Player Details


Steward Ceus


6' 6"


205 lbs

Date of Birth

3.26.1987 (34)


West Haverstraw, NY USA


Career Summary


- Selected by the Rapids in the third round (37th overall) of the 2009 MLS SuperDraft.
- The first University of Albany player in school history to be drafted by an MLS club.
- Finished his collegiate career as Albany’s all-time leader in shutouts (19) and saves (325).
- Named 2008 America East Conference Goalkeeper of the Year.
- Earned first international cap with Haitian National Team on Nov. 2, 2012 as starter in a 0-0 draw.



-Made his MLS debut as a 69th minute sub for Matt Pickens on Oct. 6 vs. San Jose.
-Made first career MLS start in 2-0 victory over Chivas USA on Oct. 21. Earned a 2-0 shutout in the final match of the season against Houston Dynamo on Oct. 27.
-Trained with EPL side Sunderland in Late November


- Did not make any regular season appearances for the Rapids.
- Played five matches in CONCACAF Champions League play and earned a 1-3-1 record.
- Played in six matches (all starts) for the Rapids Reserves. Recorded a 0.83 goals against average.


- Did not make any regular season appearances for the Rapids.
- Made his first-ever Rapids appearance in net, starting in U.S. Open Cup qualifier at KC (4/13) and made 2 saves in victory.
- Went on loan with the Charlotte Eagles (USL-2) on March 22 and called back by Rapids on March 31 and returned April 14. Had a 1-2-0 record with the Eagles with eight saves, a 1.67 GGA and one shutout.
- Fractured his right wrist in training with the Eagles on May 5.


- Did not make any appearances for the Rapids.
- Had surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee in May.
- Went on loan with the Charlotte Eagles (USL-2) from June to August playing in 10 regular season games with a 1.00 goals against average (3rd in league) making 42 saves and registering 4 shutouts.
- Helped Eagles advance to USL-2 Championship match earning two postseason wins.
- Named to the USL-2 Team of the Week for Week 12 and Week 16.
- Named USL-2 Player of the Week for Week 16. 


- Steward Ceus has seven career caps with the Haiti National Team and has a record of 4-1-2 with three shutout.


- Played four matches in goal for Haiti in 2011. Earned 6-0 and 7-0 shutout wins over U.S Virgin Islands (9/2 and 10/7). Against Curacao, Ceus helped Haiti to a 4-2 victory and a 2-2 draw (9/6 and 10/11).


- Was called into the Haitian National Team on October 16.
- Started three games in Caribbean Cup Competition- making his international debut in a shutout draw against Guyana (11/2) and earning starts St. Vincent/Grenadines (11/4) and Trinidad and Tobago (11/6). 


- Named 2008 America East Conference Goalkeeper of the Year and NSCAA/adidas All-America third team.
- Became the first UAlbany men’s soccer player to garner All-America honors at any level since Marty Hearney was voted to the Division III All-American squad in 1991.
- Eclipsed Division I program records for career shutouts (19) and saves (329) while posting a .856 save percentage, a 0.96 goals against average and seven shutouts.
- Garnered 2007 America East All-Academic Team honors and led conference with 83 saves.
- Made 2006 America East All-Academic Team and led America East with 97 saves. 


- Majored in biology at UAlbany.
- Lettered in soccer all four years as well as tennis for three years and basketball for two years at North Rockland High School.
- Posted a county and school-record 36 career shutouts, and blanked a school-record 13 opponents as a junior.
- Earned all-league laurels all four years, all-section accolades three times and all-county honors on two occasions.