Keith Savage

Keith Savage (born August 9, 1985 in Gulf Breeze, Florida) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Pensacola FC.

Keith Savage
Personal information
Full name Keith Savage
Date of birth (1985-08-09) August 9, 1985
Place of birth Gulf Breeze, Florida, United States
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Pensacola FC
Youth career
Pensacola Revolution
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2007 West Florida Argonauts 78 (47)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 Central Florida Kraze 22 (12)
2008 Chivas USA 6 (0)
2009–2010 Portland Timbers 40 (3)
2011–2017 Tampa Bay Rowdies 134 (14)
2016Tampa Bay Rowdies 2 (loan) 2 (0)
2018– Pensacola FC 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 June 2018

Career

College and Amateur

Savage attended Gulf Breeze High School in Gulf Breeze, Florida, played club soccer for Pensacola Revolution, and played college soccer at the University of West Florida, where he was GSC Freshman of the Year in 2003. He was named to the Division II All-South Region Team and the All-GSC First Team in 2005, earned NSCAA/adidas All-America honors in 2006, and scored 33 career goals for the Argonauts between 2003 and 2007, the fourth-highest total in school's history.

During his college years he also played with Central Florida Kraze in the USL Premier Development League.

Professional

Savage was drafted 43rd overall of the 2008 MLS SuperDraft by Chivas USA,[1] and made his MLS debut for Chivas against Columbus Crew on 12 April 2008.

He was released by Chivas USA in February 2009, having played in just six league games for the team, and signed with the Portland Timbers of the USL First Division later that month.[2]

Savage signed with FC Tampa Bay of the North American Soccer League on February 22, 2011. The contract was for one year with a club option for 2012.[3] Tampa Bay exercised the 2012 option on Savage on October 4, 2011.[4]

Personal

Savage is the son of former U.S. national team player Bruce Savage.

While playing for Chivas USA, Savage also was a trainer for the Fullerton Rangers Soccer Club in Fullerton, California. He coached the players on the U13 Fullerton Rangers in their signature league.

Honors

Tampa Bay Rowdies

Portland Timbers

References

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