Player Details

Name

Michael DeShields

Height

6' 1"

Weight

181 lbs

Date of Birth

4.23.1998 (23)

Birthplace

, MD USA

Position

Defender

Position Detail

Center Defender

Preferred Side

Center

Roster Category

Supplemental Slots 21-24
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

DeShields scored three goals and recorded an assist in 60 appearances for the Wake Forest Deacons from 2017 to 2019. In his final season with Wake Forest in 2019, DeShields started 21 of their 22 games, leading their defense to an average of only 0.72 goals conceded per match and earned a Second-Team All-South Region nomination.

 

The Baltimore native joined New England Revolution II in the USL League One on Nov. 30, 2020, but did not appear for the side.

 

Transaction: D.C. United sign Michael DeShields after selecting him fifth overall in the 2021 MLS SuperDraft presented by adidas.

 

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