HOW ACQUIRED: Acquired in a trade with Sporting Kansas City on July 20, 2015. Signed a two-year contract on January 6, 2017.
A six year MLS veteran, Carrasco joined Orlando City as his fourth club midway through their inaugural year. He set a career high in assists, starts, and minutes in 2015, and will look to continue building on that in 2016. A technically gifted defensive midfielder with an expansive passing range, Carrasco will hope to make his 100th league appearance this season.
COLLEGE: Carrasco played four years at University of California-Berkley. In 2010, he was a first team All-Pac 10 honoree as a senior and was also named to NSCAA third team Far West Region and Third Team All-American, as a Senior Co-Captain of the Golden Bears. In 2009 he earned his second straight second team All-Pac-10 honors and Pac-10 All American honorable mention as a junior. In 2008 Carrasco was an All-Pac-10 second team pick in his sophomore season, while also earning Pac-10 All-Academic second team honors.