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#20 Philip Mayaka

Position:
Midfielder
Height:
5-7
Weight:
135
Class:
Sophomore
Hometown:
Nairobi, Kenya
High School:
Montverde Academy
BIO

On Jan. 14, 2021, the MLS announced Mayaka as a Generation adidas signee. Mayaka was selected by the Colorado Rapids during the 2021 MLS SuperDraft (Jan. 21) with the No. 3 overall pick and will not return for the 2021 spring season.

Awards & Recognition

  • First-team All-ACC (2020).
  • ACC All-Tournament team (2020).
  • CollegeSoccerNews.com Preseason All-American (2020).
  • MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist (2019).
  • Second Team All-America (2019).
  • First Team All-South Region (2019).
  • ACC Freshman of the Year (2019).
  • All-ACC First Team (2019).
  • ACC All-Freshman team (2019).
  • Ranked #2 Freshman by TopDrawerSoccer.com following 2019 season.
  • CollegeSoccerNews.com All-Freshman – 1st team (2019)

2020 Season (Sophomore)

  • Recorded his 45th career shot during the ACC Final against Pittsburgh (Nov. 22).
  • Earned his 25th start for Clemson in the team’s match against NC State (Oct. 23).
  • Earned nine starts in the midfield for Clemson throughout the season.
  • Made his 25th appearance for Clemson in the match against Wake Forest (Oct. 13).
  • Has played in 10 of the team’s 11 matches this season, making his season debut in the team’s match against UAB (Oct. 5).

2019 Season (Freshman)

  • Started 20 matches, playing in all 22 throughout the season.
  • Scored two goals, both serving as game-winning scores, during freshman campaign.
    • UNC Greensboro (Sept. 6) and Notre Dame (Nov. 10). 
  • Contributed eight assists throughout the year.
    • Had multi-assist matches against Detroit Mercy (Sept. 9) and at Notre Dame (Sept. 13).

Prior to Clemson

  • Was a product of Montverde Academy.