Jason Hernandez

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Jason Hernandez
Jason Hernandez San Jose 2013.jpg
Personal information
Full name Jason Hernandez
Date of birth (1983-08-26) August 26, 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth New York, New York, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
San Jose Earthquakes
Number 21
Youth career
2001–2004 Seton Hall Pirates
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005 MetroStars 3 (0)
2006–2007 Chivas USA 50 (0)
2008– San Jose Earthquakes 163 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 8, 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jason Hernandez (born August 26, 1983 in New York, New York) is an American with Puerto Rican roots, soccer player who currently plays for San Jose Earthquakes in Major League Soccer.

College[edit]

Hernandez played college soccer at Seton Hall University from 2001 to 2004, and captained the team in his final two seasons.

Club career[edit]

MetroStars (2005)[edit]

Hernandez was selected by the MetroStars in the first round of the 2005 MLS Supplemental Draft and signed a developmental contract with the team for the 2005 season. After not playing a minute in the club's first 29 league games, he started the last three of the regular season, as well as both games in the playoffs.

Chivas USA (2006-2007)[edit]

Hernandez was traded to Chivas USA in a trade that allowed the MetroStars to move up to the #1 selection of the 2006 MLS SuperDraft and select Marvell Wynne.

In his initial campaign with Chivas, Hernandez went on to appear in 29 league matches, including 24 starts. During the 2007 season Hernandez saw his role reduced as he appeared in 21 league matches, starting only nine. He started three of the clubs four playoff matches during his two-year stint at the Los Angeles based club.

San Jose Earthquakes (2008- Present)[edit]

Hernandez was picked up by the San Jose Earthquakes in the 2007 MLS Expansion Draft.

International[edit]

On 6 January 2009 Jason was called into the U.S. Men's National Team's January training camp. He joined Colorado Rapids (MLS) defender Ugo Ihemelu as replacements for Clarence Goodson and Cory Gibbs who left camp early,[1] but he ultimately did not feature in the game. He was invited to the Puerto Rico National Football Team but he declined his invitation.

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