Luke Kreamalmeyer

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Luke Kreamalmeyer
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Personal information
Date of birth (1982-09-28) September 28, 1982 (age 31)
Place of birth Edwardsville, Illinois, United States
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2001–2004 Bradley Braves
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003 St. Louis Strikers 10 (6)
2004 Chicago Fire Premier 15 (6)
2005 Real Salt Lake 6 (0)
2006–2007 Portland Timbers 54 (10)
2008 Rochester Rhinos 34 (5)
2009 Carolina RailHawks 26 (5)
2010 AC St. Louis 29 (5)
2011 Montreal Impact 20 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of May 14, 2011.
† Appearances (Goals).

Luke Kreamalmeyer (born September 28, 1982 in Edwardsville, Illinois) is a professional American soccer player.

Career[edit]

College and amateur[edit]

Kreamalmeyer attended Edwardsville High School where he scored a hat trick in the final state championship soccer game.Kreamalmeyer scored a record high 38 goals his senior season at Edwardsville and added 13 assists.Kreamalmeyer was voted First-team All American during his senior season at Edwardsville. Luke recorded 74 total goals at Edwardsville. He then played college soccer at Bradley University from 2001 to 2004. Luke made the MVC-All Freshman team in 2001. Kreamalmeyer was named first team All-Missouri Valley Conference as a junior and senior, and finished his career with 26 goals and 20 assists for the Braves. He also played for Chicago Fire Premier in the USL Premier Development League.[1]

Professional[edit]

Upon graduating from Bradley, Kreamalmeyer was named the MVP at the MLS player combine in 2005. Due to his small stature, he fell in the 2005 MLS SuperDraft, until Real Salt Lake took him with the 37th overall pick. Kreamalmeyer played in six games as a rookie and was released after the season(added one assist). Kreamalmeyer then played in 2006 for the Portland Timbers of USL First Division and led the team with 9 goals. Kreamalmeyer was also named USL-1 All-League First-team in 2006 and was the MVP of the Timbers team. Kreamalmeyer also played for the Timbers in 2007, but missed half the season due to an injury. He had 4 assists and one goal during half of the season.

In 2008 Kreamalmeyer played for the Rochester Rhinos. He tied for the Rhinos 2008 team lead in scoring with 17 points on 4 goals and 9 assists. In January 2009, he signed with the Carolina RailHawks.[2] Kreamalmeyer added 4 goals and two assists on 22 starts before joining AC St Louis. In his first season with AC St Louis, Kreamalmeyer tied Mike Ambersley for the team lead in points with 18. He scored 5 goals and had 8 assists on the season. Kreamalmeyer's 8 assists tied Martin Nash for the assist lead in NASL during the 2010 season. Kreamalmeyer has played 150 professional games concluding the 2010 season with 25 goals and 24 assists in his career.

Kreamalmeyer signed a one-year contract with Montreal Impact of the North American Soccer League on February 17, 2011.[3] He was released by Montreal on October 12, 2011.[4]

Career stats[edit]

Team Season League Domestic
League
Domestic
Playoffs
Domestic
Cup1
Concacaf
Competition2
Total
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists
St. Louis Strikers 2003 PDL 7 3 1 - - - - - - - - - 7 3 1
Chicago Fire Premier 2004 PDL 15 5 6 2 0 0 - - - 17 3 6
Real Salt Lake 2005 MLS 6 0 1 - - - - - - - - - 6 0 1
Portland Timbers 2006 USL-1 28 9 4 - - - 1 1 0 - - - 29 7 4
Portland Timbers 2007 USL-1 26 4 4 2 0 0 1 0 1 - - - 29 2 5
Rochester Rhinos 2008 USL-1 30 4 9 4 0 0 2 1 0 - - - 36 5 9
Carolina RailHawks FC 2009 USL-1 26 5 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 - - - 28 5 0
AC St. Louis 2010 USSF D2 29 5 8 - - - 2 0 1 - - - 31 5 9
Montreal Impact 2011 NASL 19 1 1 - - - 2 0 0 - - - 21 1 1
Total PDL 22 6 7 2 0 0 - - - - - - 24 6 7
Total NASL 158 25 29 7 0 0 9 2 2 - - - 174 27 31
Total MLS 6 0 1 - - - - - - - - - 6 0 0

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