Updated September 4, 2019
AT A GLANCE:
MLS CAREER (2019): One of the most productive rookies from the 2019 MLS SuperDraft class with 17 appearances, 11 starts, one goal, and one assist across 1,026 minutes played in first professional campaign…Also played 72 minutes in U.S. Open Cup Fourth Round win at New York on June 11…Has featured at left back, left midfield, and right wing back…Selected by New England with the 11th-overall pick in the first round of the 2019 MLS SuperDraft…Signed MLS contract on Feb. 25 ahead of the start of the MLS season…(3/24) vs. CIN: Made professional debut as a second-half substitute…Played 12 minutes at right wing back…(3/30) vs. MIN: Tallied first career assist in first professional start in the 2-1 win…Played 90 minutes in left midfield…Recorded two shots including one on target…(4/27) at SKC: Scored first career goal, cleaning up a rebound following a saved penalty attempt…Started and played 88 minutes in left midfield in the 4-4 draw…(5/4) at PHI: Started and played 45 minutes in left midfield…Registered one shot on target…(5/18) at MTL: Named to bench of MLSsoccer.com's Team of the Week after playing 55 minutes as a substitute in a 0-0 draw…Registered two shots, one shot on target, one chance created, 46 touches, and an 88.2 pass completion percentage…(5/25) vs. DC: Played 90 minutes in first career start at left back in the 1-1 draw…Led team with nine possessions gained…(6/2) at LA: Made a second consecutive start at left back and played 90 minutes in the 2-1 win…(6/29) vs. HOU: Started and played 90 minutes at left back in the 2-1 win…(7/17) vs. VAN: Played 90 minutes at left back in the 4-0 victory…(8/24) vs. CHI: Played 90 minutes at left back in the 2-1 win…Marked first start since July 17…(8/31) vs. TOR: Played 90 minutes at left back for a second straight match in the 1-1 draw.
COLLEGE CAREER (MICHIGAN STATE): Played four seasons at Michigan State and emerged as a regular starter during junior and senior seasons…Finished collegiate career with 16 goals and 14 assists across 75 appearances…Recognized with Second Team All-Big 10 Conference selections in 2017 and 2018…As a senior in 2018, registered five goals and five assists in 22 appearances—all starts…Led team to the 2018 College Cup Semifinal…Finished second among Michigan State players in scoring as a junior after submitting single-season career highs in goals (seven) and assists (six)…Helped the Spartans to the 2017 College Cup Elite Eight…Tallied two goals and two assists in 14 appearances, with one start, as a sophomore in 2016…Made 19 appearances in freshman campaign, logging seven starts with two goals and one assist.
PERSONAL: Born in Lansing, Mich.…Appeared in Sports Illustrated's Faces in the Crowd on May 19, 2015 and was named Michigan's Gatorade Player of the Year...A three-year varsity letter winner at East Lansing High School from 2012-14...Also a three-year All-Conference, All-Area, All-District and All-Region honoree...Two-time Lansing State Journal player of the year...All-State Dream Team following junior season...As a senior, participated in the High School All-America Game, was named Mr. Soccer of Michigan, and recognized as an All-American…Recognized by the State of Michigan House of Representatives as Mr. Soccer and for contributions to back-to-back state championships...Played club soccer with TNT Dynamite...Led TNT Dynamite to 2011 and 2012 State Cup Finalist and 2013 State Cup Semi-Finalist places...2014 National Super Y Champion with Force FC…Awarded the golden boot for tournament...Father, Demetrius, played football at Western Michigan.