Joe Willis

Joe Willis
Joe Willis
Joe Willis
Goalkeeper
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Real Name: Joe Willis
HT: 6' 5" WT: 189
Age: 32 (08/10/1988)
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO
Hometown: St. Louis, MO

PRONUNCIATION

BIOGRAPHY

ACQUIRED

Acquired from the Houston Dynamo in exchange for Zarek Valentin on November 19, 2019.

AWARDS AND MILESTONES

  • Won US Open Cup with Houston Dynamo in 2018
  • Won US Open Cup with D.C. United in 2013
  • Won MLS Save of the Week for his stop against San Jose on August 19, 2016
  • Named to the Team of the Week after helping the Dynamo earn a 1-1 draw against FC Dallas on July 21, 2018

PROFESSIONAL

Houston Dynamo (Major League Soccer, United States)

2019

  • Started 27 games with a 10-13-4 record
  • Made 88 saves and posted three clean sheets

2018

  • Started 26 games with a 9-11-6 record
  • Made 82 saves and posted four clean sheets
  • Helped guide Houston to its US Open Cup title in history, keeping a clean sheet in the final en route to a 3-0 win over Philadelphia
  • Named to the Team of the Week after helping the Dynamo earn a 1-1 draw against FC Dallas

2017

  • Started eight games with a 3-4-1 record
  • Made 17 saves and posted two clean sheets
  • Appeared in three of Houston’s post season games, making eight saves
  • Helped Houston reach the Western Conference Finals before falling to Seattle

2016

  • Made 26 appearances and started 24 games with a 5-12-9 record
  • Made 89 saves and posted five clean sheets, earning career-highs in both categories
  • Won MLS Save of the Week for his stop against San Jose on August 19

2015

  • Started three games with a 1-1-1 record in his first season in Houston
  • Made five saves serving as Tyler Deric’s backup

D.C. United (Major League Soccer, United States)

2014

  • Did not see action during the MLS regular season
  • First appearance of the season came in a CONCACAF Champions League match against Waterhouse FC on August 20, where he posted a clean sheet in a 1-0 victory
  • Made two more CCL appearances, both of them clean sheets against Tauro FC

2013

  • Started nine games with a 1-7-1 record
  • Made 28 saves and posted one clean sheet on the season
  • Saved two penalties against the Richmond Kickers on May 28 in the US Open Cup
  • Helped guide D.C. United to a Gold Cup title

2012

  • Made 11 appearances, starting 10 of them with a 4-4-3 record
  • Made 31 saves and posted two clean sheets on the season
  • Came on as a substitute in a MLS playoff match against New York and denied Kenny Cooper’s penalty kick to keep a clean sheet and help D.C. United advance

2011

  • Started three games with a 1-2-0 record
  • Made 12 saves and posted one clean sheet
  • Made his MLS debut on August 13, recording a clean sheet in a 4-0 victory over Vancouver

COLLEGE

  • Played four years for the University of Denver Pioneers before being selected by D.C. United with the 50th pick in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft.

PERSONAL


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSMINSSHOSVGAPKGPKAWLT
2020Nashville SC202018009581800767
2019Houston Dynamo27272430388447710134
2018Houston Dynamo2626234048242579116
2017Houston Dynamo887202171411341
2016Houston Dynamo2624227558939565129
2015Houston Dynamo3327005500111
2014D.C. United00000000000
2013D.C. United998101282011171
2012D.C. United11109722311922443
2011D.C. United33270112400120
Career Totals-13313011887274102052124416032
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