Hertzog comes to Hartford Athletic after spending the 2021 season with fellow USL Championship club San Diego Loyal SC, where he played over 2,000 minutes across 31 games and scored six goals with five assists.
BEFORE HARTFORD ATHLETIC
Hertzog had stints at various other USL Championship clubs including the Tampa Bay Rowdies, Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC, Saint Louis FC, and Reno 1868 FC, where he scored 27 goals and tallied 10 assists across two seasons in 2019 and 2020. An elite-level goal scorer in the USL Championship, Hertzog’s 73 regular-season goals are the second-most in league history, while he has also recorded six goals in the USL Championship Playoffs in his career. The forward played collegiately at Penn State, where he was a 2010 United Soccer Coaches All-America Second Team selection in his senior season. Hertzog was selected 13th overall in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft by the New York Red Bulls and spent a season with the Vancouver Whitecaps in 2013.