Hunter Jumper

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Hunter Jumper
Personal information
Full name Hunter Jumper
Date of birth (1989-02-28) February 28, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Plano, Texas, United States
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Chicago Fire
Number 3
Youth career
2008–2011 Virginia Cavaliers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012– Chicago Fire 7 (1)
National team
2007 United States U18 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 23, 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of April 2, 2012

Hunter Jumper (born February 28, 1989) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Chicago Fire in Major League Soccer.

Career[edit]

College[edit]

Jumper spent his entire college career at the University of Virginia. During his time there he was named to the ACC All-Tournament team three times, All-ACC Academic team three times, CoSIDA/ESPN ACC Academic All-District second team, Capital One Academic All-District First Team and was one of 30 nominees for Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award.[citation needed]

Professional[edit]

On January 12, 2012, Jumper was selected in the second round of the 2012 MLS SuperDraft (28th overall) by the Chicago Fire.[1] On March 6, 2012 Chicago signed Jumper to a professional contract.[2] He made his debut for the club as a 68th minute substitute in a 1-1 draw on the road against the Montreal Impact on March 17, 2012.[3] Jumper scored his first career MLS goal in a home match against Sporting Kansas City on August 23, 2013.[4][5]

International[edit]

Jumper also made an appearance for the United States U18 national team.[citation needed]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jumper Selected 28th Overall by Chicago Fire in MLS SuperDraft". VirginiaSports.com (Virginia Sports). 12 January 2012. Retrieved 2 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Fire sign defender Hunter Jumper". Chicago Fire (Chicago Fire Communications). 6 March 2012. Retrieved 2 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Fire battle back to draw Montreal Impact 1-1". Chicago Fire (Chicago Fire Communications). 17 March 2012. Retrieved 2 April 2012. 
  4. ^ Zilis, Anthony (August 24, 2013). "Chicago Fire's Hunter Jumper long road to starting spot pays off with first MLS goal". mlssoccer.com. 
  5. ^ "Chicago Fire 1, Sporting KC 0: MLS Match Recap". mlssoccer.com. Retrieved August 26, 2013. 

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