HOW ACQUIRED: Signed from the New York Cosmos on Dec. 18, 2017.
A longtime standout for the NASL's New York Cosmos, Maurer will give FC Dallas a solid veteran presence between the sticks. Maurer has extensive experience in North America's lower leagues and also played briefly in Chile.
OUTSIDE MLS: Maurer joined the Cosmos in 2013. He was named to the NASL Best XI in 2014, after posting a 0.91 goals against average in 25 starts. Maurer started 28 games (0.93 GAA) in 2015 and 27 games in 2016, helping New York claim back-to-back NASL championships. A native of Georgia, Maurer started 25 games for the Cosmos in 2017. He finished the season with a record of 9-5-11 and a 1.48 goals against average. Maurer began his pro career in 2011 with the Atlanta Silverbacks and spent 2012 with Universidad de Concepcion in the Chilean top flight.
COLLEGE: Maurer was a four-year starter for the University of South Carolina, starting all 78 games for the Gamecocks.