Corey Woolfolk

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Corey Woolfolk
Personal information
Date of birth (1979-02-02) February 2, 1979 (age 36)
Place of birth Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Number 4
Youth career
1997-2000 Stanford
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001 Minnesota Thunder 14 (6)
2002 Dayton Gemini
2003 Pittsburgh Riverhounds 26 (8)
2004 Rochester Rhinos 26 (9)
2005 Puerto Rico Islanders 26 (9)
2006 Vancouver Whitecaps 1 (0)
2007 Atlanta Silverbacks 3 (0)
2008 San Francisco Seals 5 (0)
Teams managed
2002 University of Michigan (assistant)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Corey Woolfolk (born February 26, 1983 in Ann Arbor, Michigan) is a former American soccer forward.

Woolfolk attended Pioneer High School where he was a 1996 first team All State and NSCAA High School All American. He then attended Stanford University where he played on the men’s soccer team from 1997 to 2000.[1] He graduated with a bachelor degree in urban planning. On February 6, 2001, the San Jose Earthquakes drafted Woolfolk in the 5th round (49th overall in the 2001 MLS SuperDraft.[2] He played seven preseason games, scoring four goals. The Earthquakes waived Woolfolk on May 30, 2001 to free up a roster spot for Landon Donovan.

On June 18, 2001, Woolfolk signed with the Minnesota Thunder in the USL A-League.[3] He broke his foot in 2002 and lost most of the season, playing part of the time with the Dayton Gemini of the Premier Development League and serving as an assistant coach with the University of Michigan men’s soccer team.[4] In 2003, he played for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds then in 2004, he moved to the Rochester Rhinos. In 2005, he joined the Puerto Rico Islanders where he was the team’s second leading scorer with nine goals.[5] On February 1, 2006, he signed with the Vancouver Whitecaps.[6] He suffered a stress fracture in the pre-season and played only one game before with Vancouver. The team released him in December 2006.[7] In 2007, he played three games for the Atlanta Silverbacks.


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