Matt Freese

Matt Freese
Matt Freese
Matt Freese
Goalkeeper
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Real Name: Matt Freese
HT: 6' 3" WT: 194
Pronunciation: FREEZE
Homegrown Player
Age: 21 (09/02/1998)
Birthplace: Wayne, PA
Hometown: Wayne, PA

PRONUNCIATION

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
 
2019 (Philadelphia/Bethlehem): Freese has made six appearances (five starts) for the Union ... came on in relief of Andre Blake for his MLS and Union debut vs. Montreal (April 20) ... made his first MLS start one week later at Vancouver (April 27), making four saves in a 1-1 draw ... started his second consecutive match, vs. Cincinnati (May 1) but left early with an oblique strain, missing the matches from vs. New England (May 4) through vs. Portland (May 25) ... was removed from the injury report prior to the match vs. Colorado (May 29) ... was named to the roster for the 2019 MLS Homegrown Game, but would miss the event due to injury ... missed the stretch of matches from vs. Chicago (July 20) through at D.C. United (August 4) with a right quad strain ... was called up by the United States Under-23 national team ahead of a training camp in Chula Vista, CA from September 1-10; during the camp, he started a friendly vs. Japan (September 9), keeping a clean sheet for 45 minutes ... for Bethlehem, Freese has made seven appearances (seven starts) ... kept a clean sheet in a 2-0 win during Steel FC's opening match of 2019, at Birmingham (March 10) ... nominated for USL Championship save of the week (week 28) ... prior to the season, he signed his first professional contract as the Union's 10th all-time Homegrown Player on December 21, 2018.
 
INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE
 
Freese is a United States youth international. He received his first call-up as a member of the Union in 2019, by the United States Under-23 national team ahead of a training camp in Chula Vista, CA from September 1-10. During the camp, he started a friendly vs. Japan (September 9), keeping a clean sheet for 45 minutes. Previously, he was called up by the Under-19 National Team for training camp in February of 2017.
 
COLLEGE EXPERIENCE
 
Over two seasons at Harvard University, Freese played in 16 matches, totaling 77 saves. In his second season, he earned Second-Team All-Ivy League honors.
 
YOUTH EXPERIENCE
 
A Union Academy alumnus, he made six starts in seven appearances for the U-17/18s in the academy’s 2016-17 season.
 
 
Signed by Philadelphia Union as a Homegrown Player on December 21, 2018
 
Name: Matt Freese (pronounced: FREEZE)
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 6’3”
Weight: 194
Born: September 2, 1998 in Wayne, PA
Hometown: Wayne, PA
Citizenship: United States, Germany
Acquired: Philadelphia Union sign goalkeeper Matt Freese as a Homegrown Player on December 21, 2018
 

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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSMINSSHOSVGAPKGPKAWLT
2019Philadelphia Union65437013722112
Career Totals-65437013722112
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