Acquired: Signed as Homegrown Player on May 30, 2013.
2013: Made one appearance as a rookie in 2013 … Made MLS debut at the age of 18 as a substitute in 76th minute of 4-1 win at Houston on Sept. 8 … Regular on 18-man game-day roster during final two months of the season … Playoffs: Unused substitute in both legs of conference semifinal series vs. Houston …U.S. Open Cup: Did not appear … MLS Reserve League: Started nine of 12 reserve games, ranking sixth on the team in minutes played … Made first appearance of 2013 as an Academy player in 3-2 win vs. Columbus on March 31 and started three of the season’s first four reserve games prior to signing his professional contract … Started six of the remaining eight reserve games … Other: Made professional debut as halftime substitute in 2-2 friendly tie vs. French club Olympique Lyonnais on July 16, three days before he turned 18.
ACADEMY: As a player born in 1995, remains eligible to compete in USSF Development Academy games through 2013-14 season … 2013-14: Appeared in three games for the Red Bulls U-18s in the fall of 2013, including wins over Real Salt Lake and the Seattle Sounders in December … 2012-13: A regular prior to signing his professional contract, returned to start three playoff games in June 2013, helping the Red Bulls U-18s advance to Finals Week, where they won the 2012-13 USSF Development Academy national championship … 2011-12: Was also part of the Red Bulls’ U-16 national championship team in 2011-12 … Played in several MLS Reserve League games in 2012 … Member of the Red Bulls Academy since 2009 at the U-14, U-16, and U-18 levels.
INTERNATIONAL: United States U-20 international … Appeared in two unofficial games for U.S. U-20 national team during camp in Italy in November 2013, starting and playing 45 minutes against Hellas Verona U21 on Nov. 13 and playing the full 90 minutes in a 4-1 win against Atalanta U21 on Nov. 19 … Also called up to the U.S. U-18 national team for the International Juniors Tournament in Portugal in May 2013 and the Milk Cup in Northern Ireland in July 2013 … Also represented the U.S. and Poland at younger age levels.
PERSONAL: From Clifton, N.J. … Had signed a letter-of-intent to play soccer at the University of Michigan before deciding to sign with the Red Bulls.