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PLAYER PROFILE: Steven Miller #31




Steven Miller
Personal information
Full name Steven Paul Miller
Date of birth (1989-09-12) September 12, 1989 (age 32)
Place of birth Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, United States
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Position(s) Defender, midfielder, forward
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2011 Colgate Raiders
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Ocean City Barons 23 (8)
2012 Michigan Bucks 10 (1)
2012–2013 Jammerbugt FC 24 (3)
2014 Wilmington Hammerheads 26 (3)
2015 Tulsa Roughnecks 28 (3)
2015Carolina RailHawks (loan) 5 (0)
2016–2020 North Carolina FC 127 (19)
Total 243 (37)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of September 13, 2020

Steven Paul Miller (born September 12, 1989) is a former American soccer player who previously played for North Carolina FC.

Career

College and amateur

Miller played five years of college soccer at Colgate University between 2007 and 2011, including a redshirted year in 2009.[1] While at college, Miller also appeared for USL PDL club Ocean City Barons during their 2008 and 2009 seasons.[2]

Professional

Miller was drafted in the third round (39th overall) of the 2012 MLS Supplemental Draft by Montreal Impact, but was not signed by the club.[3] He spent 2012 with USL PDL club Michigan Bucks,[4] before moving to Denmark to sign with Jammerbugt FC.

Miller signed with USL Pro club Wilmington Hammerheads on March 14, 2014.[5] Miller signed with new USL club Tulsa Roughnecks on March 11, 2015.[6]

On October 6, 2015 the Carolina RailHawks of the North American Soccer League announced that they had acquired Miller on loan from Tulsa for the remainder of the 2015 season.[7] Miller started 5 games for the RailHawks in 2015 and on December 7, 2015 the RailHawks signed him to a multiyear contract.[8] He appeared in 15 games for the RailHawks in 2016 and tallied 1 goal and 2 assists.

Miller is a regular guest on the popular podcast Raleigh City Sports. Miller announced on his most recent appearance that Raleigh City Sports is his official promotion/street team. Part of the partnership includes a web series with the working title "Weavin Around Raleigh" where Miller will explore different places in Raleigh.[9]

Miller announced his retirement from professional soccer on February 15, 2021.[10]

References

  1. ^ "Steven Miller | ASM | Associated Sports Management". Archived from the original on March 5, 2016. Retrieved April 7, 2014.
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on April 7, 2014. Retrieved April 7, 2014.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Former Nor'easter Steven Miller Drafted by Montreal Impact - Ocean City FC". Archived from the original on April 7, 2014. Retrieved April 7, 2014.
  4. ^ [1] Archived August 15, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ [2] Archived April 7, 2014, at archive.today
  6. ^ "Roughnecks Add Striker and Midfielder -". Archived from the original on March 14, 2015. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
  7. ^ "RailHawks Acquire Defender Steven Miller on Loan | North Carolina FC". Archived from the original on January 9, 2017. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
  8. ^ "RailHawks Acquire Defender Steven Miller from USL's Tulsa Roughnecks Ahead of 2016 Season | North Carolina FC". Archived from the original on January 9, 2017. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
  9. ^ "Ep 35: NCFC's Steven Miller, Canes are BACK, Playoff Panthers". Raleighcitysports.com. January 4, 2018. Retrieved January 11, 2018.
  10. ^ "Steven Miller Announces Retirement from Professional Soccer". February 15, 2021.

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