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Hunter Freeman

Hunter Freeman
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Defender
  • 5' 11"
  • 170 lbs.
  • 01-08-1985
  • Tyler, TX

ACQUIRED

  • Signed by the Colorado Rapids on January 6, 2012 after being acquired in Stage 2 of the 2011 MLS Re-Entry Draft.
  • A versatile defender with experience in MLS and abroad
  • Originally came to the Rapids as the seventh overall pick in the 2005 MLS SuperDraft as a Generation adidas player.
  • Played two seasons for IK Start in the Norwegian Premier League.

MLS CAREER

2011

  • Started 22 matches at outside back and scored one goal in his return to MLS with Houston, adding two assists.
  • Scored late game-winning goal in goal-line scramble in 1-0 win vs. NE on 4/17.
  • Appeared as a sub in 1-1 tie vs. KC on 7/16, making his 100th career MLS appearance.

2008

  • Split time between New York and Toronto after signing a pre-contract for the 2009 season with IK Start in the Norwegian Premier League.
  • Played in 14 games with New York, including 10 starts and one assist, before being traded to Toronto. Made seven starts for TFC.

2007

  • Traded from Colorado to New York on March 23 and started 15 games for Red Bulls.
  • Scored first career goal on national TV in 1-0 win at FC Dallas, his favorite soccer moment at the time.
  • Missed time due to a left ankle injury suffered in Open Cup qualifier.
  • Playoffs: Played all 90 minutes in both legs of New York’s Eastern Conference semifinal series vs. NE.

2006

  • Saw time at both right and left back while appearing in 27 of 32 games for the Rapids, including 24 starts, in his second professional season.
  • Assisted on opening goal in 1-1 tie vs. NY on 10/7
  • Played all 90 minutes in both Rapids games in U.S. Open Cup: a 1-0 win at RSL on 8/2 and a 3-1 loss at LA on 8/23.

2005

  • Selected seventh overall in the 2005 MLS SuperDraft by the Colorado Rapids as a Generation adidas player.
  • Appeared in 20 games and made 14 starts as a rookie with the Rapids.
  • Made professional debut as a started in season opener at KC on 4/2.
  • Recorded only assist on only goal of 1-0 win vs. DC on 9/3

NATIONAL TEAM

  • Former United States youth international at the U-20 and U-23 levels.

2008

  • Part of the United States squad at the CONCACAF Pre-Olympic Tournament in March, helping the U.S. qualify for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China.

2007

  • Called into camp for matches against Japan in February and China in November.

2005

  • Started on United States squad that reached Round of 16 at FIFA World Youth Championship in the Netherlands.
  • Started all four games and scored lone goal in 3-1 loss to Italy that eliminated the U.S.
  • Earlier in the year, had helped the U.S. qualify for the tournament by going 3-0 in qualifying play in January

OTHER PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

  • Played two seasons for IK Start in the Norwegian Premier League.
  • Helped Start finish ninth in 2009 and eighth in 2010 in the 16-team league.
  • Underwent off-season surgery between 2009 and 2010 seasons.
  • Played for the Texas Spurs PDL team while in high school and started while being the youngest player on the team by two years.
  • Spent two years in United States U-17 residency program in Bradenton, Fla.

COLLEGE

  • Had successful three-year career at University of Virginia, including leading the country in assists as a junior.

2004

  • Set a new Virginia record with 21 assists, breaking the previous record of 20 and leading the nation.
  • Had streak of seven consecutive games with an assist.
  • Also scored three goals for a team-high 27 points in 24 games.
  • Third team NSCAA all-America … First team all-Atlantic Coast Conference.

2003

  • Started 21 games and notched four assists.

2002

  • Appeared in 20 games and made 15 starts, including six of his last seven games.

PERSONAL

  • Attended Allen High School in Allen, Texas and Texas Tech High school in Lubbock, Texas.
  • Two-time Parade and NSCAA All-America selection.
  • Married to Jaime, a professional soccer player who played for Amazon Grimstad in Norway.
  • Born in Tyler, Texas to Russ and Jean Freeman.
  • Has one brother, Blake.
  • Enjoys golfing and hunting.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2012 Colorado Rapids 19 18 0 1542 5 6 2 17 0 3 0
2011 Houston Dynamo 23 22 1 1909 2 4 1 17 1 3 0
2008 Toronto FC 7 7 0 606 0 2 0 13 1 2 0
2008 New York Red Bulls 14 10 0 953 1 1 0 12 0 0 0
2007 New York Red Bulls 16 15 1 1342 1 6 4 21 0 2 0
2006 Colorado Rapids 27 24 0 2130 1 8 2 29 0 7 1
2005 Colorado Rapids 20 14 0 1216 1 5 2 21 0 4 1
Career Totals 126 110 2 9698 11 32 11 130 2 21 2

