Corey Ashe

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Not to be confused with Cody Asche.
Corey Ashe
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Personal information
Full name Corey Alan Ashe
Date of birth (1986-03-14) March 14, 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Playing position Left Back, Left Winger
Club information
Current team
Columbus Crew
Number 3
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 12 (0)
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 16, 2015.

Corey Alan Ashe (born March 14, 1986) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Columbus Crew SC in Major League Soccer.



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. He has improved on his game since 2007. In his first two seasons with the Dynamo he notched his first and only professional goal and 5 assists, the goal coming in a game against FC Dallas on May 28, 2008. He started 4 games in 2009 and came on 8 times and made 2 assists. He made his 100th league appearance for 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[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 the internationals against Belgium & Germany in May/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.


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