Todd Wharton

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Todd Wharton
Personal information
Date of birth (1994-02-08) February 8, 1994 (age 24)
Place of birth Richmond, Virginia, United States
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Rio Grande Valley FC Toros
Number 14
Youth career
2008–2012 Richmond Strikers
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2015 Virginia Cavaliers 85 (11)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013 RVA FC 3 (3)
2015 Portland Timbers U23s 12 (3)
2016– Rio Grande Valley FC Toros 50 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:51, 15 August 2018 (UTC)

Todd Wharton (born February 8, 1994) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Rio Grande Valley FC Toros in the United Soccer League.

Career[edit]

Youth and College[edit]

Wharton played four years of college soccer at the University of Virginia between 2012 and 2015.[1] During his stay at Virginia, Wharton was part of the team that won the 2014 NCAA National Championship.[2]

Wharton also appeared for National Premier Soccer League side RVA FC in 2013[3] and Premier Development League side Portland Timbers U23s in 2015.[4][5]

Professional[edit]

On January 13, 2016, Wharton signed a contract with Major League Soccer ahead of the 2016 MLS SuperDraft, where he was expected to go early on in the draft.[6][7] Surprisingly however, Wharton wasn't selected by any MLS team over the four rounds.[8]

Wharton signed with United Soccer League side Rio Grande Valley FC Toros on March 16, 2016.[9] He made his professional debut on March 26, 2016 as a 66th-minute substitute during a 0-2 loss against Tulsa Roughnecks.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.virginiasports.com/sports/m-soccer/mtt/todd_wharton_803785.html
  2. ^ http://www.mlssoccer.com/players/todd-wharton
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-14. Retrieved 2016-04-13.
  4. ^ http://www.prospectxi.com/prospects/amateur/todd-wharton/
  5. ^ http://www.timbers.com/post/2015/07/28/portland-timbers-u-23s-dennis-castillo-and-todd-wharton-earn-postseason-pdl-honors
  6. ^ http://sbisoccer.com/2016/01/sbi-2016-mls-mock-draft-version-3-0
  7. ^ http://www.topdrawersoccer.com/college-soccer-articles/2016-mls-draft-big-board:-final-edition_aid38708
  8. ^ http://www.rednationonline.ca/Articles2016/2016Top20overlookedplayersbyMLS.aspx
  9. ^ http://www.houstondynamo.com/post/2016/03/16/rio-grande-valley-fc-toros-sign-six-players
  10. ^ http://www.uslsoccer.com/game/show/13218370?subseason=280291&referrer=2356944

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