Former Soccer Ram Grant Kerr Signs with Norway's FK Tonsberg
April 20, 2012
Bronx, N.Y. - Former Fordham men's soccer player Grant Kerr has been signed by the FK Tonsberg club out of Norway's second division for the upcoming 2012 season; it was announced by the team. Per team policy, terms of the deals have not been disclosed.
Kerr, 26, a native of Irvine, Scotland, began his career a few hundred miles south at Everton Football Club as an academy player. After training in Everton's Youth Academy, Kerr came to Fordham in 2005 and was a four-year starter for the Rams, starting 70 of 72 games, ranking sixth all-time in games started and eighth in games played.
An Atlantic 10 All-Rookie team selection in 2005, Kerr finished his Fordham career, with six goals and eleven assists for 23 points.
In 2010, Kerr took his talents back to England where he played for Southend United of England's distinguished League One. Later in the year, he found his way into the Cyprus First Division playing with FC Digenis.
Most recently, Kerr spent the 2011 season with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the North American Soccer League (NASL). With the Strikers, he logged 223 minutes and took three shots in five games.
Kerr also played in six games with the NASL's Atlanta Silverbacks this past season.
"We are very proud of Grant," said Fordham head coach Jim McElderry. "He has earned this opportunity through hard work and perseverance. I have no doubts he will be very successful with his new club and will represent Fordham University with pride."