Samuel Hosseini

Samuel Hosseini
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Midfielder
  • 6'
  • 160 lbs.
  • 04-06-1990

What Scouts Say: "Deep-lying holding midfielder, a true No. 6 … He reads the game well and is a very smart player … Technically skilled and a good passer … Good feet, good at switching the point of attack … Not sure he's quick enough to stay with guys at the professional level … I wouldn't rule him out because he can do things that other players can't."

College (Tyler J.C. 2010-11, South Florida 2012-13): As a senior in 2013, started every game in midfield as South Florida won the American Athletic Conference tournament to reach the NCAA tournament … Named to the all-tournament team and converted a penalty kick in 6-5 shootout win over No. 14 UConn after 0-0 tie in tournament final … Second team all-AAC selection and one of the USF team captains … As a junior in 2012, stepped into the starting lineup and helped USF reach second round of NCAA tournament … Appeared in 17 games and contributed three assists … Played all 90 minutes in overtime loss to Tulsa in NCAA tournament second round … Transferred to South Florida after playing two years at Tyler Junior College in Texas, an NJCAA powerhouse that has sent many players to USF over the years … As a sophomore in 2011, named first team NSCAA junior college all-America after posting seven goals and five assists while helping Tyler win its third consecutive Region XIV and South District titles and finish tied for third in the country … Scored two goals in quarterfinal win at NJCAA Div. I tournament, but Tyler tied eventual champion Cloud County Community College 0-0 in the semifinals and was eliminated on penalty kicks … As a freshman in 2010, was a starter on Tyler's team that went 20-0-1 and won its second consecutive national championship … Assisted on opening goal in 5-1 national-championship win, a goal scored by future MLS forward Dom Dwyer … Also scored in South District championship game.

Amateur: Played in the Premier Development League with VSI Tampa Bay in 2013, appearing in four games.

Prep: Attended Montessori Gymansium in Cologne.

Personal:

Links:

South Florida official player page

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