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Zac MacMath


6' 0"


176 lbs

Date of Birth

8.7.1991 (32)


St. Petersburg, Fla. USA



Player Category

Generation adidas

Player Status

Loaned Out
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Career Summary

The Union selected goalkeeper Zac MacMath with the No. 5 overall selection in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft. He became the youngest goalkeeper in MLS history to reach 100 career starts against Columbus on Oct. 11, 2014.

2014: Appeared and started in 29 games, logging five shutouts in 2,610 minutes of action. He posted a 9-10-10 MLS record, allowing 45 goals. MacMath also won two games in U.S. Open Cup play, including the semifinal win against FC Dallas in penalties. MacMath made two saves to send the Union to their first Open Cup final. He was named to the Week 16 MLS Team of the Week by after making six saves against New England during a 3-1 win on June 28. MacMath started his 100th career game, becoming the youngest goalkeeper in MLS history to do so, against Columbus on Oct. 11, 2014.

2013: Played and started all 34 games of the season, logging 2060 minutes. He posted a 1.29 goals against average with a 69.0 percent save percentage and 12 shutouts over those 34 matches.

2012: Solidified his position as the Union’s starting goalkeeper, starting in all but two games logging a Union single season goalkeeping record 2880 minutes. On September 29 he set the Union record for most saves in a game with 8 saves agasinst the Columbus Crew.  On August 19 he saved his first penalty kick against the D.C. United to keep the game level and give the Union a 1-1 draw. He set the Single Season record for the Union in Appearances, wins, shut-outs, saves, and most consecutive shut-out minutes with 408.

2011: Drafted fifth overall in 2011 MLS SuperDraft… Replaced Faryd Mondragon on September 3 when he fractured his finger in a match vs. Real Salt Lake… Started seven games, logging 675 minutes… Posted a 1.07 goals against average with a 64% save percentage and three shutouts over eight games played… Was undefeated as a starter (3-0-4) ... In international friendlies, started and held Everton scoreless in 45 minutes of action and held Real Madrid scoreless after entering in the 65th minute.

2010: First-Team All-ACC selection...First Team National Team of the Year...Named ACC Tournament's Most Valuable Player after shutting out top-seeded North Carolina in title match and Virginia in the semifinals...Started in all 23 matches for the Terps...boasted a 0.64 goals against average with 69 saves...Secured a Maryland program-record 15 shutouts in 2010...Registered blank sheets versus No. 9 Duke, No. 2 UCONN, No. 5 Virginia, No. 13 William & Mary in the regular season and Penn and No. 15 Penn State in the NCAA Tournament...Had a career-high seven saves in victory against Colgate (10/19).

2009: NSCAA Third Team All-American...First Team All-ACC...First Team All-South Atlantic Team of the Season - Second Team...Soccer America MVP Second Team honoree...Started in 21 matches...Posted a solid 0.88 GAA...finished his sophomore campaign with 62 saves and a .765 save percentage.

2008: All-ACC Freshman honoree...ACC All-Academic pick...NCAA statistical champion in goals against average (0.44)...Tied a Maryland-program record for shutouts in a season with 12...Finished the year with a spectacular 19-1 record, including 19-straight wins at keeper...Tallied 55 saves and boasted a stellar .859 save percentage...Named to the 2009 ACC All-Tournament team after tallying three consecutive shutouts for the champion Terps...Made a sliding save against North Carolina in the national championship game to preserve a 1-0 win for Maryland.

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE: Member of U-17 residency program, U-17 at 2007 FIFA World Cup, and U-18, U-20, and U-23 national team pools ... Competed with the U-17 team at the 2007 FIFA World Cup, starting two games in goal ... Toured with U-23 team in China.