6 Austin Ledbetter
6 Austin Ledbetter
Birth Date: 7/14/1995
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 160
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Position: D
Age: 21

Ledbetter was born in St. Louis and came through the ranks at St. Louis Scott Gallagher, eventually playing for the SLSG Development Academy team that made the USDA National Final game in 2012. He continued his playing career at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (SIUE) from 2013-2016, scoring 6 goals and providing 2 assists over 79 appearances.

 

During that time, his accolades include: Missouri Valley Conference All-Freshman Team (2013); Honorable Mention All-Conference Team (2014); NSCAA First Team All-West Region, First Team All-Missouri Valley Conference, and Missouri Valley Conference All-Tournament Team (2015); NSCAA First Team All-West Region, Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year, Missouri Valley Conference Defender of the Year (2016).

 

Ledbetter participated in the 2017 MLS Combine before being drafted by FC Dallas in the Third Round with the 53rd overall pick. He joins Saint Louis FC as an unsigned free agent.

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