HOW ACQUIRED: Signed from LA Galaxy II on August 5, 2015. Re-signed on Jan. 10, 2019.
Romney emerged from relative obscurity to become a key player on LA Galaxy II, and then earned a first team contract midway through the 2015 season. The physically imposing center back continued that upward trajectory and grew into a regular starting role in 2017 and didn't relinquish it a year ago.
INTERNATIONAL: Romney saw time with the US U-23 national team towards the end of 2015, taking the field in a friendly against Brazil's U-23 squad.
COLLEGE: Romney played four years at University of San Francisco from 2011-14. He earned multiple honors during his standout career, including second team All-West Coast Conference (2014), West Coast Conference all-academic (2014), West Coast Conference all-academic honorable mention (2013), all-West Coast Conference honorable mention (2012, 2011) and 2011 West Coast Conference all-freshman.
PERSONAL: Romney is a distant relative of former Massachusetts governor and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.