HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on January 18, 2016.
Excellent with his feet and a commanding presence in the box, the 6-foot-3 McLain comes to Chicago after a pair of standout seasons in USL. He’ll backup Sean Johnson in 2016, spelling the starter during any potential injuries or international stints.
OUTSIDE MLS: McLain spent the 2014 and 2015 seasons in USL, appearing in 15 matches for the Orange County Blues in 2014 before taking the full-time starting job for Sacramento Republic FC in 2015. He appeared in 29 matches across all competitions for Republic FC, and recorded 71 saves, six shutouts and racking up an 11-8-5 record in 24 USL contests.
COLLEGE: Played at Cal Poly from 2008-2011, twice winning second-team All-Big West recognition and setting the school record with a .835 save percentage.