Lawrence Olum

Lawrence Olum
Lawrence Olum
Lawrence Olum
Midfielder/Defender
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Real Name: Lawrence Olum
HT: 6' 2" WT: 185
Age: 35 (07/10/1984)
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya
Hometown: Nairobi, Kenya

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on March 15, 2019.

Olum spent five years with Sporting Kansas City before joining the Timbers ahead of the 2017 season, where he helped the club to a first place Western Conference finish in 2017 and a MLS Cup appearance in 2018. Olum is a veteran who is sure to provide depth for Minnesota's backline and midfield.

INTERNATIONAL: Olum has made four appearances with the Kenyan National Team. He was called up in November of 2012 for the 2012 CECAFA Cup and made his international debut in a 1-0 victory over Comoros in May 2014.

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).


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2019Minnesota United10505431206000
2018Portland Timbers22181163208216021
2017Portland Timbers302212103010212130
2016Sporting Kansas City191721469110413030
2014Sporting Kansas City252121853114418160
2013Sporting Kansas City2091100216216240
2012Sporting Kansas City211009080708130
2011Sporting Kansas City100130000000
Career Totals-1481027952345714895211
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