Machel Millwood

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Machel Millwood
Personal information
Full name Machel Millwood
Date of birth (1979-06-28) 28 June 1979 (age 36)
Place of birth Trelawny Parish, Jamaica
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Syracuse Silver Knights
Youth career
1999–2000 Prince George's Owls
2001–2002 Towson Tigers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Syracuse Salty Dogs 45 (12)
2004–2013 Baltimore Blast (indoor) 182 (174)
2005–2006 Atlanta Silverbacks 31 (6)
2009–2010 Crystal Palace Baltimore 9 (0)
2013– Syracuse Silver Knights (indoor) 1

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 November 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

Machel Millwood (born 28 June 1979 in Trelawny Parish) is a Jamaican soccer player who most recently played for Crystal Palace Baltimore in the USSF Second Division and the Syracuse Silver Knights of the Major Indoor Soccer League. Millwood is best known for his career in the MISL, playing for championship teams with the Baltimore Blast and helping the 2013-2014 Syracuse Silver Knights make the MISL playoffs.

Career[edit]

College[edit]

Born in Jamaica, Millwood's family moved to Maryland when he was still a child. He attended Parkdale High School, and played two years of college soccer at Prince George's Community College before transferring to Towson University as a junior. At Towson, Millwood was an All-American Honorable Mention in 2002, was named to the Colonial Athletic Association First Team All-Conference and the CAA All-Tournament Team in 2002, to the American East Conference All-League and to the All-South Atlantic Region team in 2001 and 2002.

He ranks in the top 10 in Towson soccer history in six categories, and graduated with a bachelor's degree in business and economics.

Professional[edit]

Millwood signed with the Syracuse Salty Dogs of the USL A-League in 2003, and played in 45 matches, notching 12 goals and six assists for 30 points in his two seasons in Syracuse. In 2004, he signed a 15 day contract with the Baltimore Blast of the Major Indoor Soccer League, eventually signing a permanent contract for the 2004-2005 season, and continued to play for the Blast through the end of the 2012-13 Season, .

In the summer of 2005 Millwood spent the summer with the Atlanta Silverbacks of the USL First Division, spending the next two seasons with the Silverbacks scoring 6 goals and adding 7 assists. On 28 May 2009, he signed for Crystal Palace Baltimore of the USL Second Division.[1]

It was announced on November 14, 2013 that Millwood had joined the Syracuse Silver Knights, joining former teammate and now coach in Syracuse, Tommy Tanner.[2] Millwood was named MISL player of the week for the 14th week of the MISL 2013-2014 season on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014,[3] and is considered one of the most skilled players in the MISL.

International[edit]

Millwood has seen playing time with Jamaica’s U-17 National Team, but has never been called up at senior level.

Career statistics[edit]

(correct as of 29 September 2009)
Club Season League Cup[4] Play-Offs Total
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists
Syracuse 2003 23 6 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 23 6 ?
Syracuse 2004 22 6 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 22 6 ?
Total 2003–2004 45 12 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 45 12 ?
Atlanta 2005 10 0 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 10 0 ?
Atlanta 2006 21 6 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 21 6 ?
Total 2005–2006 31 6 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 31 6 ?
Crystal Palace Baltimore 2009 9 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 1 2
Total 2009–present 9 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 1 2
Career Total 2003–present 85 19 2 1 0 0 ? ? ? 86 19 2

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