HOW ACQUIRED: Traded from Sporting KC on February 3, 2017.
Olum is an experienced player in MLS who should provide depth for the Timbers in 2017 at center back and defensive midfield.
INTERNATIONAL: Olum has made four appearances for the Kenyan Men's National Team.
OUTSIDE MLS: Olum has played with Orlando City (2011), the Austin Aztec, Minnesota Thunder and the Portland Timbers (2007/08) before making his MLS debut. Played in Malaysia in 2015.
COLLEGE: After moving to the United States as a teenager, played four years at Missouri Baptist University (NAIA).