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MARC BURCH

Defender


Date of Birth: 5/7/84
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
Previous Club/Team: Minnesota United FC (MLS)
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190 lbs
Acquired: Signed (1/30/19)

Before Memphis 901 FC: Spent 13 seasons in MLS, playing for Minnesota United (2017-18), Colorado Rapids (2014-17), Seattle Sounders FC (2012-13), D.C. United (2007-11), Columbus Crew (2006), and LA Galaxy (2006)… Brings 234 games of MLS experience to Memphis 901 FC… Started 191 of 234 MLS games… Has 11 MLS postseason appearances… While with the Colorado Rapids, was teammates with Memphis 901 FC minority owner Tim Howard… With D.C. United, won an MLS Supporters’ Shield in 2007 and the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup in 2008… Made the MLS Team of the Week twice during the 2016 season.

College: Starred collegiately at the University of Evansville from 2002-04 and at the University of Maryland in 2005… While with Maryland, scored the game-winning goal in the 2005 College Cup on a 25-yard free kick against New Mexico… Was a three-time All-Missouri Valley Conference selection during time at Evansville as well as a first-team NSCAA All-Midwest selection as a sophomore.

Youth/Personal: Drafted 24th overall by the LA Galaxy in the 2006 MLS SuperDraft… During college, was featured for the United States U-18 National Team and played with the U-20s in the summer of 2003… Was named the Ohio Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior in high school… Led high school team to two state championships… Led club team, Team Dayton, to a U-17 National Title in 2001.

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