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11/30 9:00pm
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Aaron Pitchkolan

Aaron Pitchkolan
17
  • 6' 2"
  • 185 lbs.
  • 03-14-1983
  • Aurora, CO

Outlook:

2008 MLS: Made a career-high 21 appearances while equaling his career-best of 15 starts … Appeared at center back and on both the left and right sides of the defense … Started nine straight games in central defense from 6/27 to 7/28, playing the full 90 in all but one (9/28) … Scored his fifth career goal on 9/21 in 4-1 victory at Chicago. One of three players active for all 30 regular season games … Scored twice against Tigres UANL on 10/14, including the game-winner, forcing the Rio Grande Plate to be decided on penalty kicks … Appeared in five Reserve Division games (three starts), notching one goal.

2007: Appeared in 16 regular season games, with 11 starts … Played defensive midfielder in his first four appearances, and started at center back for the first time in his MLS career in 0-0 tie with HOU on 6/30. Since that game, he appeared as a center back the rest of the season … Started and played full 120 minutes in USOC 3rd Round victory over Atlanta on 7/19 … Came on as a substitute in the 26th minute in the final SuperLiga match vs. LA on 7/31 … Entered 8/11 game vs. CLB in 20th min … Entered USOC semifinal win over Seattle on 9/4 in 56th minute as a substitute … Came on as a substitute at halftime of 9/20 game vs. CHI, after starting the previous four matches … Reserves: Made 10 appearances, starting nine games.

2006: Played in 10 of the 32 games, all as a substitute … Scored the game-winning goal late in second half stoppage time in the 2-1 win vs. KC on 4/23 … Goal was nominated for Sierra Mist Goal of the Week and featured on NBC’s “Today” show…was the only FCD player to have scored a goal while playing fewer than 100 minutes … Played in both Open Cup games as well as in both legs of the friendly Rio Grande Plate series against Tigres … Reserves: Started 10 of the 11 FCD’s Reserve Division games he appeared in, scoring once and adding two assists in 927 minutes combined.

2005: Made his MLS debut in the 10th minute of a 2-1 win over COL on 5/15 at the Cotton Bowl … Made his first start and scored his first goal in the 1st minute of a 5-2 win over CHV on 5/22.

 

College:

2004: Named to the NSCAA All-South Atlantic team … Started all 20 matches and posted three goals and two assists … Moved from midfield to defense before the start of the season … 2003: Started 17 of 18 matches and scored three goals … 2002: After transferring from Tampa, started 15 of 16 matches at forward and was the team’s leading scorer with five tallies … 2001: Registered two assists in 19 matches at the University of Tampa where they won the Division II national championship.

 

Personal:

Graduated from West Virginia with a degree in International Studies … Attended and played soccer at Regis Jesuit High School in Colorado ... Played club soccer for Real Colorado...Member of the Olympic Development team from 1997-2000 … Attended University of Tampa in his freshman, then transferred to West Virginia when coach Keith Fulk took the Mountaineers job … Played with the Boulder Rapids Reserves in the PDL in the summer of 2003 and in the summer of 2004 with current FCD teammates Abe Thompson and Clarence Goodson … Son of Edward and Debbie Pitchkolan … Has an older sister, Sarah…nickname is "Pitch" … Listens to alternative rock and is a fan of Incubus … Watches the TV show “Entourage” and any comedy, listing “Wedding Crashers” as a recent favorite … Known to be one to throw out quick, sarcastic comments … Full name is Aaron Edward Pitchkolan … Dad was in the Navy.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2009 San Jose Earthquakes 9 6 0 586 0 3 0 10 0 3 0
2009 FC Dallas 1 0 0 45 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
2008 FC Dallas 21 15 1 1345 0 6 4 12 1 3 1
2007 FC Dallas 16 11 0 1142 0 6 1 21 1 4 0
2006 FC Dallas 10 0 1 92 0 2 1 3 0 1 0
2005 FC Dallas 20 15 3 1442 1 16 7 29 4 3 0
Career Totals 77 47 5 4652 1 33 13 77 6 15 1

2009 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season San Jose Earthquakes 9 6 0 586 0 3 0 10 0 3 0
MLS Regular Season FC Dallas 1 0 0 45 0 0 0 2 0 1 0

2008 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season FC Dallas 21 15 1 1345 0 6 4 12 1 3 1

2007 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs FC Dallas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season FC Dallas 16 11 0 1142 0 6 1 21 1 4 0

2006 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs FC Dallas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season FC Dallas 10 0 1 92 0 2 1 3 0 1 0

2005 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs FC Dallas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season FC Dallas 20 15 3 1442 1 16 7 29 4 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

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