Returning Home: A native of Bakersfield, Calif., Amarikwa returned to the Earthquakes on June 26 via a trade with the Chicago Fire. Amarikwa was originally drafted by the Quakes in the third round of the 2009 MLS SuperDraft.
Goal Scorer: Amarikwa tallied six goals in 17 games for San Jose after being acquired midseason, second most on the club. Only Didier Drogba scored more goals (11) in 2015 in 17 or fewer games with one club.
Road Warrior: Amarikwa scored all six of his goals on the road, tied for eighth most in MLS. The seven players to tally more goals on the road were: Sebastian Giovinco (10), Chris Wondolowski (10), Kei Kamara (9), Cyle Larin (9), Fanendo Adi (8), Obafemi Martins (7) and David Villa (7).
Versatile Creator: In addition to his six goals, Amarikwa registered four assists for San Jose, third most on the team. He also had one assist with Chicago prior to the trade. His five total assists tied his previous career high.
Quick Impact: Amarikwa scored three goals in his first three games with the Quakes, including a brace against the LA Galaxy at the StubHub Center on July 17.