Mikey Ambrose

Mikey Ambrose
Mikey Ambrose
Mikey Ambrose
Real Name: Mikey Ambrose
HT: 5' 9" WT: 165
Age: 26 (10/05/1993)
Birthplace: El Paso, TX
Hometown: El Paso, TX

Atlanta drafted Ambrose with the No. 7 pick in the 2016 MLS Expansion Draft. A 25-year-old versatile fullback, Ambrose made nine league appearances with eight starts in his second season with Atlanta United in 2018. His season was cut short due to a knee injury in July. Both numbers represented career-highs in MLS for the Texas native. In 2017, Ambrose made seven appearances with two starts for Atlanta. He also played with Orlando City SC and the Austin Aztex. Prior to turning pro, he played for the University of Maryland and is a product of the FC Dallas Development Academy. Ambrose has also represented the US Men’s National Team at the U-17, U-18 and U-20 levels.

2018 (Atlanta United): Started eight games at left back and finished the season with nine appearances. He recorded his first career MLS assist on June 2 against Philadelphia Union. His second assist of the year came on June 30 in a 4-0 victory against Orlando. He played the full 90 minutes in five of his eight starts before a knee injury cut his season short in July. US Open Cup: Started as left back against Chicago Fire on June 20. Played the full 90 minutes and registered one shot on target. USL: Made six starts for ATL UTD 2 and scored two goals on two shots on goal this season.

2017 (Atlanta United): Started two games at left back and made seven appearances. MLS Cup Playoffs: Came on as a substitute and played 11 minutes against Columbus on Oct. 26. US Open Cup: Appeared as a substitute against Charleston on June 14 and Miami on June 28. Provided the game-winning assist on Brandon Vazquez’s goal against Charleston. USL: Made three starts for Atlanta’s USL-affiliate Charleston Battery.

2016 (Orlando City SC): After signing with Orlando City SC, Ambrose made his MLS debut against Colorado Rapids on August 21. He played in five matches and made four starts. Ambrose spent most of the season with Orlando’s USL team, Orlando City B, where he started 17 of his 18 appearances.

2015 (Austin Aztex): Ambrose signed with Austin ahead of the 2015 season and made his professional debut in the USL on March 29 against Colorado Springs Switchbacks. He went on to make 29 appearances with Austin, including three U.S. Open Cup matches where he scored his first professional goal in a 2-0 victory against San Antonio (May 28) in a third round match.

COLLEGE: A standout at the University of Maryland, Ambrose played for three years (2012-14) where tallied one goal and 15 assists in 71 appearances.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2019Atlanta United4302660003020
2018Atlanta United9807312604110
2017Atlanta United7202600104210
2016Orlando City SC5404050004010
Career Totals-25170166227015350
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