Cole Grossman

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Cole Grossman
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Personal information
Full name Nicholas Holland Grossman
Date of birth (1989-04-10) April 10, 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2007–2010 Duke Blue Devils
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2010 Duke Blue Devils 71 (25)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009 Cary Clarets 12 (4)
2011–2012 Columbus Crew 12 (1)
2013–2014 Real Salt Lake 21 (1)
2015–2016 Stabæk 51 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 November 2016.

Nicholas Holland "Cole" Grossman (born April 10, 1989 in St. Louis, Missouri) is an American soccer player who most recently played for Stabæk in the Norwegian Eliteserien.

Career[edit]

College and amateur[edit]

Grossman is a product of Duke University, where he appeared in 70 career games (starting 59) and achieved 25 goals and 24 assists. During his time with Duke, Grossman was a two-time NSCAA All-South Region team pick (2nd in 2009 and 1st in 2010) and was named in the All-ACC teams twice (2nd 2009 and 1st in 2010).[1] He was named a Soccer America and TopDrawerSoccer.com All-American in 2010.

During his college years, Grossman also played with the Cary Clarets of the USL Premier Development League during their 2009 season.[2]

Professional[edit]

On January 14, 2011, Grossman was drafted in the second round (28th overall) in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft by Columbus Crew.[3] He made his professional debut on February 22, 2011 in the first leg of the Crew's CONCACAF Champions League quarter-final series against Real Salt Lake.[4]

On November 19, 2012 Grossman was selected by Real Salt Lake in the waiver draft, after being released by Columbus earlier that day.[5]

After two seasons with Salt Lake, in January 2015 Grossman signed with Stabæk in Norway's top league, the Tippeligaen.[6] Grossman made his debut with Stabæk on 6 April 2015. He left the club on 1 January 2017.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 6 November 2016[8]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Columbus Crew 2011 Major League Soccer 2 0 1 1 2 0 5 1
2012 10 1 1 0 - 11 1
Total 12 1 2 0 2 0 16 2
Real Salt Lake 2014 Major League Soccer 5 1 0 0 - 5 1
2014 17 0 1 0 - 18 0
Total 22 1 1 0 - - 23 1
Stabæk 2015 Tippeligaen 28 4 5 1 - 33 5
2016 23 1 2 0 2 0 27 1
Total 51 5 7 1 2 0 60 6
Career total 85 7 10 2 4 0 99 9

References[edit]

  1. ^ 15 Cole Grossman (1989-04-10). "Cole Grossman Bio - Duke University Blue Devils | Official Athletics Site". GoDuke.com. Retrieved 2016-10-02. 
  2. ^ 2009 Cary Clarets stats Archived October 7, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-01-21. Retrieved 2012-03-16. 
  4. ^ February 22, 201110:27PM ESTCraig Merz (2011-02-22). "Crew, RSL finish scoreless in testy CCL opener". Mlssoccer.com. Retrieved 2016-10-02. 
  5. ^ "RSL adds MF Cole Grossman". RealSaltLake.com. RSL Communications. 19 November 2012. Retrieved 19 November 2012. 
  6. ^ Ryan Miller (2015-01-06). "Real Salt Lake gains new assistant coach, loses Grossman to Europe". Deseret News. Retrieved 2016-10-02. 
  7. ^ "Alle Eliteserie-overgangene i januar" (in Norwegian). m.nettavisen.no. Retrieved 4 January 2017. 
  8. ^ "C.Grossman". soccerway.com. Soccerway. Retrieved 15 February 2016. 

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