HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown Player on December 21, 2016.
A Rookie of the Year contender in 2017, Lima figures to be a regular starter in his second season with the Earthquakes. He was a standout at Cal and wasted no time making an impact on the league. He is capable of playing either fullback spot.
INTERNATIONAL: Joined the United States men's national soccer team for a friendly against Bosnia and Herzegovina in early 2018, but did not take the field.
COLLEGE: Lima was a standout student-athlete at the University of California. As a senior, Lima started 16 matches and scored four goals, third most on the team, en route to being named NCAA Division I Men's All-Far West Region First Team and First-Team All-Pac-12. During his four years with the Golden Bears, Lima made 51 starts in 70 total appearances and tallied six goals and nine assists.