Keith Savage

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Keith Savage
Personal information
Full name Keith Savage
Date of birth (1985-08-09) August 9, 1985 (age 28)
Place of birth Gulf Breeze, Florida, United States
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current club Tampa Bay Rowdies
Number 22
Youth career
2003–2007 West Florida Argonauts
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 Central Florida Kraze 22 (12)
2008 Chivas USA 6 (0)
2009–2010 Portland Timbers 40 (3)
2011– Tampa Bay Rowdies 67 (11)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 6, 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Keith Savage (born August 9, 1985 in Gulf Breeze, Florida) is an American soccer player currently playing for Tampa Bay Rowdies in the North American Soccer League.

Career[edit]

College and Amateur[edit]

Savage attended Gulf Breeze High School in Gulf Breeze, Florida, played club soccer for Pensacola Revolution, and played college soccer at the University of West Florida, where he was GSC Freshman of the Year in 2003. He was named to the Division II All-South Region Team and the All-GSC First Team in 2005, earned NSCAA/adidas All-America honors in 2006, and scored 33 career goals for the Argonauts between 2003 and 2007, the fourth-highest total in school's history.

During his college years he also played with Central Florida Kraze in the USL Premier Development League.

Professional[edit]

Savage was drafted 43rd overall of the 2008 MLS SuperDraft by Chivas USA,[1] and made his MLS debut for Chivas against Columbus Crew on 12 April 2008.

He was released by Chivas USA in February 2009, having played in just six league games for the team, and signed with the Portland Timbers of the USL First Division later that month.[2]

Savage signed with FC Tampa Bay of the North American Soccer League on February 22, 2011. The contract was for one year with a club option for 2012.[3] Tampa Bay exercised the 2012 option on Savage on October 4, 2011.[4]

Personal[edit]

Savage is the son of former U.S. national team player Bruce Savage

While playing for Chivas USA, Savage also was a trainer for the Fullerton Rangers Soccer Club in Fullerton, California. He coached the players on the U13 Fullerton Rangers in their signature league. This team came in 1st place in their season that year thanks to Savage's great coaching.

Honors[edit]

Tampa Bay Rowdies[edit]

Portland Timbers[edit]

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