HOW ACQUIRED: Joined the Rapids on a year-long loan agreement for 2015 from Philadelphia Union. Then signed to a contract, from the Union, on December 11, 2015 in exchange for the Rapids' natural second round pick in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft.
Despite his age, MacMath is an experienced MLS goalkeeper who has been a starter for the Philadelphia Union and the Rapids. He lost his starting job with the arrival of Tim Howard but his shot-stopping was fantastic in the first half of 2016. He sometimes struggles to control his box.
INTERNATIONAL: Joined the U.S. Soccer Federation’s U-17 residency program in Bradenton, Fla. and eventually became part of the national team player pools at three different age levels. Competed for the USA in the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2007, starting two games in goal. Trained with U-23 U.S. Men’s National Team ahead of 2011 CONCACAF Olympic qualifying, earning three separate appearances with the squad.
COLLEGE: Earned first team all-Atlantic Coast Conference mention as well as several other collegiate honors at Maryland. Most valuable player in the ACC tournament after shutting out Virginia and top-seeded North Carolina. Named to the NSCAA All-America third team, first team all-ACC and first team all-South Atlantic Region. As a freshman, tied the school record for season shutouts with 12, finishing the year in goal on a Maryland team that went 19-1 and won the NCAA Division I championship.