Jack Jewsbury

Jack Jewsbury
Jack Jewsbury
Jack Jewsbury
Portland Timbers
Real Name: Jack Jewsbury
HT: 6' 0" WT: 185
Age: 34 (04/13/1981)
Birthplace: Joplin, MO
Hometown: Springfield, MO

Jewsbury was acquired in a preseason trade with Sporting Kansas City on March 1, 2011, in exchange for allocation money. The nine-year MLS veteran captained the Timbers to the brink of an MLS Cup playoff berth and logged career highs in points, goals and assists in 2011. The Springfield, Mo., native has participated in two U.S. National Team camps during his career.

2015: Played 120 minutes in a 2-2 draw (7-6 win on PKs) against Sporting KC in the Western Conference Knockout Round on Oct. 29 ... Appeared in 26 games (18 starts) this season ... Started against Seattle on Aug. 30, scoring his third goal of the season ... Logged 90 minutes against FC Dallas on July 25 ... Tallied the game-winning goal in stoppage time in 1-0 win against San Jose on July 5 ... Played 90 minutes in a U.S. Open Cup match on July 1 at Real Salt Lake ... Scored the game-winning goal in second-half stoppage time in a 2-1 win over Colorado on May 30 ... Started and played 90 minutes in six consecutive games (April 19- May 23) ... Played 120 minutes in a 3-1 win over Seattle in the U.S. Open Cup on June 16. 

2014: Provided two assists in 19 appearances (16 starts) during the 2014 season ... Tallied one goal in three appearences (three starts) in CONCACAF Champions League play ... Made his 300th career MLS appearance on July 27 against Montreal, becoming just the 26th player in MLS history to reach the milestone ... Appeared in three consecutive U.S. Open Cup matches against Orlando City U23s (June 17), Sporting Kansas City (June 24) and Seattle Sounders FC (July 9) ... Made his 100th career regular-season start for the Timbers, playing 90 minutes in a 3-1 road win over Real Salt Lake June 7 ... Became the first Timbers MLS player to surpass 8,000 minutes played for the club on March 22 at Colorado.

2013: Started all 26 of his appearances during the regular season, including 21 starts on the backline ... Was named the Timbers Unsung Hero for the 2013 campaign ... Played in 13 of the club's 15 shutouts during the regular season, and contributed greatly to the Timbers setting a new MLS single-season record with 11 shutouts at home ... Started in each of the club's six consecutive shutouts at JELD-WEN Field from April 6-June 23, contributing to a 587-minute shutout streak at home - both Timbers MLS club records ... Surpassed 20,000 minutes played in his MLS career on June 23 in a 3-0 win over Colorado at JELD-WEN Field ... Assisted on the game-winning goal and helped the club secure its first shutout of the season on the road in a 2-0 victory over D.C. United on May 25 ... Became the first player in Timbers MLS history to surpass 7,000 minutes played for the club on July 20 in a road match against the Philadelphia Union, and the first to make 80 league starts for the club July 27 on the road against San Jose ...  Made the 225th start of his MLS career Sept. 20 against the Colorado Rapids at JELD-WEN Field, playing the full 90 and helping the club record its 11th shutout of the season ... Played in his 280th career MLS regular-season match in a 1-0 win over the LA Galaxy on Sept. 29, at JELD-WEN Field ... Played in the club's 1-0 win over the EPL's Norwich City FC in a friendly July 24 at JELD-WEN Field ... Played in two games during the 2013 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, helping the Timbers make its deepest run in the competition in club history ... Played the full 90 in a 3-2 road win over FC Dallas June 26 in the quarterfinal ... Came on at halftime and scored in the 55th minute of a 2-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rowdies (NASL) in the Fourth Round on June 12 at JELD-WEN Field ... Started all four games for the Timbers during the 2013 MLS Cup Playoffs, logging 341 minutes and two assists ... Ranked among 2013 MLS Cup Playoff leaders in assists ... Went the full 90 and recorded his second assist of the 2013 MLS Cup Playoffs on Frederic Piquonne's goal in second-half stoppage time in a road loss to Real Salt Lake in Leg 1 of the Western Conference Championship on Nov. 7 ...  Assisted on the go-ahead goal by Ryan Johnson in the 15th minute of a 2-1 road win over Seattle Sounders FC on Nov. 2 in Leg 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals ... The assist in Seattle was his second career assist in the MLS Cup Playoffs.

2012: Finished second on the team in games played (32), minutes played (2,765) and tied for third in scoring with 10 points from three goals and four assists ... Registered a multi-assist performance in a season-opening 3-1 win over Philadelphia on March 12, helping the club earn its first comeback win of its MLS era ... Played seven games at right back from May 5-July 3 ... Tallied the winning goal in a 2-1 win over the San Jose Earthquakes on July 3 at JELD-WEN Field ... Notched the equalizer in a 1-1 draw against FC Dallas Aug. 5, a goal that was nominated for MLS Goal of the Week for Week 22 ... Assisted the game-tying goal by Rodney Wallace in a 1-1 draw against Seattle Sounders FC on Sept. 15 at JELD-WEN Field ... Scored the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory at Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Oct. 21 at BC Place, giving the club its only road win of the season and clinching the Cascadia Cup - the club’s first as an MLS side ... The 35-yard strike was named the MLS Goal of the Week for Week 32 and the Timbers 2012 Play of the Year ... Was named to the MLSsoccer.com Team of the Week for Week 32 ... Led the team with two game-winning goals on the season ... Became the first Timbers MLS player to start 60 games for the club on Sept. 22 at Real Salt Lake ... Was also the first Timbers MLS player to surpass 5,000 minutes-played for the club on Sept. 5 vs. Colorado.

