Ben Zemanski

Ben Zemanski
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Midfielder
  • Portland Timbers
  • 5' 11"
  • 150 lbs.
  • 05-12-1988
  • Akron, OH

Acquired: Acquired Feb. 13, 2013, from Chivas USA in exchange for allocation money and the right of first refusal to Jonathan Bornstein.

Zemanski was acquired in a preseason trade with Chivas USA on Feb. 13, 2013, in exchange for allocation money and the right of first refusal to defender Jonathan Bornstein. The midfielder made 72 appearances over three seasons with Chivas USA (2010-2012), tallying two goals and seven assists. An Akron native, Zemanski will be reunited with college coach Caleb Porter for the Timbers’ 2013 season.

Professional:

2013: Appeared in 25 matches (9 starts) during the regular season, scoring one goal and registering two assists ... Logged an assist in his Timbers debut March 9, playing the second half against Montreal at JELD-WEN Field ... Tallied his first goal since the 2011 campaign on June 8 in a 2-2 road draw at Chicago; his strike was nominated for MLS Goal of the Week for Week 15 ... Tied for the club lead with 16 substitute appearances during the regular season ... Started back-to-back matches at right back March 16-30 ... Played in three matches during the club's run to the semifinal of the 2013 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup - the deepest run in club history ... Started and played all 90 minutes in each of the club's third- and fourth-round matches in the U.S. Open Cup against the Wilmington Hammerheads (USL PRO) and Tampa Bay Rowdies (NASL) ... Played 16 minutes as a sub, seeing out a 3-2 win against FC Dallas in the quarterfinal of the U.S. Open Cup on June 26 ... Started and played 45 minutes in a friendly against Mexico's Monarcas Morelia at on July 3 at JELD-WEN Field, helping the club claim the inaugural Copa Verde ... Featured and played 63 minutes of a 1-0 win over the EPL's Norwich City FC in a friendly July 24 at JELD-WEN Field ... Played in two games, both substitute appearances, during the club's run in the 2013 MLS Cup Playoffs, playing 25 total minutes during the Western Conference Semifinals series against Seattle Sounders FC ... Started all eight of his appearances with the Timbers Reserves during in the MLS Reserve League ... Assisted on the team's lone goal in a road loss to the Chivas USA Reserves on Sept. 15.

2012: Made 22 league appearances with the Chivas USA, including 18 starts… Missed nearly two months from mid-April to mid-June due to a knee injury … Notched two assists, including one on the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory over the Portland Timbers on July 28 at JELD-WEN Field.

2011: Appeared in career-high 28 games for Chivas USA, making 23 starts … Finished sixth on the team in minutes played, logging 2,056 minutes … Tallied two goals and four assists for the Rojiblancos, both career-highs … Scored first MLS goal in the 84th minute of the season opener March 19, a 3-2 loss to Sporting Kansas City … Assisted on opening goal by Nick Labrocca in Chivas USA’s 3-0 win over FC Dallas April 30 … Came on as a second-half substitute in a July meeting against the San Jose Earthquakes and scored the game-winner in the 64th minute of a 2-0 win.

2010: Drafted in the third round (47th overall) by Chivas USA in the 2010 MLS SuperDraft … Appeared in 22 games, including 17 starts as a rookie … Made first MLS appearance April 17, coming on as a substitute against Houston … Made first MLS start the following week against San Jose, playing all 90 minutes … Notched first MLS assist in 3-1 win over Columbus on July 31.

College: Was a four-year starter at the University of Akron (2006-2009) under current Timbers head coach Caleb Porter … Played alongside current Timbers midfielder Darlington Nagbe from 2008-2009 … Tallied nine goals and 14 assists for the Zips … One of 10 finalists for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award in 2009 … Named to the all Mid-American Conference Second Team as a junior and senior (2008-2009) … Named Zips Newcomer of the Year in 2006 … Helped lead the Zips to Mid-American Conference regular season titles as well as NCAA Tournament all four years at the school … Also helped team to three-straight conference tournament titles from 2007-2009.

