Kevin Venegas

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Kevin Venegas
Personal information
Full name Kevin Venegas
Date of birth (1989-07-29) July 29, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Norwalk, California, United States
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Fullback/Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Minnesota United FC
Number 22
Youth career
2008–2011 Cal State Fullerton Titans
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010 Orange County Blue Star 14 (4)
2012– Minnesota Stars FC 56 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 22, 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Kevin Venegas (born July 29, 1989) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Minnesota United FC in the North American Soccer League. Kevin currently resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Career[edit]

College and Amateur[edit]

In 2010, while at California State University, Fullerton, Venegas put together a career year for the Titans starting in all 21 matches and finished with seven goals and three assists. He finished his career at Fullerton with 74 appearances, 16 goals and 11 assists.

Venegas also spent the summer of 2010 with the Orange County Blue Star in the USL Premier Development League.[1]

Professional[edit]

On January 17, 2012, Venegas was drafted in the second round (37th overall) of the 2012 MLS Supplemental Draft by Chivas USA.[2] After failing to make the squad, Venegas joined Minnesota Stars FC of the North American Soccer League on April 3, 2012.[3] Three weeks later, he made his debut in a 3-3 draw on the road against the Atlanta Silverbacks. In 2012 he was named NASL Play Of The Year. [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orange County Blue Star 2010 stats
  2. ^ "Chivas USA selects five in the 2012 MLS Supplemental Draft". Chivas USA (Chivas USA Communications). 17 January 2012. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Stars add three signings". Minnesota Stars FC (MN Stars FC). 3 April 2012. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  4. ^ http://nasl.ezitsolutions.com/game_files/1335666447.pdf

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