Michael Roach, Saint Louis FC (USL)

Mike-Roach-SLU-BillikensCurrent Club: Saint Louis FC (USL)
College: SLU Billikens/Indiana Hoosiers
High School: Chaminade Red Devils
Club: St Louis Scott Gallagher

Height: 6′
Weight: 165 lbs.
Birth Date: 11-18-1988
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri
Twitter: @1MikeRoach

2013-10-24 – Michael Roach as been added to the St. Louis Ambush roster, the team announced today. Roach, a 24-year old midfielder, played most recently for the New England Revolution in MLS. The St. Louis Ambush, presented by Simmons First National Bank, are a Major Indoor Soccer League expansion franchise for the 2013-14 season. Their opening game is slated for Friday, November 22 at the Family Arena in St. Charles.

2012-11 – The New England Revolution has placed four players on waivers including Michael Roach. Roach, 24, did not make a regular-season appearance this year, but appeared in all 10 of the Revs’ MLS Reserve League matches. He also started the team’s U.S. Open Cup match against the Harrisburg City Islanders in May. Roach originally signed with the Revs on March 6, 2012, after the team selected him in the fourth round (60th overall) of the 2012 MLS Supplemental Draft.

2012-03 – Drafted by the Revolution in the fourth round (60th overall) of the 2012 Supplemental Draft; signed with the Revolution on March 6, 2012. SLU Billikens press release.

COLLEGE: Split his collegiate career between Indiana (2007-08) and Saint Louis (2009-11) … played his freshman season with the Hoosiers, appearing in 18 of the team’s 22 games while adding one goal and one assist … redshirted his sophomore year in Bloomington, before transferring to his hometown Saint Louis University as a redshirt sophomore in 2009 … played three seasons at SLU, scoring 14 goals and adding seven assists in 34 appearances … as a redshirt sophomore, started 17 matches while scoring 11 goals and adding two assists to lead the Billikens in scoring … earned preseason All-America and Atlantic-10 honors in 2010, but missed much of his redshirt junior season with injuries, which limited him to just six appearances, including one start, when he scored one goal and added one assist in those matches … also saw his time limited by injuries as a redshirt senior in 2011, but he scored two goals and added a team-best four assists in 11 appearances.

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