Atlanta United signed Bryce Washington as a Homegrown Player on June 4, 2021.
Washington played collegiately at the University of Pittsburgh and Rutgers University over the last four seasons after leading the Academy’s inaugural U-18s in minutes during the 2016-17 season. During the 2016-17 season, Washington appeared in 30 matches, scored three goals and led the team to a United States Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) Southeast Division title and No. 1 overall national seed. Washington spent the last two college seasons at Pitt and helped the Panthers reach the National semifinals this past spring. Pitt went 16-4-0 during the spring season and was the No. 2 overall national seed in the NCAA Tournament. Washington appeared and started in all 20 games and recorded four goals and one assist, including a goal against Monmouth in the NCAA Tournament Second Round. He was named to Top Drawer Soccer’s Team of the Week a team-best five times and College Soccer News’ Team of the Week twice. Prior to transferring, Washington spent two years at Rutgers and appeared in 32 matches. He was also a member of the 2017 Big Ten All-Freshman team. Prior to college, Washington was an inaugural member of the 2016-17 Atlanta United U-18s and was a part of the Academy’s first National Signing Day which included fellow Homegrown Machop Chol. He attended high school at North Atlanta.