Ryan Pierce (soccer)

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Ryan Pierce
Personal information
Full name Ryan Pierce
Date of birth (1983-07-09) July 9, 1983 (age 34)
Place of birth Albany, New York, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Syracuse Silver Knights (indoor)
Number 6
Youth career
2002–2003 Herkimer County Generals
2004–2005 Binghamton Bearcats
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005 Albany Admirals 14 (4)
2006 Cape Cod Crusaders 16 (1)
2007–2008 Harrisburg City Islanders 18 (0)
2007–2010 Baltimore Blast (indoor) 56 (2)
2009 Crystal Palace Baltimore 15 (0)
2010 Pittsburgh Riverhounds 11 (0)
2011 – Syracuse Silver Knights (indoor) 20 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of January 22nd, 2012.

Ryan Pierce (born July 9, 1983 in Albany, New York) is an American soccer player, currently playing for the Syracuse Silver Knights of the Major Indoor Soccer League.


College and Amateur[edit]

Pierce played two years of college soccer at Herkimer County Community College, where he was a NJCAA 1st Team All American, before transferring to Binghamton University as a junior in 2004.

During his college years Pierce also played in the Premier Development League with both his hometown Albany Admirals[1] and the Cape Cod Crusaders.


Pierce turned professional with Harrisburg City Islanders in the USL Second Division in 2007, and made his professional debut on April 21, 2007 in Harrisburg's first game of the season, a 1-1 tie with the Wilmington Hammerheads.[2]

After helping the Islanders win the 2007 USL-2 championship, he transferred to Crystal Palace Baltimore for the 2009 season.

Pierce also has professional indoor soccer experience, having helped the Baltimore Blast win the 2008/2009 NISL Championship.

Pierce signed with the Pittsburgh Riverhounds for the 2010 USL-2 season, and made his debut April 24, 2010 as a substitute against the Charleston Battery.[3]


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