AM Notes: Seattle's Martinez called up, UCLA makes NCAA tourney

13 November 9:40 am

AM Notes: Seattle's Martinez called up, UCLA makes NCAA tourney

By Adam Serrano

Good Morning to all of y'all, a few notes to get you through your morning.

The LA Galaxy are off for the second straight day today, but we'll have plenty of coverage for you today, here are a few notes to be made aware of...

*Seattle Sounders FC midfielder Mario Martinez has been called up to the Honduran national team for this Wednesday's friendly at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston against Peru . Remember, because it is a FIFA window, Honduras had the right to call up their full squad. 

*A pair of LA Galaxy Academy players Javan Torre and Grady Howe, and the UCLA Bruins have qualified for the NCAA Tournament and hold a six seed in bracket three. With the seed, UCLA have an bye into the second round and will face the winner of Cal-State Northridge and University of San Diego on Nov. 18 at 8 p.m. PT at Drake Stadium on the UCLA campus.  Torre and Howe were the only Galaxy Academy product to advance to the tournament as Gyasi Zardes' Cal-State Bakersfield were unable to qualify 

*Down the hall, Chivas USA and Chivas de Guadalajara owner Jorge Vergara will speak at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills at 12:00 p.m. PT to discuss the future of the Rojiblancos. Vergara has already fired head coach Robin Fraser and much of his staff and is expected to announce more front office moves on Saturday. There is no video stream of the press conference.