Memphis, Tenn. – Memphis 901 FC announced Tuesday the club has signed defender Carson Vom Steeg to a multi-year contract, pending league and federation approval.
“I’m very excited to continue my career with Memphis 901 FC next season,” Vom Steeg said. “Head Coach Stephen Glass has a great record of player development. Along with a talented core group of guys and a winning culture, the decision was an easy one. I’m looking forward to adding to the recent success in efforts to bring a championship to this city.”
Vom Steeg made 21 starts at center back for Loudoun United FC during the 2022 season, recording 117 clearances and 43 interceptions with 88% passing accuracy.
The Santa Barbara, California, native served as captain for the U.S. U-18 Men’s National Team from 2015-2017 before making 18 appearances for the 2017 NCAA National Champion Stanford Cardinal. Vom Steeg then transferred to UC Santa Barbara, where he made 22 appearances in two seasons.
“Carson is a young defender that we believe has great upside moving forward,” Assistant Sporting Director Caleb Patterson-Sewell said. “He has great size, physicality and likes to get stuck into a challenge. We look forward to Carson getting to Memphis and helping us win games in 2023. ”
Vom Steeg joins a backline with Graham Smith and Rece Buckmaster for the 2023 season, kicking off with a matchup against Loudoun United FC on March 11 at AutoZone Park.
Name: Carson Vom Steeg
Jersey Number: 3
Date of Birth: Feb. 1, 1999 (23)
Hometown: Santa Barbara, California
Nationality: United States
Previous Club: Loudoun United FC (USL Championship)
Transaction: Memphis 901 FC signs defender Carson Vom Steeg on January 17, 2023.
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