Ben Somoza

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Benjamin Somoza
Personal information
Full name Benjamin David Somoza
Date of birth (1979-08-16) August 16, 1979 (age 38)
Place of birth Seattle, Washington, United States
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1998–2001 Washington Huskies
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2001 Seattle Sounders Select
2002 Portland Timbers 21 (1)
2003–2006 Seattle Sounders 60 (2)
Total 81+ (3+)
Teams managed
2009 Washington Huskies (interim assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Benjamin David Somoza (born August 16, 1979) is a former American soccer player.


After four seasons at the University of Washington, Somoza spent the 2002 season with Portland Timbers before joining their rivals Seattle Sounders where he won the 2005 USL First Division title.

In 2009, he served as an interim assistant coach for the University of Washington while Brandon Prideaux was finishing up his final season of his career with the Chicago Fire.[1]


Seattle Sounders[edit]


  1. ^ "Prideaux Joins MSoc Program As Assistant Coach". University of Washington. 10 June 2009. Archived from the original on 11 April 2013. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 

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