Steward Ceus

Steward Ceus (born March 26, 1987 in West Haverstraw, New York) is a Haitian footballer who plays for Colorado Springs Switchbacks in the USL.

Steward Ceus
Steward Ceus in 2017
Personal information
Full name Steward Ceus
Date of birth (1987-03-26) March 26, 1987
Place of birth West Haverstraw, New York, United States
Height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Colorado Springs Switchbacks
Number 12
Youth career
2005–2008 Albany Great Danes
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2013 Colorado Rapids 4 (0)
2009Charlotte Eagles (loan) 10 (0)
2010Charlotte Eagles (loan) 3 (0)
2014 Närpes Kraft 25 (0)
2015 Atlanta Silverbacks 22 (0)
2016 Minnesota United 4 (0)
2017 San Francisco Deltas 0 (0)
2018– Colorado Springs Switchbacks 17 (0)
National team
2010– Haiti 16 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 25, 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of April 7, 2018

Career

Youth and College

Ceus attended North Rockland High School, where he lettered in soccer all four years (as well as tennis for three years and basketball), posted a county and school-record 36 career shutouts as a junior, earned all-league laurels all four years, all-section accolades three times and all-county honors on two occasions.

He played four years of college soccer at the University at Albany, where he was named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll and ranked second in America East with 66 saves as a freshman, made the America East All-Academic Team and was named to the America East Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll as a sophomore, and garnered America East All-Academic Team honors as a junior in 2007.

Professional

Ceus was drafted in the third round (37th overall) of the 2009 MLS SuperDraft by the Colorado Rapids.[1] However, he did play in the 2nd half of the Community Shield against the Sounders at CenturyLink Field. The Rapids lost 3-1. Ceus let in 2 goals.

He was loaned to the Charlotte Eagles of the USL Second Division in June 2009, to gain experience and maintain fitness levels; he made his debut for them on June 20, 2009, in a game against Richmond Kickers.[2] He renewed this loan with the Eagles in March 2010.

Ceus was released by Colorado on December 6, 2013 after five seasons with the club.[3] On March 21, 2014 he arrived in Finland to try out for the Finnish club Närpes Kraft Fotbollsförening for the starting goalkeeper position. On April 11, he signed a one-year contract.

On January 14, 2015, Ceus returned to the United States, signing with NASL club Atlanta Silverbacks.[4]

International

Ceus made his debut for Haiti in 2010.

References

  1. "Albany's Steward Ceus Selected 37th Overall in MLS Draft". America East Conference. Retrieved November 30, 2017.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-10-04. Retrieved 2012-10-04.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. "Rapids decline option on goalkeeper Stew Ceus". MLS. December 6, 2013. Retrieved November 30, 2017.
  4. http://www.atlantasilverbacksfc.com/news/detail/uuid/1ey2hpqzm2zsu1frbhtpps8zdk/atlanta-inks-pair-to-join-club-in-2015#.VLaRBtKsXzz Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine


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