AT A GLANCE:
MLS CAREER: A key part of the Revolution midfield since joining the club as the second Homegrown Player signing in club history prior to the 2013 season…Through April 2016, played in 98 games, with 77 starts, and recorded two goals, 10 assists, 26 shots, and seven shots on goal…In postseason play, has logged two assists in eight appearances, with six starts…Through first two months of 2016, made nine appearances, including eight starts, and recorded one assist...Started 32-of-34 regular season games in 2015, scoring two goals and adding five assists…Named Santander Most Valuable Player by fans and the Players’ Player of the Year by his teammates…Made 26 regular season appearances, including 14 starts, in 2014, and recorded two assists…Helped the Revs win the Eastern Conference Championship and return to MLS Cup for the first time since 2007…Logged 29 appearances and started 23 games as a first-year MLS player in 2013…Registered two assists.
2016: Through the month of April, played in all 10 of the Revolution’s games and started nine games…Registered one assist through the first two months of the season…(3/6) at HOU: Made first and only substitute appearance this season to date, playing 44 minutes…(3/12) vs. DC: Made first start of the 2016 campaign and played the full 90 minutes…(4/1) vs. NY: Assisted Diego Fagundez’s game-winning goal in the 55th minute…(5/8) at LA: Registered one shot on goal in the road loss.
2015: Appeared in all 34 of the club’s regular season games, including 32 times, and scored two goals…Marked his third consecutive season with at least 25 starts in regular season play…Posted a career-high two goals and five assists, the latter tying him for fourth among Revolution players…Played a team-high 2,882 minutes…Team posted a 14-7-8 record in all competitions when he played the full 90 minutes…Selected by Revolution fans as the club’s 2015 Santander Most Valuable Player…Chosen by his teammates as Players’ Player of the Year…Voted as Santander Man of the Month by Revolution fans for both May and July…Registered assists in three consecutive games from April 25 to May 8, a streak in which the Revs posted a 2-0-1 mark…Made MLS Team of the Week for MLS Weeks 15 and 27…Made one appearance in the U.S. Open Cup, coming off the bench in the Fourth Round loss to Charlotte…(4/25) vs. RSL: Started and scored first goal of his career in a 4-0 home win…(5/20) at SKC: Started and scored one goal in the 4-2 defeat…(10/28) at DC: Started in central midfield, playing 87 minutes in the Revs’ 2-1 loss in the Eastern Conference Knockout Round.
2014: Appeared in 26 games, starting 14 times, and recorded two assists…Started the first two games of the season, then did not return to the starting XI until July 19…Recorded seven straight starts from July 19 to Aug. 30, playing 90 minutes in each match…The Revs went 3-3-1 during that stretch…Helped the Revs to a 9-1-2 record in games when he came on as a substitute, and 9-0-1 in games when he came on while the team was either ahead or tied…Started all five postseason games, registering two assists, as the team reached MLS Cup…Started all three of New England’s U.S. Open Cup games…(3/29) at SJ: Recorded game-winning assist, setting up Lee Nguyen’s game-winning goal in second-half stoppage time…(10/11) at MTL: Recorded an assist, setting up Nguyen’s game-tying goal…Postseason: (11/1) at CLB: Notched first career postseason assist on Charlie Davies’ 78th minute goal against Columbus in the first leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series…(11/29) vs. NY: Registered an assist on Charlie Davies’ 70th minute game-winning goal in the Eastern Conference Championship, earning the Revs a spot in MLS Cup.
2013: Signed with the Revolution as the club’s second Homegrown Player on Dec. 21, 2012…Appeared in 29 regular season games, including 23 starts, and recorded two assists…Started 20 of the Revs’ final 23 games, helping the club return to the postseason for the first time since 2009…Made two appearances in the U.S. Open Cup, including one start…(3/16) at PHI: Made MLS debut, starting and playing 90 minutes in central midfield…(6/29) at CHV: Recorded first career assist, setting up Chad Barrett’s game-tying goal…(8/25) vs. PHI: Registered an assist on a Diego Fagundez goal in a 5-1 Revolution victory…Postseason: (11/2) vs. SKC: Made a substitute appearance in the first leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series…(11/6) at SKC: Made a substitute appearance in the second leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series.
NATIONAL TEAM (UNITED STATES): Played for the U.S. Under-14, Under-15, Under-17, and Under-18 national teams…Was a member of the U.S. Under-17 Residency Program in Bradenton, Fla., for the 2006-07 and 2007-08 academic years…Represented the U.S. as a member of the U-18 team at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival in January 2009.
COLLEGE (AKRON): Two-time National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-American and an academic All-American at Akron…Named to NSCAA All-American Third Team as a junior in 2011 and the First Team as a senior in 2012…Appeared in 88 games with the Zips, starting 66 times, and scored 20 goals with 22 assists…Helped Akron reach the NCAA Tournament four times…Named the Most Outstanding Player at the 2010 College Cup when he scored the only goal of the Zips 1-0 win over Louisville in the College Cup Final…His five goals in 2011 were all scored in postseason play, either in the MAC Tournament or the NCAA Tournament…Named a captain during his junior and senior seasons…Had a career-best nine goals as a senior while adding 10 assists…Named the 2012 Mid-America Conference Player of the Year, a Hermann Trophy semifinalist, and a finalist for the Senior CLASS Award…Had six goals and a career-best 11 assists for the defending national champions in 2011…Appeared in 19 games, converting his penalty attempt in College Cup shootouts against North Carolina and Virginia in 2009.
REVOLUTION ACADEMY: Played one season with the Revolution Academy Under-18 team upon its launch in 2008-09…Served as team captain in the Under-18s’ inaugural campaign…Helped the U-18s earn their first win at a U.S. Soccer Development Academy Showcase when he scored three goals in 19 minutes in a 6-1 win over North Meck SC (Cornelius, N.C.) on May 25, 2009.
PERSONAL: Graduated from the Edison Academic Center while participating in the U.S. Soccer Residency Program in Bradenton, Fla. …Comes from a family of soccer players…Father, Larry, played for the Hartford Bicentennials of the NASL…Older brother, Keith, played four years at Brown University and was drafted by the Colorado Rapids in the third round of the 2006 MLS Supplemental Draft…Older sister, Andrea, played four years at Simmons College…Older sister, Amy, played for Boston College and the U.S. Girls’ Under-16 National Team.