Steve Birnbaum

Steve Birnbaum
15
Defender
  • D.C. United
  • 6' 2"
  • 180 lbs.
  • 01-23-1991
  • Newport, CA

YOUTH INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Birnbaum competed for the U.S. U-18 and U-20 National Team squads in tournaments in Portugal and Mexico in 2008. He was a part of the U.S. squad that competed against Manchester United in the 2008 Milk Cup Final. Birnbaum won a silver medal with the U.S. team in the 2012 Pan Am Maccabi games in Brazil.

COLLEGE EXPERIENCE

2013: Birnbaum was one of three team captains for Cal. He was a Missouri Athletic Club Herman Trophy Semifinalist, named a NSCAA First Team All-American, NSCAA First Team All-Far-West Team, College Soccer News First Team All-American selection, All Pac-12 first team, Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention and Soccer News Net College Boot Player of the Year Finalist. He started and played 19 games at central defense for the Bears and finished the season with 10 goals and one assist. Birnbaum helped lead the Bears to the NCAA tournament quarterfinals.

2012: Was named preseason All-American by College Soccer News, but played just two games for the Bears due to injury. He was redshirted for the season.

2011: Birnbaum was co-captain during his junior season and earned a spot on the All-Pac-12 first team and garnered honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic status. He started in 16 games for the Bears.

2010: Started in all 20 games for the Bears and finished the season with one goal and five assists. Was a Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention recipient.

2009: Made eight starts as a true freshman, which was the most at the time in school history. He appeared in 17 games.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 D.C. United 7 7 0 630 0 6 0 3 0 0 0
Career Totals 7 7 0 630 0 6 0 3 0 0 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season D.C. United 7 7 0 630 0 6 0 3 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
7/30/2014 TOR @ DC W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
7/20/2014 CHV @ DC W 1-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
7/11/2014 DC @ SJ W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
7/5/2014 DC @ TOR W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
6/28/2014 SEA @ DC L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
6/11/2014 DC @ MTL W 4-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
6/7/2014 CLB @ DC T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
5/31/2014 KC @ DC W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/24/2014 DC @ NE L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/21/2014 HOU @ DC W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/17/2014 MTL @ DC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/10/2014 DC @ PHI W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/3/2014 DC @ POR L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/26/2014 DAL @ DC W 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/19/2014 DC @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/12/2014 NY @ DC W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2014 NE @ DC W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/29/2014 CHI @ DC T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/22/2014 DC @ TOR L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/8/2014 CLB @ DC L 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves