Player Details

Name

Wyatt Omsberg

Height

6' 4"

Weight

181 lbs

Date of Birth

9.21.1995 (26)

Birthplace

, ME USA

Position

Defender

Position Detail

Central Defender

Preferred Side

Centre

Roster Category

Supplemental Slots 21-24
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

2021 (CHICAGO FIRE): Came on for Carlos Terán in stoppage time of the 3-2 loss to Inter Miami on Aug. 18 at DRV PNK Stadium ... Played 11 minutes in the 1-0 win against the Columbus Crew on Aug. 15 at Soldier Field ... Came on for Carlos Terán in the 67th minute of the 2-1 win against the New York Red Bulls on Aug. 8 at Soldier Field ... Started in the 1-1 tie with the Philadelphia Union on Aug. 1 at Subaru Park, but was sent off in the 34th minute ... Started and played 58 minutes in the 1-2 loss to Toronto FC on July 24 at Soldier Field ... Played 90 minutes in the 2-2 tie with D.C. United on July 21 at Soldier Field ... Started and played the full 90 minutes in the 5-1 loss to Nashville SC on July 17 at Nissan Stadium ... Came on for Mauricio Pineda in the 61st minute of the 3-1 win against Orlando City SC on July 7 at Soldier Field ... Helped to secure the clean sheet, coming on in the 83rd minute of the 3-0 win against Atlanta Untied FC on July 3 at Soldier Field ... Started and played 90 minutes in the 1-0 loss to CF Montréal on May 29 at Soldier Field. Omsberg scored a goal in extra time against Montréal that would have tied the match but was called back after video review ... Started and played 90 minutes in the 1-0 win against Inter Miami CF on May 22 at Soldier Field ... Started and played 60 minutes in the 1-0 loss to D.C. United at May 13 at Audi Field ... Started his first match of the 2021 MLS Regular Season and played 71 minutes in the 2-0 loss to the Philadelphia Union on May 8 at Soldier Field.

2020 (CHICAGO FIRE): Started his second match of the season and played 89 minutes in the 2-2 tie with Sporting Kansas City on Oct. 17 ... Had his MLS assist on Robert Beric's goal just before halftime ... Earned his first start of the season and logged 75 minutes in the 2-1 win against D.C. United on Oct. 11 ... Registered five minutes played in the 4-1 loss to Orlando City SC on Sept. 19 ... Came in to help defend the shutout in the final minute of the 0-0 tie with FC Cincinnati on Sept. 2 ... Saw his first game action with the Chicago Fire, recording 15 minutes in the team's 2-1 victory against the Seattle Sounders FC in the first game of the MLS is Back Tournament.

How he joined the Club: Acquired in a trade with Minnesota United FC on Feb. 11, 2020.

Omsberg, 24, was originally selected by Minnesota United as the No. 15 overall pick in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft. In his rookie season, Omsberg made seven appearances (four starts) for Minnesota in league play. He also made four appearances (four starts) on loan with FC Tulsa in the USL Championship in 2018. Most recently, Omsberg made 15 appearances (15 starts) with USL League One side Forward Madison FC in 2019.

Prior to beginning his professional career, Omsberg spent four years playing at Dartmouth College in the NCAA Ivy League. During his collegiate career, he was a two-time Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year and a three-time All-Ivy honoree. Serving as a co-captain during his senior year, Omsberg anchored a defense that allowed just 12 goals in the regular season.

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