Co-lead team with 20 points (8 goals, 4 assists) in 2013
Named 2013 Sounders FC Humanitarian of the Year
2010 Golden Boot and MVP in USL-2 for Charleston Battery
Native of Federal Way, Wash.
Sporting Director Chris Henderson: “Lamar is an attacking midfielder who plays smart and adds versatility to our club. He is a great teammate and positive presence in the locker room.”
2013: Enjoyed his best MLS season to date, finishing tied for the team-lead with a career-high 20 points in his third stint with Sounders FC. Also set career highs in nearly every statistical category, including appearances (30), starts (27), minutes (2,409), goals (8), and assists (4). Finalist for MLS Comeback Player of the Year. Second on the team with eight goals and four game-winning goals. Scored in back-to-back games for first time in career vs. SJ (5/11) and vs. DAL (5/18), recording three goals and an assist total. Scored in three straight games vs. CHV (9/4), vs. CHI (9/7), and vs. RSL (9/13). Netted game-winner in 2-1 win vs. CHV (7/28). Scored game-winning goal in 81st minute and added assist in 3-2 win vs. VAN (6/8). Recorded first goals of the season with a brace in a 4-0 win vs. SJ (5/11). Assisted Clint Dempsey’s first Sounders FC goal in 1-1 draw vs. LA (10/27). Named to MLSSoccer.com Team of the Week for weeks 11 and 12. Scored first goal of season in 1-1 draw vs. Santos Laguna (4/9) in second leg of CCL semifinals. Named Sounders FC Humanitarian of the Year after making more than 25 appearances in the community this season and starting The Neagle Foundation. Recognized as MLS W.O.R.K.S. Humanitarian of the Month for August for his work with America SCORES and Boys & Girls Club of King County.
2012: Traded from Seattle to Montreal Impact with Mike Fucito in exchange for Eddie Johnson. Made 23 appearances and 11 starts for the Impact, scoring two goals and two assists. Recorded first point when he assisted on the opening goal in a 2-1 win vs. TOR (4/7). Scored first goal for Montreal in a 4-1 win vs. SEA (6/16). Scored game-winning goal on a 20-yard curler in 3-1 win vs. SJ (8/18), winning MLS Goal of the Week for week 24.
Other Professional Experience
2011: Signed with Seattle on March 2 following a successful tryout, starting nine of 23 games… Finished third on the team with five goals, scoring his first MLS Goal on May 28 against Real Salt Lake, winning MLS Goal of the Week… Also recorded two assists… Made his MLS debut against the LA Galaxy on March 15… Named MLS Player of the Week after scoring the club’s second hat trick, against Columbus on August 27… Also scored one goal in three Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup games and played seven games in the CONCACAF Champions League.
Played for the first time internationally with IFK Mariehamn. Appeared in five league matches, scoring two goals.
2010: Joined the Charleston Battery of USL-2, the thied tier of U.S. professional soccer. Scored 12 goals in 19 regular season matches, earning Golden Boot and MVP honors in USL-2. The Battery went on to win the 2010 USL-2 championship.
Signed with Sounders FC on June 10, 2009 but was limited to action in friendlies versus Chelsea and Barcelone. Waied after season and spent 2010 preseason as an invitee.
Three-time Mountain Pacific Sports Federation first team selection at UNLV. Scored a league-high nine goals as a senior. Earned NCSSA Far-West Regional second team and first team honors. Scored 29 seconds apart in 2-1 win at St. Mary’s. Played in every game as a sophomore and led the team with 11 points. Started every game as a freshman. Finished UNLV career ranked ninth in goals with 27 and tied for eighth place with 60 points.
Three-year starter for Federal Way’s Thomas Jefferson High School. Led team to state championship as a senior. Broke 31-year-old record by scoring six goals in one game. League and All-Area MVP.
Justin Lamar Neagle was born on May 7, 1987. Has two brothers, Shedrick and Jamaal, and three sisters, Tanisha, Daisia and Jasmine.