Eric Gehrig

Eric Gehrig
16
Defender
  • Columbus Crew
  • 6' 1"
  • 175 lbs.
  • 12-25-1987
  • Harvey, IL

**Currently out of contract. Crew SC is currently in discussion with Gehrig.**

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2014 (Crew): Made 20 appearances, including 14 starts: six starts at centerback and eight at rightback ... dressed for the Crew’s home match against New York (April 26), but did not play ... again dressed in the match at Sporting KC (May 4) and at Houston (May 7) ... made his season debut in a start at centerback in the shutout win against Chicago (May 24) ... returned to the starting lineup in the 1-1 draw against Real Salt Lake (June 4) and started again at centerback in the 0-0 shutout at D.C. (June 7) ... helped the Crew earn its second consecutive shutout with another full 90 minutes against FC Dallas (June 29) ... started his fifth consecutive match at centerback at New York (July 12) ... came on as a late-match substitute versus Montreal (July 19) ... started in the Crew’s international friendly against Crystal Palace FC (July 23) at centerback and assisted on Adam Bedell’s opening goal... came on as a late-match substitute at New England (July 26) and at Chicago (August 2) ... started at rightback for the first time in 2014 versus Toronto FC (August 9), and continued there with starts in the club’s next six League matches ... came on as a substitute at rightback versus Montreal (September 27) ... returned to the starting lineup at rightback at New England (October 4) ... made a substitute appearance at New York (October 19) and versus Philadelphia (October 26) ... made his MLS Cup Playoffs debut by making a substitute appearance at rightback in the Crew’s opener versus New England (November 1) ... made his first MLS Cup Playoffs start in the second leg at New England (November 9) ... Gehrig made two appearances -- both starts -- at centerback in the 2014 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup tournament ... Gehrig started in the 2-1 win over Indy Eleven in the Fourth Round (June 17) and again in the Fifth Round match at Chicago (June 25), playing all 240 minutes of action in a pair of extra-time tilts. 
 
2013 (Crew): Gehrig made six starts at centerback in 2013 and became the first Crew player to be awarded the Kirk Urso Heart Award after the honor was posthumously given to Urso in the inaugural year of its recognition. He made his season debut in a start at centerback in the match at Toronto (May 18) and then made four consecutive starts. Gehrig also made a substitute appearance in the international friendly against Wigan Athletic (July 13). He missed two matches with a right ankle sprain: against New England (July 20) and at Toronto (July 27) and returned to action with a start at centerback against Houston (September 4) and at Sporting KC (September 7). He did not travel to Montreal (September 14) with a hamstring injury. Gehrig made eight starts in MLS Reserve League action: six at centerback, one at rightback, and one at left back, while also often serving as captain. Additionally, he made two starts at centerback in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup: in the Third Round win against Dayton Dutch Lions (May 29) and in the 2-1 loss in the Fourth Round at Chicago (June 13).

2012 (Crew): Gehrig made 12 appearances, eight of which were starts, to log 812 minutes and one assist for the Black & Gold. Gehrig also captained the Crew to its second-straight MLS Reserve League crown. He started and played 90 minutes in the Crew's lone match in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.

2011 (Crew): Gehrig made his MLS debut on June 26 against Colorado playing five minutes. He made his first MLS start on July 2 at Vancouver, appearing in a total of eight matches with four starts. Gehrig also appeared in seven matches with six starts in the MLS Reserve League, helping the Black & Gold to the best record in the East Division. As a rookie, Gehrig started in one Open Cup match.

COLLEGE EXPERIENCE

Gehrig appeared in 78 matches during his four-year tenure at Loyola University Chicago (2006-2009), scoring 10 goals and recording 10 assists. He was named to the All-Horizon League First Team three years in a row (07-09).

ACQUIRED

Gehrig signed on February 21, 2011 as a Discovery Signing.

PERSONAL

Gehrig is the son of Lothar and Debbie Gehrig and has a twin brother named Greg. A Chicago-area native, Gehrig is an avid fan of the Chicago Bears, Chicago Bulls and Chicago Blackhawks. Outside of MLS, his favorite soccer team to support is Bayern Munich and he is a fan of Steven Gerrard. In his spare time, Gehrig enjoys working out, going to the movies, walking around Columbus as well as reading, specifically autobiographies, war books and the “Harry Potter” series. He enjoys thriller movies and his go-to flick is “Dumb and Dumber.” Gehrig’s favorite soccer memory was the day he signed with the Crew. He enjoys traveling to the Florida Keys and would like to get to Rome someday. His grandpa played in Germany.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Columbus Crew 20 14 0 1178 0 10 2 15 1 3 0
2013 Columbus Crew 6 6 0 540 0 2 1 4 0 0 0
2012 Columbus Crew 12 8 0 812 1 2 0 8 0 1 0
2011 Columbus Crew 8 4 0 474 0 3 0 2 0 1 0
Career Totals 46 32 0 3004 1 17 3 29 1 5 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Columbus Crew 2 1 0 77 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 20 14 0 1178 0 10 2 15 1 3 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 6 6 0 540 0 2 1 4 0 0 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 12 8 0 812 1 2 0 8 0 1 0

