HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on Dec. 10, 2018
Welshman is a strong, fast forward who should provide depth in the attack.
OUTSIDE MLS: In 2015, Welshman signed with Real Monarchs SLC of the USL, where he made 19 appearances and scored six goals. At the conclusion of the 2015 USL season, he signed with Real Salt Lake. While he didn’t make a first team appearance, Welshman made three appearances on loan with the Monarchs. In 2017, he signed with Puerto Rico FC of the NASL. Welshman made 22 appearances, including 13 starts, scored five goals and added three assists. Welshman originally signed with FC Cincinnati on Jan. 3, 2018. In his lone season with the Orange and Blue in the USL, the forward made 26 appearances, including 14 starts, scored four goals and added four assists.
INTERNATIONAL: Welshman has seven caps for Guyana, and has scored six goals since making his international debut in 2015. Most recently, he was called up for Guyana’s CONCACAF Nations League Qualifiers against Turks and Caicos Islands in October and French Guiana in November. The forward notched a hat trick in the Golden Jaguars’ 8-0 victory over Turks and Caicos Islands on Oct. 13.
COLLEGE: Welshman split his college career between two schools, spending his freshman and sophomore seasons at Siena College before transferring to Oregon State University for his final two years. He led the MAAC Conference with 13 goals as a sophomore in 2010, then earned All-PAC 12 first-team honors in both of his seasons at Oregon State.