Erik Hurtado

Erik Hurtado
Erik Hurtado
Erik Hurtado
Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Real Name: Erik Hurtado
HT: 5' 10" WT: 180
Age: 25 (11/15/1990)
Birthplace: Fredricksburg, Virginia
Hometown: Beaverton, Ore.

HOW ACQUIRED: Drafted fifth overall by Vancouver in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft.

Hurtado is a speedy winger also capable of playing up top. Frequently used as a change-of-pace option off the bench during his time in Vancouver, Hurtado enjoyed a career year in 2014, as he scored five goals and added three assists in MLS regular season play.

INTERNATIONAL: He is a former U-18 US international, featuring at that level for his country in 2008.

OUTSIDE MLS: Hurtado was sent on loan to Norwegian first division club Mjondalen in Aug. 2015 for the remainder of the season. He made 11 league appearances and one appearance in the domestic cup competition for them, scoring one goal. He also made an appearance in the 2015 Amway Canadian Championship, which the Whitecaps won, and played three games for Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 in USL play in 2015.

COLLEGE: Played collegiately for four years at Santa Clara University. Hurtado was named West Coast Conference Player of the Year his senior season, earned 2011 NSCAA All Far-West Region second team honors his junior year, All-WCC first team honors as a sophomore, and All-WCC second team honors as a freshman.

NOTES: Was named a first-team All-American as a high school player in 2008 by ESPN RISE. Majored in philosophy at Santa Clara.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2016Vancouver Whitecaps FC200300200000
2015Vancouver Whitecaps FC9101820623100
2014Vancouver Whitecaps FC30195180535522311910
2013Vancouver Whitecaps FC1540489213313500
Career Totals-56245250657627472510
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