Personal: Pronounced “Zuh-MAN-skee” … Attended Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio … Was named 2005 National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-American … Also named to Division II All-Ohio first team … … Majored in mechanical engineering at Akron … Comes from soccer family, as his father, Dan, played collegiately at North Carolina and Pittsburgh.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Portland Timbers 8 3 0 291 0 4 1 10 0 1 0
2013 Portland Timbers 25 9 1 989 2 8 2 21 0 5 1
2012 Chivas USA 22 18 0 1649 2 15 6 24 0 3 0
2011 Chivas USA 28 23 2 2056 4 22 5 30 0 6 0
2010 Chivas USA 22 17 0 1543 1 16 3 27 0 3 0
Career Totals 105 70 3 6528 9 65 17 112 0 18 1

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Portland Timbers 8 3 0 291 0 4 1 10 0 1 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Portland Timbers 2 0 0 25 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
MLS Regular Season Portland Timbers 25 9 1 989 2 8 2 21 0 5 1

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Chivas USA 22 18 0 1649 2 15 6 24 0 3 0

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Chivas USA 28 23 2 2056 4 22 5 30 0 6 0

2010 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Chivas USA 22 17 0 1543 1 16 3 27 0 3 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
9/13/2014 POR @ COL T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 3 1 3 2 0 0
9/7/2014 SJ @ POR T 3-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/30/2014 POR @ VAN W 3-0 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/24/2014 SEA @ POR L 4-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/16/2014 POR @ NE T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/9/2014 CHV @ POR W 0-2 Subbed On 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/2/2014 POR @ LA L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/27/2014 POR @ MTL W 3-2 Subbed On 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/18/2014 COL @ POR W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/13/2014 POR @ SEA L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2014 POR @ LA T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/27/2014 KC @ POR L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/11/2014 DAL @ POR T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/7/2014 POR @ RSL W 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/1/2014 VAN @ POR L 4-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/28/2014 POR @ CHV W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/24/2014 POR @ NY W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0
5/17/2014 CLB @ POR T 3-3 Started 75 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
5/11/2014 LA @ POR T 1-1 Subbed On 22 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
5/3/2014 DC @ POR W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/27/2014 POR @ HOU T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/19/2014 POR @ RSL L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/12/2014 CHV @ POR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2014 SEA @ POR T 4-4 Subbed On 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
3/29/2014 POR @ DAL L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/22/2014 POR @ COL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/16/2014 CHI @ POR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/8/2014 PHI @ POR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/26/2013 POR @ CHV W 5-0 Subbed On 17 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/19/2013 RSL @ POR T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/13/2013 SEA @ POR W 0-1 Subbed On 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/6/2013 POR @ VAN T 2-2 Subbed On 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
9/29/2013 LA @ POR W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/20/2013 COL @ POR W 0-1 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/14/2013 POR @ CHV T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/7/2013 TOR @ POR W 0-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/30/2013 POR @ RSL L 2-4 Started 44 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
8/25/2013 POR @ SEA L 0-1 Subbed On 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/21/2013 RSL @ POR T 3-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
8/17/2013 DAL @ POR W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
8/3/2013 VAN @ POR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/27/2013 POR @ SJ L 1-2 Started 66 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
7/20/2013 POR @ PHI T 0-0 Subbed On 45 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
7/13/2013 LA @ POR W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 2 1 2 1 0 0
7/7/2013 POR @ CLB L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 1 1 0
6/23/2013 COL @ POR W 0-3 Subbed On 17 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/19/2013 POR @ LA T 0-0 Subbed On 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/15/2013 DAL @ POR W 0-1 Subbed On 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/8/2013 POR @ CHI T 2-2 Started 90 1 0 1 1 3 2 0 0
5/25/2013 POR @ DC W 2-0 Subbed On 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/18/2013 POR @ VAN T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/12/2013 CHV @ POR W 0-3 Subbed On 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/8/2013 POR @ DAL T 1-1 Subbed On 15 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
5/2/2013 NE @ POR T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/27/2013 POR @ KC W 3-2 Subbed On 18 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0
4/21/2013 POR @ SJ T 1-1 Subbed On 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2013 SJ @ POR W 0-1 Subbed On 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/6/2013 HOU @ POR W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/30/2013 POR @ COL T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
3/16/2013 POR @ SEA T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
3/9/2013 MTL @ POR L 2-1 Subbed On 45 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
3/3/2013 NY @ POR T 3-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/28/2012 CHV @ DAL T 2-2 Started 90 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
10/20/2012 COL @ CHV L 2-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 5 1 0
10/7/2012 DAL @ CHV T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/3/2012 CHV @ VAN L 0-4 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
9/29/2012 RSL @ CHV L 4-0 Subbed On 17 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
9/23/2012 CHV @ DC L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
9/19/2012 CHV @ CLB L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
9/15/2012 SJ @ CHV L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/8/2012 CHV @ SEA L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
