HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a free agent on December 18, 2015.
The nine-year MLS veteran joined Columbus this offseason, becoming one of the first free agent signings in league history. The speedy left-footed player with one-on-one attacking and defending ability has been one of the steadiest left backs in the league over the past five years.
INTERNATIONAL: Called up to 2013 Gold Cup squad but did not make an appearance. Called up to United States U-23 national team in 2008 for prestigious Toulon Tournament and appeared in all three games May 21-25. Represented U.S. at FIFA U-17 World Championships in 2003.
COLLEGE: Attended University of North Carolina. Finished four-year career with 22 goals and 54 points.
NOTES: Won 2007 MLS Cup with Houston Dynamo...Two-time MLS All-Star (2011, 2013)...Drafted 26th overall in 2007 SuperDraft.