Kevin Politz

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Kevin Politz
Personal information
Date of birth (1996-03-22) March 22, 1996 (age 23)
Place of birth New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Greenville Triumph
Number 4
Youth career
2010–2014 New York Red Bulls
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2017 Wake Forest Demon Deacons 72 (3)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 New York Red Bulls U-23 20 (0)
2018 New York Red Bulls 0 (0)
2018New York Red Bulls II (loan) 21 (0)
2019– Greenville Triumph 25 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 21, 2019

Kevin Politz (born March 22, 1996) is an American soccer player who plays for Greenville Triumph in USL League One.

Career[edit]

Youth[edit]

Politz was born in New Haven, Connecticut, but grew up in the Morganville section of Marlboro Township, New Jersey where he attended Marlboro High School and was a member of the New York Red Bulls Academy. He attended college at Wake Forest University and played on the Demon Deacons soccer team for three seasons, making 72 appearances, scoring 3 goals and tallying 1 assist. In 2017, Politz was named ACC Defender of the Year.[1]

While in college, Politz appeared for Premier Development League side New York Red Bulls U-23.[2]

New York Red Bulls[edit]

On January 3, 2018, Politz signed a homegrown contract with the New York Red Bulls.[3] On March 15, 2018, the New York Red Bulls entered into a loan agreement with New York Red Bulls II, and Politz was listed on the Red Bulls II 2018 USL season roster.[4] He made his professional debut on March 17, 2018 for United Soccer League side New York Red Bulls II, coming on as a second half substitution in a 2-1 win over Toronto FC II.[5] Politz was released by the Red Bulls at the end of their 2018 season.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

As of November 11, 2018
Club Season League League Cup US Open Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
New York Red Bulls U-23 2016 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
2017 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
New York Red Bulls II 2018 21 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 24 0
Career total 41 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 44 0

Honors[edit]

Club[edit]

New York Red Bulls

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kevin Politz Wake Forest Bio". WakeForestSports.com.
  2. ^ "Kevin Politz Premier Development League". USLPDL.com.
  3. ^ "New York Red Bulls Sign Kevin Politz as Homegrown Player". NewYorkRedBulls.com.
  4. ^ Whitelaw, Willy (March 15, 2018). "NYRB II Announce 26-Man Roster for 2018 USL Season". New York Red Bulls. Retrieved March 15, 2018.
  5. ^ "New York Red Bulls II 2-1 Toronto FC II". NewYorkRedBulls.com.
  6. ^ "New York Red Bulls Announce End of Season Roster Updates". NewYorkRedBulls.com.

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