rookie Holness recovering from apparent seizure

Real Salt Lake rookie midfielder Omar Holness was released from the hospital and returned home after he suffered an apparent seizure Saturday night while playing with Real Monarchs SLC, RSL's second team, in their USL season opener.

The 22-year-old Jamaican was taken immediately to a local hospital for evaluation by ambulance after the match was delayed 20 minutes in the 34th minute while medical personnel attended to him.

RSL told the Salt Lake Tribune that medical tests were ongoing and would continue the week.

Holness signed a Generation adidas contract and was selected fifth overall in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft after playing collegiately at the University of North Carolina. The game was his first as a pro.

He was on the Jamaican roster for the 2015 Gold Cup and has one cap with the Reggae Boyz.
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