Matt Lewis (soccer)

Matthew Lewis (born August 1, 1996) is an American soccer player who plays for Kansas City Comets in the Major Arena Soccer League.

Matt Lewis
Personal information
Full name Matthew Lewis
Date of birth (1996-08-01) August 1, 1996
Place of birth Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Kansas City Comets
Youth career
2013–2014 Sporting Kansas City
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2017 Fordham Rams 84 (5)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018 Sporting Kansas City 0 (0)
2018Swope Park Rangers (loan) 4 (0)
2018 Swope Park Rangers 8 (0)
2019 New York Cosmos
2019– Kansas City Comets (indoor) 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 November 2019

Career

Youth and College

Lewis played four years of college soccer at Fordham University between 2014 and 2017. During his time with the Rams, Lewis tallied 5 goals and 5 assists across 84 appearances.[1]

Professional

On January 22, 2018, Lewis signed a homegrown player contract with MLS side Sporting Kansas City.[2] He made his professional debut on March 17, 2018 for Sporting Kansas City's United Soccer League affiliate Swope Park Rangers, appearing as a 30th-minute substitute during a 4-3 win over Reno 1868.[3]

On June 27, 2018, Lewis moved permanently from Sporting Kansas City to their USL affiliate Swope Park Rangers.[4]

Lewis was released by Swope Park on December 3, 2018.[5]

After playing with the New York Cosmos in 2019, Lewis returned to Kansas City by signing with the Major Arena Soccer League's Kansas City Comets.[6]

References

  1. "Mathew Lewis - Men's Soccer". FordhamSports.com. Retrieved December 26, 2018.
  2. Kovzan, Sam (January 22, 2018). "Sporting KC signs defender Matt Lewis as a Homegrown Player". SportingKC.com. Retrieved December 26, 2018.
  3. Owens, Amanda (March 17, 2018). "Rangers open 2018 USL season with 4-3 win at Reno 1868 FC". SportingKC.com. Retrieved December 26, 2018.
  4. Kovzan, Sam (June 27, 2018). "Rangers sign rookie defender Matt Lewis to USL contract". SportingKC.com. Retrieved December 26, 2018.
  5. "Bilyeu Re-Signs as Rangers Make Roster Moves". USLChampionship.com. December 3, 2018. Retrieved December 26, 2018.
  6. "COMETS SIGN LOCAL STANDOUTS". MASLSoccer.com. Retrieved 14 November 2019.
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