HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on free transfer from Hammarby on Nov. 14, 2013
After playing on 10 matches in 2009, Baggio Husidic had a breakout year in 2010, showing his opportunistic and killer instincts in front of goal to finish as the team’s third leading goal scorer. A Generation adidas player through his first two seasons, Husidic appeared in enough matches during the campaign to graduate from GA and will be a senior roster player in 2011.
2010: Appeared in 22 matches, starting 18. His 5 goals left him as the third leading scorer on the team behind Marco Pappa and Brian McBride..Added 3 assists in the process…Scored his first two career goals in back-to-back matches. Tallied his first, the game-winner in a 2-0 victory vs. HOU on 4/24 before scoring in a 1-1 draw vs. CHV on 5/1 at TOYOTA PARK…Scored in a 2-1 win over PHI on 6/5…Scored a 32nd minute goal tying the match in the club’s 2-1 win over NE on 8/18…Scored the club’s final goal of the season in stoppage time of a 4-1 win at CHV on 10/23…INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES: Started all 3 international friendlies, playing 234 minutes..
2009: Played ten games, starting five for a total of 449 minutes in the league as a rookie…Notched game winning assist 7/4 @ COL…International Friendlies: Played the full 90 vs. Club America at TOYOTA Park on 4/29
College: Recorded 12 goals and 7 assists in three years with University of Illinois-Chicago...2008: Soccer America First Team MVP…NSCAA/Adidas First Team All-American…NSCAA/ Adidas First Team All-Great Lakes Region...TopDrawerSoccer First Team - Team of the Season, First Team All-Horizon League, Horizon League Player of the Year, Horizon League Offensive Player of the Year 2007: First Team All-Horizon League…3 goals and 1 assist in twenty-nine games played… 2006: Horizon League All-Newcomer Team.
High School: Attended Libertyville High School in Libertyville, Illinois… Lettered in soccer and track and field.
Club: Played four years for Sockers FC Chicago - participated in Sockers' Top Talent program as a senior…Played for Illinois and Region II ODP teams.