HOMETOWN: Philadelphia, Pa.
PREVIOUS TEAM: University of Connectiut (NCAA)
PRONUNCIATION: JUH-mawl-ee WAIT
Jahmali Waite is entering his first season with Riverhounds SC in 2022.
Waite completed his college career with the University of Connecticut, where he started every game in Fall 2021 for the Huskies, recording a 0.95 goals-against average and five shutouts for a team that finished 7-7-2.
Waite began his college career at Fairleigh Dickinson University after playing in the Philadelphia Union Academy. At FDU, he was named to the Northeast Conference All-Rookie team as a freshman in 2017 and a First Team All-NEC selection in 2018. In his final year with the Knights, he was named the NEC Tournament MVP and helped guide Fairleigh Dickinson to the 2019 NCAA Tournament, their first NCAA bid in seven years.
During his college offseasons, Waite also played in USL League Two in stints with Reading United and the Ocean City Nor’easters.