Jamel Wallace

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Jamel Wallace
Personal information
Full name Jamel Anthony Wallace
Date of birth (1987-08-12) August 12, 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
2005–2009 San Diego State Aztecs
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010 Kitsap Pumas 14 (1)
2011 Richmond Kickers 16 (0)
2013 Wilmington Hammerheads 15 (3)
2014 Los Angeles Misioneros 6 (0)
2014 Ararat Yerevan 12 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 September 2017.

Jamel Anthony Wallace (born August 12, 1987), is a retired American soccer player.

Career[edit]

Youth and College[edit]

Wallace played 16 games as a freshman with San Diego State Aztecs. He played 90 minutes in 5 consecutive games and started all 19 games as a Junior. He played 18 games as a senior, scoring 3 goals and 1 assist and scored the game-winning goal against California.[1]

Professional[edit]

Wallace was drafted in the fourth round (59th overall) of the 2010 MLS SuperDraft by Seattle Sounders FC,[2][3] but was not offered a professional contract by the team.

He signed for the Kitsap Pumas of the USL Premier Development League in April 2010. After one season with Kitsap, Wallace signed with Richmond Kickers of the USL Pro league on March 23, 2011.[4] He made his professional debut on May 7, coming on as a last-minute substitute in a game against the Wilmington Hammerheads.[5]

In August 2014, Wallace signed for Armenian Premier League side FC Ararat Yerevan alongside fellow Los Angeles Misioneros teammates Bryan de la Fuente and Christian King.[6] Wallace left Ararat Yarevan in February 2015 by mutual consent.[7]

After Soccer[edit]

After returning from Armenia Wallace became a branch manager for AccentCare.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 26 January 2015[9]
Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2014–15 Ararat Yerevan Armenian Premier League 12 1 1 0 0 0 13 1
Total Armenia 12 1 1 0 0 0 13 1
Career total 12 1 1 0 0 0 13 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player Bio:Jamel Wallace". Retrieved 31 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Sounders FC welcomes three rookies to training camp". The Seattle Times. 2010-01-31. Retrieved 31 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Meet the new Sounders FC faces at AZ camp, and last night's practice report". The Seattle Times. 2010-01-31. Retrieved 4 February 2010. 
  4. ^ http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=4170736
  5. ^ http://uslpro.uslsoccer.com/stats/2011/2175617.html
  6. ^ "Armenian Premier League club Ararat FC transfers 3 Misioneros for upcoming season". lamisionerosfc.com/. Los Angeles Misioneros. 1 August 2014. Archived from the original on 7 March 2016. Retrieved 19 October 2015. 
  7. ^ "“Ararat” strengthens the squad". http://www.fcararat.am/. FC Ararat Yerevan. 3 February 2015. Retrieved 17 October 2015.  External link in |website= (help)
  8. ^ "Jamel Wallace". linkedin.com/. LInkedIn. Retrieved 26 September 2017. 
  9. ^ "J.Wallace". Soccerway. Retrieved 26 January 2015.