AT A GLANCE:
MLS CAREER: A Revolution fan favorite for his work both on and off the field…Joined the club as the third-overall pick in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft…Capable of playing centrally or on either wing, as well as the occasional defensive role…Named the club’s Humanitarian of the Year in 2014 and 2015 for his commitment to numerous philanthropic causes, including fighting childhood cancer…One of just seven players in club history with at least 20 goals and 20 assists…Has appeared in over 100 games for the club…Scored six career goals in U.S. Open Cup, the second most in club history…Through April 2016, owns 133 appearances, 98 starts, 23 goals, and 25 assists in over 9,000 minutes played…Scored one goal with two assists in eight postseason games, with seven starts…Through the first two months of 2016, tallied one goal and one assist in 10 appearances…Tied a career best with seven goals in 33 games in 2015, and added six assists…Started 21-of-27 games in 2014…Scored five goals with five assists…In 2013, started a career-high 26 matches and scored seven goals with a personal-best eight assists…As a rookie in 2012, started 21 of his 30 appearances and finished with three goals and five assists.
2016: Started in nine of the team’s first 10 matches in 2016...Through the month of April, registered one goal and one assist…(4/9) vs. TOR: Scored first goal of the season in the 14th minute to move into a tie for 10th on the club’s all-time scoring list…Earned Santander Man of the Match honors for his performance…(4/30) vs. ORL: Notched first assist of the season in the 71st minute when he sent a pass towards Juan Agudelo inside the penalty box, who angled a shot over the Orlando City goalkeeper’s hands and into the net.
2015: Appeared in 33 games, starting 21 times, and tallied seven goals with six assists…The seven goals tied his career high set in 2013…Tied for second on the team in both assists and goals…Ranked third on the Revs with 24 shots on goal and tied for the team lead with 12 substitute appearances…Led all Revolution subs with three goals off the bench…Started in the Fourth Round match in the U.S. Open Cup…(3/28) vs. SJ: Registered the second multi-goal game of his MLS career in the team’s first win of the season…Put in two goals on seven shots, five of which were on frame…Earned MLS Player of the Week honors for Week 4 after his two-goal outing…(4/4) at COL: Notched an assist in the Revs’ 2-0 win…(4/25) vs. RSL: Tallied the 20th assist of his pro career…(5/7) at ORL: Became the 22nd Revolution player to appear in 100 games…Scored 10 minutes after coming on as a substitute…(7/25) at CHI: Slotted home a late equalizer in the 2-2 draw for his fourth goal of the season…(9/13) at TOR: Tallied the 20th goal of his MLS career in the 3-1 win…Became the seventh Revolution player to tally 20 goals and 20 assists with the club…(9/16) vs. NY: Started and scored a game-winning goal…Marked the first time he scored in back-to-back games in over two years…(10/25) at NYC: Scored last goal of the season in the finale, a 3-1 win.
2014: Made 27 appearances and started 21 times for the Revolution…Scored five goals and added five assists…Ranked second on the team in goals and assists…Missed seven games early in the season with a hamstring injury, but then started 18 of the team’s final 19 matches…The Revs went 4-0-1 in games when he scored a goal…Registered one assist in three straight games from Aug. 23 to Sept. 3, helping the Revolution post a 3-0-0 mark over that stretch…Made five postseason appearances with four starts, notching one assist…Played in two U.S. Open Cup matches, with one start…Scored a game-winning goal, his sixth all-time Open Cup goal…(6/28) vs. PHI: Notched first assist of the season, setting up New England’s only goal in the 3-1 loss…(7/30) vs. COL: Scored first goal of the season…(8/30) at TOR: Tallied one goal and one assist in the 3-0 road victory…(9/3) vs. SKC: Tallied an assist in a third straight match…(9/13) vs. MTL: Continued hot scoring streak with a goal in the 2-1 win…(9/26) at SKC: Scored for the third time in six matches in the 3-2 win…(10/11) at MTL: Slotted home his last goal of the season in the 2-2 draw…Postseason: (11/1) at CLB: Earned an assist when his free kick was headed in by Charlie Davies to give the Revs a 1-0 lead en route to the 4-2 win…(12/7) at LA: Returned to the starting lineup for MLS Cup and played the full 120 minutes.
