Nick Hagglund

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Nick Hagglund
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Hagglund warming up for a game in 2017
Personal information
Full name Nicholas Stuart Hagglund
Date of birth (1992-09-14) September 14, 1992 (age 26)
Place of birth Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Toronto FC
Number 6
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Xavier Musketeers 81 (4)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014– Toronto FC 78 (5)
2015–2016Toronto FC II (loan) 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of July 15, 2018

Nicholas "Nick" Hagglund (born September 14, 1992) is an American professional soccer player who plays as a defender for Toronto FC in Major League Soccer.

Career[edit]

Xavier University[edit]

Hagglund played four years of college soccer at Xavier University. He made 81 appearances, starting in 80, while scoring four goals and adding 11 assists. Hagglund was named Big East Defensive Player of the Year for 2013, along with First Team All-Big East honors. During his collegiate career he has also earned A-10 Defensive Player honors, and was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team. In his freshman campaign he was named to Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team and Atlantic 10 All-Tournament Team.[1]

Toronto FC[edit]

On January 16, 2014 Hagglund was drafted in the first round (10th overall) of the 2014 MLS SuperDraft by Toronto FC.[1]

Hagglund made his professional debut in a 2–0 win over the Columbus Crew on April 5, 2014.[2]

On September 27, 2014 Hagglund scored his first 2 goals in a 3–2 come from behind home victory against the Portland Timbers.[3]

In August 2015, Hagglund was temporarily loaned to Toronto's lower division USL club, Toronto FC II.[4]

On November 30, 2016, Hagglund scored the goal that put Toronto FC ahead 3–2 against the Montreal Impact in the Eastern Conference Final. This tied the aggregate score at 5–5, and sent the game into extra time. Toronto FC went on to score 2 in extra time to win the game 5–2 and earn their first-ever appearance in the MLS Cup against the Seattle Sounders.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played June 13, 2018
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup[a] League Cup[b] Continental[c] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Toronto FC 2014[6] MLS 25 2 2 0 0 0 27 2
2015[6] 12 0 2 0 0 0 14 0
2016[6] 16 0 4 0 6 1 26 1
2017[6] 15 0 0 0 4 0 19 0
2018[6] 5 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 9 2
Total 73 4 8 0 10 1 4 0 95 5
Toronto FC II (loan) 2015[6] USL 1 0 1 0
2016[6] 4 1 4 1
Total 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1
Career total 78 5 8 0 10 1 4 0 100 6
  1. ^ Includes Canadian Championship matches.
  2. ^ Includes MLS Cup playoffs matches.
  3. ^ Includes CONCACAF Champions League matches.

Honors[edit]

Club[edit]

Toronto FC:[6]

Individual[edit]

  • Big East Defensive Player of the Year: 2013[1]
  • All-Big East First Team: 2013[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Nick Hagglund Player Profile". Major League Soccer. Retrieved September 20, 2015.
  2. ^ "Columbus Crew 0, Toronto FC 2 MLS Match Recap". Major League Soccer. Retrieved September 20, 2015.
  3. ^ "Toronto FC 3, Portland Timbers 2 MLS Match Recap". Major League Soccer. Retrieved September 20, 2015.
  4. ^ "Konopka and Hagglund Loaned to Toronto FC II". WakingTheRed.com. August 19, 2015. Retrieved April 9, 2017.
  5. ^ "Toronto FC 5, Montreal Impact 2 2016 MLS Cup Playoffs Recap". Major League Soccer. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h Nick Hagglund at Soccerway

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