New Memphis 901 FC winger Alan Winn recorded seven goals and four assists in 52 regular season appearances for Nashville SC in the USL Championship over the first two seasons of his career. | Photo courtesy John Wilkinson III / Nashville SC
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Memphis 901 FC on Saturday announced it had signed winger Alan Winn, pending league and federation approval. Will joins the club having previously found success in the Championship at Nashville SC, for which he competed in Major League Soccer in its inaugural 2020 season.
Will spent three seasons with Nashville and made 52 appearances for the side in the USL Championship regular season during the 2018 and 2019 seasons, recording seven goals, four assists and 48 key passes for the club, while also recording one goal and two assists in four appearances in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. He was re-signed as the club moved to Major League Soccer last year and made seven appearances in the top-flight.
“Alan is a dynamic wide player that we’ve been tracking for quite some time,” said Memphis Head Coach Ben Pirmann. “His football skill-set and positive personality will add new power to our attack as we pursue our team goals in the final stretch of the season.”
A native of Dallas, Texas, Winn found success at the collegiate level at the University of North Carolina. During his four-year career in Chapel Hill, Winn started 62 matches in 77 appearances and tallied 23 goals and 14 assists for the Tar Heels. The winger’s collegiate accolades included an ACC All-Freshman selection in 2014, back-to-back Second Team All-ACC selections before Winn finished his senior season as a Mac Hermann Trophy Semifinalist and First Team All-ACC member in 2017.
Winn was selected with the 25th overall pick of the 2018 MLS SuperDraft by the Colorado Rapids in January 2018, but elected to sign with Nashville SC in the Championship to begin his professional career.