Cam Weaver

Cam Weaver
Cam Weaver
Real Name: Cam Weaver
HT: 6' 4" WT: 195
Age: 32 (06/10/1983)
Birthplace: Tacoma, WA
Hometown: Kent, WA

OUTLOOK: Towering target forward with professional experience in Scandinavia acquired by the Dynamo in 2009 during his first season in MLS.

2013 MLS: Started back to back games at Columbus on 9/4 and vs. New York Red Bulls on 9/8 ... Scored in 85th minute in 3-1 win vs. Columbus Crew on 8/3 for second straight game with goal ... Scored first MLS goal since May 28, 2011 in 1-1 draw vs. Chicago Fire on July 27... Entered as substitute in the 60th minute of 0-0 draw vs. Toronto FC on 6/22 ... Started first game in 2-0 loss at the Portland Timbers on 4/6 ...Open Cup: Made return in 3-0 U.S. Open Cup loss at FC Dallas on 6/12, after missing two months with a lower back injury.

2012 MLS: Appeared in nine games (two starts) ... Did not record a goal nor an assist in 253 regular season minutes ... Playoffs: Appeared as a substitute in three games ... 12-13 CCL: Started all four group stage matches and tallied two goals and two assists ... Headed home a Kofi Sarkodie cross in a 3-1 win over FAS on 8/22 ... Recorded one goal and two assists in a 4-0 home win over FAS on 9/20 ... Open Cup: Started and played 90 minutes in 1-0 loss to San Antonio Scorpions in third round of Open Cup ... Reserves: Started all nine of the team's reserve league matches and led the team with 11 goals scored ... Played 90 minutes in 1-0 win vs. Colorado on 3/13 ... Scored opening goal and played 90 minutes in 3-0 win at Sporting Kansas City on 3/27... Scored game-winning goal and played 88 minutes in 1-0 win at FC Dallas on 4/10 ... Played 90 minutes in 1-0 loss at Chicago on 4/16 ... Played 90 minutes in 2-2 draw at Colorado on 5/23 ... Played 90 minutes in 3-2 win vs. Dallas on 6/16, scored two goals including the game-winner in stoppage time ... Scored two goals in 2-0 win over Sporting KC on 8/14 ... Recorded a hat trick as Dynamo came back from 5-2 deficit to tie RSL 5-5 on 10/10 ... Scored two goals (including a penalty kick) in a 2-1 win over Chicago on 10/13 that clinched Reserve League division title ... Other: Played 40 minutes in second half of 2-1 loss to Valencia in BBVA Compass Dynamo Charities Cup.

2011 MLS: Scored four goals to tie an MLS career high and added one assist in 28 games, including 16 starts, before missing final month of the season and playoffs due to injury ... All four goals came in his first 13 games; he played the rest of the season with a labrum injury in his hip ... Netted three times in a five-game span during Houston's six-game unbeaten run ... Came on as substitute for injured Brian Ching and scored game-tying goal when he chipped a long ball past Bouna Coundoul in a 1-1 tie at NY on 4/2 ... Started and scored opening goal in 3-1 win vs. VAN on 4/10 ... Scored clinching goal after long throw-in from Hunter Freeman in 4-1 win vs. DC on 4/29 ... Factored in both goals in 2-2 tie vs. FCD on 5/28, scoring with a left-footed shot to the far post and setting up late equalizer to earn a spot on's Team of the Week for the first time ... Had surgery in early October to repair torn labrum in hip, missing remainder of the year ... Open Cup: Started and played 83 minutes in 1-0 overtime loss vs. KC on 4/6 as Dynamo were eliminated in qualifying round ... Other: Started and scored opening goal with deflected shot from outside penalty area in 3-0 friendly win vs. Monterrey on 9/4 ... Reserves: Made first reserve appearance and played 90 minutes in 1-0 loss at COL on 9/1 ... Also played 90 minutes in 2-0 loss at FCD on 9/25.

