Connor Tobin

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Connor Tobin
Personal information
Full name Connor Tobin
Date of birth (1987-02-11) February 11, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Carolina RailHawks
Youth career
2005–2008 Vermont Catamounts
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009 Nybergsund 19 (0)
2011 Rochester Rhinos 15 (1)
2012–2013 Minnesota United FC[1] 28 (1)
2014– Carolina Railhawks 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of February 13, 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Connor Tobin (born February 11, 1987 in Fort Collins, Colorado) is an American soccer player who plays for Carolina RailHawks in the North American Soccer League.

Career[edit]

College[edit]

Tobin attended the University of Vermont where he was a standout player for the Catamounts. He played in 77 games during his collegiate career ending with 12 points on four goals and four assists.

During his college career Tobin received numerous accolades. He was named to the America East All-Rookie Team and America East Commissioners Academic Honor Roll as a freshman in 2005; was named to the America East All-Conference Second Team, the America East All-Academic Team, the America East All-Championship Team and the America East Commissioners Academic Honor Roll as a sophomore in 2006; was the America East Men's Soccer Scholar-Athlete of the Year and was named to the America East All-Conference First Team, the America East All-Championship Team, the America East All-Academic Team, the NSCAA All-Northeast Region Third Team, the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District I Second Team and the America East Commissioners Academic Honor Roll as a sophomore in 2007; and was named to the 2008-09 America East Academic Honor Roll, the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America First Team, the America East All-Conference First Team, the NSCAA All-Northeast District Second Team, the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District I First Team, the America East All-Academic Team, the NSCAA Scholar All-America Second Team, the NSCAA Scholar All-East Region First Team as a senior in 2008, as well as being a candidate for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award and the 2008 America East Defender of the Year.

Professional[edit]

Having trained with English club Sheffield United during the spring of 2008, Tobin signed a one-year contract with Norwegian club with Nybergsund on February 16, 2009 after a two-week trial period in which he started in the team's preseason games. He went on to play 19 games for Nybergsund.

Tobin returned to the United States in 2011 and signed with Rochester Rhinos of the USL Professional Division. He played his first game for his new team on April 15, 2011 against Richmond Kickers.[2]

Tobin signed with NASL club Minnesota Stars FC on April 4, 2012.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Known as Minnesota Stars FC in 2012.
  2. ^ "Official Match Information". United Soccer Leagues. April 15, 2011. Retrieved April 16, 2011. 
  3. ^ http://mnstarsfc.com/2012/04/stars-sign-tobin-ibrahim-and-chin/

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