On Tuesday morning, the San Jose Earthquakes announced the signing of 21-year-old forward Benji Kikanovic. Here are five things to know about the Quakes’ newest player:
- Kikanovic spent the 2020 season with the Earthquakes’ former USL Championship affiliate Reno 1868 FC, scoring two goals in 13 appearances.
- Kikanovic was born in San Jose before moving to Sacramento.
- He spent two years at Sacramento State (2018-19), where he was a two-time Second Team All-Big West Conference selection and the 2018 Big West Conference Co-Freshman of the Year. He finished his collegiate career with nine goals and five assists in 34 appearances.