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    8  Baggio Husidic
    Baggio Husidic

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Velika Kladusa, Bosnia

    High School:
    Libertyville

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 173

    Position:
    Midfielder

    Club Team:
    Sockers FC Chicago


    06/03/2014

    Former Flame Baggio Husidic Excelling with LA Galaxy

    Husidic has started nine of the Galaxy's 11 games this season

    04/18/2014

    Baggio Husidic Featured on MLSSoccer.com

    Husidic makes strong impression with two-way play

    11/12/2013

    Baggio Husidic Signs With LA Galaxy

    Husidic will make his Galaxy debut in 2014

    08/02/2013

    UIC Soccer Alum Pat McMahon Teams Up with Former Flame in the Pros

    Bolingbrook native signs with Swedish-based club Ljungskile SK

    Baggio Husidic's Major League Soccer profile

    Drafted by Chicago Fire in 2009 Major League Soccer SuperDraft

    2009 Generation adidas

    2008 NSCAA/adidas First Team All-American

    2008 College Soccer News Second Team All-American

    2008 Soccer America First Team MVP

    2008 TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Season First Team

    2008 NSCAA/adidas All-Great Lakes Region First Team

    2008 Horizon League Player of the Year

    2008 Horizon League Offensive Player of the Year

    2008 All-Horizon League First Team
    2007 All-Horizon League First Team
    2006 Horizon League All-Newcomer Team

    2008:
    Turned in one of the most decorated campaigns in UIC soccer history...along with Jovan Bubonja, named the program's first-ever First Team All-American by NSCAA/adidas...also garnered Second Team All-American honors from College Soccer News...named the Horizon League Player of the Year and Horizon League Offensive Player of the Year...All-Horizon League First Team...Soccer America First Team MVP...TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Season First Team pick...NSCAA/adidas All-Great Lakes Region First Team...started all 22 matches...scored team-best nine goals and assisted on six others for 24 points...tallied at least one point in each of UIC's first six matches...named NSCAA Player of the Week on Sept. 3 after scoring twice and picking up an assist against UMKC and Santa Clara...named to the College Soccer News Team of the Week on Sept. 29 after scoring a pair of goals against Cleveland State and assisting on two against Detroit...named to Soccer America Team of the Week on Sept. 16 for his goal in a 4-1 win over No. 19 Michigan...two-time Horizon League Player of the Week (Sept. 1, Sept. 29)...scored final collegiate goal in Sweet 16 match at No. 13 North Carolina on Nov. 30...bypassed final year of eligibility to sign a Generation adidas contract with Major League Soccer in January 2009...first UIC player to sign a Generation adidas deal...drafted by the Chicago Fire with the fifth pick in the second round (20th overall) in the 2009 MLS SuperDraft on Jan. 15.

    2007: All-Horizon League First Team honoree...set single-season bests with three goals and one assist for seven points...scored the game-winner in overtime versus Loyola on Nov. 3...notched goals against Cleveland State (Oct. 5) and Wright State (Oct. 14) during the regular season...marker against the Vikings was the first of his career...recorded an assist in the Flames' quarterfinal win over Wright State in the Horizon League Tournament.

    2006: Horizon League All-Newcomer Team honoree...appeared in 19 matches as a rookie, earning the starting nod in the midfield on each occasion...took 16 shots on the year, putting five on goal.

    Prep/Personal: Lettered three years as a midfielder for Libertyville...played four years at the club level for Sockers FC Chicago...helped Sockers reach state, regional and national championship tournaments...participated in the Sockers Top Talent program as a senior...played for the Illinois and Region II ODP teams...also lettered on the Libertyville track team for a season...ran the 100m, 200m and 400m...state qualifier as part of the Wildcats' 4x400m and 4x800m squads...first name is actually Adis, but goes by Baggio...family originally from Velika Kladusa, a town in northwest Bosnia & Herzegovina...born May 19, 1987...son of Zarif and Zemira Husidic...majoring in business.


    BAGGIO HUSIDIC'S CAREER STATISTICS

                     	GP    G    A  Pts Shots Shot%  SOG  SOG%  GW
      2006................  19    0    0    0    16  .000    5  .312   0
      2007................  24    3    1    7    17  .176    7  .412   2
    2008................ 22 9 6 24 44 .205 21 .477 3 TOTAL............... 65 12 7 31 77 .156 33 .429 5