Player Details

Name

Michael Nelson

Height

6' 4"

Weight

179 lbs

Date of Birth

2.10.1995 (27)

Birthplace

, TX USA

Position

Goalkeeper

Position Detail

Goalkeeper

Preferred Side

Unknown

Roster Category

Supplemental Slots 21-24
Career Summary

Selected as the 20th pick in the first round of the 2018 MLS SuperDraft from Southern Methodist University.

2019 SEASON (HOUSTON DYNAMO / RGV FC)

Rio Grande Valley FC (USL Championship): Made three starts on loan for RGV FC and posted a 2-1-0 record… Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup: Started and made his season debut for the Dynamo in a 3-2 loss to Minnesota United FC in the Round of 16 on June 18

2018 SEASON (HOUSTON DYNAMO)

Made his Dynamo debut on a 2-1 loss against C.F. Monterrey in the BBVA Compass Dynamo Charities Cup on June 29… Made his professional debut in a 0-0 draw with RGV FC against Phoenix Rising FC on June 23… Signed with the Dynamo on Feb. 28… Selected by the Dynamo in the first round of the 2018 MLS SuperDraft… Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup: Dressed in two matches for the Dynamo and helped them win their first ever Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup

COLLEGE (SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY)

Three-time All-American Athletic Association First Team selection for the Mustangs… Appeared in 76 matches and tallied 27 shutouts during his collegiate career… Named the American Athletic Association Goalkeeper of the Year as a freshman and a senior

YOUTH

Attended school and played soccer at Seven Lakes High School in Katy, Texas… Helped lead the Spartans to two State championships and served as captain in 2012 and 2013… Played club for Albion Hurricanes Football Club

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