New Mexico United signing Harry Swartz joins the club after spending his first two professional seasons at Hartford Athletic. | Photo courtesy Hartford Athletic
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – New Mexico United announced on Friday the signing of Harry Swartz for the 2021 USL Championship season. The signing is pending league and federation approval.
Swartz played the last two seasons with fellow Championship side Hartford Athletic appeared in 27 matches. The midfielder has a career tally of five goals and four assists in two seasons in the professional ranks and was Hartford Athletic’s Player of the Season in 2019.
“Harry is an exciting attacking outside back that has a fantastic range of passing and a tireless work ethic,” said New Mexico United Head Coach and Technical Director Troy Lesesne. “He not only fits our club’s culture but will undoubtedly enhance it. I’m extremely happy to have him with our club.”
Prior to his time in Hartford, Swartz played for the Boston Bolts of USL League Two, where he scored 12 goals in 23 appearances, and Northeastern University, where he was a four-year starter. Swartz is 24 years old, and grew up in Needham, Massachusetts.