Donovan Pines

Donovan Pines
Donovan Pines
Donovan Pines
Real Name: Donovan Pines
HT: 6' 5" WT: 200
Homegrown Player
Age: 21 (03/07/1998)
Birthplace: Columbia, Maryland
Hometown: Clarksville


Pines played three seasons for the Maryland Terrapins, scoring three goals and recording three assists in 56 appearances (39 starts). In 39 starts, Pines recorded 21 clean sheets and averaged 0.77 goals per game. His junior season in 2018 was his most fruitful as a goalscorer, scoring two goals in 22 appearances. He was nominated to the 2018 CollegeCup All-tournament team on the way to leading Maryland to an NCAA Championship; the fourth College Cup in the program’s history. The team recorded five clean sheets in the final five games including the NCAA Championship match against the University of Akron. Pines played in 17 games alongside current Black-and-Red defender Chris Odoi-Atsem as both players were teammates on the 2016 Maryland Soccer team.

Collegiate Honors

  • 2018 College Cup All-Tournament Team
  • 2018 United Soccer Coaches Second Team All-American
  • 2018 Top Drawer Soccer Best XI First Team 
  • 2018 United Soccer Coaches First Team All-Region
  • 2018 All-Big Ten First Team
  • 2017 All-Big Ten Second Team
  • Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week (9/25/17)
  • 2016 Big Ten All-Freshman Team


Son of Darryll and Sylvia Pines. Mother played lacrosse at West Chester University and is a public health and real estate professional, and father is a professor and Dean of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering. Pines has one sister, Kalala. 
Transaction: Signed a Homegrown contract with D.C. United on January 18, 2019.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2019D.C. United10907851208010
Career Totals-10907851208010
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