9/2/2012 CHV @ SJ L 0-4 Subbed On 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/29/2012 CHV @ NE T 3-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/25/2012 SEA @ CHV L 6-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/18/2012 CHV @ COL T 1-1 Started 76 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
8/12/2012 LA @ CHV L 4-0 Started 71 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
7/28/2012 CHV @ POR W 1-0 Started 90 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 0
7/21/2012 CHV @ LA L 1-3 Started 90 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0
7/18/2012 POR @ CHV W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 4 1 0 0
7/7/2012 VAN @ CHV T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
6/23/2012 CHV @ DAL T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0
6/20/2012 MTL @ CHV W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 3 2 3 4 0 0
6/16/2012 RSL @ CHV L 3-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
5/26/2012 SEA @ CHV T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/23/2012 CHV @ NY T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/19/2012 LA @ CHV W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/13/2012 CHV @ SJ T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/4/2012 CHI @ CHV L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/28/2012 CHV @ COL L 0-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/21/2012 PHI @ CHV L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2012 CHV @ TOR W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0
4/7/2012 CHV @ POR W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
4/1/2012 KC @ CHV L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/24/2012 CHV @ RSL W 1-0 Subbed On 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/17/2012 VAN @ CHV L 1-0 Subbed On 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/11/2012 HOU @ CHV L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
10/22/2011 SEA @ CHV L 3-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 2 1 0
10/16/2011 CHV @ LA L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
10/2/2011 PHI @ CHV T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/24/2011 TOR @ CHV W 0-3 Started 90 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0
9/21/2011 CHV @ DC T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 1 1 0
9/17/2011 CHV @ CHI L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/10/2011 DC @ CHV L 3-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/27/2011 RSL @ CHV L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/24/2011 CHV @ POR L 0-1 Started 60 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
8/20/2011 CHV @ COL T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/13/2011 CHV @ SEA T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/6/2011 CHV @ NE W 3-2 Subbed On 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/31/2011 CHV @ DAL L 0-1 Subbed On 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/23/2011 HOU @ CHV W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2011 NY @ CHV T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 1 1 0
7/9/2011 CHV @ KC T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
7/6/2011 SJ @ CHV W 0-2 Subbed On 32 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
7/2/2011 CHI @ CHV T 1-1 Subbed On 13 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
6/25/2011 CHV @ PHI L 2-3 Started 76 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0
6/18/2011 DAL @ CHV L 2-1 Subbed On 33 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
6/11/2011 CHV @ HOU L 1-2 Started 77 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
6/4/2011 POR @ CHV W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
6/1/2011 VAN @ CHV T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 3 0 0 4 0 0
5/28/2011 CHV @ CLB T 3-3 Started 90 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
5/21/2011 LA @ CHV L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0
5/15/2011 CHV @ NY W 3-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
5/7/2011 CHV @ RSL L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/30/2011 NE @ CHV W 0-3 Started 70 0 1 2 1 4 1 1 0
4/23/2011 CHV @ SJ W 2-1 Started 61 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
4/16/2011 CHV @ VAN T 0-0 Started 60 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
4/9/2011 CLB @ CHV T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0
4/2/2011 CHV @ TOR T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
3/26/2011 COL @ CHV L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0
3/19/2011 KC @ CHV L 3-2 Started 90 1 0 2 1 1 2 0 0
10/23/2010 CHI @ CHV L 4-1 Started 90 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 0
10/20/2010 CHV @ SJ L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/15/2010 CHV @ SEA L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/9/2010 TOR @ CHV W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/3/2010 LA @ CHV L 2-1 Started 45 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
9/25/2010 CHV @ PHI L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/19/2010 KC @ CHV L 2-0 Started 62 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
9/10/2010 NE @ CHV W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
9/4/2010 CHV @ COL L 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
8/29/2010 DC @ CHV W 0-1 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/21/2010 CHV @ DAL L 0-1 Started 74 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
8/14/2010 SEA @ CHV T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/7/2010 CHV @ TOR L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
7/31/2010 CLB @ CHV W 1-3 Started 90 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0
7/24/2010 CHV @ RSL T 1-1 Subbed On 45 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
7/10/2010 CHV @ KC W 2-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 0
7/3/2010 PHI @ CHV T 1-1 Subbed On 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/26/2010 DAL @ CHV L 2-1 Subbed On 22 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
6/5/2010 CHV @ NY L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 3 1 0 0
5/29/2010 CHV @ DC L 2-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5/22/2010 RSL @ CHV L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0
5/15/2010 CHV @ CLB L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
5/8/2010 HOU @ CHV L 2-0 Started 90 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2010 CHV @ NE W 4-0 Started 60 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0
5/1/2010 CHV @ CHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
4/24/2010 SJ @ CHV W 2-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0
4/17/2010 CHV @ HOU L 0-3 Subbed On 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/10/2010 NY @ CHV W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/1/2010 CHV @ LA L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/26/2010 COL @ CHV L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves