Acquired: Signed as Homegrown Player on December 5, 2011.
2013: Limited by injury to five regular-season appearances, including two starts, in his second MLS season … Appeared as a substitute in the season’s first two games before being sidelined due to plantar fasciitis … Made consecutive starts at left back in 2-0 win vs. Houston on June 30 and 2-0 loss at Colorado on July 4 … Did not play again until Oct. 20, due in part to a knee injury … Playoffs: Did not appear … U.S. Open Cup: Started and played 90 minutes in midfield in 2-0 win vs. Reading United on May 29 … MLS Reserve League: Appeared in three reserve games, starting twice.
2012: Unheralded signing who played in 26 out of 34 regular-season games, making 22 starts, as a rookie and finished fifth in voting for MLS Rookie of the Year award … Finished the season with three assists … Made his MLS and Red Bulls debut as a substitute on April 14 in a 2-2 draw vs. San Jose at Red Bull Arena … Made his first career MLS start on April 22 at D.C. United … He registered his first career assist, setting up Thierry Henry for the game's only goal, in 1-0 win vs. New England on April 28 … Assisted on both goals in 2-0 win vs. Philadelphia on July 21 … Playoffs: Started both playoff matches against D.C. United and played 179 out of 180 minutes … U.S. Open Cup: Played 90 minutes in midfield and scored his first professional goal, a curling shot from outside the penalty area, in 3-0 win at Charleston on May 29 … Played all 120 minutes in midfield in 3-1 overtime loss at Harrisburg on June 5 in fourth round.
College: Played four seasons at St. John’s University, playing most of his last two seasons at center back … As a senior, started all 18 games, playing every minute, while earning second team All-Big East honors and helping the Red Storm to the Big East championship … Named Most Outstanding Defensive Player of 2011 Big East Tournament … Third team all-Big East as a junior … In four years, amassed 81 appearances, including 60 straight appearances to finish his career.
Academy: Joined Red Bulls Academy during his senior year of high school in December 2007, playing for the Red Bulls’ U-18 team in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy during the 2007-08 season … Also played with the Red Bulls’ U-20 team that won the United Soccer Leagues’ Super Y-League championship in 2009 … Later appeared for the Red Bulls at the U-23 level in the National Premier Soccer League in 2010.
International: Lade earned his first call-up to the United States national team on Jan. 6, 2013, for training camp in Carson, Calif. … He was named to the squad’s 23-man roster ahead of the Jan. 29 friendly against Canada but did not appear … Was called into U.S. U-20 national team camp while in college but did not appear.
Personal: Born in Livingston, N.J., Lade attended Morristown High School, located in the same county as the Red Bulls' training complex in East Hanover.