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Blair Gavin
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Personal information
Full name Blair Gavin
Place of birth Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Chivas USA
Youth career
2005–2006 IMG Academy
2007–2009 Akron Zips
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 Bradenton Academics 38 (4)
2010– Chivas USA 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 January, 2010.
† Appearances (Goals).

Blair Gavin (born in Louisville, Kentucky) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Chivas USA in Major League Soccer.




College and Amateur

Gavin played club soccer for the Sereno soccer club which was ranked No. 1 in the nation and won the Arizona state cup four years in a row, and attended the famed IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, before playing college soccer at the University of Akron. While at Akron Gavin was named to the Great Lakes Region third team and was an All-MAC first team honoree as a sophomore in 2008, while in 2009 he was named to the All-Mid-American Conference First Team and the All-Great Lakes Region First Team, and recorded the game-winning penalty kick in a shootout against the University of North Carolina to help his time to the 2009 NCAA Division I championship game.

During his college years Gavin also played three seasons for Bradenton Academics in the USL Premier Development League.


Gavin was drafted in the first round (10th overall) of the 2010 MLS SuperDraft by Chivas USA.[1]


Gavin has traveled to tournaments in Slovakia, Spain, Portugal and Mexico with the with the U-18 squad, and was one of 20 players called into the U-18 training camp in January 2007 as the squad prepared for the 14th Copa Chivas Tournament in Mexico.


Blair is the younger brother of former Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Michael Gavin.


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