Alex Caskey

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Alex Caskey
Personal information
Full name Alexander Caskey
Date of birth (1988-07-22) July 22, 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Dunwoody, Georgia, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2002–2007 Forsyth Fusion
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2010 Davidson Wildcats 76 (19)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Atlanta Blackhawks 22 (1)
2011 Charleston Battery 19 (1)
2012–2013 Seattle Sounders FC 30 (1)
2014 D.C. United 11 (0)
2014 Richmond Kickers (loan) 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of November 3, 2014.

Alexander Caskey (born July 22, 1988 in Dunwoody, Georgia) is an American soccer player.

Career[edit]

College and amateur[edit]

Caskey played college soccer at Davidson College for four seasons where he was a three-time All-Southern Conference first team selection and a two-time NSCAA All-South Region second team selection. He was twice selected to the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association All-State first team. A two-year team captain, Caskey finished his Davidson career with 19 goals and 15 assists for 53 points and did not miss a single match, starting all 76. He was also named to the Soccer America and College Soccer News national Teams of the Week and was a Southern Conference Player of the month and of the week.

Caskey also spent 2 seasons with the Atlanta Blackhawks of the USL Premier Development League.

Professional[edit]

On January 13, 2011, Caskey was drafted in the third round (47th overall) by Seattle Sounders FC in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft.[1] He was later cut on January 31, 2011 before training season.[2]

Caskey signed with Charleston Battery of the USL Pro league on March 29, 2011,[3] and made his professional debut on April 9 in a game against the Charlotte Eagles. He scored his first goal as a professional, a game-winning header, on July 9, 2011.[4][5]

Caskey signed with Seattle Sounders FC on March 13, 2012, getting his first start on April 14 against the Colorado Rapids. He scored his first goal in a 4-0 rout of the LA Galaxy.[6]

He was traded to D.C. United in March 2014 in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft.[7]

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
2009 Atlanta Blackhawks USL Premier Development League 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0
2010 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1
2011 Charleston Battery USL Pro 19 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 22 1
2012 Seattle Sounders FC Major League Soccer 20 1 4 1 1 0 4 1 29 3
2013 10 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 14 0
2014 D.C. United 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Total USA 77 3 7 1 2 0 7 1 93 5
Career total 71 3 7 1 2 0 7 1 87 5

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