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Fire sign Hunter Jumper

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The Fire signed 23-year old left back Hunter Jumper on Tuesday. The club picked with the 28th overall pick in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft.

Jumper played four years started and appeared in 79 matches and totaled five goals and nine assists. He won the national championship in 2009 with the Cavaliers.

"Hunter brings strength, smarts and athleticism to the Fire," head coach Frank Klopas said in a released statement. "Since seeing him at January's combine and through preseason, he's shown the ability to transition his game to the next level and adds depth to our back line heading into the 2012 MLS season."

Jumper has played on the international level, playing for the U-17 and U-18 Men's National Teams.

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