Brad Stuver

Brad Stuver
Brad Stuver
Brad Stuver
Columbus Crew SC
Goalkeeper
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Real Name: Brad Stuver
HT: 6' 3" WT: 180
Pronunciation: STEW-vur
Age: 25 (04/16/1991)
Birthplace: Cleveland, OH
Hometown: Twinsburg, OH

PRONUNCIATION

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016 (Columbus): Served as Steve Clark's backup in the season opener at Portland (March 6) and in all Crew SC matches since ... started and played 90 minutes in the international friendly against Veracruz (May 11), keeping a clean sheet in a 1-0 win.

2015 (Columbus): Stuver did not make a First-Team appearance in 2015. The goalkeeper served as Steve Clark’s backup in the club’s match at San Jose (May 16) and in all League matches following, including all of Crew SC's contests in the Audi 2015 MLS Cup Playoffs. Stuver started the club’s international friendly vs. Valencia CF (May 27), playing all 90 minutes. He also started in Crew SC’s 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Fourth Round contest at Richmond (June 17), helping the club earn a 3-1 victory. He again started in the Round of 16 at Orlando (June 30).

2014 (Columbus/Dayton/Wilmington): Stuver did not make a League appearance for Columbus during the 2014 season. He spent time on-loan with the Dayton Dutch Lions and the Wilmington Hammerheads of USL PRO. He did not make an appearance with Dayton in USL PRO League action in 2014, but was the primary back-up in the match against Richmond (April 26) and against LA Galaxy II (May 10). He missed time beginning in June with a left ankle arthroscopy. Stuver was loaned to USL PRO’s Wilmington Hammerheads FC for the remainder of the season (August 4). He made his debut for Wilmington in a home match against Dayton (August 9) and continued his run in the club’s starting lineup for the club’s next 11 matches, earning three clean sheets and the honor of being named to USL-PRO’s Team of the Week for Week 24. He did not dress for both the club’s postseason opener against New England (November 1) or in the second leg at the Revolution (November 9). Stuver started in two Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup matches for Dayton: against Schwaben AC (May 15) and in the 5-2 loss against Indy Eleven (May 28).

2013 (MLS Pool Goalkeeper): Stuver was drafted in the Second Round, 32nd overall, by the Montreal Impact in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft. He spent 2013 as an MLS pool goalkeeper and made appearances in gameday rosters for Columbus, New England, Real Salt Lake and Chivas USA.

COLLEGE EXPERIENCE

Stuver compiled a 33-27-7 record in four seasons collegiately at Cleveland State University, including a senior season in which he started all 20 of his team’s matches, posting a 11-6-3 record with a 0.86 goals against average. As a junior and a senior, he earned Second Team All-Horizon League honors after being tabbed Horizon League Goalkeeper of Year and All-Horizon League First Team honors as a sophomore. He posted a team-best 58 saves in his freshmen season in just 10 starts, becoming the number one goalkeeper for the Vikings by the end of his first campaign.

YOUTH SOCCER

Stuver was named to the 2008 Plain Dealer All-Star Team and earned All-Ohio honors after his senior season at Twinsburg High School playing for Mike Lally, finishing his prep career with 24 shutouts in goal and 12 goals and three assists as a midfielder. Stuver was also an Academic All-American during high school.

ACQUIRED

Stuver was selected fourth overall by Columbus in the 2013 MLS Waiver Draft.

PERSONAL

Stuver is the son of Ron and LeAnne Stuver. He has an older brother, Ryan, and is married to his wife, Ashley. The couple has a dog named Nella. His favorite food is steak. Stuver enjoys action, adventure and comedy movies and he is a big fan of the “Harry Potter” series as well as Netflix. His favorite music is hip-hop, pop and house music, but he has a little bit of everything on his iPod except for country. His favorite place he’s traveled to is Bali, which he visited for his honeymoon. His role model growing up was former Columbus and United States National Team player, and current United States Under-19 National Team head coach Brad Friedel. His favorite non-MLS soccer team is Friedel’s former club, Blackburn Rovers, and he also supports the Cleveland Cavaliers. Stuver’s favorite soccer player is currently Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSMINSSHOSVGAPKGPKAWLT
2016Columbus Crew SC00000000000
2015Columbus Crew SC00000000000
2014Columbus Crew00000000000
2013Montreal Impact00000000000
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