Sam Vines

Sam Vines
Sam Vines
Sam Vines
Defender
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Real Name: Sam Vines
HT: 5' 10" WT: 150
Age: 21 (05/31/1999)
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed a three-year Homegrown Player contract on Feb. 23, 2018.

Vines, who became the seventh academy player to sign a first-team contract with the Rapids, is calm, rangy, technically adept and composed both going forward and defending in space. The 21-year-old has already racked up 3,814 MLS minutes as the Rapids’ starting left back the past two seasons.  

INTERNATIONAL: Vines was called into each of Gregg Berhalter's last two January US men's national team camp and earned his first senior national team cap, starting in a 1-0 win over Costa Rica, with his second appearance coming against El Salvador in December. He previously earned call-ups to the U-14, U-15, U-16, U-18 and U-20 national teams

OUTSIDE MLS: Appeared in 29 games on loan for the Charlotte Independence of the USL, 25 from the start, logging 2,303 minutes in 2018

ACADEMY: Vines joined the club in 2013 as a 13-year-old. A versatile, intelligent defender, he was selected to the National Development Academy Best XI as one of the top young players in the country in 2017.

NOTES: Named to MLS Homegrown Team (2019)


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2020Colorado Rapids1818116203317000
2019Colorado Rapids26230214905011220
2018Colorado Rapids100450000000
Career Totals-45411381438118220
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