Khari Stephenson

Khari Stephenson
Khari Stephenson
Khari Stephenson
San Jose Earthquakes
Real Name: Khari Stephenson
HT: 6' 2" WT: 185
Age: 34 (01/18/1981)
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on March 11, 2014

MLS Experience:

2014 (San Jose Earthquakes): Recorded two goals and two assists in 19 appearances in his return to San Jose … Made his first appearance as a 67th minute substitute against Real Salt Lake on March 15 at Buck Shaw Stadium … Made his first start of the campaign against the Colorado Rapids on May 7 at Buck Shaw Stadium… Scored twice in a 3-0 win against the Houston Dynamo on May 25 at Buck Shaw Stadium… Tallied his first assist of the season in 90 minutes against DC United on July 11 at Buck Shaw Stadium … CCL: Did not play against Deportivo Toluca FC on March 11 … Started and played 102 minutes against Deportivo Toluca at Nemesio Diez Stadium on March 19 … Open Cup: Scored and played 90 minutes against Sacramento Republic FC at Kezar Stadium on June 11 … Played 120 minutes against Seattle Sounders FC at Starfire Sports Complex on June 24.

2013 (Real Salt Lake): Made 19 appearances and nine starts, recording one goal and one assist in the process ... Lone goal came in a 3-1 win against the LA Galaxy on June 8 at Rio Tinto Stadium ... Made his RSL debut in a 2-0 win against the San Jose Earthquakes, starting and playing 84 minutes on March 3 at Buck Shaw Stadium.

2012: Appeared in 27 league games – starting 10 – for the 2012 Supporters’ Shield winners San Jose Earthquakes … Scored two goals and added three assists in 1,052 minutes played for the ‘Quakes … Registered his first start of the season in San Jose’s second match, a 0-1 loss at home to the Houston Dynamo on March 17 … Notched an assist in San Jose’s 2-2 draw at New York on April 14 … Scored one goal and added an assist in San Jose’s next match, a 3-1 win over Real Salt Lake at Buck Shaw Stadium … Started four league matches in a row from April 14 through May 2, his longest such streak of the season … Scored his second goal of the season in a substitute appearance in the ‘Quakes’ 3-2 win at L.A. on May 23 … Notched his third and final assist of the season on July 14 in San Jose’s lopsided 5-0 win over 10-man Real Salt Lake … Came on as a substitute in San Jose’s final four regular season matches … Did not appear in San Jose’s Western Conference Semifinal series loss to eventual MLS Cup champions L.A. Galaxy

2011: Won MLS Goal of the Week for Week 3 for goal against SEA on 4/2 … Started and played 81 minutes and received a yellow card vs. RSL on 3/19... DNP at DAL on 3/26 due to national team duty with Jamaica ... Came on as a substitute in the 46th minute and scored first goal of season vs. SEA on 4/2 ... Goal vs. SEA on 4/2 won MLS Goal of the Week honors … Started and played 80 minutes vs. TFC on 4/9 ... Started and played 61 minutes at NY on 4/16 ... Started, played 54 minutes and notched first assist of season vs. CHV on 4/23 ... Came on as a substitute in 64th minute at VAN on 5/11 ... Played 90 minutes and scored second goal of season vs. CLB on 5/14 ... Played 90 minutes vs. NE on 5/21 ... Started and played 68 minutes on 5/28 at CHI … Started and played 82 minutes vs. HOU on 6/4... Started, played 48 minutes and notched an assist at DC on 6/11 ... Played 90 minutes at KC on 6/17 ... Played 46 minutes vs. LA on 6/25 ... Played 90 minutes and scored third goal of season vs. NY on 7/2 … Started and played 90 minutes vs. PHI on 7/9, at CLB on 7/16 and at RSL on 7/23 ... Came on as a substitute in 64th minute vs. POR on 8/6 … Played 90 minutes vs. COL on 8/13 … Started and played 71 minutes at LA on 8/20 … Came on as a substitute in 66th minute at TFC on 8/27 … Played 90 minutes vs. CHI on 9/10 and notched an assist …Played 90 minutes at HOU on 9/17 and scored a goal in the 40th minute … Played 90 minutes at POR on 9/21 and scored a goal in the 70th minute … Played 90 minutes at COL on 9/24 … Started and played 72 minutes vs. SKC on 10/1 … Played 90 minutes at NE on 10/8 and at SEA on 10/15 … Started and played 62 minutes and notched an assist vs. FCD on 10/22. Exhibition: Started, played 45 minutes and scored game-winning goal vs. West Brom on 7/12 ... Started and played 83 minutes vs. VAN on 7/20 ... Started and played 66 minutes vs. DC on 7/30 … Open Cup Qualifying: Started and played 82 minutes at POR on 5/3 ... Came on as a substitute in 71st minute and received a yellow card vs. CHI on 5/24 … Reserves: Played 90 minutes at VAN on 9/6.

2010: Signed with San Jose on Aug. 11 … Started and played 11 games … Scored one goal and notched one assist … Made his San Jose debut vs. KC on 8/14 and notched first career assist … Played 90 minutes vs. LA on 8/21 and at NY on 8/28 … Started and played 56 minutes at HOU on 9/5 and scored first MLS goal … DNP vs. FCD on 9/11 due to let ankle sprain … Started and played 45 minutes vs. PHI on 9/15 … Started and played 73 minutes at TOR on 9/21 … Started and played 58 minutes vs. CHI on 9/29 … Played 90 minutes at CLB on 10/2 … Started and played 59 minutes at DC on 10/9 … Started and played 61 minutes vs. HOU on 10/16 … DNP vs. CHV on 10/20 … Started and played 62 minutes at KC on 10/23 … MLS Cup Playoffs: Came on as a substitute in the 82nd minute vs. NY on 10/30 … DNP at NY on 11/4 … Came on as a substitute in the 72nd minute at COL on 11/13.

2005: Appeared in six matches for the Kansas City Wizards, started one.

2004: Drafted 27th overall in 2004 MLS SuperDraft by Chicago Fire … Traded to Kansas City Wizards after preseason for a conditional draft pick … Appeared in three games … MLS Cup Playoffs: Appeared in all four games on Kansas City’s run to MLS Cup Final … Scored vs. SJ on 10/30.

Other Professional Experience: 2008-2010: Appeared in 39 matches for Aalesunds FK in the Norwegian Tippeligaen … Scored four goals … Helped club to Norwegian Cup title in 2009 … Helped club qualify for 2010-11 UEFA Europa League … 2007-2008: Made 25 appearances for AIK of the Swedish Allsvenskan … Scored two goals … 2006: Appeared in 25 matches for GAIS in Sweden and scored two goals.

Appeared in 26 games for Jamaican national team … Has scored three goals for the Reggae Boyz.

Played four season at Williams College … Scored 40 goals and notched 18 assists in collegiate career … Named Division III First-Team All-American in junior and senior seasons … Scored 15 goals in senior season.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2015San Jose Earthquakes4202110505000
2014San Jose Earthquakes191121080234815100
2013Real Salt Lake1991791121717120
2012San Jose Earthquakes2710210523311028120
2011San Jose Earthquakes3127522564782641530
2010San Jose Earthquakes11111776118612110
2005Kansas City Wizards6101450613010
2004Kansas City Wizards300430103010
Career Totals-1207111635411194581249100
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