Comets Indoor Soccer

John Sosa #19

John_Sosa_HeadshotPosition: Midfielder
Height: 5’9″
Weight: 175
Hometown: Medellin, Colombia
College: UMKC
DOB: 10/22/1988
Twitter: @bayronsosa19

2014/15 MASL Season: Sosa played an important role for Coach Andonovski and helped the team finish the regular season with a perfect 20-0 record. He played all 20 games and totaled 37 points with 13 goals and 24 assists. He earned All-League First Team honors.

In 2012-2013 he appeared in all 26 games for the team. He scored seven goals and assisted on 19 more in the regular season and the chipped in four more helpers in the post-season. Perhaps none were more memorable than the one in the deciding Game 3 of the MISL Semi-Finals. He placed a perfect corner kick across the field to Byron Alvarez who scored the game-winner with only seconds remaining.

Professional/Club:

  • Sosa helped the Comets win their first ever MISL Championship in March of 2014 after appearing in all 20 matches and finishing the regular season with 46 points with 13 goals and 20 assists.
  • Played on the championship Four Nations Cup team US Futsal National Team in 2013
  • 2012-2013: he scored 8 goals and completed 19 assists to lead the team to the MISL championship
  • In the 2011-2012 season he was only one of three Comets players to appear in all 24 games with 4 goals and 8 assists

College:

  • Played at the University Missouri-Kansas City under coach and former comets player, Rick Benben
  • Three Time All-Summit League selection
  • 2007: Summit League all-newcomer when he scored four goals and five assists in 18 games, including two game winning goals
  • 2008: started all 20 games totaling 1,892 minutes, second most on the team; scored two goals and five assists for nine points. Also, named to the All-Tournament team at the Summit League championship where UMKC won the league title and an NCAA tournament berth
  • 2009: started all 19 games and finished the season with one goal and a team high eight assists which was tied for the second most in a single season at UMKC history
  • Recipient of UMKC’s Jack Gant Award which foes to the best overall student-athlete, both athletically and academically
  • 2010: Named the Summit League Offensive Player of the Year after scoring six goals and two assists.