Edwin Rivas

Edwin Rivas (born January 8, 1992) is an American soccer player who plays for Las Vegas Lights in the USL Championship.

Edwin Rivas
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-01-08) January 8, 1992
Place of birth Los Angeles, California, United States
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Las Vegas Lights
Number 8
Youth career
2008–2010 Real So Cal
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2014 Cal State Northridge Matadors
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013 Ventura County Fusion 7 (0)
2014 Los Angeles Misioneros 5 (0)
2015 Toronto FC II 18 (1)
2017 L.A. Wolves
2018 California United FC II
2019– Las Vegas Lights 18 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 25, 2019

Career

College and Amateur

Rivas spent his entire college career at California State University, Northridge. He made a total of 78 appearances for the Matadors and tallied 17 goals and 10 assists.

He also played in the Premier Development League for Ventura County Fusion and Los Angeles Misioneros.[1][2]

Professional

On January 15, 2015, Rivas was selected in the second round (37th overall) of the 2015 MLS SuperDraft by Toronto FC.[3] Two months later, he signed a professional contract with USL affiliate club Toronto FC II.[4] He made his professional debut on April 19 in a 1–1 draw against Whitecaps FC 2.[5] Rivas was let go at the end of the 2015 season as his contract was not renewed .[6]

Rivas joined USL Championship side Las Vegas Lights on January 9, 2019.[7]

References

  1. "2013 Ventura County Fusion stats". USLPDL.com. Premier Development League. Archived from the original on 12 December 2013. Retrieved 23 April 2015.
  2. "2014 Los Angeles Misioneros". USLPDL.com. Premier Development League. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 23 April 2015.
  3. "Reds make splash in MLS SuperDraft". TorontoFC.ca. Toronto FC staff. 15 January 2015. Retrieved 23 April 2015.
  4. "Toronto FC II announces signing of eight players". TorontoFC.ca. Toronto FC staff. 12 March 2015. Retrieved 23 April 2015.
  5. Devji, Farhan (19 April 2015). "Whitecaps FC 2 play to exciting 1-1 draw with Toronto FC II in first-ever USL home match". WhitecapsFC.com. Retrieved 23 April 2015.
  6. "Toronto FC II Announce Roster Moves". Toronto FC. Retrieved February 2, 2016.
  7. https://www.lasvegaslightsfc.com/news_article/show/982820
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