#4 Freddy Kleemann
Height: 6’ 4”
Hometown: Newbury Park, CA
College: University of Washington
Previous Club: Austin FC (MLS)
Kleemann made two appearances on loan in Birmingham in 2021 and in 107 minutes racked up eight clearances, two blocks, one interception and one tackle. The California native was drafted 11th overall by Austin in the 2021 MLS SuperDraft, and then played in three games for the Texas club last season.
Prior to being drafted, the 6’4” center back anchored the backline at the University of Washington. He made 28 appearances over the course of two seasons for the Huskies, starting 18 of 19 matches played in 2019 and while also helping his side tally 12 shutouts. Kleemann racked up one goal and one assist during his time in Seattle.