Corey Ashe

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Corey Ashe
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Personal information
Full name Corey Alan Ashe
Date of birth (1986-03-14) March 14, 1986 (age 32)
Place of birth Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Playing position Left Back, Left Winger
Youth career
2001–2003 IMG Soccer Academy
2003–2006 North Carolina Tar Heels
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006 Virginia Beach Submariners 13 (3)
2007–2015 Houston Dynamo 211 (1)
2015 Orlando City 9 (0)
2016 Columbus Crew SC 18 (0)
Total 251 (4)
National team
2003 United States U17 4 (0)
2008 United States U23 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 29, 2016

Corey Alan Ashe (born March 14, 1986) is a retired American soccer player.



Ashe matriculated at the University of North Carolina in 2003 and played four years for the Tar Heels, starting regularly his last three years. He scored 22 goals in four years, including nine as a sophomore. During this period, he also played for the Virginia Beach Submariners in the USL Premier Development League.

Corey Ashe against Sporting KC forward Kei Kamara.

Houston Dynamo[edit]

Ashe was drafted by Houston Dynamo in the second round of the 2007 MLS SuperDraft, 26th overall. He made his MLS debut in the 2007 season and became a regular substitute off the bench on the left side of midfield. In his first two seasons with the Dynamo, he notched his first and only professional goal and five assists, the goal coming in a game against FC Dallas on May 28, 2008. He started four games in 2009 and came on as a substitute eight times and made two assists. He made his 100th league appearance for the Dynamo on March 25, 2011, in a game against Seattle Sounders FC.[1] Ashe was named to the 2011 MLS All Star Team and played in the All Star Game against Manchester United.

Orlando City[edit]

Ashe was acquired by Orlando City on July 14, 2015, in exchange for allocation money and a second round pick in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft.[2]

Columbus Crew SC[edit]

Ashe signed with Columbus Crew SC as a free agent on December 18, 2015.[3]


Ashe was a standout in the United States' under-17 national team as co-captain of the team from 2001–03. He played in the 2003 U-17 World Championship. He also competed in the 2008 Toulon Tournament, playing in every game. Ashe was called up to the United States national team squad for friendlies against Belgium and Germany in May and June 2013, but was forced to withdraw due to injury. He was subsequently selected as a member of the 23-man United States squad for the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup, which the United States won. Ashe did not make any appearances.


Houston Dynamo[edit]


United States[edit]


  1. ^ Sounders dominate but Hall, Dynamo hold on for tie
  2. ^ "Orlando City SC acquire backline depth in trade for experienced Houston Dynamo left back Corey Ashe". mlssoccer. Retrieved July 17, 2015.
  3. ^ "Columbus Crew SC bolster back line by signing free-agent fullback Corey Ashe". MLS. December 18, 2015. Retrieved December 3, 2017.

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