Shawn Ferguson

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Shawn Ferguson
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Ferguson playing for Charleston Battery in 2016
Personal information
Date of birth (1991-01-21) January 21, 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth Rock Hill, South Carolina, United States
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Playing position Center Back
Youth career
Discoveries Soccer Club
2005–2009 Northwestern Trojans
2009–2012 College of Charleston Cougars
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2016 Charleston Battery 104 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 28, 2016

Shawn Ferguson (born January 21, 1991 in Rock Hill, South Carolina) is a retired American soccer who formerly played for Charleston Battery in the United Soccer League.


Born in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Ferguson started his career with Discoveries Soccer Club [1] and Northwestern High School, playing on both teams with future Battery teammate Ricky Garbanzo. He attended the College of Charleston and played as a center back on the Cougars soccer team.[2]

While still finishing his college degree, Ferguson signed with USL Professional Division club Charleston Battery on April 3, 2013.[3] During the 2014 season Ferguson became a first-choice starter in central defense alongside Colin Falvey. Ferguson had a breakthrough season in 2015, starting 27 of 28 league matches and being voted the club's defender of year by fans as well as being named a First Team All-USL selection by the league.

Prior to the 2016 season, Ferguson was named team captain by coach Mike Anhaeuser.

Ferguson retired shortly before the 2017 season.


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