Hildebrandt joins Steve Clark as second Oakland goalkeeper to play for a Major League Soccer club
Former Oakland men’s soccer great earns honor after being named USL All-League First Team
Former Oakland men's soccer player garners first team All-USL honors
Clark has played the last four seasons with Honefoss BK in Norway
^ Started in all 17 games for the Golden Grizzlies.
^ Named The Summit League Defensive Player of the Year for leading the league with seven shutouts and 0.73 goals against average, a mark that ranks in the top-10 in the nation
^ Was also named to the All-Summit League first team
^ Named to the All-Tournament team at the NIU Invitational
^ Named The Summit League Defensive Player of the Week three times throughout the season
^ Posted shutouts against ranked opponents Dayton (9/6) and Michigan (9/30)
^ Allowed a league-low 11 goals throughout the season and only two in league play
^ Played in two games for the Golden Grizzlies
^ Stepped up in goal in The Summit League championship game, leading OU to a tie in regulation
^ Posted a shutout against Ohio State University in the first round of the NCAA College Cup, before the team fell for the second straight time in penalty kicks.
^Was redshirted and did not play for the Golden Grizzlies
^ Earned four letters in soccer for head coach Lars Richters at Livonia Stevenson and served as team captain as a junior and senior.
^ Three-time all-division, all-district and all-region, as well as second team all-state twice and first team all-state as a senior .
^ Runner up for Mr. Soccer and team MVP his senior year
^ Led his team to the state championship game senior year
^ Gave up just nine goals while making 73 saves and posting 13 shutouts in 22 games in goal his senior season.
^ Played club soccer with Michigan Wolves for coach Brian Doyle in Livonia, Michigan
^ Helped that squad to two straight state championships (U-16 in 2005 and U-17 in 2006)
^ Five-time member of Michigan ODP team and two-time member of Regional ODP team
Full Name: Mitchell A. Hildebrandt
Birthdate: November 12, 1988
Parent: Merrill Hildebrandt
^ Brother played soccer for Lander University