Seth Sinovic

Seth Sinovic
Seth Sinovic
Seth Sinovic
Defender
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Real Name: Seth Sinovic
HT: 5' 10" WT: 170
Age: 33 (01/28/1987)
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri
Hometown: Leawood, Kan.

Updated March 26, 2020

AT A GLANCE:

  • Entering in 11th MLS season with 230 career appearances and more than 19,000 minutes played with Sporting Kansas City and New England.
  • Owns a 4-0 record in cup finals, having won one MLS Cup (2013) and three U.S. Open Cup titles (2012, 2015, 2017) with Kansas City.
  • Ranks eighth all-time in Sporting Kansas City history in games played (210) and games started (200).
  • Voted Sporting Kansas City's Defender of the Year in 2014.
  • Drafted by New England in the second round of the 2010 MLS SuperDraft before joining Kansas City in 2011.

MLS CAREER: Experienced left back rejoins Revolution after nine seasons with Sporting Kansas City and one with New England…Won one MLS Cup (2013) and three U.S. Open Cup titles (2012, 2015, 2017) with SKC…Selected by the Revolution in the second round of the 2010 MLS SuperDraft before joining Kansas City ahead of the 2011 campaign… Across all competitions, career totals include 281 appearances, four goals, and 16 assists in more than 20,000 minutes played…Career regular season totals include 230 appearances with 218 starts, one goal, and 12 assists in 19,318 minutes played…Also owns 14 appearances – all starts – with two goals in postseason play.

2020: Has not made an MLS appearance while recovering from an offseason injury. 

2019 (with Sporting Kansas City): Made 22 appearances with 21 starts, recording one assist in 1,911 minutes played…Contributed to four shutouts…Registered five additional appearances in Concacaf Champions League…Made three starts in CCL with one assist in 449 minutes played…Helped SKC reach the semifinal…Made one appearance in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, playing 15 minutes as a substitute in Fourth Round loss to Minnesota…(8/4) at SEA: Recorded only assist of season in the 3-2 win.

2018 (with Sporting Kansas City): Started 19 of 23 appearances, recording two assists and contributing to nine clean sheets in 1,650 minutes played…Made three appearances – all starts – in the 2018 MLS Cup Playoffs…Helped Kansas City reach the Western Conference Final…Started and played 65 minutes in U.S. Open Cup Quarterfinal loss to Houston…(7/4) at RSL: Tallied first assist of season on Daniel Salloi's go-ahead goal in the 4-2 loss…(8/25) vs. MIN: Assisted Diego Rubio's goal in the 2-0 win…(11/11) vs. RSL: Started and played 90 minutes in 4-2 conference semifinal second-leg win…(11/25) at POR: Played all 90 minutes in the scoreless first-leg draw…(11/29) vs. POR: Started and played 90 minutes in second-leg loss to Portland.

2017 (with Sporting Kansas City): Made 32 starts and recorded one goal and two assists in 2,857 minutes played…Won third career U.S. Open Cup, appearing in four of five games en route to the title…Started and played 90 minutes in 4-0 win in Fourth Round on June 14 vs. Minnesota…Played 90 minutes in 2-0 win in Round of 16 on June 28 vs. Houston…Logged15 minutes played in Quarterfinal win on July 11 vs. Dallas…Started and played 90 minutes in 2-1 Open Cup Final win on Sept. 20 vs. New York…Named SKC's Neal and Jeanne Patterson Humanitarian of the Year…(4/9) vs. COL: Scored first career regular-season goal and added assist in the 3-1 win…(9/24) vs. LA: Notched second assist of the season on Diego Rubio's game-winning goal in the 2-1 win.

2016 (with Sporting Kansas City): Started eight of 12 appearances across all competitions, recording one goal and one assist in 772 minutes played…Made nine appearances with six starts in MLS play…Started and played 89 minutes in MLS Cup Playoffs Knockout Round loss on Oct. 27 at Seattle…Recorded two appearances in Concacaf Champions League play…Scored third career professional goal in 2-2 draw on Aug. 16 vs. Central FC…Contributed assist in 2-1 loss on Sept. 13 vs. Vancouver.

