Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
College: Wake Forest
Birth date: December 12, 1986
Acquired: Colorado traded allocation money for Cronin in a deal completed January 19, 2015, with San Jose Earthquakes.
- Started in 30 of his 31 appearances for the San Jose Earthquakes.
- Logged a total of 2,627 minutes and scored two goals on the season.
- Voted Earthquakes Most Valuable Player by media, coaches and teammates.
- The only San Jose player to start every one of the team’s 34 regular season games, scoring two goals and adding four assists.
- His goal against the Colorado Rapids was the first game-winner of his career.
- Made his 100th career MLS start on March 16 against the Columbus Crew at Crew Stadium
- Started in 30 of his 31 appearances, logging a total of 2,578 minutes
- Had his first two-assist game against Toronto, the club that selected him No. 2 overall in the 2009 MLS SuperDraft.
- Scored the equalizer for the ‘Quakes in a 4-3 win over LA Galaxy in late June.
- Started 22 of 27 appearances for the Earthquakes, recording two assists.
- Acquired by San Jose from Toronto in exchange for allocation money
- Made San Jose debut against Real Salt Lake on July 21.
- Started in 16 of 17 appearances for the year
- Selected by Toronto as the third overall pick of the 2009 MLS SuperDraft out of the University of Maryland
- Started 26 of 27 games played, logging 2,363 minutes for third highest on the team.
- Scored first professional goal in a 2-1 home victory against New York.
- Earned two caps for the U.S. Men’s National Team, 90 minutes against Haiti in Gold Cup group play in 2009, and as a substitute against Mexico that same year.
- Participated in a U.S. National Team training camp in January of 2011.
- Scored 10 goals and contributed four assists in 24 games for Wake Forest University in his senior year
- Named a finalist for the Hermann Trophy
- Selected to the NSCAA and College Soccer News first team All-America squads.
- Attended Mt. Tabor High School in Winston-Salem, N.C. and was named a 2003 NSCAA youth All-American.