| Andrew Duran|
44,000 USD (2012)
| Chicago Magic|
| (1989-09-26) September 26, 1989 (age 26)|
Mokena, Illinois, United States
William Duran, Linda Duran
Sam Duran, Natalie Duran, Alex Duran
Creighton University, Lincoln-Way East High School
Andrew Duran Wikipedia
Andrew Duran (born September 26, 1989) is a former American soccer player.
Duran spent his college career at Creighton University. He didn't see much action in 2007 and 2008 due to multiple injuries. In 2009, Duran made 14 appearances for the Bluejays and picked up his only point of the season on an assist against Eastern Illinois on October 11, 2009. In 2010, Duran was awarded a medical redshirt after picking up a season ending knee injury in the fifth game of the season. In 2011, Duran started all 24 matches at left center back and helped lead Creighton to a 21-2-1 regular season record. He went on to become NSCAA All-America Second-Team, NSCAA Midwest Region First-Team, College Soccer News All-America First-Team, MVC Defensive Player of the Year, First-Team All-MVC, MVC All-Tournament Team and MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team. WITTL all world performer & 5x WITTL player of the month.
During his college years, Duran also played for USL Premier Development League club Chicago Fire Premier in 2008 and 2010, and with Des Moines Menace in 2011.
On January 12, 2012, Duran was drafted in the first round (15th overall) of the 2012 MLS SuperDraft by Seattle Sounders FC. Two months later, the Sounders signed Duran to a professional contract.
On June 15, 2012, Duran was loaned out to Atlanta Silverbacks of the North American Soccer League. He made seven appearances during his stint with Atlanta before suffering a torn ACL which ruled him out for the rest of the season.
On April 19, 2013, Duran was waived by the Sounders to make way for rookie forward Will Bates.
Duran played for the United States Under 17 team at the Ballymena International Tournament in Northern Ireland in 2005. Duran played all 3 opening round games against Slovakia, Israel and Northern Ireland - scoring a goal in the game against Northern Ireland.