AJ Cochran

AJ Cochran
16
Defender
  • Houston Dynamo
  • 6' 3"
  • 200 lbs.
  • 02-09-1993
  • St. Louis, MO

Left-footed central defender from the University of Wisconsin selected by the Houston Dynamo with the 16th overall pick in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft.

2014 MLS: Appeared in 21 games in all competitions in rookie season, with 19 MLS appearances and two U.S. Open Cup starts ...Started eight of last nine games of season ... Made his first career MLS start at New England on 4/12 ... Made his first MLS appearance as a substitute vs. FC Dallas on 4/5 ... U.S. Open Cup: Started both games, playing all 210 minutes in 1-0 win in fourth round vs. Laredo Heat on 6/11 and 3-2 extra time loss in round of 16 vs. FC Dallas.

COLLEGE: Three seasons at Wisconsin ... 2013: Big Ten Defender of the Year … Started all 21 of the Badgers' contests and scored three goals … Helped anchor defense to seven shutouts … 2012: First Team All-Big Ten, starting 19 games (1 goal, 2 assists) … Anchored defense that posted two separate shutout streaks of more than 200 minutes … 2011: As a freshman started in 18 games and posted one goal and three assists.

INTERNATIONAL: 2014Started for U.S. Under-23 national team in 5-1 win vs. Bahamas senior national team on 8/6 in Nassau, Bahamas ... Part of 18-man U-23 national team camp in Nassau, Bahamas from 8/4-8/7 ... Invited to camp with the United Staes U-20 national team in January 2012 … Traveled with the United States U-18 national team to Argentina and Chile in 2011.

CLUB: Played PDL in 2013, splitting time between Michigan Bucks and K-W United (Kitchener, ON, Canada) ... Played for St. Louis Scott Gallagher … Was named to U.S. Soccer Development Academy select team.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Christian Brothers College High School in St. Louis, Mo., the same school as MLS players Brandon Barklage and Tommy Heinemann … Named 2010-11 Missouri Gatorade Player of the Year … Helped lead Cadets to 3A state championship as a junior in 2009.

PERSONAL: Full name is Alec John Cochran.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2015 Houston Dynamo 5 3 0 342 0 1 1 5 0 0 0
2014 Houston Dynamo 19 14 0 1370 0 7 3 18 1 3 1
Career Totals 24 17 0 1712 0 8 4 23 1 3 1

2015 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Houston Dynamo 5 3 0 342 0 1 1 5 0 0 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Houston Dynamo 19 14 0 1370 0 7 3 18 1 3 1
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
8/29/2015 VAN @ HOU W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/26/2015 HOU @ COL L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/21/2015 HOU @ POR T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/15/2015 HOU @ NE L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0
8/8/2015 SJ @ HOU W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/1/2015 HOU @ KC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/25/2015 LA @ HOU W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
7/18/2015 HOU @ RSL L 0-2 Subbed On 37 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
7/10/2015 HOU @ SJ W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/3/2015 CHI @ HOU T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/26/2015 HOU @ DAL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/20/2015 HOU @ POR L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/5/2015 NYR @ HOU W 2-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/30/2015 HOU @ NYC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/22/2015 HOU @ LA L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/16/2015 POR @ HOU W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/10/2015 HOU @ TOR W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2015 SJ @ HOU L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/1/2015 DAL @ HOU L 4-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/25/2015 KC @ HOU T 4-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/18/2015 HOU @ DC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/11/2015 MTL @ HOU W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/4/2015 HOU @ SEA L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/28/2015 COL @ HOU T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/21/2015 HOU @ LA T 1-1 Subbed On 35 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
3/13/2015 ORL @ HOU L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/7/2015 CLB @ HOU W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/24/2014 HOU @ CHI L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0
10/16/2014 NE @ HOU L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
10/12/2014 DC @ HOU L 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/8/2014 HOU @ TOR W 1-0 Started 55 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
10/4/2014 HOU @ NY L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
9/28/2014 CHI @ HOU W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
9/20/2014 HOU @ PHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
9/13/2014 CLB @ HOU T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
9/6/2014 MTL @ HOU W 2-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
8/29/2014 HOU @ KC W 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/23/2014 HOU @ CLB L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/15/2014 PHI @ HOU W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/10/2014 HOU @ SEA L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/3/2014 DC @ HOU W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/19/2014 TOR @ HOU T 2-2 Subbed On 86 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
7/12/2014 HOU @ TOR L 2-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2014 NY @ HOU T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 2 1 3 0 1 0
6/29/2014 HOU @ MTL L 0-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0
6/6/2014 KC @ HOU L 2-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0
6/1/2014 HOU @ COL L 0-3 Subbed On 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/25/2014 HOU @ SJ L 0-3 Subbed On 18 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/21/2014 HOU @ DC L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/17/2014 LA @ HOU W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/11/2014 RSL @ HOU L 5-2 Started 71 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/7/2014 CLB @ HOU W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/3/2014 HOU @ CHV W 4-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/27/2014 POR @ HOU T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/23/2014 HOU @ NY L 0-4 Subbed On 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/19/2014 HOU @ PHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/12/2014 HOU @ NE L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0
4/5/2014 DAL @ HOU L 4-1 Subbed On 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/29/2014 HOU @ VAN L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/15/2014 MTL @ HOU W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/8/2014 NE @ HOU W 0-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves