Sam Garza

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Sam Garza
Personal information
Full name Samuel Cruz Garza
Date of birth (1989-10-17) October 17, 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth Carrollton, Texas, United States
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Seattle Sounders FC 2
Number 88
Youth career
2005–2008 Edward S. Marcus High School
2008–2009 Denver Pioneers
2010–2011 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2014 San Jose Earthquakes 12 (0)
2014 San Antonio Scorpions (loan) 2 (0)
2014 Arizona United 9 (1)
2015– Seattle Sounders FC 2 21 (3)
National team
2008–2009 United States U20 7 (1)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 1, 2015.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of September 7, 2014

Samuel Cruz Garza (born October 17, 1989) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Seattle Sounders FC 2 in the USL.

Playing career[edit]

Youth and college[edit]

Garza played two years with the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos, after transferring from the University of Denver.


Garza was signed by Major League Soccer to a Generation Adidas contract and was subsequently drafted sixth overall by San Jose Earthquakes in the first round of the 2012 MLS SuperDraft.[1]

Garza was waived by San Jose on July 2, 2014.[2]


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