2019 (Philadelphia/Bethlehem): Has yet to appear for the Union this campaign, but served as Andre Blake's backup in the match at Atlanta (March 17) ... for Bethlehem, Freese has made one appearance (one start), recording a 1-0-0 record with one shutout ... kept a clean sheet in a 2-0 win during Steel FC's opening match of 2019, at Birmingham (March 10) ... prior to the season, he signed his first professional contract as the Union's 10th all-time Homegrown Player on December 21, 2018.
Freese is a United States youth international, last being called up by the Under-19 National Team for training camp in February of 2017.
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.
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)
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