- FOX Deportes
- FOX Sports GO
- MLS LIVE
Kocic is a veteran of four MLS seasons with D.C. United (2009) and Toronto FC (2010-12). He played a career-high 27 matches with Toronto FC in 2012 and played a key role in the club reaching the semifinals of the 2011-12 CONCACAF Champions League as well as winning a fourth straight Canadian Championship. Kocic was drafted 21st overall in the 2009 MLS SuperDraft by United following a standout collegiate career at Loyola University Maryland.
ACQUIRED: Acquired by the Timbers on Dec. 12, 2012, along with forward Ryan Johnson, in a trade with Toronto FC in exchange for a first-round pick in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft, goalkeeper Joe Bendik and allocation money.
2012: Recorded career-highs in games played (27), minutes played (2,430), saves (82) and shutouts (3) in his third season with Toronto FC … Helped Toronto FC record a three-game winning streak July 11-18, as the club defeated Vancouver Whitecaps (July 11), New England Revolution (July 14) and Colorado Rapids (July 18) … Registered nine saves, a 1.00 goals-against average and a shutout during that span … Started all four games of the 2012 Canadian Championship, posting three shutouts, to help Toronto FC capture a fourth straight Voyagers Cup (Canadian championship) and a berth in the 2012-13 CONCACAF Champions League (CCL) … Played in three matches during the 2011-12 CCL, guiding Toronto FC to the semifinals of the tournament before falling to Mexico’s Santos Laguna … Played in one match during the Group Stage of the 2012-13 CCL, starting in a 5-1 win over El Salvador club CD Aguila on Aug. 1.
2011: Appeared in eight matches, starting in seven while logging 654 minutes and one clean sheet. He finished the season with: three wins, four draws, and one loss in league play and made 35 saves. Kocic won MLS Save of the Week honours for Week 22 following his 90th minute save off Real Salt Lake’s Will Johnson to preserve the 1-0 victory for Toronto. CONCACAF Champions League: Appeared and started in all eight matches. Finished with a record of five wins, one draw, and two losses with two clean sheets.
2010: Made his league debut for Toronto FC on October 16 as a substitute following the sending off of Jon Conway. Started on October 23 against his former team D.C. United. Nutrilite Canadian Championship: Made debut for Toronto FC on June 2 against the Vancouver Whitecaps in a goalless draw at BMO Field. CONCACAF Champions League: Played on August 24 against Arabe Unido in Panama.
2009: Played four games in his rookie season in MLS with D.C. United. Started three matches and registered a total of 308 minutes.
2008: In his final collegiate season, Kocic started 20 of 21 games he played in, recorded a 0.66 goals-against-average, and notched 12 shutouts, as he helped the Greyhounds to a 17-0-1 record. He garnered MAAC Defensive Player of the Week honors a league-high four times on his way to being named First-Team All-MAAC. He was named to the All-North Atlantic Regional Team and also earned second team All-American honors from the NSCAA.
2007: During his second season with the Greyhounds, Kocic started in each of Loyola's 23 games, playing every minute (2,098) between the posts. He secured an astounding 17 shutouts - tying the school record originally set by Zach Thornton in 1993 - put together the nation's best goals-against-average (0.47), and was second in the country with a save percentage of .889. He earned first-team All-MAAC honors and was named MAAC Tournament MVP.
2006: Kocic saw limited minutes during his first season at Loyola, appearing in two games for the Greyhounds.
2005: Kocic begin his collegiate career at St. John's University, but was redshirted and did not see any playing time. He transferred to Loyola College in Maryland prior to the 2006 season.
PERSONAL: Majored in international business at Loyola College … Played in the youth system of his home town team Dubočica Leskovac in Serbia … He and his wife, Evelyn, welcomed triplets on Sept. 9, 2012.