Andrew Ribeiro

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Andrew Ribeiro
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Ribeiro playing with Orlando City B in 2016
Personal information
Date of birth (1990-10-22) October 22, 1990 (age 27)
Place of birth Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2012 Creighton Bluejays
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011 Chicago Fire Premier 9 (1)
2012 Portland Timbers U23s 14 (2)
2013 Harrisburg City Islanders 24 (0)
2014 Chivas USA 0 (0)
2014 Pittsburgh Riverhounds 7 (0)
2015 Charlotte Independence 28 (0)
2016 Orlando City B 25 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 6, 2016

Andrew Ribeiro (born October 22, 1990) is an American soccer player who currently plays for United Soccer League club Orlando City B.

Prep career[edit]

In high school, Ribeiro played four years of varsity soccer at Green Bay's Notre Dame Academy. Boasting a 44–9–4 record during his junior and senior years, Ribeiro lead his team to back to back state titles in 2008 and 2009 while earning First Team All-Conference both years. He was named the Green Bay Press Gazette’s Player of the Year and tabbed second-team all-state as a senior, after totalling 64 points on 26 goals and 12 assists. Ribeiro participated in the Masonic All-Star Game as a senior and had 19 goals, six assists and 44 points as a junior Olympic Development Program Super Y National Team Selection in 2008.[1]

College career[edit]

Ribeiro played four years of college soccer at Creighton University between 2009 and 2012.[2] During his time at Creighton, Ribeiro helped lead the Bluejays to two consecutive NCAA College Cup appearances. In addition, he was named NSCAA All-American First Team in 2012 as a senior, as well as the Missouri Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year.[3][4]

Professional career[edit]

On January 22, 2013 Ribeiro was selected in the fourth round, 70th overall, of the 2013 MLS Supplemental Draft by New York Red Bulls.[5] After being released by New York during the pre-season, Ribeiro was signed by Harrisburg City Islanders and was a regular starter for the club appearing in 24 league matches in his first professional season.

He signed with Chivas USA ahead of the 2014 season but was released a month into the season without making a first team appearance.[6]

Ribeiro signed with USL Pro club Pittsburgh Riverhounds on July 29, 2014.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Andrew Ribeiro – GoCreighton.com, The Official Site of Bluejay Athletics". Gocreighton.com. October 22, 1990. Retrieved January 24, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Andrew Ribeiro – GoCreighton.com, The Official Site of Bluejay Athletics". Gocreighton.com. October 22, 1990. Retrieved January 24, 2014. 
  3. ^ "2012 NCAA D1M All-America". Nscaa.com. December 7, 2012. Retrieved January 24, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on February 14, 2016. Retrieved 2010-08-03. /pdf8/978346.pdf?ATCLID=205730919&SPSID=89401&SPID=2518&DB_LANG=C&DB_OEM_ID=1000
  5. ^ "Gomez, Ribeiro Selected in MLS Supplemental Draft – GoCreighton.com, The Official Site of Bluejay Athletics". Gocreighton.com. Retrieved January 24, 2014. 
  6. ^ http://www.thegoatparade.com/2014/4/10/5601556/chivas-usa-waive-midfielder-dani-fragoso-defender-andrew-ribeiro
  7. ^ http://uslpro.uslsoccer.com/scripts/runisa.dll?M2:gp::72013+Elements/Display+E+47116+News/Display/+8969532+65672522+16135[permanent dead link]

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