Joe Bendik - Fast Facts - 12.27.18

FAST FACTS | Joe Bendik

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  • Joe Bendik is a seven-year MLS veteran who has made 170 appearances (167 starts) in MLS regular-season action for Orlando City SC, Toronto FC and the Portland Timbers.
     
  • Before his time in MLS, Bendik spent two seasons with Sogndal Fotball of Norway, making nine appearances (eight starts) and helping the club gain promotion to the Norwegian First Division at the end of the 2010 season.
     
  • At the collegiate level, Bendik played for Clemson University from 2006-2009, making 61 appearances and earning All-Atlantic Coast Conference Second-Team honors in 2008. 
     
  • He previously played for the United States Under-17 and U-18 Men’s National Team, helping the U-17 side to the finals of the 2005 Ballymena International Tournament in Northern Ireland and the U.S. U-18 side to a fourth-place finish in the 2006 Slovakia Cup.
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