MLS All-Star nominee: Jeff Parke

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Jeff Parke

Jersey number: 31; Age: 31; Position: Defender

Height: 6-1; Weight: 185

  • A key component of the Union defense, Parke has appeared in 13 of the club's 16 matches this season. 
  • Parke's pedigree comes from a fantastic career with the Seattle Sounders. During the 2012 season, Parke appeared in 30 games, starting 29 registered one assist in a 2-0 win over Vancouver (August 18, 2012).
  • Parke was named the Sounders defender of the year, leading the club to its second straight Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup appearance.
  • Parke is Philly through and through, born in Abington but moved to Downingtown where he starred at Downingtown West HS. He was also had an NSCAA All-America career at Drexel University.
  • Parke's pregame ritual, generally shows his affinity for smelling salts and push-ups.

Vote Jeff Parke in for the AT&T MLS All-Star game on July 31 in Kansas City!

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