Edens Chery

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Edens Chery
Personal information
Full name Edens Chery
Date of birth (1986-10-19) October 19, 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Western Mass Pioneers
Number 10
Youth career
2004–2007 UMass Lowell Riverhawks
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2008 Cape Cod Crusaders 49 (1)
2009– Western Mass Pioneers 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 October 2009.

Edens Chery (born October 19, 1986 in Port-au-Prince) is a Haitian soccer player who currently plays for Western Mass Pioneers in the USL Second Division.

Career[edit]

College and Amateur[edit]

Chery moved from his native Haiti to Brockton, Massachusetts in 1996 with his mother, who had family in the area.[1] He attended Brockton High School, played club soccer for the Brockton Youth Soccer Association, and played college soccer at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. In 2007, he had a career-best seven goals and five assists,[2] and ended his career with 12 goals and 21 assists, ranking him 9th among UNL career leaders. He was named a NSCAA Division II All-American team and to the NSCAA Division II All-New England team as a senior.

During his college years Chery also played five seasons for the Cape Cod Crusaders in the USL Premier Development League, helping them to four consecutive divisional titles between 2005 and 2008.

Professional[edit]

Chery turned professional in 2009, and began his career with the Western Mass Pioneers. He made his professional debut on June 20, 2009 in 1 0-0 tie with the Pittsburgh Riverhounds.[3]

Personal[edit]

Chery's father, Patrick Pierre, played defense on the Haitian national team in the 1970s.

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