Matt Borgard

Matt Borgard (Player) - Inducted 2020

Matt was a standout player for the FC Richmond Magic and Prince William Spartans programs and Douglas Freeman High School. During this time, Borgard was twice named to the US National Team, once at the U18 level and once at the U20 level. After a trip to West Germany and Holland with FC Richmond, Matt was invited to stay in Germany with SV Meppen in the 2nd  Division Bundesliga, where he played with the U18 A Junge Team. During his time in Germany, Matt was also selected to the Neidersaxon Fussbal Verbrand Select Team in the state of Neidersaxon, Germany. Upon his return to the states, Borgard was twice named to the Parade High School All-American Team in 1988 and 1989 and then he was named to the NSCAA High School All American Team in 1989. Matt played with the University of South Florida to continue his soccer career at the collegiate level. While at South Florida, he was named to the All Sun Belt Conference Team three times and the Soccer America Team of the Week during his senior year. He led the Bulls in assists during his career at the school. After graduating from South Florida, Borgard continued his playing career at the professional ranks for six years that included stops with the Tampa Bay Terror, Tampa Bay Cyclones, and the Richmond Kickers.