Oniel Fisher

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Oniel Fisher
Oniel Fisher.jpg
Fisher with Seattle Sounders in 2016
Personal information
Full name Oniel David Fisher[1]
Date of birth (1991-11-22) November 22, 1991 (age 26)
Place of birth Portmore, Jamaica
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender, Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Seattle Sounders FC
Number 91
Youth career
2009–2011 St. George's
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 TJC Apaches 20 (6)
2013–2014 New Mexico Lobos 39 (3)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012 Jersey Express 1 (0)
2013–2014 New York Red Bulls U-23
2015– Seattle Sounders FC 27 (0)
2015–2016 Seattle Sounders FC 2 (loan) 23 (0)
National team
2010–2011 Jamaica U20 5 (0)
2010– Jamaica 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 October 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 February 2017

Oniel David Fisher (born 22 November 1991) is a Jamaican footballer who currently plays as a defender or midfielder for Seattle Sounders FC in Major League Soccer.

Career[edit]

Youth, College and Amateur[edit]

Fisher spent his youth career with St. George's SC before moving to the U.S. to play college soccer at Tyler Junior College. In his two seasons with the Apaches, he made a total of 20 appearances and tallied six goals and three assists.

In 2013, Fisher transferred to the University of New Mexico, making him Lobo Soccer's first-ever Jamaican student-athlete. In his two seasons with the Lobos, he made a total of 29 appearances and tallied four goals and three assists and helped lead them to the College Cup semifinals in 2013.

Fisher also played in the Premier Development League for Jersey Express and in the National Premier Soccer League for New York Red Bulls U-23.[2]

Professional[edit]

On January 15, 2015, Fisher was selected in the second round (40th overall) in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft by Seattle Sounders FC and signed a professional contract with the club two months later.[3][4] On March 21, he made his professional debut for USL affiliate club Seattle Sounders FC 2 in a 4–2 victory over defending USL champion Sacramento Republic FC.[5] He made his MLS debut the following week in a goalless draw away to FC Dallas.[6]

International[edit]

On August 11, 2010, Fisher made his international debut for Jamaica in a 3-1 victory over Trinidad and Tobago.[7] He also played for the under-20 national team in the 2011 CONCACAF U-20 Championship.

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League Playoffs U.S. Open Cup Champions League Total
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists
Seattle Sounders FC 2
2015 11 0 1 0 0 0 - - - - - - 11 0 1
2016 12 0 1 - - - - - - - - - 12 0 1
Sounders FC 2 total 23 0 2 0 0 0 - - - - - - 23 0 2
Seattle Sounders FC
2015 12 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 17 0 0
2016 6 0 1 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 1
2017 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Sounders FC total 20 0 1 5 0 0 4 0 0 2 0 0 31 0 1
Career total 43 0 3 5 0 0 4 0 0 2 0 0 54 0 3

Stats accurate as of March 19, 2017

Honors[edit]

Club[edit]

Seattle Sounders

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jamaica's 40 player provisional list to Copa Centenario". Jamaica Football Federation. 3 May 2016. Retrieved 16 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "2012 Jersey Express stats". USLPDL.com. Premier Development League. Retrieved 10 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "Oniel Fisher Selected by Seattle in MLS SuperDraft". GoLobos.com. New Mexico Athletics. 15 January 2015. Retrieved 10 April 2015. 
  4. ^ "Sounders FC signs 2015 MLS SuperDraft selections Fisher and Lyon". SoundersFC.com. Sounders FC Public Relations. 17 March 2015. Retrieved 10 April 2015. 
  5. ^ "Match Recap: Sounders FC 2 earns 4-2 win over Sacramento in inaugural match". SoundersFC.com. Sounders FC Public Relations. 21 March 2015. Retrieved 10 April 2015. 
  6. ^ "Sounders FC and FC Dallas play to a scoreless stalemate". SoundersFC.com. Sounders FC Public Relations. 28 March 2015. Retrieved 10 April 2015. 
  7. ^ "Trinidad and Tobago vs Jamaica - Friendly - Caribbean Football". 

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