Patrick Mullins’ 2017 season was interrupted by two separate injuries that limited the forward to 20 appearances (12 starts). Despite the injuries, Mullins ended the season level with Luciano Acosta with five goals to earn joint possession of the club’s 2017 Golden Boot award. The former University of Maryland standout made history on Sept. 23 against San Jose, scoring four goals in 31 minutes to become the first player in MLS history to score four times in a half. For his record-breaking performance, Mullins was named MLS Player of the Week and selected to the MLS Team of the Week for Week 29. He scored his fifth goal in two games on Sept. 27 when he slotted in the second goal for United in the 70th minute of the 3-3 draw against the New York Red Bulls. In the offseason, Mullins trained with English Premier League club Swansea City A.F.C. in Wales.
A two-time Hermann Trophy award winner as the nation’s top player (2012, '13) while at the University of Maryland. Two-time first-team All-America selection and Soccer America player of the year. Two-time first-team All-ACC performer and a two-time All-ACC Championship Most Valuable Player. Scored 47 goals and added 35 assists in 92 career matches at Maryland. Helped lead Terrapins to the NCAA College Cup in both 2012 (semifinalist) and 2013 (runner-up). Led the nation in scoring as a senior with NCAA Division I highs of 19 goals and 46 points. Had five two-goal games in 2013, including a brace in the Terps’ 2-1 win over Virginia in the national semifinals. As a junior, was fourth nationally in total points (42) and fifth in goals (17).
A former member of Under-18 and Under-17 U.S. Men’s National Team pools. He was called into Wilmer Cabrera’s U-17 mini-camp, held at IMG Academies in Bradenton, Fla., in Aug. 2008. Joined U-18 MNT training camp at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., in April 2010.
Son of Walter and Leslie Mullins. Has one older brother: Andrew. Majored in communications and American studies. Favorite movie is Miracle. Favorite book is Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. Enjoys listening to Luke Bryan, Incubus and Ludacris. Likes to vacation in Florida with his family. Lists writing and bowling among his non-soccer hobbies.
July 20, 2016 - Acquired from New York City FC in exchange for Targeted (TAM) and General Allocation Money (GAM) and an international roster spot through the 2017 season.