Player Details

Name

Erik Hurtado

Height

5' 10"

Weight

174 lbs

Date of Birth

11.15.1990 (30)

Birthplace

Fredricksburg, VA USA

Position

Forward

Position Detail

Striker

Preferred Side

Left/Centre/Right

Footedness

Right

Roster Category

Senior
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Trade from Vancouver on Dec. 14, 2018.

Hurtado is a speedy center forward who can also play on the wing. Frequently used as a change-of-pace option off the bench during his time in Vancouver, Hurtado enjoyed a career year in 2014, as he scored five goals and added three assists during 30 MLS regular season games, but has yet to hit those heights again.

INTERNATIONAL: He is a former U-18 US international, featuring at that level for his country in 2008.

OUTSIDE MLS: Hurtado was sent on loan to Norwegian first division club Mjondalen in Aug. 2015 for the remainder of the season. He made 11 league appearances and one appearance in the domestic cup competition for them, scoring one goal. He also made an appearance in the 2015 Amway Canadian Championship, which the Whitecaps won, and played three games for Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 in USL play in 2015.

COLLEGE: Played collegiately for four years at Santa Clara University. Hurtado was named West Coast Conference Player of the Year his senior season, earned 2011 NSCAA All Far-West Region second team honors his junior year, All-WCC first team honors as a sophomore, and All-WCC second team honors as a freshman.

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