US National Team Left Back Gary Hines has signed a contract with Spanish Club, Tolimar Tres De Mayo. The club is located in Tenerife, the Canary Islands and plays in the in the Division de Honor B or the Spanish 2nd Division, just below the Liga ASOBAL. The club has had some injuries and is currently in last place with a 3-0-12 record. The goal for the second half of the season will certainly be to avoid relegation to the lower division. (15th and 16th place are automatically relegated while 13th and 14th place have a 2 game playoff against the lower division clubs). Gary’s contract starts in January and concludes at the end of the season in May.
Spanish Federation Club Information Page: http://www.rfebm.com/EQUIPOS/EQ16DI02.HTM (Note: There are 3 non-Spanish players on this roster)
Spanish 2nd Division Standings: http://www.rfebm.com/PA70121C.HTM
Wikipedia Article on the Canary Islands: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canary_islands