Mayele Malango

Mayele Malango
Mayele Malango
Mayele Malango
Midfielder
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Real Name: Mayele Malango
HT: 6' 1" WT: 178
Pronunciation: my-ELL mah-LONG-oh
Age: 23 (02/25/1997)
Birthplace: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Hometown: Salem, Massachusetts

Updated September 18, 2020

AT A GLANCE:

  • Played two years of collegiate soccer, splitting time between UMass-Lowell and Salem State.
  • Named 2017 MASCAC Player of the Year after leading the conference with 17 goals and 43 points in 19 games, all starts, with Salem State.
  • Appeared in 18 games for UMass-Lowell as a sophomore in 2018, scoring one goal and tallying two assists.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Signed by New England Revolution II to the team’s inaugural USL League One roster on January 7…Trained with the Revolution first team for a brief spell during the 2019 season…Spent consecutive summers in 2018 and 2019 playing for FC Boston Bolts of USL League Two, appearing in 13 games and scoring five goals.

2020: Has made nine appearances so far this season, starting six times and scoring one goal…  (7/25) vs. OMA: Logged three shots in 90-minute start in a 0-0 draw in team’s inaugural match, striking the post once… (8/7) vs. ORL: Started and played 90 minutes for the second consecutive match in 2-0 loss, recording three tackles… (8/15) at NTX: Started at striker and played 77 minutes... (8/21) vs. RIC: Scored first-career goal in a 2-1 loss, playing 29 minutes as a substitute... (8/26) vs. GVL: Started and played 84 minutes on Aug. 26 vs. Greenville, recording five shots, two on target…

COLLEGE (UMASS-LOWELL & SALEM STATE): Played two seasons of college soccer, one each at U-Mass Lowell (2018) and Salem State (2017)…Appeared in all 18 games, with four starts, for UMass-Lowell in 2018…Finished 2018 season with 695 minutes played…Scored lone goal for the Riverhawks in a 2-0 victory over Vermont…Had assists in back-to-back games against Central Connecticut (9/2/18) and Harvard (9/6/18)…Recorded season-highs in minutes (74) and shots (5) in a 2-0 win over Harvard...Led Salem State to 2017 MASCAC Championship, the school’s first since 2010…Scored a goal in seven of his first eight collegiate appearances…Recorded four multi-goal games as a freshman…Set a career high with seven shots in victories over Bridgewater State (9/16/17) and Fitchburg State (10/7/17)…Recorded a career-high five points in victories over Emerson (9/9/17) and Mass. Maritime (9/24/17)…Led Salem State to 2017 NCAA Tournament berth, falling to Amherst in the first-round, 2-1.

PERSONAL: Native of Kinshasa, D.R. Congo… Speaks five African languages: Rwanda, Burundi, Lingala, Swahili, and Kimbembe…Attended Lowell High School in Massachusetts…Led Red Raiders to consecutive Merrimack Valley League titles in his final two high school seasons…Named Lowell Sun Player of the Year in High School Boys Soccer as a junior and senior…Finished high school career with 43 goals and 14 assists…Won EMSCA All-State and Team MVP recognition in 2016.


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