Born: June 20, 1997
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee
Previous Club: Memphis 901 FC
PHILLIP GOODRUM BIO
Phillip Goodrum was acquired via trade from Memphis 901 FC by FC Tulsa on May 22, 2023.
2022-2023 – MEMPHIS 901 FC (USL CHAMPIONSHIP)
Goodrum signed with Memphis ahead of the 2022 season and quickly established himself as one of the league’s premier attacking threats. The Nashville native shined with 21 goals and six assists during the regular season, finishing as the USL Championship’s Golden Boot runner-up after averaging a goal every 121 minutes. In the Playoffs, Goodrum added another goal and assist to his season total.
After breaking Memphis’ all-time scoring record, Goodrum was named to the 2022 All-League First Team to bookend a sensational season.
Goodrum returned with 901 FC in 2023 where he appeared eight times for the club before being traded for by FC Tulsa.
2020-2021 – ATLANTA UNITED 2 (USL CHAMPIONSHIP)
Goodrum was initially drafted by Atlanta United with the 75th overall selection in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft and signed with the club’s USL Championship affiliate, Atlanta United 2.
The forward appeared in all 16 matches for Atlanta United 2 in 2020, starting 14 of those contests, with two goals and four assists. The following season, Goodrum appeared 17 times for Atlanta with four goals and two assists.
Goodrum played his college ball at UNC Wilmington where compiled 32 goals and 15 assists over his four-year career spanning 76 matches, all of which he started. He received three First-Team All-CAA honors three times, becoming just the second player in program history to do so. In addition, Goodrum led the Seahawks to NCAA Tournament appearances in both 2017 and 2018 and to a regular season conference championship his senior year in 2019.