Antoine Hoppenot

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Antoine Hoppenot
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Hoppenot with FC Cincinnati in 2016
Personal information
Full name Antoine Laurent Hoppenot
Date of birth (1990-11-23) 23 November 1990 (age 31)
Place of birth Paris, France [1]
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Position(s) Forward
Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Detroit City
Number 29
Youth career
Princeton Union
2004–2007 Princeton Panthers
College career
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2008–2011 Princeton Tigers 69 (26)
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2010–2011 Central Jersey Spartans 26 (7)
2012–2015 Philadelphia Union 69 (7)
2012Harrisburg City Islanders (loan) 3 (1)
2014Harrisburg City Islanders (loan) 13 (2)
2015Harrisburg City Islanders (loan) 9 (3)
2016 FC Cincinnati 12 (0)
2017–2018 Reno 1868 64 (17)
2019 Tampa Bay Rowdies 9 (0)
2019–2021 Louisville City 71 (9)
2022– Detroit City 11 (5)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 31 May 2022

Antoine Laurent Hoppenot (born 23 November 1990) is a French footballer who currently plays for Detroit City FC in the USL Championship.

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Career

College and amateur

Hoppenot played college soccer at Princeton University between 2008 and 2011. During his time at Princeton, Hoppenot was named First-Team All-Ivy in 2011, Ivy League Player of the Year, semi-finalist for the Hermann Trophy, second-team NSCAA All-America, third-team College Soccer News All-America, first-team All-Ivy and first-team All-Region in 2010, first-team All-Ivy League and third-team All-Region by the NSCAA in 2009, and second-team All-Ivy in 2008. [2]

During his time at college, Hoppenot also played for USL Premier Development League club Central Jersey Spartans between 2010 and 2011. [3] [4]

Professional

Philadelphia Union

Philadelphia Union selected Hoppenot in the third round (No. 51 overall) of the 2012 MLS Supplemental Draft. [5]

Hoppenot made his debut as a substitute during a 1–0 win against Columbus Crew on 14 April 2012. [6]

Hoppenot was sent on loan to USL Pro club Harrisburg City Islanders on 20 April. [7] He remained a Union player through 2015 with frequent loans to Harrisburg City.

FC Cincinnati

On 21 January 2016, Hoppenot signed with expansion side FC Cincinnati of the United Soccer League. [8]

Reno 1868 FC

On 2 February 2017, Hoppenot signed with expansion side Reno 1868 FC of the United Soccer League. [9] Hoppenot was released by Reno on December 3, 2018. [10]

Tampa Bay Rowdies

On 6 December 2018, Hoppenot joined USL Championship side Tampa Bay Rowdies ahead of their 2019 season. [11]

Louisville City FC

On 27 June 2019, Hoppenot joined Louisville City FC from the Rowdies, as part of a trade that sent Lucky Mkosana to Tampa Bay. [12] Following the 2021 season, Louisville opted to decline their contract option on Hoppenot. [13]

Detroit City FC

Hoppenot joined Detroit City FC in February 2022, ahead of their inaugural season in the USL Championship. [14] Hoppenot scored Detroit City's first goal in USL Championship history, during a 1-0 victory over the Charleston Battery. [15]

Personal

He is the son of Hervé and Anne Hoppenot. He has a younger brother Maxime, who was captain of the Tufts soccer team. He also has an older brother Pierre, who played soccer at Washington University in St. Louis and a sister Claire.

In addition to playing professionally, Hoppenot also coached soccer to players in Pennsylvania. [16]

Hoppenot also holds United States citizenship. [17]

Career statistics

Club

Club performanceLeagueCupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeagueAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
USALeague Open Cup League Cup North America Total
2012 Philadelphia Union Major League Soccer 254310000285
Harrisburg City Islanders (loan) USL Pro 3100000031
2013 Philadelphia Union Major League Soccer 213100000213
2014 Philadelphia Union Major League Soccer 130200000150
Harrisburg City Islanders (loan) USL Pro 102000000102
2015 Philadelphia Union Major League Soccer 1000000010
Harrisburg City Islanders (loan) USL 9300000093
2016 FC Cincinnati USL 120100000130
2017 Reno 1868 FC 0000000000
TotalUSA941371000010014
Career total941371000010014

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