2018 (Orlando City): Earl Edwards Jr. featured for Orlando City SC in five games last season. During that stretch, the goalkeeper went 1-2-1 and recorded 10 saves. In his first start of the season for the Lions, the San Diego native made three saves on four shots to earn his first MLS win. On July 21, the goalkeeper received his third consecutive start but was substituted off in the 32nd minute while the game remained 0-0. On July 29, Edwards Jr. made six saves against the LA Galaxy, a season-high for the goalkeeper. His final action of the season was a 3-3 draw against New England, where Edwards Jr. made three saves to help secure a point.
INTERNATIONAL: He was the starting goalkeeper for the U.S. at the U-17 World Cup in 2009, leading the U.S. to the Round of 16. Edwards also led the U.S. to the 2009 Brazil Copa Macae U17 championship and won the Goleiro award. He won the MVP award while leading his team to the Chile La Serena Cup championship in 2009 and he was part of the U.S. U-17 National Team Residency Program from Aug. 2007 to Dec. 2009.
COLLEGE: Edwards was the team captain three of five season with UCLA, and a two-time first team All-Pac-12 selection. He started 44 consecutive matches between 2013 and 2014.