Evan Bush

Evan Bush
Evan Bush
Evan Bush
Goalkeeper
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Real Name: Evan Bush
HT: 6' 1" WT: 182
Pronunciation: Eh-van Bush
Age: 32 (03/06/1986)
Birthplace: Concord Township, Ohio
Hometown: Montreal, Quebec

HONOURS & TITLES
Canadian Championship:
2013, 2014
CONCACAF Champions League Golden Glove: 2014-15

PROFESSIONAL
2017: Finished the season in seventh place in MLS with 2,790 minutes of play, tied for seventh with 31 games played and starts, 10th with 11 wins and tied for 10th with 84 saves… Also recorded five shutouts… Reached 100 career starts and games with the Impact in MLS, on August 12, in Philadelphia… Won the MLS Save of the Week twice, for weeks 11 and 16, while also being nominated three times during the season… Selected three times as the Videotron Player of the Game.

2016: Finished the season tied for fourth in MLS with 33 games played and 33 starts, sixth with 151 shots faced, tied for sixth with 11 wins, seventh with 2,931 minutes of play and 101 saves and tied for 10th with six shutouts… Set personal records for games played, starts, minutes and saves… Became the first goalkeeper in MLS club history to record 25 wins, following the Impact’s 1-0 win against Houston on August 6… Reached 75 career games played and started in MLS on September 24 against New York… Named twice to the MLSsoccer.com Team of the Week… Won the MLS Save of the Week for week 1, while also being nominated six times during the season… Selected four times as the Videotron Player of the Game… Started all five games in the MLS Cup Playoffs.

2015: Finalist for 2015 CONCACAF Male Goalkeeper of the Year after becoming the first American goalkeeper to receive the CONCACAF Champions League Golden Glove award, finishing the tournament with four wins, one loss, four ties and three shutouts in nine starts, also recording a 1.22 GAA… Started five games in the CONCACAF Champions League Championship Stage, helping the team reach the final against Mexican giant Club América… Missed the final return leg due to suspension… Finished the season tied for third in MLS with 15 wins, tied for fifth with nine shutouts, fifth with 142 shots faced, tied for sixth with 99 saves and 10th with a save percentage of 69.7… Recorded 15 wins, 13 losses and six ties in 31 starts, with a 1.26 GAA… Named to the MLSsoccer.com Team of the Week for week 33… Won the MLS Save of the Week for weeks 12, 19 and 34 and was also nominated four other times during the season… Selected three times as Videotron Mobile Player of the Game… Started the Knockout Round game against Toronto and both Eastern Conference Semifinal games against Columbus.

2014: Started 13 MLS games, registering two wins and three shutouts… Recorded his first career win and shutout on August 16 in a 1-0 win against Chicago… Selected twice as Videotron Player of the Game… Helped the team win a second consecutive Amway Canadian Championship with a record of two wins, one loss, one tie and one shutout… Was a key element in the Impact finishing atop CONCACAF Champions League Group 3 after going undefeated with three wins and one tie in four starts, including two shutouts… Also earned three wins and two shutouts in four MLS Reserve League starts… Signed a new contract with the club on November 21.

2013: Started one regular season game on October 16 in Los Angeles… Helped the team win the Amway Canadian Championship, starting all four games in the tournament with one win, one loss, two ties, two shutouts and a 1.00 goals-against average… Then started all four CONCACAF Champions League games, with a record of 2-2-0 and two shutouts with a 1.00 goals-against average… Also started eight MLS Reserve League games.

2012: Started his first career MLS game on June 30 in Washington against D.C. United in a 3-0 loss… Started seven MLS Reserve League games, recording six wins, one tie and four shutouts while allowing only four goals… Started in the international matches against Olympique Lyonnais, at Stade Saputo, and ACF Fiorentina, during the post-season tour in Italy.

2011: Joined the Montreal Impact on March 11, 2011… Began the season as a substitute before taking over as starting goalkeeper following an injury to starter Bill Gaudette… Named the NASL Player of the Month for September and the Defensive player of the Week following the 11th and 22nd week of activity… Named the team’s Defensive Player of the Year and won the 2011 NASL Golden Glove after leading the league with a 0.76 goals-against average, allowing only 14 goals in 19 games and 1,668 minutes of play… Ended the season with a career-best nine shutouts, including seven in his last 10 games of the season… Was the third player to sign with the Montreal Impact for Major League Soccer on October 21.

2010: Played 25 games with Crystal Palace Baltimore, tallying 2,164 minutes of play, good for seventh place among goalkeepers in the USSF-D2… Registered seven shutouts.

2009: After trying out with MLS club Seattle Sounders FC, joined Cleveland City Stars, playing seven games in USSF-D2… Played his first professional game on May 30, against the Charleston Battery.

AMATEUR
2008:
Played 16 games with the Cape Cod Crusaders in the USL Premier Development League.

2007: Played three games with Cleveland Internationals in the USL Premier Development League.

2006: Played 10 games with Chicago Fire Premier, the MLS club’s reserve team… Named to the PDL All-Central Conference team after helping his team win a sixth straight Great Lakes Division championship with a 15-3-0 record.

COLLEGE
Played with the University of Akron Zips from 2005 to 2008… Named to the NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region and All-Ohio teams in 2008… Was also a three-time All-Mid American Conference first team selection, in addition to being named the 2005 MAC Newcomer of the Year and to the 2005 Freshman All-American team… Finished as the all-time career leader in the MAC with 62 wins, 48 shutouts, and a 0.60 goals-against average.

YOUTH
Attended Lake Catholic High School in Mentor, Ohio.

PERSONAL
Son of Gary and Cathy Bush… Married to Colleen and they have a daughter, Isabella, and a son, Canaan… Has three sisters, Amy, Megan and Jillian… Also played basketball and football in high school… Studied Marketing Management at the University of Akron… Currently completing his MBA at Southern New Hampshire University.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSMINSSHOSVGAPKGPKAWLT
2018Montreal Impact3434306010132536814164
2017Montreal Impact31312790584503311146
2016Montreal Impact3333293161015045111111
2015Montreal Impact31312790999396715124
2014Montreal Impact131311703522322265
2013Montreal Impact119006100010
2012Montreal Impact119004300010
Career Totals-14414412921334782192125536130
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