Korey Veeder

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Korey Veeder
Korey Veeder 2011.jpg
Personal information
Full name Korey Paul Veeder
Date of birth (1991-10-03) October 3, 1991 (age 22)
Place of birth St. Petersburg, Florida, United States
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
2005–2009 Clearwater Chargers
2007–2008 IMG Soccer Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010 Crystal Palace Baltimore 20 (0)
2011–2012 Columbus Crew 0 (0)
2013 New York Cosmos 4 (0)
National team
2007–2008 United States U17 21 (0)
2010–2011 United States U20 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 21, 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of February 12, 2011

Korey Veeder (born October 3, 1991 in St. Petersburg, Florida) is an American soccer player who is currently without a club.

Career[edit]

Youth[edit]

Veeder attended Dixie Hollins High School in St. Petersburg, Florida, and played club soccer with the Clearwater Chargers Soccer Club in Clearwater, Florida from 2005 to 2008. He was named to the NSCAA/ADIDAS All-American Team in 2007 and 2008.

Professional[edit]

Veeder signed his first professional contract in 2010 when he was signed by Crystal Palace Baltimore of the USSF Division 2 Professional League.[1] He made his professional debut on May 1, 2010 in a game against Rochester Rhinos,[2] and went on to make 20 appearances for the Eagles over the course of the season.

On February 11, 2011, Veeder signed a contract with MLS and took part in a weighed lottery four days later. On that day, the lottery sent Veeder to the Columbus Crew who had a 19.31% chance of landing him. Other clubs participating were Toronto FC who had a 45.52% chance of landing him, Seattle Sounders FC with a 24.83% chance and the Colorado Rapids who had a 10.34% chance.[3]

Veeder was waived by Columbus on June 27, 2012.[4]

International[edit]

Veeder was a member of the elite US U-17 National Team residency program in Bradenton, Florida from 2007 to 2008, representing his country on 21 occasions. He was called up to the US U-20 team in September 2010 for a tournament in Peru.

Career statistics[edit]

(correct as of 2 October 2010)
Club Season League Cup Play-Offs Total
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists
Crystal Palace Baltimore 2010 20 0 1 1 0 0 - - - 21 0 1
Columbus Crew 2012 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - - 0 0 0
New York Cosmos 2013 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - - 0 0 0
Crystal Palace Baltimore Total 2010 20 0 1 1 0 0 - - - 21 0 1
Columbus Crew Total 2012 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - - 0 0 0
New York Cosmos Total 2013 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - - 0 0 0
Career Total 2010–present 20 0 1 1 0 0 - - - 21 0 1

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