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Scott Palguta

Scott Palguta
29
Defender
  • 6' 2"
  • 190 lbs.
  • 08-23-1982
  • Toms River, NJ

ACQUIRED

  • Signed with the Rapids on March 17, 2009.
  • Began his professional career with USL-1 club the Rochester Rhinos before joining the Rapids
  • A versatile defender, who started all but one game during his collegiate career and is one of only two players from the Ivy League to be drafted into the USL First Division.

MLS CAREER

2011

  • Appeared in nine regular season matches, five starts.
  • Scored two goals, both game winners, against Houston (5/4) and Vancouver (7/9).
  • One of two players to start all six CONCACAF Champions League matches.
  • Played and started all 10 Rapids Reserves matches, for a total of 885 minutes.
  • Playoffs: Played in two matches, starting one.

2010

  • Played in 16 games, with five starts, for 560 minutes.
  • Started and played 90 minutes in U.S. Open Cup qualifier at KC (4/13). 

2009

  • Appeared in 23 games, 19 starts, playing in 1,749 minutes.
  • Played 48 minutes in friendly vs. Club America (7/15).
  • Earned his first career MLS start at Houston (4/19) playing all 90 minutes.
  • Made his MLS regular season debut at Columbus (4/11).
  • Played in all 120 minutes at LA (4/7) in U.S. Open Cup play-in match. 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Came to the Rapids from the Rochester Rhinos where he played from 2005-2008.
  • Ended his career with the Rhinos appearing in 104 games with 97 starts for 8,610 minutes and scored four goals and added eight assists while in Rochester.
  • Made his professional soccer debut on 4/30/05 at Vancouver.
  • Was the Rhinos' second round selection (21st overall) in the 2005 USL-1 Collegiate Draft.
  • Played his summer collegiate soccer for the Cape Cod Crusaders of the PDL from 2002-2004.
  • Won back-to-back national championships in 2002 and 2003 and tallied the game-winning assist in the 2002 contest. 

COLLEGE

  • A four-year starter for the Big Red and appeared in 64 games, starting all but one and is one of only two players from the Ivy League to be drafted into the USL First Division.
  • Finished his collegiate career with seven goals and three assists.
  • Was an honorable mention All-Ivy selection as a freshman in 2002 and second team All-Ivy League after his senior year in 2004 in which he served as a tri-captain.
  • As a junior, tied for the team lead in goals with three, two of which were game winners. 

PERSONAL

  • Majored in hotel administration at Cornell.
  • Earned a school-record 11 varsity letters at Monsignor Donovan HS (four in soccer and track, three in basketball).
  • His athletic achievements were recognized on October 3, 2008 when he was inducted into the Monsignor Donovan High School Hall of Fame.
  • Enjoys surfing, kayaking, people watching, and playing ping pong and basketball in his spare time.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2012 Colorado Rapids 2 1 0 116 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 Colorado Rapids 9 5 2 550 0 3 2 5 0 1 0
2010 Colorado Rapids 16 5 0 560 0 2 0 2 0 2 0
2009 Colorado Rapids 23 19 0 1749 0 1 0 11 0 3 0
Career Totals 50 30 2 2975 0 6 2 18 0 6 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Colorado Rapids 2 1 0 116 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Colorado Rapids 2 1 0 121 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Colorado Rapids 9 5 2 550 0 3 2 5 0 1 0

2010 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 16 5 0 560 0 2 0 2 0 2 0

2009 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Colorado Rapids 23 19 0 1749 0 1 0 11 0 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

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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/20/2012 COL @ CHV W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/6/2012 SJ @ COL L 4-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/30/2012 LA @ COL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/18/2012 CHV @ COL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/11/2012 COL @ DAL L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/14/2012 DAL @ COL L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/7/2012 COL @ SEA L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2012 VAN @ COL L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/30/2012 POR @ COL W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/20/2012 SJ @ COL L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/16/2012 COL @ VAN L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/26/2012 MTL @ COL W 2-3 Subbed On 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/19/2012 KC @ COL T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/16/2012 COL @ DC L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/28/2012 CHV @ COL W 0-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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
10/22/2011 COL @ VAN W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/14/2011 RSL @ COL T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/1/2011 DAL @ COL W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/24/2011 SJ @ COL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/17/2011 COL @ TOR L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/9/2011 COL @ LA L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/27/2011 COL @ CHI L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/20/2011 CHV @ COL T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/13/2011 COL @ SJ W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/5/2011 CLB @ COL W 0-2 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/29/2011 COL @ PHI W 2-1 Subbed On 20 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/23/2011 NE @ COL T 2-2 Started 89 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
7/20/2011 NY @ COL W 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2011 COL @ SEA L 3-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/9/2011 VAN @ COL W 1-2 Subbed On 67 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
7/6/2011 COL @ KC T 1-1 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
6/26/2011 COL @ CLB L 1-4 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
6/18/2011 LA @ COL L 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/11/2011 COL @ POR W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/4/2011 PHI @ COL T 1-1 Subbed On 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/28/2011 KC @ COL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/25/2011 COL @ NY T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/22/2011 TOR @ COL T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/14/2011 COL @ DC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/7/2011 COL @ NE T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0
5/4/2011 COL @ HOU W 2-1 Started 90 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
4/30/2011 CHI @ COL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/22/2011 SEA @ COL L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/13/2011 COL @ RSL L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/8/2011 COL @ DAL L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/3/2011 DC @ COL W 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/26/2011 COL @ CHV W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/19/2011 POR @ COL W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/23/2010 RSL @ COL T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/16/2010 COL @ LA W 3-1 Subbed On 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/9/2010 COL @ DAL T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/2/2010 DC @ COL L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
9/29/2010 PHI @ COL W 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/25/2010 COL @ RSL T 1-1 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/18/2010 NE @ COL W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/11/2010 COL @ NY L 1-3 Subbed On 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/4/2010 CHV @ COL W 0-3 Subbed On 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/28/2010 HOU @ COL W 0-3 Subbed On 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/21/2010 COL @ CLB L 1-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
8/14/2010 COL @ PHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/7/2010 SJ @ COL W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/31/2010 DAL @ COL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/25/2010 COL @ SEA L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/17/2010 KC @ COL T 1-1 Started 44 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0
7/10/2010 COL @ TOR L 0-1 Subbed On 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2010 NY @ COL T 1-1 Started 54 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
6/26/2010 COL @ HOU T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/9/2010 COL @ CHI T 2-2 Subbed On 85 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/5/2010 CLB @ COL W 0-1 Subbed On 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/29/2010 SEA @ COL W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/15/2010 COL @ DC W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2010 LA @ COL L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/1/2010 COL @ SJ L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/24/2010 COL @ NE W 2-1 Subbed On 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/18/2010 TOR @ COL W 1-3 Subbed On 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/10/2010 COL @ KC L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/3/2010 CHI @ COL T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/26/2010 COL @ CHV W 1-0 Subbed On 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 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