Erik Rengifo

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Erik Rengifo
Personal information
Full name Erik Rengifo Rojas
Date of birth (1989-11-08) November 8, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Woodhaven, New York, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
2007 Molloy Lions
2008–2010 Hofstra Pride
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008 Brooklyn Knights 7 (0)
2009 Long Island Academy
2010 Brooklyn Knights 4 (0)
2011 F.C. New York 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 10, 2011.
† Appearances (Goals).

Erik Rengifo (born November 8, 1989 in Woodhaven, New York) is an American soccer who is currently without a club.


College and amateur[edit]

Rengifo attended Beach Channel High School, leading his team to the PSAL quarterfinals in back-to-back seasons in 2005 and 2006, and played club soccer for Blau-Weiss Gottschee, before beginning his college soccer career at Molloy College in 2007. He transferred to Hofstra University prior to his junior season in 2008, and spent three years with the Pride.

During his college years he also had two stints with Brooklyn Knights in the USL Premier Development League, in 2008[1] and 2010,[2] as well as a season playing for the Long Island Academy team in the National Premier Soccer League.


Rengifo signed his first professional contract in 2011 when he was signed by F.C. New York of the USL Professional Division. He made his professional debut on May 30, 2011 in a 2-1 win over the Rochester Rhinos.[3]


Rengifo, who has Colombian ancestry, has youth international caps for the United States, having played for the USA Under-18 team in the World Championships in Osaka, Japan in 2007.


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