HOW ACQUIRED: Traded from the San Jose Earthquakes in exchange for $500,000 in General Allocation Money on Dec. 15, 2020
A Rookie of the Year contender in 2017, Lima is capable of playing either fullback spot, and the U.S. international will add quality and experience to Austin's backline after four seasons as a regular in San Jose.
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. He made his debut in an international friendly against Panama in Jan. 2019 and has made nine total appearances.
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.