Wil Trapp

Wil Trapp
20
Midfielder
  • Columbus Crew
  • 5' 8"
  • 150 lbs.
  • 01-15-1993
  • Gahanna, OH

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2014 (Crew): 
Has made six starts at central midfield ... has recorded one assist ... started and was named Vice Captain for the Crew in the team’s Season Opener against D.C. United (March 8) ... recorded the game-winning assist in the Crew’s 2-1 home-opener victory against Philadelphia (March 22) ... recorded an assist on Jimenez’s game- tying, 90th-minute goal -- nominated for MLS Goal of the Week honors -- against D.C. United (April 19) ... was called in for U.S. Under-21 camp (April 20-24) but was kept in Columbus as a precautionary measure following a slight groin tweak following the D.C. match (April 19). 

2013 (Crew): The Homegrown Player made his professional debut, made 16 starts in the midfield and recorded one assist for the Black & Gold in his rookie season and earned the club’s Breakout Performance of the Year award. Trapp missed seven matches while on international duty with the U.S. Men’s Under-20 National Team for camp, the Toulon Tournament and the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup from Mau 26 through June 29. He made his MLS debut with a start in the central midfield against Portland (July 7) – becoming the fourth Crew Homegrown Player in club history to start a match – and earned “Barbasol Man of the Match” honors as he led all players in passing percentage with an 86 percent completion rate. He also started in the international friendly against Wigan Athletic (July 13), made a fourth consecutive start in the match against New York (August 10) and recorded his first career assist on Federico Higuain’s “Goal of the Week” winner. Trapp started in each of the Crew’s final 16 League matches. He left the match against Houston (September 4) with a lower-body injury and was able to start in the next match at Sporting KC (September 7). In MLS Reserve League action, Trapp made four appearances, including two starts.


COLLEGE EXPERIENCE

The midfielder started 45 matches for the Zips in two seasons at Akron. He finished his college career with eight assists and one goal. Trapp was a two-time All-MAC First Team honoree in both seasons at Akron. As a freshman, Trapp was named MAC Newcomer of the Year and the top freshman in the nation by TopDrawerSoccer.com.

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Trapp has earned 15 caps as a member of the U.S. U-20 National Team, helping the team qualify for the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup where he earned three caps in group play. Was one of five finalists for U.S. Soccer’s 2013 Young Male Athlete of the Year award. Was called-in U-20 duty for the Toulon Tournament held from May 28 to June 8, 2013 and earned four caps. The midfielder earned a 2013 CONCACAF U-20 Championship Best XI selection, scoring one goal in the tournament. Trapp also competed with the U-14, U-15 and U-18 National Teams.

YOUTH EXPERIENCE

Trapp won 2010 NSCAA National High School Player of the Year. The midfielder was the fifth-ranked recruit in the country by both Top Drawer Soccer and College Soccer News and a Top Drawer Soccer five-star recruit. Trapp served as Crew Soccer Academy team captain for the U-16 and U-18 age groups and was two-time Columbus Crew Academy player of the year (2009, 2010). Trapp wn the Ohio Gatorade Player of the Year (2009) and compiled a 41-1-2 record over a two-year high school career at Gahanna. He helped the Golden Lions' clinch their first state championship in 2009 with the game-winning penalty kick in the shootout. Trapp was a two-time high school All-American.

PERSONAL

Trapp is the son of John and Liz Trapp. His grandfather emigrated from Greece where he played semi-professional soccer. Outside of MLS, Trapp supports Dortmund as his favorite club and is a fan of the Cincinnati Bengals outside of soccer. In his spare time, Trapp likes playing euchre, reading fiction books and watching movies, specifically sci-fi and fantasy flicks. His favorite soccer memory is when he served as the captain of the U.S. Under-20 team in 2013. Trapp’s favorite vacation spot is Lake Charlevoix, Michigan and he’d love to travel to New Zealand someday. His role model is his father, John. Trapp looks-up to soccer star Xabi Alonso.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Columbus Crew 6 6 0 539 2 0 0 6 0 2 0
2013 Columbus Crew 16 16 0 1389 1 8 0 17 0 3 0
Career Totals 22 22 0 1928 3 8 0 23 0 5 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 6 6 0 539 2 0 0 6 0 2 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 16 16 0 1389 1 8 0 17 0 3 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
4/19/2014 DC @ CLB T 1-1 Started 90 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0
4/13/2014 CLB @ SJ T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
4/5/2014 TOR @ CLB L 2-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
3/29/2014 CLB @ SEA W 2-1 Started 89 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0
3/22/2014 PHI @ CLB W 1-2 Started 90 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/8/2014 CLB @ DC W 3-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0
10/27/2013 NE @ CLB L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0
10/19/2013 CLB @ NE L 2-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/5/2013 KC @ CLB L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/29/2013 CLB @ DAL W 4-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0
9/21/2013 CHI @ CLB W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
9/14/2013 CLB @ MTL W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
9/7/2013 CLB @ KC L 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
9/4/2013 HOU @ CLB W 0-2 Started 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/31/2013 SEA @ CLB L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
8/24/2013 CLB @ RSL L 0-4 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
8/17/2013 TOR @ CLB W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 0
8/10/2013 NY @ CLB W 0-2 Started 90 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 0
8/3/2013 CLB @ HOU L 1-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7/27/2013 CLB @ TOR L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
7/20/2013 NE @ CLB L 2-0 Started 90 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 0
7/7/2013 POR @ CLB W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/1/2013 HOU @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/26/2013 CLB @ NY T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/18/2013 CLB @ TOR W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 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
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