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Colorado Rapids 19 18 0 1542 5 6 2 17 0 3 0

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Houston Dynamo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Houston Dynamo 23 22 1 1909 2 4 1 17 1 3 0

2008 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Toronto FC 7 7 0 606 0 2 0 13 1 2 0
MLS Regular Season New York Red Bulls 14 10 0 953 1 1 0 12 0 0 0

2007 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs New York Red Bulls 2 2 0 180 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season New York Red Bulls 16 15 1 1342 1 6 4 21 0 2 0

2006 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Colorado Rapids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Colorado Rapids 27 24 0 2130 1 8 2 29 0 7 1

2005 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Colorado Rapids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Colorado Rapids 20 14 0 1216 1 5 2 21 0 4 1
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

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
10/27/2012 HOU @ COL W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/20/2012 COL @ CHV W 2-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
10/6/2012 SJ @ COL L 4-1 Started 45 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0
9/30/2012 LA @ COL T 1-1 Started 90 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 0
9/23/2012 COL @ VAN T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/14/2012 COL @ LA L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/5/2012 POR @ COL W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/31/2012 COL @ POR L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/25/2012 COL @ SJ L 1-4 Started 45 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
8/18/2012 CHV @ COL T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
8/11/2012 COL @ DAL L 2-3 Started 90 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0
8/4/2012 RSL @ COL W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/28/2012 SEA @ COL L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/21/2012 COL @ RSL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/18/2012 COL @ TOR L 1-2 Started 90 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/14/2012 DAL @ COL L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
7/7/2012 COL @ SEA L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
7/4/2012 VAN @ COL L 1-0 Started 72 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0
6/30/2012 POR @ COL W 0-3 Started 90 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/20/2012 SJ @ COL L 2-1 Started 90 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 0
6/16/2012 COL @ VAN L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 3 0 0 0
5/26/2012 MTL @ COL W 2-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
5/19/2012 KC @ COL T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
5/16/2012 COL @ DC L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/6/2012 COL @ DAL W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/2/2012 COL @ NE L 1-2 Started 75 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
4/28/2012 CHV @ COL W 0-4 Subbed On 45 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
4/21/2012 LA @ COL L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2012 COL @ SEA L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/7/2012 COL @ RSL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/1/2012 CHI @ COL W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/25/2012 COL @ NY L 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/18/2012 COL @ PHI W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/10/2012 CLB @ COL W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/23/2011 LA @ HOU W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/14/2011 HOU @ POR W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/1/2011 CHI @ HOU T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/24/2011 HOU @ DAL W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/17/2011 SJ @ HOU W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/14/2011 HOU @ CLB T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/10/2011 HOU @ KC L 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
8/27/2011 HOU @ VAN L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
8/20/2011 RSL @ HOU W 2-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
8/17/2011 HOU @ NE T 1-1 Started 80 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0
8/14/2011 POR @ HOU W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
8/6/2011 HOU @ PHI T 1-1 Started 69 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
7/30/2011 SEA @ HOU W 1-3 Started 90 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0
7/23/2011 HOU @ CHV L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2011 KC @ HOU T 1-1 Subbed On 11 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/9/2011 TOR @ HOU W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/3/2011 HOU @ COL T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/25/2011 HOU @ DC T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/18/2011 CLB @ HOU L 2-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0
6/11/2011 CHV @ HOU W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
6/4/2011 HOU @ SJ L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/28/2011 DAL @ HOU T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/25/2011 HOU @ LA L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
5/21/2011 NY @ HOU T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
5/14/2011 HOU @ RSL T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0
5/7/2011 HOU @ TOR L 1-2 Started 75 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
5/4/2011 COL @ HOU L 2-1 Started 85 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
4/29/2011 DC @ HOU W 1-4 Started 90 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/23/2011 HOU @ CHI T 1-1 Started 78 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
4/17/2011 NE @ HOU W 0-1 Started 90 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
4/10/2011 VAN @ HOU W 1-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
4/2/2011 HOU @ NY T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/25/2011 HOU @ SEA T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0
3/19/2011 PHI @ HOU L 1-0 Started 71 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 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