How he joined the Club: Signed as a Homegrown Player on Jan. 22, 2019 … Gutjahr joins the Fire after progressing through the Indiana Fire Juniors Academy, a member of the Fire youth development system ... The midfielder is the 11th Homegrown signing in club history.
2019 (CHICAGO FIRE): Captained the Chicago Fire reserves and scored a goal in the Fire's 3-2 win over Lansing Ignite FC on September 24 ... Recorded a start in a 2-0 loss against Cruz Azul in the Leagues Cup on July 23 ... Recorded an appearance on July 3 in the Fire's 5-1 win over Atlanta United FC ... Recorded an appearance in the Fire's 1-1 draw against Real Salt Lake on June 22 .. Made his fifth consecutive start of the season on April 24 in a 1-0 loss against New York City FC ... Made his fourth consecutive start of the season on April 20 in a 4-1 win over the Colorado Rapids, where he played the full 90 minutes of the match ... Made his third consecutive start of the season in a 1-1 draw against Vancouver Whitecaps FC on April 12, playing the full 90 minutes of the match ... Recorded his first MLS career assist in only his second start in a 2-2 tie against Toronto FC on April 6, playing the full 90 minutes of the match ... Made his MLS debut with the Chicago Fire as a starter in a 1-0 win against the New York Red Bulls on March 30, playing the full 90 minutes of the match.
COLLEGE (INDIANA UNIVERSITY): Appeared in 71 collegiate matches, 44 of which were starts for the Hoosiers … Named to the Academic All-Big Ten list from 2016-2018 … Received the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree his senior year (2018) … Member of the Indiana defense that led the NCAA in shutouts (15) and allowed just 13 goals in the 2018 season …