How Acquired: Selected in the second round (36th overall) in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft on January 17, 2013. Signed by the Revolution on Feb. 27, 2013.
A tall, athletic goalkeeper who isn’t afraid to venture into traffic … has used his size to develop into a good shot-stopper … also has a strong leg for goal kicks and restarts … needs time to develop, especially in using his feet and positioning to better advantage … a four-year starter at college powerhouse Indiana, he closed his collegiate career backing the Hoosiers to the 2013 National Championship … officially signed with the Revs on Feb. 27, 2013 … Twitter: @louie_soffner.
COLLEGE: Played collegiately for Indiana … spent five seasons in Bloomington, redshirting his freshman year and then starting four seasons made 84 career appearances (83 starts) between 2009 and 2012 … had a career goals against average of 0.93 and posted 32 shutouts with a record of 47-26-11 … as a senior, backed Indiana to the 2012 NCAA championship and earned NCAA College Cup Most Outstanding Defensive Player honors … in 2012, was a team captain and started all 24 games, going 16-5-3 with 12 shutouts and a career-best 0.72 GAA in 2,246 minutes … in 2011, started all 21 matches he played, recording an 0.82 GAA and posting eight shutouts with a 12-4-5 mark … started all 18 games he played as a sophomore in 2010, recording a 1.27 GAA, 8-8-2 record and three shutouts … as a redshirt freshman in 2009, had a 1.02 GAA and a 11-9-1 record with nine shutouts …
PERSONAL: Son of Julie and Rodney Soffner … has a brother, Charlie, and a sister, Maria … lists winning the 2012 NCAA Championship is his most memorable soccer moment … favorite movies include Christmas Vacation … a fan of Arsenal and the Atlanta Falcons … he is a fan of the St. Louis Blues and St. Louis Cardinals … his favorite musicians include the Zac Brown Band, Jason Aldean and Mumford & Sons