Michael Nanchoff

Michael Nanchoff
17
Midfielder
  • Portland Timbers
  • 5' 8"
  • 150 lbs.
  • 09-24-1988
  • North Royalton, OH

Nanchoff joins the Timbers in 2013 after playing his first two professional seasons in MLS with Vancouver Whitecaps FC. He was selected No. 8 overall as a member of Generation adidas by Vancouver in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft after a standout collegiate career at the University of Akron. Nanchoff played under Timbers head coach Caleb Porter at Akron and helped the Zips make back-to-back NCAA College Cup finals appearances (2009-10) and win the national championship in 2010.

2014: Has appeared in back-to-back games April 19-27 ... Played 14 minutes, recording one shot, in a 1-1 draw at Houston April 27 ... Made his season debut April 19, playing 13 mintues and taking one shot as a second-half sub against Real Salt Lake.

2013: Played in four games (3 starts) across all competitions for the Timbers ... Played the full 90, registering one goal and one assist in a 2-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rowdies (NASL) in the Fourth Round of the 2013 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on June 12 at JELD-WEN Field ... Featured in the club's 1-0 win over Mexico's Monarcas Morelia in a friendly July 3 at JELD-WEN Field, helping the club claim the inaugural Copa Verde ... Made one regular-season appearance on July 7, playing eight minutes as a substitute against the Columbus Crew ... Was loaned to Swedish club Jönköpings Södra IF on July 9 for the remainder of the season ... Played in 11 league games (10 starts) for Jönköpings Södra IF in Sweden's Superettan (second division), recording two goals and one assist ... Started all five of his appearances for the Timbers Reserves during the MLS Reserve League season, finishing as the team's second-leading scorer with four goals and one assist ... Tallied a brace in the Timbers Reserves 2-1 win over the Earthquakes Reserves on April 15 at JELD-WEN Field ... Scored a penalty-kick goal and assisted on the game-winning strike by Jose Valencia in a 2-1 win for the Timbers Reserves over VSI Tampa Bay FC of USL PRO on April 7 at JELD-WEN Field.

2012: Played in nine regular-season matches with Vancouver Whitecaps FC … Made five of his nine league appearances on the road … Started match at Chicago on July 14, playing 59 minutes of a 1-0 loss … Started eight games for the Whitecaps FC Reserves in the MLS Reserve League, playing 656 minutes and logging two assists … Assisted on a goal by Darren Mattocks in a 2-1 win over the Portland Timbers Reserves on May 27 … Assisted on a strike by Carlyle Mitchell in a 2-1 victory against Seattle Sounders FC Reserves on June 1.

2011: Selected No. 8 overall by Vancouver in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft as a member of Generation adidas … Missed the first months of the season due to a groin injury and made his MLS debut June 19 as a second-half substitute in a 2-0 away defeat to Real Salt Lake … Made five regular-season appearances in total during his rookie campaign … Earned his first MLS start July 9 in a 2-1 road loss to the Colorado Rapids … Started seven MLS Reserve League games for the Whitecaps FC Reserves, registering one goal and two assists … Tallied the opening goal in a 2-1 win over Seattle Sounders FC Reserves, helping Vancouver record its first MLS Reserve League victory Aug. 9 … Assisted on two goals by Omar Salgado, including the game-winning goal in a 1-0 win against the San Jose Earthquakes Reserves on Sept. 6 … While recovering from injury, made four appearances with the Whitecaps FC Residency in the Premier Development League (PDL), notching one goal and one assist … Assisted on the game-winning goal in a 1-0 win for the Residency against the Abbotsford Mariners on May 29.

2006-09: Played four seasons with the Cleveland Internationals of the PDL between college seasons … In total, appeared in 38 matches, logging 3,209 minutes and recording seven goals and 10 assists with the Internationals … Recorded assists on a pair of goals scored by former college teammate and current Timbers teammate Darlington Nagbe in a 3-2 loss to the Indiana Invaders on July 29, 2009 … Named to the PDL’s All-Central Conference Team in 2008 after registering 17 points on six goals and five assists that season and leading Cleveland to the postseason … Had a one-goal, two-assist performance in a 5-1 win over the Cincinnati Kings on June 27, 2008 … Was coached by his father, George, during each of his four seasons with the team.

