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Evan Bush named Defensive player of the year in 2018

MONTREAL - The Montreal Impact announced on Wednesday that goalkeeper Evan Bush was named Defensive player of the year for the second time of his career, after earning the honour with the club in 2011.

Bush, who played his seventh MLS season with the Impact and eighth with the club, led all MLS goalkeepers with 132 saves and finished tied for first in goal with 34 games played, 34 starts and 3,060 minutes played, second with 184 shots faced, tied for third with 10 clean sheets, sixth with a 71.7 save percentage and tied for seventh with 14 wins.

This season, he reached 50 career regular season wins and 150 career games played with the Impact, in the first and second divisions. He surpassed Greg Sutton for most career saves and regular season minutes with the club, also in the first and second divisions. He reached 10,000 career minutes played with the Impact in MLS, on March 10 in Columbus.

He was selected three times on the MLSsoccer.com Team of the Week, another three times on the bench, and was voted Videotron player of the game nine times by the supporters, a season-high for the Bleu-blanc-noir. 

Defensive Player of the Year (MLS):

2018: Evan Bush
2017: Daniel Lovitz
2016: Hassoun Camara
2015: Laurent Ciman

 

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