Dustin Swinehart #18
6’0 / 165 lbs. / Age: 34
Hometown: Worthington, OH
2008 Club: Charlotte Eagles
Fomer Clubs: Richmond Kickers, Hampton Roads
Honors: 2008 USL-2 First Team, 2008 USL-2 Scoring Champion, 2008 USL-2 MVP
With over 120 career goals, Dustin Swinehart is the all-time leading goal scorer for the Eagles and has been with team more than any other player as 2009 will be his 12th season. "YT" continues to show his tenacity and skill at the age of 34, and 2008 proved to be evidence of that. The Ohio native scored 16 goals in 19 games played and added 7 assists. His amazing stats lead to his 2008 USL-2 MVP Award and helped the Eagles to their 7th Championship Final Appearance.
Swinehart is a 6-time USL 1st Team All-League winner, and has been a part of 2 National Championship squads with the Eagles. With the return of fellow forward Jacob Coggins, teams in the league will now have to deal with a duo that has claimed 3 MVP Awards in the last 5 years.
DID YOU KNOW? Although Dustin has a strong loyalty to the Eagles, his strongest loyalty remains to his beloved Ohio State Buckeyes. Dustin and his wife Betty also have 4 children: Tyler, Bryce, Dylan and daughter Avery.