2015 (with Sporting Kansas City): Registered 11 appearances, including 10 starts, and contributed to three clean sheets in 902 minutes played…Missed more than three months with a head injury…Won second career U.S. Open Cup championship…Started and played 78 minutes in Open Cup Final win on Sept. 30 vs. Philadelphia.

2014 (with Sporting Kansas City): Appeared in 31 matches, all starts, contributing to nine shutouts and recording two assists…Named Sporting KC's 2014 Defender of the Year…Made one additional appearance in the ML Scup Playoffs, an Eastern Conference Knockout Round loss on Oct. 30 at New York…Started and played 90 minutes in four matches in the Concacaf Champions League group stage…Made …Made two appearances in U.S. Open Cup play…(6/27) vs. POR:: Registered first assist of season on Lawrence Olum's game-winning goal in the 1-0 win…(8/16) vs. TOR: Named to MLSsoccer.com's Team of the Week after the 4-1 win…(9/6) at New York: Submitted second assist of the season in the 2-1 loss.

2013 (with Sporting Kansas City): Set career highs in games played (32), games started (31), and minutes played (2,773) en route to an MLS Cup title…Also set single-season career high with three assists…Started and played full-time in all five of Kansas City's MLS Cup Playoff matches…Started all four of SKC's matches in the Concacaf Champions League group stage…Played 90 minutes in U.S. Open Cup Fourth Round loss to Orlando…(5/12) at HOU: Recorded first assist of the season on Aurélien Collin's game-winning goal…(7/7) at CHI: Notched second game-winning assist on Graham Zusi's go-ahead goal…(7/23) vs. TOR: Registered a third game-winning assist…(11/6) vs. NE: Scored game-tying goal in Eastern Conference Semifinal second-leg match, helping SKC advance on aggregate..(12/7) vs. RSL: Converted penalty kick in MLS Cup Final shootout.

2012 (with Sporting Kansas City): Appeared in 30 games – all starts – with 2,621 minutes played in third MLS campaign…Won first career U.S. Open Cup championship, leading all Kansas City players with 460 minutes played in tournament play…Started and played 90 minutes in both of SKC's matches in the MLS Cup Playoffs Conference Semifinal…(3/17) vs. NE: Recorded first career assist in the 3-0 win…(5/19) at COL: Notched second assist of season in the 2-2 draw…(11/7) vs. HOU: Scored first professional goal in second leg of Conference Semifinal.

2011 (with Sporting Kansas City): Signed with Kansas City on May 10…Earned starting role at left back and made 20 appearances – all starts – with 1,737 minutes played in debut season with SKC...Appeared in all three of the team's MLS Cup playoff matches.

2010: Selected by New England in the second round of the MLS SuperDraft…Appeared in 20 MLS games, making 18 starts, across 1,580 minutes played in first professional season…Made four additional appearances in the 2010 SuperLiga.

NATIONAL TEAM (UNITED STATES): Called into the 2014 USMNT January camp and trained with the team for three weeks, including a two-week stint in Brazil…Has not earned an international cap with the United States.

COLLEGE (CREIGHTON): Walked on at Creighton and captained the team during junior and senior seasons in 2008 and 2009…Recorded eight goals and 15 assists across 77 appearances…Anchored the Bluejays back line to 37 shutouts in four seasons…Earned two First-Team All-Missouri Valley Conference and NSCAA All-Midwest Region selections.

PERSONAL: Has done extensive philanthropic work, earning Sporting Kansas City's Neal and Jeanne Patterson Humanitarian of the Year in 2017 for work with The Victory Project among other causes…Avid fan of Kansas City athletics, including the Royals and Chiefs…Enjoys playing basketball and golfing…Has one brother and one sister.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2020New England Revolution00000000000
2019Sporting Kansas City222101911110122040
2018Sporting Kansas City231901650213218141
2017Sporting Kansas City323212857217520760
2016Sporting Kansas City9605320517020
2015Sporting Kansas City1110090206221030
2014Sporting Kansas City313102755221751160
2013Sporting Kansas City323102773316534050
2012Sporting Kansas City303002621212129130
2011Sporting Kansas City20200173706215120
2011New England Revolution00000000000
2010New England Revolution20180158007113030
Career Totals-230218119318121132723011381
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