Ross Friedman

Ross Friedman
27
Defender
  • Columbus Crew
  • 5' 9"
  • 155 lbs.
  • 01-08-1992
  • Columbus, OH

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2014 (Crew/Dayton): Has not made an appearance during the 2014 season and is currently on-loan with the Dayton Dutch Lions of USL-PRO ... has made 11 appearances -- including nine starts -- with the Dayton Dutch Lions ... recorded his first professional assist in Dayton’s 1-0 win against Charlotte (April 5) ... made a substitute appearance in the match against Rochester (June 1) ... started matches against Orange County (June 8), at Arizona (June 11), at Rochester (June 20), vs. Orlando City SC (June 22), and at Pittsburgh (June 28) ... notched an assist in a start against Pittsburgh (July 2) and continued his run in the starting lineup at Charlotte (July 5) and vs. Harrisburg (July 12) ... notched an assist in a start against Pittsburgh (July 2) and continued his run in the starting lineup at Charlotte (July 5) ... Friedman did not make an appearance in the 2014 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.

COLLEGE EXPERIENCE 

Friedman, a native of Bexley, Ohio, logged 56 career appearances in four seasons at Harvard, recording two goals and 17 assists. His team-leading six assists as a sophomore earned him a nod for All-Ivy League honorable mention. He nearly doubled his career high assists number his senior season when he dished-out 10 assists and scored one goal in 17 appearances – all of which were starts.  
 
YOUTH EXPERIENCE 
 
Before Harvard, Friedman was the captain of Bexley High School as a junior and a senior, capturing First Team All-Mid State League as a junior and Mid State League Player of the Year as a senior. During his senior season, Friedman also earned the Coach’s Award, Team MVP (for the second straight year) and was First Team All-State as well as NSCAA all-region. The National Honor Society member was also a member of the Crew’s Youth system, helping the Super-20 squad to a national championship in 2011. During Super-20 Finals play with the Crew’s squad, he was named to back-to-back All-Tournament Teams in 2011 and 2012. Furthermore, he was a member of the Under-18 squad that finished third at the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Finals. 
 
ACQUIRED 

 
Friedman was signed as a Homegrown Player on January 8, 2014. 
 
PERSONAL 
 
Friedman is the son of Tod and Cheri Friedman. Outside of MLS, his favorite soccer team to support is the Harvard Crimson and he enjoys watching Ohio State University football. In his spare time, he prefers to read non-fiction and autobiographies, including his favorite book, “How to Win Friends and Influence People.” His favorite television show is “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” Friedman, of proud Jewish descent, lists playing in the 2013 Maccabi Games as his favorite soccer memory, a tournament in which his team became the first American team to win. On top of reading, Friedman also enjoys driving on road trips with family and friends. His favorite vacation spot is Tel Aviv, Israel and he would enjoy traveling to Europe someday. Friedman lists his father, his high school coach and his college coach as his role models.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Columbus Crew 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Totals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 0 0 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

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
7/19/2014 MTL @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2014 CLB @ COL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/29/2014 DAL @ CLB T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/7/2014 CLB @ DC T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/4/2014 RSL @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 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
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