William Hesmer

William Hesmer
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Goalkeeper
  • 6' 2"
  • 195 lbs.
  • 11-23-1981
  • Wilson, NC

MLS Career Highlights: Had started all 101 games in which he appeared entering  this season… Had 34 shutouts, including a career-high 11 in 2010, to his credit… Was a  MLS Goalkeeper of the Year finalist in 2008… Had a career-high 11 saves against CHI on  7/11/09... Made his first-team league debut for K.C. on 6/10/06 at Crew Stadium, making  three saves to post his first win and first shutout, 1-0, over the Crew... Acquired by the Crew allocation... Originally selected by Kansas City in the second round (No. 17 overall) of the second goalkeeper in MLS history to score a goal... Suffered a season ending injury in 2010  after starting every game of the regular season.

MLS Career Playoff Highlights: Had  started all six career postseason matches in which he had appeared entering this season…  Had a record of 3-2-1 in that time, along with one shutout and a 1.17 goals-against average...  Registered first career playoff shutout on 11/8/08 vs. K.C. ... Started in goal for the Crew’s  3-1 win over N.Y. in 2008 MLS Cup.

U.S. Open Cup Career Highlights: Had seen  action in four games entering this season, earning two wins. 

2010 MLS Season: Appeared and started in 30 matches... Had 11 shutouts (3/27, 4/24,  5/15, 5/23, 6/26, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 8/28, 9/4, 10/2)... Had three yellow cards (5/23,  8/21, 9/25)... Became the all-time Crew leader in shutouts with a clean sheet at KC on  5/23... Played his 100th MLS match on 10/16.... Celebrated his 100th MLS match by scor-ing a goal in stoppage time on 10/16... Is only the second goalkeeper to score a goal in MLS  history.. Was forced to leave final game of regular season (10/24) with a broken shoulder and  was replaced by midfielder Eddie Gaven. 

2009 MLS Season: Appeared and started in 19 matches… Had a career-high 11 saves  on 7/11 at Chicago… Had seven shutouts... Had one yellow card... Missed matches on  4/25, 5/2 and 5/9 with L knee sprain... Missed matches on 5/17, 5/27, 5/30, 6/6 and  6/14 with lumbar strain.

2009 MLS Cup Playoffs: Started both playoff matches against  RSL, finishing with a 0-2-0 record and 2.00 goals-against-average.

2009-10 CONCACAF Champions League: Appeared and started in all six matches… Had two shutouts… Had  one yellow card. 

2008 MLS Season: Appeared in and started 29 games... Finished with a league-best  record of 17-6-6 and tied for the league lead with 10 shutouts... Ranked third in goals-against  average (1.14)... Saved three of five penalty kick attempts (3/29 vs. TFC, 4/5 at N.Y. and  5/24 vs. N.E.).

2008 MLS Cup Playoffs: Started in all four matches in Crew’s run to  MLS Cup title... Finished with a 3-0-1 record and 0.75 goals-against average... Registered  first career playoff shutout on 11/8 vs. K.C.

2008 U.S. Open Cup: Started Open Cup  qualifier at Chicago (in Peoria, Ill.) on 6/10, a 3-2 loss in OT. 

2007 MLS Season: Started all 20 games in which he appeared... Had a then career-high  nine saves against K.C. on 9/16... Had five shutouts on the season... Backstopped the Crew  to a six-game unbeaten streak (4-0-2) from 6/16-7/7... Notched his first shutout as a member  of the Crew on 6/30 vs. N.Y. ...  Made his Crew debut on 6/16 at N.E... Missed seven  games to start the season due to a right hamstring injury. 

2006 MLS Season: Went 1-2-0 in three games, with the victory coming in his first-team  league debut 6/10 at Columbus. Made three saves to post 1-0 shutout.

2006 U.S. Open Cup: the full 90 minutes in 2-0 Round of 16 loss to Chicago on 8/14.  

2005 MLS Season: Earned promotion from developmental roster to the  senior squad and assumed role of  backup goalkeeper, but did not appear in  a regular-season match.

2005 Reserve Division: Made 10 starts, posting a  5-3-2 record with a 1.44 GAA and three  shutouts.

2005 U.S. Open Cup: Made  two starts in Open Cup play, earning a 6-1 8/3 in the fourth round. 

2004 MLS Season: Spent his rookie  professional season on the developmental  roster, but did not appear in a regular-season  match. 

Other Pro Highlights: Has twice been  called into extended U.S. National Team  camps in January (2008, 2009)... Was a  member of the Generation adidas Euro Tour  squad that played three games in England and the games went the full 90 minutes of  a 1-0 loss to the Coventry City Reserves on  12/5/06.  

College: Compiled a record of 37-12-6  in four years at Wake Forest (2000-03)…  Compiled a 0.83 goals-against average,  .802 save percentage, 201 saves and  5,298 minutes… Named the 2003-04  Wake Forest University Student-Athlete of  the Year... 2003: Was named a NSCAA/ adidas and Soccer America All-American  despite playing in just 15 games as a  senior... Posted a 0.77 GAA before suffering  a leg injury in the second-to-last game of the  regular season... Missed the ACC tourna-ment and NCAA tournament due to the  injury… 2002: Turned in the best season  by a goalkeeper in Wake Forest history as  a junior... Posted nine shutouts and set a  school single-season record with a 0.65  goals-against average... Had a scoreless  streak of 569 minutes from 9/21 against St.  John’s until 10/19 against Clemson, a streak  that included five complete shutouts... Ranked  second nationally in GAA… Was named  a Soccer America first-team All-American  and a second-team NSCAA All-American...  Named first-team All-ACC and All-South... 2001: A second-team All-ACC selection,  started all 21 games in goal and posted goalkeeper since 1991… 2000: Named to  ACC All-Tournament team as a freshman, al-lowing just three goals in 240 minutes while  making 24 saves... Made his career debut  as a surprise starter in the regular-season  postseason games. 

Personal: The son of Russell and Janet  Hesmer… Has a sister, Anna Jane, and All-American at Wake Forest, where he majored  in History… Served as a groomsman in team-mate Brian Carroll’s wedding... An excellent  athlete who was named all-conference in  basketball, football, baseball and soccer  in high school... Named 2000 Athlete of  member of the National Honor Society in  high school... Enjoys golfing and fishing in  his spare time.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS MIN SHT SV GA PKG PKA W L T
2012 Columbus Crew 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 Columbus Crew 32 32 2880 8 92 44 3 4 11 13 8
2010 Columbus Crew 30 30 2695 11 84 33 4 4 14 8 8
2009 Columbus Crew 19 19 1710 7 68 18 0 0 9 4 6
2008 Columbus Crew 29 29 2610 10 97 33 2 5 17 6 6
2007 Columbus Crew 20 20 1800 5 71 29 2 3 8 7 5
2006 Kansas City Wizards 3 3 270 1 9 4 0 0 1 2 0
2005 Kansas City Wizards 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 Kansas City Wizards 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Totals 133 133 11965 42 421 161 11 16 60 40 33

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS MIN SHT SV GA PKG PKA W L T
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS MIN SHT SV GA PKG PKA W L T
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 32 32 2880 8 92 44 3 4 11 13 8
MLS Playoffs Columbus Crew 1 1 90 0 6 1 0 0 0 1 0

2010 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS MIN SHT SV GA PKG PKA W L T
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 30 30 2695 11 84 33 4 4 14 8 8
MLS Playoffs Columbus Crew 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2009 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS MIN SHT SV GA PKG PKA W L T
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 19 19 1710 7 68 18 0 0 9 4 6
MLS Playoffs Columbus Crew 2 2 180 0 3 4 1 1 0 2 0

2008 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS MIN SHT SV GA PKG PKA W L T
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 29 29 2610 10 97 33 2 5 17 6 6
MLS Playoffs Columbus Crew 4 4 360 1 7 3 0 0 3 0 1

2007 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS MIN SHT SV GA PKG PKA W L T
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 20 20 1800 5 71 29 2 3 8 7 5

2006 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS MIN SHT SV GA PKG PKA W L T
MLS Regular Season Kansas City Wizards 3 3 270 1 9 4 0 0 1 2 0

2005 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS MIN SHT SV GA PKG PKA W L T
MLS Regular Season Kansas City Wizards 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2004 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS MIN SHT SV GA PKG PKA W L T
MLS Regular Season Kansas City Wizards 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Playoffs Kansas City Wizards 0 0 0 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

