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#5 Malick Mbaye

Malick Mbaye - Men's Soccer - Clemson University Athletics

Drafted in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft in the Second Round with the 33rd pick overall by Toronto FC.

Awards & Recognition

  • Third Team All-America (2019)
  • First Team All-South Region (2019)
  • ACC Defensive Player of the Year (2019)
  • First Team All-ACC (2019)
  • Team Captain (2019)

2019 Season (Senior)

  • Started in 21 games throughout the season. Led the team in minutes played with 1,950.
  • Tallied three goals and one assist throughout the season.
  • Two goals were via penalty kicks against Detroit Mercy (Sept. 2) and Notre Dame (Nov. 10).
  • Attempted 12 shots, with six being placed on goal.

2018 Season (Junior)

  • Started 14 of 16 matches played for the Tigers
  • Converted his sole penalty kick of the season against Boston College (9/7)
  • Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for 2018-19

2017 Season (Sophomore)

  • Played in 16 matches, starting 15 and totaling 1,309 minutes as a staple on Clemson’s back line
  • Scored one goal, a penalty kick in the Tigers’ opener against Cal State Fullerton, and assisted on another

2016 Season (Freshman)

  • Named to the All-ACC Freshman Team
  • Named TopDrawerSoccer Best XI
  • Played in a total of 19 matches
  • Recorded two goals and one assist
  • Earned the team’s Newcomer of the Year award

Off The Field:

  • Tiger Leadership member
  • Member of Habitat for Humanity at Clemson
  • Mentor at Ravenel Middle School