Zac MacMath
Zac MacMath

Player Profile

St. Petersburg, Fla.

High School:
Bradenton Academy

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 176




As a Junior in 2010: NSCAA First Team All-American...First-Team All-ACC National Team of the Year (First Team)...named ACC Tournament's Most Valuable Player after shutting out top-seeded North Carolina in the title match and Virginia in the semifinals...started in all 23 matches for the Terps...boasted a 0.64 goals against average with 69 saves...secured a Maryland program-record 15 shutouts in 2010...registered blank sheets versus No. 9 Duke, No. 2 UCONN, No. 5 Virginia, No. 13 William & Mary in the regular season and Penn and No. 15 Penn State in the NCAA Tournament...had a career-high seven saves in victory against Colgate (10/19).

As a Sophomore in 2009: NSCAA Third Team All-American...First Team All-ACC...First Team All-South Atlantic Team of the Season - Second Team...Soccer America MVP Second Team honoree...started at keeper in 21 matches for Maryland in 2009...helped guide a completely refurbished backline, which featured two freshmen, to seven shutouts and a trip the NCAA Elite Eight...surrendered a mere 19 goals with a solid 0.88 GAA...finished his sophomore campaign with 62 saves and a .765 save percentage...made five or more saves on six different occasions in 2009, including against nationally-ranked foes N.C. State (9/19), Duke (10/2), Wake Forest (10/24), Harvard (11/29) and Virginia (12/4)...secured a shutout against then-No. 2 North Carolina in front of a Ludwig Field-record crowd of over 6,900...had a total of four shutouts in ACC play...made five saves, including one on a penalty kick from Crimson All-American Andre Akpan, in Maryland's 2-0 shutout win against No. 10 seed Harvard in the NCAA Sweet Sixteen.

As a Freshman in 2008: All-ACC Freshman honoree...ACC All-Academic pick...NCAA statistical champion in goals against average (0.44)...tied a Maryland-program record for shutouts in a season with 12...finished the year with a spectacular 19-1 record, including 19-straight wins at keeper...tallied 55 saves and boasted a stellar .859 save percentage...named to the 2009 ACC All-Tournament team after tallying three consecutive shutouts for the champion Terps...made a sliding save against North Carolina in the national championship game to preserve a 1-0 win for Maryland...allowed only one goal in eight games to end the 2009 campaign...recorded five or more saves on four occasions...had season-high six saves versus California (8/31) and North Carolina (11/12).

Before Maryland: Joined the United States National Team residency program in 2006 ... competed with the U-17 team at the 2007 FIFA World Cup, starting two games in goal ... member of the U-18 and U-20 national team pools ... toured with U-23 team in China ... PARADE All-American as a junior ... allowed just seven goals in 10 matches in 2007 in international competition for the U-17 team, including 3.5 shutouts, for a 0.70 goals against average ... played 22 games with the U-17 team ... played club soccer for the Clearwater Chargers.

Personal: Full name is Zachary Michael MacMath ... the son of Marcia and Gary MacMath ... born August 7, 1991 ... has an older sister, Erin ... chose Maryland because he believes it gave him the best chance to succeed both on and off the field ... lists his father as the person he admires the most and Lance Armstrong as his favorite athlete ... enrolled in letters and sciences...recipient of the John I. Heise, Jr. Scholarship.

MacMath's Career Statistics
Season GP-GS GA GAA Saves Record Sho
2008 21-20 9 0.44 55 19-1-0 12
2009 21-21 19 0.88 62 13-6-2 7
2010 23-23 15 0.64 69 19-3-1 15
TOTAL 65-64 43 0.65 186 51-10-3 34