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS GF GA SOG SV PKA PKG PKS
10/28/2012 TOR @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/20/2012 CLB @ DC L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/7/2012 KC @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/29/2012 PHI @ CLB W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/22/2012 CLB @ CHI L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/19/2012 CHV @ CLB W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/15/2012 CLB @ NY L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/5/2012 CLB @ NE L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/1/2012 MTL @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/29/2012 CLB @ PHI W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/25/2012 NE @ CLB W 3-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/22/2012 TOR @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/19/2012 CLB @ HOU T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/15/2012 LA @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/4/2012 CLB @ DC L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/28/2012 CLB @ KC W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/21/2012 DC @ CLB W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/14/2012 KC @ CLB L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/8/2012 CLB @ MTL L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/30/2012 RSL @ CLB W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/23/2012 CLB @ CHI L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/16/2012 CLB @ NE T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/26/2012 CHI @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/23/2012 CLB @ SEA W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/19/2012 CLB @ SJ T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/12/2012 DAL @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2012 CLB @ POR T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/28/2012 VAN @ CLB L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/21/2012 HOU @ CLB T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2012 CLB @ PHI L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/7/2012 NY @ CLB L 4-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/31/2012 CLB @ TOR W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/24/2012 MTL @ CLB W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/10/2012 CLB @ COL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/22/2011 CLB @ CHI L 2-3 Started 90 0 3 8 5 0 0 0
10/15/2011 CLB @ NE W 3-0 Started 90 0 0 3 3 0 0 0
10/2/2011 DC @ CLB W 1-2 Started 90 0 1 2 1 0 0 0
9/28/2011 CLB @ KC L 1-2 Started 90 0 2 5 4 1 1 0
9/24/2011 LA @ CLB L 1-0 Started 90 0 1 5 4 0 0 0
9/17/2011 CLB @ PHI L 0-1 Started 90 0 1 2 1 0 0 0
9/14/2011 HOU @ CLB T 2-2 Started 90 0 2 4 2 0 0 0
9/10/2011 TOR @ CLB L 4-2 Started 90 0 4 8 4 0 0 0
8/27/2011 CLB @ SEA L 2-6 Started 90 0 6 7 2 1 1 0
8/20/2011 PHI @ CLB W 1-2 Started 90 0 1 5 4 0 0 0
8/13/2011 NE @ CLB W 1-3 Started 90 0 1 4 3 0 0 0
8/5/2011 CLB @ COL L 0-2 Started 90 0 2 5 3 0 0 0
7/30/2011 CLB @ RSL W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/23/2011 POR @ CLB W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/20/2011 CLB @ LA L 0-1 Started 90 0 1 4 3 0 0 0
7/16/2011 SJ @ CLB T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 5 5 0 0 0
7/6/2011 CLB @ VAN W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 6 6 1 0 1
7/2/2011 CLB @ DAL L 0-2 Started 90 0 2 6 4 0 0 0
6/26/2011 COL @ CLB W 1-4 Started 90 0 1 2 1 0 0 0
6/18/2011 CLB @ HOU W 2-0 Started 90 0 0 4 4 0 0 0
6/12/2011 CHI @ CLB L 1-0 Started 90 0 1 4 3 0 0 0
6/8/2011 RSL @ CLB W 1-2 Started 90 0 1 4 3 0 0 0
6/4/2011 CLB @ NY T 1-1 Started 90 0 1 2 1 0 0 0
5/28/2011 CHV @ CLB T 3-3 Started 90 0 3 6 3 0 0 0
5/21/2011 CLB @ POR L 0-1 Started 90 0 1 2 1 0 0 0
5/14/2011 CLB @ SJ L 0-3 Started 90 0 3 5 2 0 0 0
5/7/2011 SEA @ CLB T 1-1 Started 90 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
4/30/2011 VAN @ CLB W 1-2 Started 90 0 1 3 1 0 0 0
4/23/2011 CLB @ TOR T 1-1 Started 90 0 1 3 2 0 0 0
4/16/2011 KC @ CLB W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 2 2 0 0 0
4/9/2011 CLB @ CHV T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 2 2 0 0 0
4/1/2011 DAL @ CLB W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 7 7 0 0 0
3/26/2011 NY @ CLB T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 2 2 0 0 0
3/19/2011 CLB @ DC L 1-3 Started 90 0 3 7 4 1 1 0
10/24/2010 PHI @ CLB W 1-3 Started 85 0 0 6 6 0 0 0
10/16/2010 CLB @ TOR T 2-2 Started 90 0 2 4 2 0 0 0
10/8/2010 CLB @ CHI L 0-2 Started 90 0 2 3 1 0 0 0
10/2/2010 SJ @ CLB T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 3 3 0 0 0
9/25/2010 CLB @ NE T 2-2 Started 90 0 2 5 3 1 1 0
9/18/2010 SEA @ CLB L 4-0 Started 90 0 4 8 4 1 1 0
9/11/2010 CLB @ LA L 1-3 Started 90 0 3 5 2 0 0 0
9/4/2010 CLB @ DC W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/28/2010 DAL @ CLB T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 2 2 0 0 0
8/21/2010 COL @ CLB W 1-3 Started 90 0 1 4 3 0 0 0
8/14/2010 CLB @ RSL L 0-2 Started 90 0 2 5 2 0 0 0
8/5/2010 CLB @ PHI W 2-1 Started 90 0 1 4 2 1 1 0
7/31/2010 CLB @ CHV L 1-3 Started 90 0 3 5 2 0 0 0
7/24/2010 HOU @ CLB W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
7/17/2010 NY @ CLB W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 5 5 0 0 0
7/14/2010 KC @ CLB L 1-0 Started 90 0 1 3 1 0 0 0
7/10/2010 CLB @ HOU T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
7/3/2010 CHI @ CLB W 1-2 Started 90 0 1 2 2 0 0 0
6/26/2010 DC @ CLB W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 5 5 0 0 0
6/5/2010 CLB @ COL L 0-1 Started 90 0 1 4 3 0 0 0
6/2/2010 CLB @ SJ T 2-2 Started 90 0 2 5 3 0 0 0
5/29/2010 LA @ CLB L 2-0 Started 90 0 2 3 1 0 0 0
5/23/2010 CLB @ KC W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 6 6 0 0 0
5/20/2010 CLB @ NY W 3-1 Started 90 0 1 6 5 0 0 0
5/15/2010 CHV @ CLB W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 5 3 0 0 0
5/8/2010 NE @ CLB W 2-3 Started 90 0 2 4 2 0 0 0
5/1/2010 CLB @ SEA T 1-1 Started 90 0 1 3 2 0 0 0
4/24/2010 RSL @ CLB W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 4 4 0 0 0
4/10/2010 CLB @ DAL T 2-2 Started 90 0 2 8 5 1 1 0
3/27/2010 TOR @ CLB W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 3 3 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