AT A GLANCE:
MLS CAREER: Versatile defender with four seasons of MLS experience, including three with New England...Primarily features in central defense, but also experienced at right and left back...Career totals include 54 games played, 46 starts, one goal, and two assists in 4,094 minutes of action…In 2017, made three appearances and started two MLS matches…Set career highs in 2016 with 25 games played and 23 starts…Joined the Revolution ahead of the 2015 season and set then-career bests in appearances (18), minutes played (1,498), and assists (two) in first season with the club…Spent 2014 season with Arizona United of the USL…Signed with FC Dallas as a Homegrown Player in 2013…Spent one season with the club, playing in eight games with three starts.
2017: Started two MLS matches and made one additional substitute appearance…Totaled 165 minutes of MLS action…Played in three U.S. Open Cup contests…Started first two Open Cup games against Rochester on June 14, contributing to a clean sheet, and against D.C. United on June 28…Made substitute appearance in Quarterfinal meeting with New York on July 13…(5/27) at NY: Made first start of 2017 and played 90 minutes…(6/23) at TOR: Started second MLS match of season and played 70 minutes at right back…(8/20) at NYC: Played five minutes as a late substitute.
2016: Set career highs with 25 games played, 23 starts, and 2,068 minutes of action…Recorded one goal and six total shots, including three on target…Made 10 consecutive starts in central defense from May 28 through Aug. 6…Started once in the U.S. Open Cup, playing all 120 minutes in the Fourth Round win over Carolina RailHawks FC on June 15…Played 15 minutes as a substitute in the Open Cup Semifinal win over the Chicago Fire on Aug. 9…(3/26) at NYC: Made season debut and first start of the year…Played the full 90 minutes…(4/1) vs. NY: Started for the second straight game and played 90 minutes…(4/17) at ORL: Returned to the starting lineup and played 90 minutes…(4/23) at DC: Saw 61 minutes of action after subbing on in place of an injured Chris Tierney…(4/30) vs. ORL: Saw 15 minutes of action as a second-half sub…(5/8) at LA: Made 25th career start and played 45 minutes…(6/18) at VAN: Started, played 90 minutes, and scored first career MLS goal, delivering a powerful header into the back of the net off a free kick from Lee Nguyen…(7/23) vs. CHI: Earned first selection to MLSsoccer.com Team of the Week…(8/20) vs. CLB: Started and played 90 minutes in central defense…(8/24) at SJ: Suspended for the match due to yellow card accumulation.
2015: Signed with New England in February after a preseason trial following stint in the USL...Made 18 regular season appearances, all starts, for the Revolution...Set career highs in games played (18) and minutes played (1,498)…Tied for second among Revolution defenders with two assists…Started 16 games at right back and two in central defense… (4/19) at PHI: Made Revs debut in a 2-1 win…Began a run of 11 consecutive starts...(5/2) vs. NY: Recorded first assist of MLS career…Named to MLSSoccer.com’s Team of the Week for the first time…(5/16) vs. TOR: Posted an assist in the 1-1 draw…Earned another spot on MLSSoccer.com’s Team of the Week…(7/4) at DAL: Made first MLS start in central defense in the road loss…(7/18) vs. NYC: Returned to center back in the 1-0 victory…Helped the Revs snap a five-game losing streak…(10/25) at NYC: Forced to leave the season finale in first-half stoppage time with a right ankle injury.
2014 (with FC Dallas and Arizona United): Spent the preseason with FC Dallas before being waived by the club on March 19…Spent the remainder of 2014 with Arizona United in the USL.
2013 (with FC Dallas): Signed by FC Dallas as a Homegrown Player on Jan. 9…Played in eight games as a rookie with the club and made three starts…Earned three consecutive starts in matches from May 8 to May 18…Started in the club’s 2-0 win over Fort Lauderdale in the Third Round of the U.S. Open Cup…(3/23) vs. RSL: Made MLS debut as a late second-half sub…(4/6) at TOR: Played 45 minutes and attempted first MLS shot…(5/8) vs. POR: Made first MLS start in the team’s 1-1 home draw…(5/11) vs. DC: Started in a win for the first time in career, playing the full 90 minutes…(5/18) at SEA: Started and played 85 minutes…(6/29) at PHI: Made final appearance of the season and last with Dallas…Played five minutes as a substitute.
CLUB CAREER OUTSIDE OF MLS: Spent the 2014 season with Arizona United in the USL…Scored twice in 25 games…Earned 19 starts for the expansion club…Played a total of 1,831 minutes…Booked six times and sent off once…Scored goals against Sacramento on June 7, and against the Seattle Reserves on Aug. 25.
NATIONAL TEAM (UNITED STATES): Former member of the U.S. Under-18 National Team…Part of the side that won a gold medal at the Australian International Olympic Festival in 2008.
COLLEGE (MARYLAND): Made 77 appearances, with 52 starts, over a four-year career at the University of Maryland…Scored four goals and added two assists in career…Helped the Terrapins reach the NCAA Tournament in each of four years…As a senior in 2012, scored three of four career goals…Helped Maryland win the ACC Championship and was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-American Third Team, while also receiving second-team All-ACC honors and ACC Championship All-Tournament Team recognition.
PERSONAL: Attended McKinney High School in native Texas…Named an NSCAA All-American in 2008…Also honored as Mr. McKinney Soccer and a McKinneynews.net Elite 11 selection as a senior…Has three brothers, Micah, Braxton, and Jaxen...Actively involved in Revolution's all philanthropic activities, especially during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.