2012: Saad played in nine games and made two starts for Sporting Kansas City during the 2012 regular season, earning an assist in a 3-1 victory over the Montreal Impact at Saputo Stadium. Saad scored two goals in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Third Round to propell Sporting Kansas City past Orlando City SC by a scoreline of 3-2. Saad also appeared in the fourth round and played 90 minutes in the quarterfinals of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup tournament. Saad started in both international friendlies for Sporting Kansas City, playing 180 minutes combined against Montpellier Herault SC and Stoke City FC. Saad is tied with Bunbury and Dwyer for most goals scored by a Sporting Kansas City player during the 2012 MLS Reserve League season with two.
2011: Signed by Major League Soccer and allocated via lottery draft to Sporting Kansas City on July 5. Made his debut with Sporting Kansas City on July 20, during a friendly with Newcastle United. Scored nine minutes into his MLS debut during a 3-1 win over the Portland Timbers on August 17, marking his 19th birthday. Saad scored again in an international friendly against CD Guadalajara on October 12..
NATIONAL TEAM: Actively involved with the United States youth national team system, most recently being invited as one of two collegiate players to join the U.S. Under-20 camp in December, where he scored the match-winner in an international friendly against Canada.
Sporting Kansas City acquired the rights to forward Soony Saad on July 5, following a weighted lottery held by Major League Soccer for the 18-year-old standout from the University of Michigan.
The 2009-2010 National Gatorade Player of the Year attended the University of Michigan in the fall, where he led the NCAA in scoring and set a Michigan single-season record with 19 goals, while also adding five assists. He was named Big Ten Freshman of the Year and earned spots on the All-Big Ten First Team, NSCAA All-Great Lakes First Team and NSCAA All-American Second Team, after helping lead the Wolverines to their first NCAA College Cup appearance.
Saad, a 2008 US Development Academy Player of the Year, has been actively involved in the United States youth national team system, most recently being invited as one of two collegiate players to join the U.S. Under-20 camp in December, where hescored the match-winner in an international friendly against Canada.
Saad signed with Major League Soccer and was entered into a weighted lottery, the mechanism by which Major League Soccer assigns players signed under special circumstances after the annual SuperDraft.