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Scott Thomsen (born December 31, 1993) is an American professional soccer player who plays for USL League One club Richmond Kickers as a defender.

Scott Thomsen
Personal information
Full name Scott Thomsen[1]
Date of birth (1993-12-31) December 31, 1993 (age 25)
Place of birth Brick Township, New Jersey, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Richmond Kickers
Number 3
Youth career
2010–2015 New York Red Bulls
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2015 Virginia Cavaliers 66 (3)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016 New York Red Bulls 0 (0)
2016 Richmond Kickers 10 (1)
2017 Orlando City B 15 (0)
2018– Richmond Kickers 28 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 22, 2019

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CareerEdit

Early careerEdit

Thomsen attended Christian Brothers Academy during high school and earned state and regional honors as a member of the soccer team. In 2010, Thomsen joined the New York Red Bulls academy, where he played primarily as a midfielder, and scored 27 goals during his five-year career.[1]

After high school, Thomsen attended the University of Virginia and played 66 games throughout his four-year career, totaling 3 goals and 18 assists. As a freshman, he led the team in minutes with 1,991 as well as assists with 8. In 2014, he played in all 23 matches as a junior and played a crucial role in the Cavilers winning their seventh NCAA College Cup.[2] During his senior year, Thomsen was limited to only 5 games due to a sports hernia injury and was sidelined for the remainder of the season.[3]

New York Red BullsEdit

On December 23, 2015, Thomsen signed a Homegrown Contract with the New York Red Bulls.[4] After only two and a half months with the club, Thomsen was waived before the season on March 7.[5]

Richmond KickersEdit

On July 22, 2016, Thomsen signed with the Richmond Kickers of the United Soccer League on a one-year contract.[6] He made his professional debut on August 6 in a 2–1 victory against FC Montreal.[7]

Career statisticsEdit

As of June 22, 2019[1][8]
Club Season League Playoffs[a] Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
New York Red Bulls 2016 MLS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Richmond Kickers 2016 USL 9 1 1 0 0 0 10 1
Orlando City B 2017 USL 15 0 15 0
Richmond Kickers 2018 USL 17 1 1 0 18 1
2019 USL League One 11 0 0 0 2 0 13 0
Total 28 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 31 1
Career total 51 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 55 2
  1. ^ Appearance in the USL Cup Playoffs

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Scott Thomsen at Major League Soccer
  2. ^ "National Champs! Virginia Downs UCLA in PKs for Seventh NCAA Title". VirginiaSports.com.
  3. ^ "Scott Thomsen Virginia Bio". VirginiaSports.com.
  4. ^ "New York Red Bulls Sign College Seniors Chris Thorsheim, Mael Corboz, and Scott Thomsen as Homegrown Players". NewYorkRedBulls.com.
  5. ^ "New York Red Bulls Waive Scott Thomsen". NewYorkRedBulls.com.
  6. ^ "Kickers sign former Cavaliers standout Thomsen". Richmond.com.
  7. ^ "Richmond Kickers 2, FC Montreal 1". USLSoccer.com.
  8. ^ Scott Thomsen at Soccerway

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