Player Details

Name

Roger Levesque

Height

6' 2"

Weight

174 lbs

Date of Birth

1.22.1981 (40)

Birthplace

Portland, ME USA

Position

Forward
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

How Acquired:
Signed on March 16, 2009.

Previous Clubs:
San Jose (MLS, 2003), Seattle Sounders (USL-1, 2004-08), San Jose (MLS, 2005)

MLS Experience:

  • 2011: For the second straight year, eclipsed career highs with 19 appearances, nine starts, and 1062 minutes. Also set career highs with three goals and two assists. Recorded first career assist vs. POR (5/7). Scored first career brace in 4-2 win vs. NY (6/23). Game-winning assist in 2-1 win vs. NE (6/26). Team was 6-1-2 in games Levesque started. Started and played full 90 at right back in 2-1 win at NE (10/1). 28 appearances and 15 starts across all competitions. Recorded two assists 2-1 CCL win at CS Herediano (9/14).
  • 2010: Posted career-highs in appearances (16), starts (5) and minutes (510). Scored the game-winning goal at DC (7/15) in the 89th minute, which was voted MLS Goal of the Week for Week 16. Recorded one assist in four U.S. Open Cup appearances and one goal in seven CONCACAF appearances, at Marathon (8/19). Finished the season with 27 appearances, logging 1248 minutes.
  • 2009: After scoring game-winner in U.S. Open Cup Final (9/2), scored his first career MLS goal at CLB (10/3), ending Crew’s 22-game home unbeaten run. In the next game, he came off the bench to score game-winner in 3-2 win at KC (10/17) to secure a playoff berth. Started two of 14 appearances, with first start of career at HOU (8/23). Appeared in each U.S. Open Cup game, with three starts, two goals and three assists.
  • 2005: Played one game for Earthquakes, and then returned to Seattle.
  • 2003: Selected by San Jose with a third-round pick (23rd overall) in the 2003 MLS SuperDraft. Appeared in three regular season games for MLS Cup champions and started two friendlies. Went to Seattle on loan for six weeks before returning September 24.

Other Professional Experience:

  • Initially joined USL-1 Sounders in 2003 on loan from San Jose, scoring two goals in six games to help make the playoffs.
  • Scored eight goals for Seattle in 2004
  • Led team in scoring with 10 goals (including playoffs) in championship season of 2005.
  • Led team in minutes played in 2006.
  • Named All-USL second team in 2007 as Sounders again won title. Franchise’s No. 5 career goal scorer (27) and No. 7 in assists (16) and games played (130).

College:
Two-time All-American (2001-02), leading Stanford to NCAA semifinals as junior and championship game as senior. Finished four seasons ranked No. 3 in career assists (30), No. 6 in total points (88) and No. 7 in goals (29). Scored highs of 14 goals in 2001 and 13 assists in 2002. Pac 10 All-Academic team for two seasons and Soccer America MVP as senior.

High School/Club:
Maine’s state Player of the Year as a junior and senior at Falmouth High School, leading team to state titles in 1998 and ‘99. Set state career record with 106 goals.

Personal:
Won three state basketball and two baseball titles in high school. Economics major. Son of Prisca Thomson and Roger Levesque. Has one sister, Allie.

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