HOW ACQUIRED: Signed from LA Galaxy II on March 5, 2016.
The son of MLS Legend Roy Lassiter and a prolific scorer at the USL level, Ariel has seen limited MLS minutes in his career to date. He appeared 14 times last season and will hope to catch the eye of the Galaxy coaching staff as this season goes on.
INTERNATIONAL: Lassiter holds both US and Costa Rican citizenship. He made two appearances for the US U-23 national team before switching allegiance to Costa Rica and representing their U-23 national team at the 2015 Toulon Tournament.
COLLEGE: Lassiter attended Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 2014, where he earned honors on the Big West Conference All Freshman Team.
OUTSIDE MLS: In July 2014, Lassiter signed a professional contract with GAIS in Sweden's second highest division, Superattan, where he scored one goal in 12 appearances.