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Columbus Crew 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 8 4 0 474 0 3 0 2 0 1 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
10/26/2014 PHI @ CLB W 1-2 Subbed On 25 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/19/2014 CLB @ NY W 3-1 Subbed On 8 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/11/2014 CLB @ PHI W 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/4/2014 CLB @ NE L 1-2 Started 45 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
9/27/2014 MTL @ CLB W 0-2 Subbed On 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/20/2014 NE @ CLB W 0-1 Started 77 0 0 3 1 3 0 1 0
9/13/2014 CLB @ HOU T 2-2 Started 45 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
9/7/2014 CHV @ CLB W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0
8/30/2014 CLB @ MTL L 0-2 Started 59 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/23/2014 HOU @ CLB W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
8/16/2014 LA @ CLB W 1-4 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
8/9/2014 TOR @ CLB L 3-2 Started 79 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
8/2/2014 CLB @ CHI T 1-1 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/26/2014 CLB @ NE W 2-1 Subbed On 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/19/2014 MTL @ CLB W 1-2 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2014 KC @ CLB L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/12/2014 CLB @ NY L 1-4 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2014 CLB @ COL T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
6/29/2014 DAL @ CLB T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
6/7/2014 CLB @ DC T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/4/2014 RSL @ CLB T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0
5/31/2014 CLB @ TOR L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/24/2014 CHI @ CLB W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
5/17/2014 CLB @ POR T 3-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/10/2014 VAN @ CLB L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/7/2014 CLB @ HOU L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/4/2014 CLB @ KC L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/26/2014 NY @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/19/2014 DC @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/13/2014 CLB @ SJ T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2014 TOR @ CLB L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/29/2014 CLB @ SEA W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/22/2014 PHI @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/8/2014 CLB @ DC W 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/27/2013 NE @ CLB L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/19/2013 CLB @ NE L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/5/2013 KC @ CLB L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/29/2013 CLB @ DAL W 4-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/21/2013 CHI @ CLB W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/14/2013 CLB @ MTL W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/7/2013 CLB @ KC L 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
9/4/2013 HOU @ CLB W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/31/2013 SEA @ CLB L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/24/2013 CLB @ RSL L 0-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/17/2013 TOR @ CLB W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/10/2013 NY @ CLB W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/3/2013 CLB @ HOU L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/27/2013 CLB @ TOR L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/20/2013 NE @ CLB L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/7/2013 POR @ CLB W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2013 CLB @ LA L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/29/2013 CLB @ KC L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/22/2013 CHI @ CLB L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/15/2013 MTL @ CLB W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/5/2013 CLB @ PHI L 0-3 Started 90 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
6/1/2013 HOU @ CLB T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/26/2013 CLB @ NY T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5/18/2013 CLB @ TOR W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/11/2013 COL @ CLB L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/4/2013 NY @ CLB L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/27/2013 DC @ CLB W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/20/2013 CLB @ CHI L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2013 CLB @ MTL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/6/2013 PHI @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/23/2013 CLB @ DC W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/16/2013 SJ @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/9/2013 CLB @ VAN L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/2/2013 CLB @ CHV W 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/28/2012 TOR @ CLB W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/20/2012 CLB @ DC L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/7/2012 KC @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/29/2012 PHI @ CLB W 2-3 Subbed On 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/22/2012 CLB @ CHI L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/19/2012 CHV @ CLB W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/15/2012 CLB @ NY L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/5/2012 CLB @ NE L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/1/2012 MTL @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/29/2012 CLB @ PHI W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/25/2012 NE @ CLB W 3-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/22/2012 TOR @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/19/2012 CLB @ HOU T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/15/2012 LA @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/4/2012 CLB @ DC L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/28/2012 CLB @ KC W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/21/2012 DC @ CLB W 0-1 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/14/2012 KC @ CLB L 2-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
7/8/2012 CLB @ MTL L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/30/2012 RSL @ CLB W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/23/2012 CLB @ CHI L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/16/2012 CLB @ NE T 0-0 Subbed On 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/26/2012 CHI @ CLB W 1-2 Subbed On 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/23/2012 CLB @ SEA W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/19/2012 CLB @ SJ T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0
5/12/2012 DAL @ CLB W 1-2 Started 90 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 0
5/5/2012 CLB @ POR T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
4/28/2012 VAN @ CLB L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/21/2012 HOU @ CLB T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2012 CLB @ PHI L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0
4/7/2012 NY @ CLB L 4-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
3/31/2012 CLB @ TOR W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/24/2012 MTL @ CLB W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/10/2012 CLB @ COL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/22/2011 CLB @ CHI L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/15/2011 CLB @ NE W 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/2/2011 DC @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/28/2011 CLB @ KC L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/24/2011 LA @ CLB L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/17/2011 CLB @ PHI L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/14/2011 HOU @ CLB T 2-2 Subbed On 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/10/2011 TOR @ CLB L 4-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/27/2011 CLB @ SEA L 2-6 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/20/2011 PHI @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/13/2011 NE @ CLB W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/5/2011 CLB @ COL L 0-2 Subbed On 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/30/2011 CLB @ RSL W 2-0 Subbed On 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/23/2011 POR @ CLB W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/20/2011 CLB @ LA L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2011 SJ @ CLB T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7/6/2011 CLB @ VAN W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 2 0 2 1 1 0
7/2/2011 CLB @ DAL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/26/2011 COL @ CLB W 1-4 Subbed On 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/18/2011 CLB @ HOU W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/12/2011 CHI @ CLB L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/8/2011 RSL @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/4/2011 CLB @ NY T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/28/2011 CHV @ CLB T 3-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/21/2011 CLB @ POR L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/14/2011 CLB @ SJ L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/7/2011 SEA @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/30/2011 VAN @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/23/2011 CLB @ TOR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/16/2011 KC @ CLB W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/9/2011 CLB @ CHV T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/1/2011 DAL @ CLB W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/26/2011 NY @ CLB T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/19/2011 CLB @ DC L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves