U.S. Open Cup: First-round pairings set

The pairings have been set for the first round of the 2019 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, which begins May 7-8.

The first round consists of:

-- 6 teams from USL League One;
-- 14 teams from the NPSL;
-- 10 teams from USL League Two;
-- 8 teams from Open Division qualifying.

Teams were paired from regional pools, and home teams for each round are determined by a random selection process among those clubs that have applied to host and whose venues meet the minimum tournament requirements.

Northeast Region
May 7 in Baltimore, Md.
FC Baltimore (NPSL) vs. West Chester Predators (Pa.)
May 7 in Richmond, Va.
Richmond Kickers (USLL1) vs. Virginia United (Va.)
May 7 in New York, N.Y.
New York Cosmos B (NPSL) vs. Black Rock FC (USLL2)
May 7 in East Hanover, N.J.
New York Red Bulls U23 (USLL2) vs. FC Motown (NPSL)
May 8 in Erie, Pa.
Erie Commodores FC (NPSL) vs. Dayton Dutch Lions (USLL2)
May 8 in Lansing, Mich.
Lansing Ignite FC (USLL1) vs. AFC Ann Arbor (NPSL)
May 8 in Reading, Pa.
Reading United AC (USLL2) vs. Philadelphia Lone Star FC (NPSL)
Southeast Region
May 7 in Auburndale, Fla.
Lakeland Tropics (USLL2) vs. The Villages SC (USLL2)
May 7 in Statesboro, Ga.
South Georgia Tormenta FC 2 (USLL2) vs. Chattanooga Red Wolves SC (USLL1)
May 8 in Greenville, S.C.
Greenville Triumph SC (USLL1) vs. South Georgia Tormenta FC (USLL1)
May 8 in Miami Shores, Fla.
Miami FC (NPSL) vs. Florida Soccer Soldiers (Fla.)
Central Region
May 7 in Milwaukee, Wis.
Bavarian SC (Wis.) vs. Forward Madison FC (USLL1)
May 8 in Little Rock, Ark.
Little Rock Rangers (NPSL) vs. NTX Rayados (Texas)
May 8 in Des Moines, Iowa
Des Moines Menace (USLL2) vs. Duluth FC (NPSL)
May 8 in Midland, Texas
Midland-Odessa Sockers FC (NPSL) vs. FC Denver (Colo.)
May 8 in Laredo, Texas
Laredo Heat SC (NPSL) vs. Brazos Valley Cavalry FC (USLL2)
West Region
May 7 in Turlock, Calif.
Academica SC (Calif.) vs. El Farolito (NPSL)
May 7 in Calabasas, Calif.
Cal FC (Calif.) vs. FC Mulhouse Portland (NPSL)
May 7 in Irvine, Calif.
Orange County FC (NPSL) vs. FC Golden State Force (USLL2)

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