Photographer: Anthony Chiang
Grooming: Barbara Guillaume, Joanna Hathcock, and Mike Evans
Styling: Kathryn Knox
Assistant Stylist: Lindsey Higgins
Signed as FC Dallas’ fifth Home Grown player on Jan. 12, 2011
2012: Top made his professional debut on April 25 in a 1-1 draw against Real Salt Lake at FC Dallas Stadium… He recorded his first assist in just eight minutes of action in a 3-2 loss to Real Salt Lake at Rio Tinto Stadium on May 26… Scored his first career goal in a 2-0 win over Vancouver at BC Place on Aug. 15… Earned his first start for FC Dallas the following match when he played the opening 45 minutes of a 2-1 win against Real Salt Lake at Rio Tinto on Aug. 18. 2011: Top saw time in all but two of FC Dallas’ 10 Reserve League matches totaling 374 minutes in eight games. He made one, non-league appearance with the first team, playing 17 minutes in a 2-1 win over Tigres UANL in the Rio Grande Plate.
2013: Was called in to represent the U.S. U-20 National Team during a training camp in Puebla, Mexico Jan. 14 – 22… 2012: Top was called in to represent the U.S. Under-19 National Team in the 2012 Mercedes-Benz Junior Cup in Stuttgart, Germany on Jan. 2… He was called in to represent the U.S. U-20 National Team in a training camp in Portland, Ore. from April 9 – 16… Was called in to represent the U.S. U-20 National Team in the Marbella Cup in Spain Oct. 6 – 17.
2012: Helped FC Dallas U-18 Academy Team to a U.S. U-18 Development Academy Championship via 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps FC’s U-18 team on July 22 at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, Texas… 2010: Top was the leading scorer for the FC Dallas Under-18 Development Academy team… Playing alongside previous FC Dallas Home Grown signees Ruben Luna, Moises Hernandez, Victor Ulloa and Bryan Leyva, Top found the back of the net eight times in 10 matches… Opened the season by scoring two goals in a 3-0 win over Texans SC on Sept. 11… Top’s scoring streak lasted four games and included wins over the Texas Rush, Lonestar SC and the Houston Dynamo Academy... The team posted an 11-1-3 record in all competitions during the second half of 2010… Was named to the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Starting XI for the Under-16 Central Conference in July of 2010.
He attended North Side High School in Fort Worth, Texas where he has been an Honor Student since 2007. Top was a student council member in 2009.