HOW ACQUIRED: Selected with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft
A Generation adidas signing, and the first ever goalkeeper taken with the top pick in MLS' college draft, Blake assumed the mantle of No. 1 goalkeeper in 2016. He has not looked back since. The Jamaican international has made the exceptional look routine and he'll undoubtedly be responsible for creating more moments of disbelief for opposing forwards this year. He set a career-high with 10 clean sheets in 2018.
Blake enters 2019 having made 31 appearances for the Jamaican National Team (debuting March 2, 2014), including winning the Golden Glove Award at the 2017 Concacaf Gold Cup. He made his World Cup Qualifying debut against Nicaragua in September 2015, helping the Reggae Boyz through and into the Fourth Round of 2018 WCQ. Also backboned the team to the 2014 Concacaf Caribbean Cup championship, where they defeated Trinidad & Tobago in the finals.
Registered 37 shutouts and a 46-10-12 record in three years at the University of Connecticut, earning Conference Goalkeeper of the Year awards each season (2 Big East, 1 American Athletic Conference. A semifinalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy as a junior, also earned All-Big East first team, NSCAA First Team All-American, Soccer America MVP First Team and Soccer America All-Freshman First Team recognition during his time at UConn.
NOTES: MLS Goalkeeper of the Year 2016...MLS All-Star 2016.