2018 (Philadelphia/Bethlehem): McKenzie has made four appearances (three starts) for Philadelphia at centerback ... made his club and league debut with a substitute appearance vs. Orlando (April 13) ... followed that up with his first MLS start the next week, at FC Dallas (April 21) ... was part of a clean sheet performance in his second career start, at Montreal (May 12) ... for Bethlehem Steel FC, McKenzie has made two appearances (two starts) at centerback ... prior to the season, McKenzie turned professional and signed with the Union as a Homegrown Player on January 18, 2018.
2017 (Bethlehem): McKenzie made six additional appearances with Steel FC as an amateur.
2016 (Bethlehem): As an amateur, McKenzie made twoi appearances for Steel FC in their inaugural 2016 campaign.
McKenzie was called up for the inaugural United States Youth National Team Summit Camp in Lakewood Ranch, Florida, where he was with the United States Under-20 National Team. He previously played for the U-18s while also attending camps for the U-16s and U-15s.
He earned his first call-up as a professional ahead of the US U-20 training camp in Spain, with friendlies scheduled for March 21, March 23 and March 27. He started the first friendly, vs. France's U-21s.
Over one season at Wake Forest University in 2017, he appeared in 16 matches as a freshman, playing 685 minutes for a team that finished in fifth place in the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division I final postseason rankings. He helped the school to a 19-2-2 record over his one year with the Demon Deacons.
A Union Academy graduate, he made 26 starts over his final two years with the Under-18s. He played his club soccer for the Delaware Rush and the Wilmington Rangers before coming to the Union Academy.
Signed by Philadelphia Union as a Homegrown Player on January 18, 2018
Name: Mark McKenzie
Born: February 25, 1999 in the Bronx, NY
Hometown: Bear, DE
Citizenship: United States
Acquired: Signed by Philadelphia Union as a Homegrown Player on January 18, 2018