COLLEGE: Had a standout collegiate career at the University of Akron, playing three seasons for the Zips … Was a key contributor in Akron’s back-to-back NCAA College Cup final appearances in 2009 and 2010 and helped the Zips win the national championship in 2010 … Recorded nine goals and nine assists in 25 games during his final collegiate season in 2010, garnering All-Mid-American Conference first-team, NSCAA All-Great Lakes second-team and NCAA College Cup All-Tournament Team honors … Assisted on Akron's match-winning goal in the NCAA College Cup semifinal win over University of Michigan on Dec. 10, 2010 … Named to the All-MAC first team and ranked among the nation’s leaders with 11 assists as a redshirt sophomore in 2009 … Tied an Akron record with four assists in one match, contributing to a 6-0 win over Bowling Green State University on Sept. 26, 2009, and was subsequently named the Soccer America National Player of the Week … Finished among the Akron’s top scorers in each of his final two seasons … Redshirted his sophomore season in 2008 … In total, played in 62 matches and recorded 15 goals and 22 assists during his collegiate career with the Zips … Helped lead the Zips to three MAC tournament championships (2007, 2009-10) and three NCAA tournament appearances … Was one of an MLS-record five Akron players selected among the first eight picks of the 2011 MLS SuperDraft.

PERSONAL: Studied sport and exercise science while at Akron … Led Walsh Jesuit High School (Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio) to the Division II state championship as a senior in 2006, and was named an NSCAA All-American, to the All-Ohio First Team and the Cleveland Plain Dealer Player of the Year that season … Product of a soccer family, father, George, and uncle, Louie, were All-Americans at the University of Akron in the 1970s and went on to play professionally in the original North American Soccer League and the Major Indoor Soccer League … Both relatives each earned 10 caps and scored one goal with the U.S. National Team during their playing careers.

 

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Portland Timbers 3 1 0 85 0 4 2 2 1 0 0
2013 Portland Timbers 1 0 0 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
2012 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 9 1 0 145 0 2 0 2 0 1 0
2011 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 5 1 0 137 0 2 0 3 0 0 0
Career Totals 18 3 0 375 0 8 2 8 1 1 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Portland Timbers 3 1 0 85 0 4 2 2 1 0 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Portland Timbers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Portland Timbers 1 0 0 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Vancouver Whitecaps FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Vancouver Whitecaps FC 9 1 0 145 0 2 0 2 0 1 0