2013: Made 33 league appearances, including 26 starts, and tallied seven goals with a team-high eight assists…Two of his assists were game-winners…In all competitions, scored 12 goals and added 10 assists in 38 games…Found his way onto the scoresheet in five straight games from Aug. 17 to Sept. 14, collecting five goals and one assist…Missed only one game all year due to a calf injury…Scored a team-best four goals and posted one assist in the U.S. Open Cup…Scored two goals in the Third Round win over Rochester and another two in the Fourth Round win over New York…(3/9) at CHI: Collected an assist in the season opener, setting up Jerry Bengtson’s game-winner…(4/27) vs. PHI: Created another goal for his second assist of the year…(5/8) vs. RSL: Tallied his third assist on the season…(6/2) vs. LA: Scored one goal with two assists in the 5-0 win…Marked the first multi-assist game of his MLS career…(8/25) vs. PHI: Scored two goals in the 5-1 win for his first multi-goal game in MLS competition…Named MLS Player of the Week, while one of his two goals earned MLS Goal of the Week honors…Postseason: (11/2) vs. SKC: Scored first career postseason goal, the game-winner, in his MLS Cup Playoffs debut…(11/6) at SKC: Assisted Dimitry Imbongo’s goal in the second leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series.
2012: Appeared in 30 regular season games, starting 21 times, during his rookie season with the Revolution…Scored three goals and tied for the team lead with five assists, which were also tied for the most among MLS rookies…Scored in the Revs’ U.S. Open Cup Third Round match…Made four appearances in the MLS Reserve League…(3/10) at SJ: Made MLS debut in the season opener, playing the full 90 minutes…(3/31) at LA: Scored first MLS goal in the 3-1 win…(6/2) vs. CHI: Involved in each of the Revs’ two goals despite playing only 26 minutes as a sub…Earned one goal and one assist, the first helper of his MLS career…(9/15) at DC: Scored third and final goal of the season…(9/22) vs. NY: Assisted Darrius Barnes’ 95th minute equalizer.
NATIONAL TEAM (UNITED STATES): A U.S. youth international with experience on the U.S. Under-18, Under-20, and Under-23 teams…Played at the 2011 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship in Guatemala…Tallied three goals and one assist in two Group Play matches, including both goals in a 2-0 win over Panama.
COLLEGE: Spent two years at UCLA and tallied 13 goals and 20 assists in his career…Earned a pair of all-conference selections…Selected as the 2011 Pac-10 Conference Player of the Year as a sophomore after he scored seven goals with 10 assists…His 10 assists were the eighth most in the nation…Helped UCLA reach the NCAA College Cup in 2011…Scored in the semifinal match against North Carolina…As a freshman, scored six goals and a conference-leading 10 assists…Named the Pac-10 Freshman of the Year and a National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-American in 2010…Helped the Bruins reach the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament by recording one goal and two assists in three tournament games.
PERSONAL: A fan favorite for his work off the pitch…Has been heavily involved in several philanthropic efforts, most notably the Jessie Rees Foundation and Team NEGU (Never, Ever Give Up)…His work earned him two consecutive Humanitarian of the Year awards from the Revolution in 2014 and 2015…Attended Federal Way High School in Washington…Named a Parade and ESPN/Rise All-American…Named the 2010 Class 4A soccer Player of the Year by multiple publications…As a freshman, earned first-team all-league and all-city honors, and second-team all-state recognition…Played youth club soccer with Crossfire Premier, being named to the U16 West Conference Starting XI in 2007 and 2008…Named the No. 5 player on Top Drawer Soccer’s recruit list…Has an older sister, Bree, who was a defender on Oregon’s soccer team from 2007-10…Younger sister, Baely, is an elite gymnast…Also enjoys basketball and football.