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Rob Ukrop

Robert Ukrop, a native of Richmond, Virginia, brought Davidson College into National prominence by leading them to the NCAA Final Four in 1992 and being named first team All-American. That same season, Ukrop led the nation in scoring, was named the Intercollegiate Soccer Association of America (ISAA) Player of the Year, and was one of the three finalists for the Hermann Award. He was a member of the USA National “B” team and the U23 National Team, competing in the 1993 World University Games in Buffalo.  As a professional player, Ukrop played 12-seasons  teams in the NPSL, APSL, MLS, and the USL.  He spent most of his career with the Richmond Kickers helping to lead them to the the 1995 US Open Cup  Championship and the 1995 USISL League Championship.  In 1996 he scored the first two goals in New England Revolution franchise history. Upon his retirement from the Kickers in 2004, Rob held the club record for career goals, career assists, career points, and matches. Ukrop retired holding the club records for career goals, career assists, career points and matches. Ukrop is currently the Chairman and CEO of 22 Holding, LLC, the ownership group for the Richmond Kickers. In 2011, Ukrop was inducted into the Virginia-DC Soccer Hall of Fame.

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