2011: Joined the Timbers in preseason following a trade with Sporting Kansas City on March 1 ... Named the club’s captain by head coach John Spencer on March 11 ... Set new career marks in points (22), goals (7) and assists (8) ... Was the only player in MLS in 2011 with multiple four-game points streaks (April 30-May 29 and July 30-Aug. 20) ... Became the Timbers’ first MLS All-Star when he was selected to represent MLS in the AT&T 2011 MLS All-Star Game against Manchester United on July 27 at Red Bull Arena ... Finished second on the team in minutes played, logging 2,790 across 31 games ... Recorded at least three points in each month spanning April to August ... Recorded an assist in four consecutive matches from April 30-May 21 - a club record ... Logged two, three-point games in 2011, with one of those performances coming in his 200th MLS match April 17 against FC Dallas ... Voted by his teammates as the Timbers’ 2011 Player’s Player of the Year.

2010: Was a versatile playmaker for Kansas City, playing a variety of positions throughout the season ... Played in 29 games (17 starts) ... Scored a pair of goals .... Appeared as a second-half substitute in Kansas City’s 2-1 victory over Manchester United in a summer friendly.

2009: Started all 28 of his appearances with Kansas City ... Notched five assists, good for second on the team ... Started all three 2009 SuperLiga matches, facing New England and Mexico’s Atlas and Santos Laguna.

2008: Appeared in 29 games (all starts) for Kansas City ... Missed just one game during the season due to yellow card accumulation ... Finished tied for the team lead with seven assists ... Proved to be versatile, playing right-sided midfield, right back and a central midfield role during the season ... Led the Wizards to a playoff appearance and the Eastern Conference semifinals ... Following the season was named the club’s Defensive Player of the Year.

2007: Helped lead Kansas City to the postseason, as the club reached the Western Conference finals before falling to eventual MLS Cup champion Houston ... Started 27 games at right back ... Recorded two goals and three as­sists on the year for Kansas City.

2006: Started 19 of his 28 games for the Wizards ... Ranked among team leaders with three assists and scored a goal ... Started and played the full 90 in a 2006 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup loss to Chicago on Aug. 16.

2005: Played 29 games (6 starts) and scored four goals.

2004: Played in 22 games (15 starts), scoring four goals and adding two assists ... Won the Western Conference Championship with Kansas City ... Started in the 2004 MLS Cup, in which the Wizards fell to D.C. United, 3-2 ... Played in three games (2 starts) during the 2004 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup tournament, leading Kansas City to the U.S. Open Cup title with a 1-0 win over Chicago.

2003: Drafted in the fifth round (43rd overall) by Kansas City in the 2003 MLS SuperDraft ... Appeared in two games (1 start) as a rookie.

INTERNATIONAL: Participated in two U.S. National Team camps in Carson, Calif., under former national team head coach Bob Bradley ... Called in to camp in preparation for a friendly against Sweden on Jan. 24, 2009 ... Was in camp leading up to a 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifier versus Mexico on Feb. 11, 2009.

COLLEGE: Played at powerhouse Saint Louis University (1999-2002) and finished 10th on the Billikens’ all-time scoring list with 101 career points (38 goals, 25 assists) ... Was a two-time All-American and crowned Confer­ence USA Player of the Year in 2000 ... Led the Billikens to four straight NCAA tournament appearances ... Earned all-conference honors three straight seasons 2000-02 ... Named to the school’s men’s soccer all-half century team in 2009 and inducted into the Billikens Athletics Hall of Fame in 2011.

PERSONAL: Married wife, Brittany, in November 2006 ... Couple welcomed a second child to the family during the offseason ... Favorite international soccer club is Liverpool ... Is an avid golfer ... Loves to play basketball during the off-season ... Scored 59 goals his senior season and 124 for his career, both marks are state records, at Kickapoo High School in Springfield, Mo. ... Traveled three-and-a-half hours every weekend to play youth soccer for Busch S.C. in St. Louis ... Recruited by coach John Roeslein along with several other future MLS draft picks.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2015Portland Timbers261831719018712020
2014Portland Timbers19160142826217210
2013Portland Timbers262602240117224000
2012Portland Timbers3231327654351036150
2011Portland Timbers3131727908472036350
2010Kansas City Wizards2917216750321514140
2009Kansas City Wizards2828024515351334260
2008Kansas City Wizards2929325487471833360
2007Kansas City Wizards282722316325622150
2006Kansas City Wizards2819118143281232040
2005Kansas City Wizards29649930261416410
2004Kansas City Wizards2215214062231224220
2003Kansas City Wizards210600000000
Career Totals-32926427242053533913130019410
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