BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (Nov. 25, 2018) – The Chicago Fire Soccer Club announced today that the club has exercised its 2019 contract option for forward Elliot Collier.
A native of Hamilton, New Zealand, Collier, 23, was selected by the Fire in the third round (49th overall) of the 2018 MLS SuperDraft from Loyola University Chicago. In his debut season in MLS, the striker provided one goal and one assist in 16 regular season appearances (nine starts), while also tallying one goal in the 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
Prior to joining the Fire, Collier posted 15 goals and 11 assists in 69 games played across four seasons at Loyola University Chicago. The striker was also named to the All-Missouri Valley Conference First Team in his senior season.
Transaction: Chicago Fire Soccer Club exercises 2019 contract option for forward Elliot Collier.