Griffin Yow

Griffin McDorman Yow[1] (born September 25, 2002) is an American soccer player who plays as a forward for D.C. United in Major League Soccer.[2]

Griffin Yow
Personal information
Date of birth (2002-09-25) September 25, 2002
Place of birth Clifton, Virginia, United States
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
D.C. United
Number 22
Youth career
2016–2017 Virginia Development Academy
2017–2019 D.C. United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2019– D.C. United 2 (0)
2019–Loudoun United (loan) 15 (3)
National team
2018– United States U17 12 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 12, 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 02:03, 13 October 2019 (UTC)



Yow scored his first professional goal against Memphis 901 FC for Loudoun United on March 16, 2019. On March 19, 2019, he became the 12th homegrown player to be signed with D.C. United.[3] Yow made his professional debut with D.C. United in the 90th minute replacing Paul Arriola against New York City FC on April 21, 2019.[4] Yow scored his first goal for D.C. United in a friendly against Real Betis on May 22, 2019. Yow made his first start with D.C. United on July 4 against FC Dallas, playing 58 minutes in a 2-0 loss.[5]


Yow has appeared for the U.S. Under-17 team, scoring his first goal against Brazil's U-17 football team in a friendly tournament.[6] In October 2019, he was named to the squad for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.[7]


  1. "Griffin Yow | U.S. Soccer Official Website". Retrieved October 27, 2019.
  2. "USA – G. Yow – Profile with news, career statistics and history – Soccerway". Retrieved March 11, 2019.
  3. March 19, 20193:03PM EDTdcunited.comFollow@ dcunited (April 17, 2019). "sign Academy Product Griffin Yow as 12th Homegrown in Club History". D.C. United. Retrieved April 21, 2019.
  5. "FC Dallas vs. D.C. United". MLS MatchCenter. Major League Soccer. July 4, 2019. Retrieved July 5, 2019.
  6. "U-17 MNT Forward Griffin Yow Takes Next Steps for Club and Country". US Soccer. May 6, 2019. Retrieved July 5, 2019.
  7. "Head Coach Raphael Wicky Names USA Roster for 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil". Retrieved October 10, 2019.
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