Player Details


Brian Ownby


5' 11"


165 lbs

Date of Birth

7.16.1990 (33)


Richmond, VA USA


Career Summary

OUTLOOK: Hard-working outside midfielder selected by Houston in the first round of 2012 Supplemental Draft out of the University of Virginia. 

2014: MLS: Has set career-highs in appearances and minutes this season ... Loaned to Pittsburgh Riverhounds of USL PRO for parts of the season and appeared in five games and scored one goal.

2013 MLS: Appeared as substitute in three consecutive games in September ...Made season debut as substitute at Columbus on Sept. 4 ... Made substitute appearance vs. New York Red Bulls on Sept. 8 ... Made appearance and helped preserve 1-0 road win at Philadelphia on Sept. 14. Reserves: Played 90 minutes and scored goal in 3-1 win over Dallas Reserves on 3/17.

2012 MLS: Made seven appearances off the bench in rookie season ... Played 13 minutes as a substitute, provided secondary assist on Will Bruin's 90th minute goal in 3-3 draw vs. Toronto on 6/20 ... Made MLS debut as a 78th minute substitute in 3-1 loss at Vancouver on 6/10, assisted Mac Kandji's 83rd minute goal ... 2012-13 CCL: Appeared in one game, a 20-minute substitute appearance in 3-1 win at C.D. FAS on Aug. 22 ... Open Cup: Came on as sub and played 28 minutes in 1-0 loss at San Antonio (5/29) ... Reserves: Made seven appearances (five starts) during 2012 season ... Entered as substitute and scored winning goal in 1-0 win vs. Colorado on 3/13, knocking in a rebound from close range in the 80th minute ... Started in 3-0 win at Sporting Kansas City on 3/27 ... Started and played 62 minutes in 1-0 win at FC Dallas on 4/10 ... Started and played 33 minutes in 1-0 loss at Chicago on 4/16, exited after being injured on a goal-saving slide tackle ... Played 20 minutes as a sub in 2-2 draw at Colorado on 5/23 ...Started and played full 90 minutes in 3-2 win vs. Dallas on 6/16 ... Other: Substitute for final 30 minutes in 2-1 loss to Valencia CF in BBVA Compass Dynamo Charities Cup.

INTERNATIONAL: Played for U.S. U-20 national team at FIFA U-20 World Cu and scored goal in group stage match against Cameroon ... A member of the U-18 national team that completed in Lisbon ... Served as alternate for U-17 30-man roster for 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup ...

COLLEGE: Appeared in 72 career games, with 50 starts, and finished with 21 goals and 10 assists for 52 points … 2011: Finished senior campaign with six goals and two assists ... Earned second team All-ACC honors ... Named to the third-team All-NSCAA South Atlantic Region team ... Scored goal in ACC tournament quarterfinal match in 4-3 double OT win over Wake Forest ... Named Most Valuable Player of Hokie Invitational … 2010: Earned first team All-ACC honors ... Named to the VaSID All-State second team ... Appeared in 20 games and started 18 ... Scored seven goals with three assists for 17 points ... 2009: Appeared in 15 games and started six ... Finished season with three goals and one assist ... Named to the 2009 NCAA College Cup All-Tournament team ... Part of squad that won 2009 NCAA men's soccer championship .. Scored golden goal vs. Wake Forest in NCAA semifinal (Dec. 11) ...  2008: Appeared in 19 games and started 14 ... Scored five goals and added four assists ... Named to Soccer America All-Freshman second team ... Named to NSCAA All-South Atlantic Region second team ... Earn ACC All-Freshman team honors ... Named to ACC All-Tournament team ...

AMATEUR: Played soccer at Deep Run High School ... Scored 19 goals with 15 assists in 2008 en route to a state Group AAA championship ... Colonial District and Central Region Player of the Year in 2008 ... Named 2008 first team All-State ... Played club soccer for Richmond Strikers under coach Anthony Sheerwood...

PERSONAL: Hobbies include fishing and playing his XBOX ... Son of Steve and Andrea Ownby ... Has a younger brother, Eric ... Majored in Anthropology ... Has two dogs (doberman and australian shepherd)