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Vancouver Whitecaps FC 5 1 0 137 0 2 0 3 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
7/18/2014 COL @ POR W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/13/2014 POR @ SEA L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2014 POR @ LA T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/27/2014 KC @ POR L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/11/2014 DAL @ POR T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/7/2014 POR @ RSL W 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/1/2014 VAN @ POR L 4-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/28/2014 POR @ CHV W 2-0 Started 58 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 0
5/24/2014 POR @ NY W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/17/2014 CLB @ POR T 3-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/11/2014 LA @ POR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/3/2014 DC @ POR W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/27/2014 POR @ HOU T 1-1 Subbed On 14 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
4/19/2014 POR @ RSL L 0-1 Subbed On 13 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
4/12/2014 CHV @ POR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2014 SEA @ POR T 4-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/29/2014 POR @ DAL L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/22/2014 POR @ COL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/16/2014 CHI @ POR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/8/2014 PHI @ POR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/26/2013 POR @ CHV W 5-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/19/2013 RSL @ POR T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/13/2013 SEA @ POR W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/6/2013 POR @ VAN T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/29/2013 LA @ POR W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/20/2013 COL @ POR W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/14/2013 POR @ CHV T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/7/2013 TOR @ POR W 0-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/30/2013 POR @ RSL L 2-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/25/2013 POR @ SEA L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/21/2013 RSL @ POR T 3-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/17/2013 DAL @ POR W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/3/2013 VAN @ POR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/27/2013 POR @ SJ L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/20/2013 POR @ PHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/13/2013 LA @ POR W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/7/2013 POR @ CLB L 0-1 Subbed On 8 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
6/23/2013 COL @ POR W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/19/2013 POR @ LA T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/15/2013 DAL @ POR W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/8/2013 POR @ CHI T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/25/2013 POR @ DC W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/18/2013 POR @ VAN T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/12/2013 CHV @ POR W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/8/2013 POR @ DAL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/2/2013 NE @ POR T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/27/2013 POR @ KC W 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/21/2013 POR @ SJ T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2013 SJ @ POR W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/6/2013 HOU @ POR W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/30/2013 POR @ COL T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/16/2013 POR @ SEA T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/9/2013 MTL @ POR L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/3/2013 NY @ POR T 3-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/27/2012 VAN @ RSL T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/21/2012 POR @ VAN L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/3/2012 CHV @ VAN W 0-4 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/29/2012 SEA @ VAN T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/23/2012 COL @ VAN T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/15/2012 VAN @ DAL L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/1/2012 VAN @ LA L 0-2 Subbed On 19 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
8/25/2012 VAN @ POR L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/18/2012 VAN @ SEA L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/15/2012 DAL @ VAN L 2-0 Subbed On 25 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
8/11/2012 RSL @ VAN W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/27/2012 VAN @ RSL L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/22/2012 SJ @ VAN W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/18/2012 LA @ VAN T 2-2 Subbed On 21 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7/14/2012 VAN @ CHI L 0-1 Started 59 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
7/11/2012 VAN @ TOR L 2-3 Subbed On 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7/7/2012 VAN @ CHV T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2012 VAN @ COL W 1-0 Subbed On 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/23/2012 VAN @ LA L 0-3 Subbed On 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/20/2012 NY @ VAN T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/16/2012 COL @ VAN W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/10/2012 HOU @ VAN W 1-3 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/26/2012 VAN @ POR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/19/2012 SEA @ VAN T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/12/2012 VAN @ NE L 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2012 SJ @ VAN W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/28/2012 VAN @ CLB W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/21/2012 DAL @ VAN W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/18/2012 KC @ VAN L 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/7/2012 VAN @ SJ L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/31/2012 VAN @ PHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/24/2012 DC @ VAN T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/17/2012 VAN @ CHV W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/10/2012 MTL @ VAN W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/22/2011 COL @ VAN L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/15/2011 VAN @ DAL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/12/2011 DC @ VAN W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/6/2011 RSL @ VAN W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/2/2011 POR @ VAN L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/24/2011 SEA @ VAN L 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/17/2011 VAN @ LA L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/10/2011 VAN @ NY T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/27/2011 HOU @ VAN W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/20/2011 VAN @ POR L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/13/2011 VAN @ DC L 0-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/7/2011 CHI @ VAN W 2-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/30/2011 LA @ VAN L 4-0 Subbed On 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/20/2011 VAN @ SJ T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/9/2011 VAN @ COL L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
7/6/2011 CLB @ VAN L 1-0 Subbed On 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/29/2011 VAN @ TOR L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/25/2011 VAN @ KC L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/18/2011 PHI @ VAN W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/11/2011 VAN @ SEA T 2-2 Subbed On 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
6/4/2011 VAN @ RSL L 0-2 Subbed On 16 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
6/1/2011 VAN @ CHV T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/28/2011 NY @ VAN T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/14/2011 VAN @ NE L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/11/2011 SJ @ VAN T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/7/2011 VAN @ CHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/30/2011 VAN @ CLB L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/23/2011 DAL @ VAN L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/16/2011 CHV @ VAN T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/10/2011 VAN @ HOU L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/6/2011 NE @ VAN T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/2/2011 KC @ VAN T 3-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/26/2011 VAN @ PHI L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/19/2011 TOR @ VAN W 2-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves