HOW ACQUIRED: Traded from Montreal on December 22, 2016.
Shipp set the league on fire in his 2014 rookie campaign, and ended up as a finalist for the MLS Rookie of the Year award. He led the Fire in assists in 2015, but was traded to Montreal ahead of the 2016 season. Traded again before the 2017 season to Seattle, Shipp is hoping to get back on track in his second year with the Sounders.
COLLEGE: Completed outstanding college career by leading Notre Dame to the 2013 NCAA championship and being named Most Outstanding Player of the College Cup. Shipp was a finalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy and the Atlantic Coast Conference Offensive Player of the Year after posting 12 goals and 10 assists as a senior.