Sophomore midfielder Denver Spearman of the Canisius College men's soccer team helped lead his club team, Forest City London, to the USL Premier Development League Championship. FC London earned the crown after a 2-1 victory at Carolina Dyanmo on Saturday.
In 15 games during the regular season, Spearman totaled five points on a goal and three assists, placing third on the team in helpers. The victory over the Dyanmo in the title game finished a four-game playoff run for FC London, which included a 2-1 win over regular-season champion Michigan.
In his rookie campaign at Canisius, Spearman finished second on the team with six points, scoring in his final two games of the season to go with two assists.
Spearman and the Griffs open the 2012 campaign on Aug. 24, hosting local rival Buffalo. Game time at the Demske Sports Complex is set for 7 p.m.