DC United sign free agent goalkeeper Tyler Miller
TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Signing D.C. United have signed free agent goalkeeper Tyler Miller, the club announced Wednesday.
ACQUIRED: Traded from LAFC on 1/16/2020
Miller joined the Loons after two seasons with Supporters’ Shield winners LAFC. He was selected with the first pick of the 2017 MLS Expansion Draft from the Seattle Sounders ahead of LAFC’s inaugural season in 2018 where Miller started 33 of 33 regular season games. Miller earned the club’s first clean sheet in club history with a 1-0 win against the Sounders in March of 2018 and followed up with nine additional shutouts that season. That inaugural season the goalkeeper was named to MLS Team of the Week three times (Week 1, 25 and 29), started all four U.S. Open Cup games and the first MLS Cup Playoff game in club history. During LAFC’s historic 2019 season, the 26-year-old Miller remained a mainstay between the pipes, starting 28 of 34 regular season games and both of LAFC’s playoff games, with nine shutouts and 72 saves. In his two seasons with LAFC, Miller has played a total of 5,670 MLS minutes, started 63 games, and recorded 19 shutouts and 186 saves.
Prior to joining LAFC, Miller was drafted by the Seattle Sounders in the second round of the 2015 MLS SuperDraft. He spent three seasons with Seattle, mainly playing for Seattle FC 2 in the USL. Miller made his MLS debut in a 2-1 road loss versus Real Salt Lake in March of 2016 and would make three additional first team appearances, including a playoff game appearance in the first leg of the Western Conference Championship against the Houston Dynamo in 2017.
2022: Made first start on February 26 at PHI
2021: Made first start, earned first win and clean sheet on May 12 vs VAN (5 SV/0 GA)...Earned second win and clean sheet on May 15 vs DAL (2 SV/0 GA)...Earned third win and clean sheet on June 23 vs ATX (4 SV/0 GA)...Earned fourth win and clean sheet on June 26 vs POR (2 SV/0 GA)...Earned fifth win and clean sheet on July 18 vs SEA (3 SV/ 0 GA)...Earned sixth win and clean sheet on August 7 vs HOU (2 SV/0 GA)...Earned seventh win and clean sheet on August 21 vs SKC (5 SV/1 GA)...Earned eighth win and clean sheet on September 18 vs LA (2 SV/0 GA)...Earned ninth win and clean sheet on September 25 vs HOU (8 SV/0 GA)...Earned tenth win and clean sheet on October 2 at DAL (4 SV/0 GA)...Earned eleventh win and clean sheet on October 16 at ATX (8 SV/0 GA)
2020: Made MNUFC debut and earned first win (2 SV/1 GA) on March 1 at POR...Earned second win (4 SV, 2 GA) on March 7 at SJ...Earned third win (2 SV/1 GA) on July 12 vs SKC... Earned second win in MLS is Back Tournament (4 SV/1 GA) on July 28 vs CLB... Earned third win in MLS is Back Tournament (3 SV/1 GA) on August 1 vs SJ
INTERNATIONAL: Miller has represented the U.S. at various levels. He was first invited to the U18 National Team Camp in 2010 and the U20s the following year. He was named to the U23 National Team in 2015 and received his first senior team camp invite in January of 2019.
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