HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on a four-and-a-half year Homegrown contract on Aug. 10, 2018.
The midfielder, who became the youngest signing in club history, impressed late in the 2018 season. Bassett earned three starts in six appearances and scored his first MLS goal in a 2-1 win over FC Dallas on Decision Day presented by AT&T. Was twice named to the MLS Team of the Week. Along with teammate Sam Vines, spent 10 days training with Freiburg in the German Bundesliga in November.
ACADEMY: Represented the Rapids at the U-16/17 and U-18/19 levels after the joining the club’s Development Academy in 2017 from Colorado Rush. Scored nine goals during his 2018 season, earning Academy Player of the Year honors.
INTERNATIONAL: Called up to the United States U-18 men's national team for its training camp in Carson, California on Jan. 30