2010 MLS: Returned from an early-season injury and appeared in 14 league games, making nine starts, scoring three goals and adding an assist ... First goal came in 4-1 loss at LA on 6/5 when Weaver collided with Galaxy goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts and the ball caromed into an empty net ... Started four of five MLS matches from 6/2-7/24 ... Returned to starting lineup and played 90 minutes in 2-1 loss vs. SJ on 9/5 ... Started and notched goal and an assist in the first half at KC on 9/22 ... Opened scoring by deflecting in Mike Chabala cross, then headed through ball to set up Dominic Oduro's tally in 4-3 loss ... Netted game-winning goal in season finale vs. SEA on 10/23, heading in winning goal just after halftime against hometown team ... Open Cup: Played all 90 minutes in 1-0 win vs. Miami on 6/29 ... Played all 90 minutes in 3-1 quarterfinal loss vs. CHV on 7/6 ...  SuperLiga: Started three of four games ... Set up only goal of 1-0 win vs. Puebla on 7/21, heading a free kick to the feet of Dominic Oduro for a tap-in ... Had Houston's best chance in 1-0 semifinal loss vs. Morelia on 8/5, climbing for a first-half header that caromed off the post ... Other: Played the final 20 minutes of 2-1 friendly win vs. Laredo Heat on 6/10 in inaugural Ryan-Sanders Shootout in Corpus Christi ... Started and played 45 minutes in 4-0 Dynamo Charities Cup win vs. Aguila on 6/19 and narrowly missed scoring when his header bounced off the post.

2009 MLS: Acquired from San Jose on 6/9 and voted Dynamo Newcomer of the Year after contributing three goals in only eight games… Made Dynamo debut one day after joining club and set up a goal, flicking on a long ball from which Stuart Holden capitalized in 1-0 win vs. CHV on 6/10, Weaver's 26th birthday … Three days later, Weaver scored twice in 3-1 win at FCD on 6/13, scoring once in each half … It was the first multi-goal performance of the season by a Dynamo player … Started on 6/20 and came on as a sub on 6/28 but suffered a groin injury and missed more than two months of action … Returned as a substitute on 9/13 and scored game-tying goal in 80th minute of 2-1 loss at CLB on 9/13 … Ejected for two-footed tackle in 18th minute of 1-1 tie vs. KC on 10/4 … Playoffs: Appeared as a substitute in both legs of conference semifinal series vs. SEA … Open Cup: Did not appear due to injury … 09-10 Champions League: Made three appearances … Scored with diving header in 5-1 win vs. Árabe Unido on 9/22.

2009 MLS: Appeared in nine games for San Jose, including five starts, and notched a goal and two assists before being traded to Houston … His goal came against the Dynamo on 3/28 in a 3-2 San Jose win.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 2007-08: Played two years with FK Haugesund in Norway … Scored 21 goals in 51 games … Helped the team reach the 2007 Norwegian Cup final before losing 2-0 to Lillestrom … 2006: Signed with the Seattle Sounders of USL1 … Named USL Rookie of the Year after tying for the league lead with 18 goals in 27 appearances in his first years as a professional.

COLLEGE: Played two years at Seattle University from 2004-05 … Led Seattle in scoring with nine goals and five assists as a senior in 2005, earning first-team all-Great Northwest Athletic Conference honors … Helped Redhawks to an unbeaten season (22-0-1) and Division II national championship in 2004 with eight goals … Played two years at Skagit Valley College from 2002-03.

AMATEUR: Played high school soccer at Kentwood High School in Kent, Wa. … Was a first-team all-league selection.

PERSONAL: Parents are Bill and Julie Weaver … Has one sister, Melissa … One of his favorite things to do when off the field is fly-fishing … Favorite athlete growing up was former Seattle SuperSonics guard Gary Payton … Admires Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic … If not playing soccer, he would be working in his family's construction business … Listens to English band Muse … Favorite movie is the 3D thriller "Avatar."

DID YOU KNOW? Cam scored two goals in his second game with the Dynamo, a 3-1 win at FC Dallas on 6/13/09.

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