Sporting KC selected goalkeeper Eric Dick with the 13th overall pick in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft. He officially signed an MLS contract for the club in February 2018.
2018: MLS regular season: Did not feature. Open Cup: Did not feature. MLS Cup Playoffs: Did not feature. Swope Park Rangers: Made 15 USL appearances on loan, amassing four shutouts and 49 saves.
Dick, the 13th overall pick in the SuperDraft, was a four-year starter at Butler University in Indianapolis. As a senior, he was named the 2017 Big East Conference Goalkeeper of the Year and received United Soccer Coaches First Team All-American honors. He ended his college career with 28 shutouts and a 0.96 goals against average across 71 starts.
Born in Kansas City suburb Roeland Park, Kansas, Dick led Butler to the 2016 Big East Championship and a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances over his last two seasons. He compiled a 27-10-4 record over his junior and senior campaigns, landing First Team All-Big East Conference accolades in 2017.
At the youth level, Dick played for the Indiana Fire Academy and attended Carmel High School in Carmel, Indiana, where he was a two-time All-District and All-County performer.