2011: MLS: During a week-long trial with the San Jose Earthquakes, played the full 90 minutes of a 1-0 loss at Vancouver Whitecaps FC in an MLS Reserve League match on 9/6, earning an invite back for 2012 training camp.
Professional Experience: 2011: Played for the Los Angeles Blues during the inaugural season of the United Soccer Leagues Professional Division (USL PRO).
College: Played four years at Humboldt State University in Arcata, Calif. … As a midfielder and forward, completed career with 22 goals and seven assists, finishing No. 6 on the program’s all-time goal-scoring chart … Started 63 of 73 games played … 2010: Started 17 of 18 games played … Led the Lumberjacks with eight goals and one assist, earning All-California Collegiate Athletic Association Second Team distinction … Produced a three-goal hat trick in a 5-1 win at Cal State Monterey Bay on 10/29 … 2009: Played in all 20 games, starting 19 … Led Jacks with nine goals and three assists … All-CCAA Second Team … 2008: Appeared in 18 matches, making 17 starts … Contributed five goals and two assists … All-CCAA Honorable Mention … 2007: Started 10 of 17 matches … Assisted on one goal.
High School/Club: Earned one varsity letter at Las Cruces (N.M.) High School … Honored as a second-team All-State performer as a senior … Was a member of the New Mexico Olympic Development Program (ODP) state team for five years, captaining the side for three years … Selected to the ODP regional pool in 2006 and 2007.
Personal: Parents are Wayne and Kiki Suggs … Majored in criminal justice at Humboldt State, with an eye on a career in law enforcement after soccer … Joshua Taylor Suggs was born on April 26, 1989, in Las Cruces, N.M.