Bret Jones

Bret Jones (born December 8, 1980) is a former American soccer player.

Bret Jones
Personal information
Full name Bret Eric Jones
Date of birth (1980-12-08) December 8, 1980
Place of birth Xenia, Ohio, United States
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1999–2002 Wright State Raiders
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002 Dayton Gemini
2003 Columbus Shooting Stars 12 (0)
2005–2006 Cincinnati Kings 26 (1)
2008–2009 1790 Cincinnati (indoor)
2010–2012 Dayton Dutch Lions 46 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of February 14, 2014

Career

Youth and amateur

Jones attended Xenia High School and played college soccer at Wright State University from 1999 to 2001, being named to the All-Horizon League team as a senior.[1] He subsequently played with Dayton Gemini and the Columbus Shooting Stars[2] in the USL Premier Development League.

Professional

Jones turned professional in 2005 when he signed with the expansion franchise Cincinnati Kings in the USL Second Division. He made his professional debut on June 11, 2005 in a 0-0 tie with the Wilmington Hammerheads,[3] and went on to play 11 games and score 1 goal in his debut season.[4]

After a brief period playing professional indoor soccer with 1790 Cincinnati, and training with the Columbus Crew reserves, Jones signed with the Dayton Dutch Lions in the USL Premier Development League in 2010, scoring 2 goals in 10 games during the team's debut season. He continued with the team in 2011 when the team self-promoted to the USL Professional Division in 2011.

References

  1. Three Raiders Named To All-Horizon League Men’s Soccer Teams
  2. Demosphere International, Inc. "United Soccer Leagues (USL)". Uslsoccer.com. Archived from the original on 2012-09-27. Retrieved 2012-10-23.
  3. Demosphere International, Inc. (2005-06-11). "United Soccer Leagues (USL)". Uslsoccer.com. Archived from the original on 2012-10-11. Retrieved 2012-10-23.
  4. Demosphere International, Inc. "United Soccer Leagues (USL)". Uslsoccer.com. Archived from the original on 2012-10-06. Retrieved 2012-10-23.
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