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Full name
  
Eric David Reed

Name
  
Eric Reed

Playing position
  
Goalkeeper

Role
  
Soccer player


2003–2006
  
UCLA Bruins

Height
  
1.83 m

Years
  
Team

Position
  
Goalkeeper

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Date of birth
  
(1983-12-07) December 7, 1983 (age 32)

Place of birth
  
Nashua, New Hampshire, United States

Education
  
University of California, Los Angeles

Eric David Reed (born December 7, 1983) is an American soccer player.

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College and Amateur

Reed grew up in Laguna Hills, California, and attended Laguna Hills High School, where he was a four-year starter. During this time, he received a handful of United States U-18 caps. After high school, he attended UCLA where he redshirted his freshman year. The following year he appeared in four games and continued his good form earning an additional 16 games in his second year. He was a consistent first team starter over the next two years.

While attending college, he competed in the USL Premier Development League with the Southern California Seahorses. Reed was the 2006 PDL Goalkeeper of the Year, leading the league with a 0.62 goals against average as well as the top shutout total with 10.

Professional

After he was not selected in the 2007 MLS Superdraft, Reed was selected by the California Victory of the USL First Division in the 2007 USL First Division College Player Draft. At the end of the 2007 USL-1 season, California Victory fans voted Reed as team MVP.

Following the demise of the Victory, Reed transferred to USL Second Division outfit Cleveland City Stars, who he helped win the USL2 title in 2008. On February 9, 2008, Reed joined Carolina RailHawks for the 2009 season.

Reed signed with Charlotte Eagles of the USL Pro league on February 22, 2011.

Reed signed with Syracuse Silver Knights of the Major Indoor Soccer League for the 2011-12 indoor season on October 25, 2011.

Coaching

Reed was briefly employed as the Men's Goalkeeping Coach at the University of San Francisco while playing for California Victory in 2007. He served as the Men's goalkeeper coach for Davidson College for two seasons in 2012-2013. He is currently the Assistant Men's Soccer Coach of Bowling Green State University Men's Soccer Team.

Personal

Eric is married with two children and currently lives in Bowling Green, Ohio.

References

Eric Reed (soccer) Wikipedia


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