2010 MLS: Appeared in 13 matches, making nine starts, for New York … Started and played 90 minutes in an exhibi¬tion win against Brazilian club Santos FC … Picked up his first career assist on a game-winning goal against Philadelphia on April 24 … Scored his first goal as a Red Bull in a 3-1 friendly victory over Italy’s Juventus FC … Helped the club get off to one of its best starts in history in 2010, occupying the defender position for most of the first third of the season before his time was limited due to a quadriceps injury.
2009 MLS: Played most of the season at defender for the Red Bulls and was third on the squad with 2,001 minutes ... Recorded an assist in a 5-0 win over Toronto FC on Oct. 24 ... Played final two games of the season at wide midfielder ... Made his MLS debut as a substitute in the team’s opener against Seattle on March 19 … Selected with the 11th overall pick in the 2009 MLS SuperDraft as a member of Generation adidas.
Was a member of the U.S. Soccer Residency Program in Bradenton, Fla., where he earned 22 caps with the U.S. U-17 National Team … In 2005, started 12 games, including six at the U-17 World Championships in Peru.
Led Maryland with 14 goals, seven assists and 35 points in his final collegiate season in 2008 … Helped the Terps win the 2008 NCAA Championship and was named an All-Atlantic Coast Conference First-Team selection … In 2006, was named a Soccer America First Team All-Freshman and was selected as the ACC Freshman of the Year - the first Terrapin to earn the award … In three years at Maryland, played in 66 games, notching 26 goals and 14 assists.
Played club soccer with HC United (FL), winning the 2005 Sun Bowl … At Bradenton High School, was a two-time NSCAA/adidas All-American and Parade All-American ... Lists Michael Jordan as his favorite athlete … Enjoys watching basketball and shopping ... Favorite movies include “The Dark Knight” and true-story sports films.