Nat Borchers

Nat Borchers
Nat Borchers
Nat Borchers
Portland Timbers
Real Name: Nat Borchers
HT: 6' 2" WT: 175
Age: 34 (04/13/1981)
Birthplace: Tucson, AZ
Hometown: Pueblo, CO

Coming off an MLS career-high 32 appearances (all starts) in 2014 with Real Salt Lake, Borchers, 33, has appeared in 288 career matches and logged 25,657 minutes, in 10 MLS seasons. A 2010 MLS Best XI selection, Borchers helped guide RSL to seven straight postseason appearances, winning MLS Cup in 2009 and advancing to the MLS Cup final in 2013.

While with RSL, the center back appeared 205 regular-season matches and in 19 MLS Cup Playoffs games, as well as both legs of the 2010-11 CONCACAF Champions League final, scoring a goal in the first leg against Mexican club Monterrey. Borchers made 13 appearances in CONCACAF Champions League play for RSL during the 2010-11 and 2012-13 editions of the tournament.

Prior to joining Real Salt Lake, Borchers played two seasons with Odd Grenland (now known as Odds BK) in the Norwegian Tippeligaen, making 42 league appearances from 2006-07 before returning to MLS in 2008. Borchers began his career with the Colorado Rapids in 2003, starting in 22 matches during his rookie campaign.

At the international level, Borchers has earned three caps for the U.S. Men’s National Team since making his senior international debut on March 9, 2005, in a 3-0 friendly win against Colombia. Borchers’ most recent national team appearance came as a second-half substitute in a 1-0 friendly win against South Africa on Nov. 17, 2010.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2015Portland Timbers282832520014812200
2014Real Salt Lake323212856012319131
2013Real Salt Lake28281252029413210
2012Real Salt Lake262622340012616100
2011Real Salt Lake303032547119614512
2010Real Salt Lake303022673010422140
2009Real Salt Lake303012679012626150
2008Real Salt Lake292902610113124040
2005Colorado Rapids313102721113232071
2004Colorado Rapids292922610111537051
2003Colorado Rapids23220210100030021
Career Totals-316315152817761254524513326
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