Player Details

Name

Cole Bassett

Height

5' 11"

Weight

150 lbs

Date of Birth

7.28.2001 (20)

Birthplace

Littleton, CO USA

Position

Midfielder

Position Detail

Attacking Midfielder

Preferred Side

Centre

Footedness

2020 MLS Regular Season
2020 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary


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, is arguably the crown jewel of the current crop of academy talent in the first team. Bassett is technically sound, has a real nose for getting into the box in good moments and has infectious energy. Among players with at least 500 minutes in 2020, Bassett was fifth in distance covered per 90 minutes (11.29 kilometers/90 mins), per tracking data via Second Spectrum.

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 into US Soccer's December evaluation camp. Was called up to Anthony Hudson's first United States Under-20 national team training camp last January. Was called up to the U-18 national team for its training camp the previous January.

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