Ricky Schramm

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Ricky Schramm
Ricky Schramm NYRB.jpg
Personal information
Full name Frederick John Schramm III
Date of birth (1985-10-26) October 26, 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Roseland, New Jersey, United States
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
2003–2006 Georgetown University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005 Cape Cod Crusaders 12 (2)
2006 Westchester Flames 14 (11)
2007 Richmond Kickers 16 (6)
2008 New York Red Bulls 0 (0)
2008 Richmond Kickers (loan) 1 (1)
2009 Aegean Hawks
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 July 2008.

Ricky Schramm (born October 26, 1985) is a former American soccer striker.

College career[edit]

Schramm grew up in Eastchester, New York. He went on to lead the Fordham Prep Rams to four successful seasons and holds the record for goals scored. After four years at the Prep, Ricky signed with Georgetown University in Washington D.C. In 2003, as a freshman, Ricky led Georgetown scorers with 21 points. In this season, he won Offensive Player of the Year for Georgetown, his nine goals placed fourteenth in Hoya single season history. He ranked sixth in the Big East for goals and tied for sixth in points. During his impressive freshman year, he was twice named Big East Player of the Week and he started 14 of the 19 games. In his sophomore year, he showed the NCAA why he was indeed a force to be reckoned with. He won the Big East's Offensive Player of the Year along with All-BIG East First Team honors. He was also named Georgetown University Offensive Player of the Year and was a Third Team NSCAA All-South Atlantic Region selection. He was first on the team in goals and points which led the BIG EAST as well with 13 and 32 respectively, played in 21 games and started 19 plus had six assists. He was also named to Soccer America Team of the Week after scoring a total of four goals in Hoya wins over West Virginia and Syracuse. In 2006 Schramm also played for Premier Development League side Westchester Flames, leading the club with 11 goals in 14 appearances.

Schramm's College Statistics:

Year GP/GS Shots Goals Assists Points
2003 19/14 37 9 3 21
2004 21/19 54 13 6 32
2005 20/20 42 7 2 16
2006 18/18 51 10 3 23
Totals 78/71 184 39 14 92

Club career[edit]

On January 12, 2007, Schramm was drafted by D.C. United, his college town's team, with the 37th overall pick in the 2007 MLS SuperDraft. Unfortunately, things did not work out between Ricky and D.C. United as he was released during training camp. Schramm then signed with USL Second Division side Richmond Kickers, scoring 6 times in 16 appearances. Following his season with Richmond, he started to train with New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer and appeared in the teams reserve matches, scoring two goals against Real Salt Lake Reserves on 9/30/07. In early 2008 Schramm was given a tryout with the senior Red Bulls squad, his play earned him a developmental contract. He was waived on July 21, 2008.[1]

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