Comets Indoor Soccer

Brian Harris #25

Brian_Harris_HeadshotPosition: Defender
Height: 5’9″
Weight: 175
Hometown: Edwardsville, IL
College: UMKC
DOB: 12/25/1986
Twitter: @B_Harris_25

2014/15 MASL Season: Harris helped the Comets finish the regular season with a perfect 20-0 record. He played all 20 games and totaled 36 points with 23 goals and 13 assists. In addition, he earned MASL All-League First Team honors.

National Team: Helped the U.S. National Indoor Soccer Team win the first ever World Cup after the 2014/15 MASL Season.

Although he grew up outside of St. Louis, Brian Harris has been very active in the Kansas City soccer community for many years. He attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), graduating in 2009. While at UMKC, Harris made quite an impact for the team. In 2007 after transferring from South Western Illinois College, Harris started all 19 games. He scored three goals and totaled 1,331 minutes on the field. In 2008, Harris was named The Summit League’s Offensive Player of the Year among other awards and tallying 28 points with 12 of those being goals. Harris signed with the Comets in the 2010-2011 season after getting noticed by the coaching staff in the team’s first round of tryouts. His rookie season, playing in 20 games, Harris totaled 7 points and 37 shots. In 2011-2012, Harris has an impressive 28 blocks and scoring eight 2-point goals over 22 games. Last season, he had a Comets career high of 33 points with five 3-point goals and 59 shots while appearing in every game. In the 2013-14 season, Brian scored last second game-winning goal in the MISL Championship overtime mini-game against the Baltimore Blast, which earned him the Championship Series MVP award.

Professional/Club:

  • Helped the Comets win the 2014 MISL Championship appearing in all six playoff games and recording 15 points
  • Finished the 2013/14 MISL regular season with a total of 40 points recording 14 goals and seven assists.
  • Holds the modern Comets career record for Games Played (68), defensive scoring (65 pts), defensive goals (22)
  • Tied for 3rd in the MISL for 3point scoring, tied on teh team with Vahid Assadpour
  • Has only missed two games in modern Comets history, both due to injury
  • Holds the MISL record for most blocks in a game (9, 2/26/12)
  • Named to 2011 MISL All-Rookie Team
  • Active player for US Men’s Futsal National Team

 

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