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File #: 0384X-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/29/2018 In control: Stinziano
On agenda: 12/3/2018 Final action: 12/6/2018
Title: To Recognize and Celebrate Zack Steffen on Receiving the 2018 Allstate MLS Goalkeeper of the Year Award
Sponsors: Michael Stinziano, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Jaiza Page, Emmanuel V. Remy, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin

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To Recognize and Celebrate Zack Steffen on Receiving the 2018 Allstate MLS Goalkeeper of the Year Award

 

 

 

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WHEREAS, in December 2014, Zack Steffen began his senior playing career as a member of German club SC Freiburg; and

 

WHEREAS, Zack Steffen officially became a member of the Columbus Crew on July 22nd, 2016 following successes with both SC Freiburg and the United States U-20 Men’s National Team; and

 

WHEREAS, throughout the 2018 MLS season, Zack Steffen paid back the commitment made to him by the Columbus Crew by leading a top-three defense in the league, while maintaining a 525 minute shutout streak, which is the eighth-longest such regular season streak in league history; and

 

WHEREAS, MLS players, club officials, and media figures recognized Zack Steffen’s remarkable season and the key role he played in the Columbus Crew this season by voting him as the 2018 MLS Goalkeeper of the Year, making him the second club player to receive the honor; now, therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

That this Council does hereby recognize and celebrate the incredible season of Zack Steffen and thanks him for his excellent representation of the City of Columbus and the Columbus Crew.