HOW ACQUIRED: Acquired via trade with Seattle Sounders FC in exchange for San Jose's last pick in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft on March 1, 2013.
Cato enters his fifth MLS season hoping to make his 100th career league appearance, and his 50th league start for the Quakes. He set career highs in minutes, appearances and starts in 2015, and tied career highs in goals and assists. A versatile player who can play outside back or outside midfielder, Cato will be an asset throughout the 2016 campaign as he tries to help Coach Kinnear get the Earthquakes back into MLS Cup contention.
OUTSIDE MLS: Played with Port of Spain’s Defence Force FC from 2003-10. Cato joined that club as a youth before later moving to San Juan Jabloteh FC.
INTERNATIONAL: Cato has 15 appearances for the senior T&T national team. He also played for Trinidad & Tobago in the 2011 CONCACAF U-20 Championships.