HOW ACQUIRED: Selected in MLS Re-Entry Draft Stage 2 on Dec. 18, 2013 and signed on Jan. 24, 2014.
Shaun Francis enters his seventh season off the back of a 2015 campaign in which he recorded career highs in appearances and starts. He will hope to continue his role as a starter on Dom Kinnear's back line as the Quakes look to get back into the playoffs in 2016.
COLLEGE: Francis made 61 appearances, while scoring seven goals and nine assists in his three-year career at Lindsey Wilson. He captained the Blue Raiders to the 2009 NAIA National Championship, tallying three goals and four assists on the campaign. He was named to the All Mid-South Conference First Team in 2008.