Mike Seamon

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Mike Seamon
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Personal information
Full name Michael Seamon
Date of birth (1988-08-30) August 30, 1988 (age 25)
Place of birth Rahway, New Jersey, United States
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Pittsburgh Riverhounds
Number 22
Youth career
2006–2009 Villanova Wildcats
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 Seattle Sounders FC 9 (0)
2013– Pittsburgh Riverhounds 16 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 17, 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Mike Seamon (August 30, 1988 in Rahway, New Jersey) is an American soccer player who plays for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds of USL Pro.

Career[edit]

College[edit]

Seamon was born in New Jersey and attended Union Catholic Regional High School.[1]

He played four years of college soccer at Villanova University. His freshman year, he had the largest amount of assists for his team with 5. His second season with the Wildcats, he was named Philadelphia Soccer Seven Player of the Year and second team All-BIG EAST. During his Junior year of college, he was voted third team ALL-BIG EAST and scored 4 goals and made 4 assists.

Professional[edit]

Seamon was drafted in the second round (27th overall) of the 2010 MLS SuperDraft by Seattle Sounders FC.[2]

On June 2, 2010 it was announced that he had been signed by Seattle Sounders FC.[3] He made his professional debut on June 27, in a 3-1 road defeat against the Philadelphia Union.[4]

Seamon remained with Seattle through the 2012 season. After the conclusion of the 2012 season, the club declined the 2013 option on Seamon's contract and he entered the 2012 MLS Re-Entry Draft. Seamon became a free agent after he went undrafted in both rounds of the draft.

It was announced on 13 February 2013 that Seamon signed for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds.[5] Seamon made his first appearance for the club as a starter during the Riverhounds' opening match of the season against the Richmond Kickers on April 6, 2013.[6]

Honors[edit]

Seattle Sounders FC[edit]

Personal[edit]

Mike's sister, Katie Seamon, was on Season 17 of CBS's The Amazing Race with partner Rachel. They were the 4th team eliminated from the race.

Career statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
USA League Open Cup League Cup North America Total
2010 Seattle Sounders FC Major League Soccer 8 0 3 0 0 0 7 0 18 0
2011 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2012 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2013 Pittsburgh Riverhounds USL Pro 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total USA 9 0 4 0 0 0 7 0 20 0
Career total 14 0 4 0 0 0 7 0 25 0

Statistics accurate as of August 18, 2012.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mike Seamon". Villanova. Retrieved January 16, 2010. 
  2. ^ Romero, José Miguel (14 January 2010). "Mike Seamon (Villanova) is Sounders FC's Round Two pick". The Seattle Times. Retrieved 16 January 2010. 
  3. ^ Mayers, Joshua (2 June 2010). "Rookie Michael Seamon signs with Sounders FC". The Seattle Times. Retrieved 2 June 2010. 
  4. ^ Mayers, Joshua (27 June 2010). "FINAL: Sounders FC 1, Philadelphia Union 3, game thread". The Seattle Times. Retrieved 12 March 2011. 
  5. ^ "Riverhounds Add a Trio of Talent for Inaugural Season at Highmark Stadium". Pittsburgh Riverhounds. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  6. ^ "Pittsburgh Riverhounds at Richmond Kickers 0:0". USL Pro. Retrieved 7 April 2013. 
  7. ^ [1]

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