Kemar Lawrence

Kemar Lawrence
Kemar Lawrence
Kemar Lawrence
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Real Name: Kemar Lawrence
HT: 5' 10" WT: 160
Age: 26 (09/17/1992)
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
Hometown: Kingston, Saint Andrew

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018: Obtained his United States Green Card on April 28 ... signed a new MLS contract on Sept. 25 ... Started in 27 of 28 matches he appeared in ... tallied two goals and an assist ...recorded a goal in back-to-back matches against FC Dallas (June 23) and at Toronto FC (July 1). CCL: Started all six matches. Open Cup: Started both matches. International: Called into Jamaica's National team September camp for the Ecuador on Sept. 7 ... tallied an assist against Cayman Islands in Jamaica's Concacaf Nations League Qualification match on Sept. 10. Playoffs: Started both conference semifinal matches against Columbus ... helped anchor RBNY backline to a clean sheet in Leg 2 of the conference semis against Columbus.

2017: Recorded 24 appearances and 23 starts ... Tallied seven points on one goal and five assists ... made MLS season debut in opener at ATL on March 5 ... tallied his fifth career game-winning assist against Columbus ... netted his first career game-winning goal against Chicago on April 29 ... recorded his sixth career game-winning assist versus New England in the 74th minute ... tallied his seventh career game-winning assist against Philadelphia in the 87th minute. CCL: Played in second leg of QF series with Vancouver. Gold Cup: Named to the 40-man Jamaican National team roster ... scored the game-winning goal in the 88th minute vs. Mexico to advance Jamaica to the finals. Open Cup: Started final two matches of the tournament. Playoffs: Started all three matches and played 269 of the 270 possible minutes.

2016: Made 21 appearances, all starts, in second season with club... Made first start of season in opener against Toronto on March 6... Joined Jamaica for World Cup Qualifiers at the end of March ... Left the New England match on April 1 with a knee injury in the 58th minute... Returned to lineup, again at center back, on April 13 at San Jose. Playoffs: Started first playoff match, left with injury in 89th minute and missed second leg. Champions League: Made four appearances, including one start... Earned assist against Antigua on August 3.

2015: Started and played in 23 league games this season… Scored one goal and added four assists, all game-winners… Named to MLS list of “24 under 24,” the best players in the league under 24 years of age… Made first career MLS start in 2-0 win over D.C. United on March 22, taking over the left back spot for an injured Roy Miller... Returned to MLS league action against Real Salt Lake on June 24 after international duty and recorded first MLS assist... Assist on game-winner against NYC FC on August 9. Assist on game-winner vs D.C. on August 30... Assist at Portland on September 20… First MLS goal vs Philly on October 18… Playoffs: Started all four postseason matches… Made MLS playoff debut in first leg of Eastern Conference Semis at D.C. United on November 1… U.S. Open Cup: Did not appear.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Signed with Harbour View F.C. of the Red Stripe Premier League in 2007, and broke into the senior team in 2011… Made 50 appearances for the club between 2011 and 2014, winning the Jamaican National Premier League in 2013.

INTERNATIONAL

Has tallied 47 caps, 45 starts, three goals and five assists in 3,967 minutes for the Jamaican National team ... became a regular for his native Jamaica in 2015, competing for Jamaica in both the Copa America and Gold Cup tournaments… Reached the Gold Cup final with the Reggae Boyz before falling to Mexico 3-1… Earned first call ups for Jamaica at the Under-17 level… Got first call into the senior national team for a CONCACAF qualifier against Panama in September 2013… Earned his first cap in November of the same year in a friendly against Trinidad & Tobago... Was part of the Caribbean Cup-winning side in 2014.

YOUTH

Began youth career with Rae Town F.C. in the Jamaican second division… Spent time in residency with the Vancouver Whitecaps in 2009, when the club competed in the USL first division.

ACQUIRED

Transferred from Harbour View F.C. on March 16, 2015.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2018NY Red Bulls282722438115615210
2017NY Red Bulls242312076517425470
2016NY Red Bulls21210180106126230
2015NY Red Bulls232312000412423520
Career Totals-9694483151050158913130
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