Crew Extend Zawadski Through 2027

Columbus locks up big potential in Zawadski
Columbus Crew v New England Revolution
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The Columbus Crew made a significant move by signing Homegrown midfielder Sean Zawadzki to a multi-year contract extension that will keep him with the team through the 2027 season. Zawadzki, a versatile player in the Crew’s 2023 MLS Cup season, is currently in his third season with the Black & Gold.

A Rising Star

Zawadzki’s journey with the Crew began in the youth ranks, where he honed his skills as part of the Crew Academy. His commitment to self-improvement and team-first mentality caught the attention of the coaching staff, leading to his promotion to the first team. As Crew President and General Manager Tim Bezbatchenko put it in the Clubs official statement, “After nearly 10 years with the Club, from the Academy to the first team, Sean has embodied the values of our Club.”

Last Season Stats

In the 2023 season, Zawadzki showcased his versatility by playing both as a midfielder and a defender. Here are his stats from last season:
Regular Season Appearances: 30
Goals: 3
Notable Goals:
98th-minute equalizer against the New England Revolution on April 15
94th-minute equalizer against NYCFC on July 8
Postseason Appearances: 6 (contributing to the Crew’s third MLS Cup win)

Looking Ahead

With this contract extension, his second offical contract with the Crew, Zawadzki has the opportunity to continue making an impact for the Crew. Fans can expect more memorable moments as he dons the Black & Gold jersey in the seasons to come. His dedication to the team and the city of Columbus is unwavering as he aims to bring more trophies and excitement to the fans.

As the Crew embarks on new challenges, Sean Zawadzki remains a vital part of their journey. Keep an eye out for this rising star as he continues to shine on the field.