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8-Mike Green

Position:   Midfielder
Birthdate:   12/25/1989
Hometown:   Strongsville, OH
Height:   5'10"
Weight:   170
Twitter:   @Michael_Green15

Mike Green is the current longest-tenured Riverhounds player, having appeared with the club since the 2012 campaign. Entering his sixth year with Pittsburgh, the midfielder ranks No. 4 all-time in team history with 117 caps.

During the 2016 campaign, Green appeared in 29 games, compiled 2,234 minutes and tallied two assists. In 2015, Green showed his versatility as a player and filled in at a number of positions for the team, including up front and on the backline.

The Strongsville, Ohio native has scored five goals in his career with Pittsburgh, which is the only professional club for which he has played. Green made his debut with the Riverhounds in a 1-0 victory against Antigua Barracuda FC on April 6, 2012.

Green played collegiately at the University of New Mexico from 2008-2011. During his career with the Lobos, he registered 11 goals and 14 assists in 81 games and helped the team to an undefeated regular season as a senior in 2011. He also was named to the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) All-Tournament team, third team All-Far West and second team All-MPSF during his senior campaign.

In 2007, Green trained with the Columbus Crew SC’s Academy. He also earned four caps for the United States at the U-20 level, participating in the 2008 Milk Cup in Northern Ireland.