Tim Hunter (soccer) Article

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Tim Hunter
Personal information
Full name Timothy R. Hunter
Date of birth (1954-03-03) March 3, 1954 (age 64)
Place of birth Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Playing position Forward / Defender
Youth career
1972–1974 Connecticut Huskies
Senior career*
Years Team Apps ( Gls)
1975 Connecticut Yankees (1)
1975–1976 Boston Minutemen 1 (0)
1977 Connecticut Bicentennials 4 (1)
1977 Team Hawaii
1978 New England Tea Men 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Tim Hunter is a retired Canadian-American soccer player who played professionally in the North American Soccer League.

Born in Canada, Hunter and his brother Paul grew up in Westport, Connecticut. In 1971, he graduated from Staples High School where he was a member of four consecutive state championship soccer teams. In 2008, he was voted among the best midfielders and forwards to play for the school's soccer team. [1] Hunter attended the University of Connecticut where he played on the men's soccer team from 1972 to 1974. He was a 1972 and 1974 Honorable Mention (third team) All American. [2]

In 1975, Hunter first played with the Connecticut Yankees of the ASL before signing with the Boston Minutemen of the North American Soccer League. In 1977, he began the season with the Connecticut Bicentennials before moving to Team Hawaii. He finished his career in 1978 with the New England Tea Men.

He was inducted into the Connecticut State Soccer Hall of Fame in 2004 and the Fairfield County Sports Hall of Fame in 2008. [3]

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