|Full name||Michael C. Saunders|
|Date of birth||April 1, 1972|
|Place of birth||Jamaica|
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|1995–1996||New York Fever|
|1996||→ Connecticut Wolves (loan)||?||(15)|
|1996–1997||Wichita Wings (indoor)||11||(4)|
|1997||→ Carolina Dynamo (loan)||3||(2)|
|2010–||University of the District of Columbia (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Saunders attended the University of Connecticut where he played on the Huskies soccer team from 1990 to 1992. In 1993, he left the team to sign with the Connecticut Wolves of the USISL. He played for the Wolves again in 1994. In 1995, Saunders joined the New York Fever. In 1996, the Fever moved up to the A-League, but they sent Saunders on lone to the Wolves of the 1996 USISL Select League for most of the season. Despite playing on loan, Saunders scored fifteen goals for Connecticut. That fall, Saunders moved indoors with the Wichita Wings of the National Professional Soccer League. He was back with the Connecticut Wolves in 1997 as it played in the 1997 USISL A-League. The Wolves sent Saunders on loan to the Carolina Dynamo for three games. On January 20, 1998, the Connecticut Wolves sold Saunders contract to the Minnesota Thunder. In 1999, Saunders and the Thunder won the USL A-League championship. On May 10, 2000, the Thunder released Saunders. Eight days later, the Connecticut Wolves signed him. He played five games that season, then retired.
In June 2010, Saunders became an assistant with the University of the District of Columbia men’s soccer team.