Mike da Fonte

Mike da Fonte
Mike da Fonte
Mike da Fonte
Defender
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Real Name: Mike da Fonte
HT: 6' 0" WT: 170
Pronunciation: Font
Age: 26 (04/18/1991)
Birthplace: Ossining, NY
Hometown: Ossining, NY

Hometown: Ossining, NY
College: Bryant University/Longwood University
Citizenship: USA
Birth date: April 18, 1991
Acquired: Signed from Sacramento Republic FC on March 14, 2017

MLS CAREER

2017

  • Joined from Sacramento Republic FC on March 14.
  • Made his MLS debut in the 2-1 loss at Philadelphia Union (5/20), starting as a right-back.
  • Replaced Eric Miller at halftime of the 1-0 home win over Sporting Kansas City (5/27), initially playing at left-back, before switching to the opposite side with the introduction of Mekeil Williams. This was his home debut.
  • Started seven out of the eight games prior to the CONCACAF Gold Cup break, and played in every position along the back line, including centrally alongside Eric Miller.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL

2016

  • Made 25 appearances for Republic FC in all competitions, including 19 USL appearances.
  • Scored four goals on the season, second-most on the club. His four goals were the most by a Republic FC defender in a single season.
  • Was named to the USL Team of the Week for his performance in Week 15.

2015

  • Appeared in 25 matches for New York Red Bulls II in their inaugural season, starting 23.
  • Led Red Bulls II in minutes (2,003), matches started (23) and was second in matches played (25).
  • Appeared in both of Red Bulls II’s USL playoff matches.
  • Was named to the USL Team of the Week for his performance in Week 13.

2014

  • Joined GD Chaves of the Portuguese Second Division.
  • Was loaned to Pedras Salgadas in the third tier of Portuguese soccer.
  • Appeared in 23 matches for Pedras Salgadas.

2013

  • Signed his first professional contract with SC Espinho, a third division Portuguese club.
  • Appeared in 23 matches for SC Espinho.

PERSONAL

  • Parents are Debbie and Joe da Fonte.
  • Has a brother, Steven and a sister, Lauren.
  • Enjoys playing video games and watching The Office in his free time.
  • Favorite non-soccer sport is basketball.
  • Played with New York Red Bulls in a friendly match against Chelsea in 2015.

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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2017Colorado Rapids17140122302030050
Career Totals-17140122302030050
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