Forrest Lasso

Forrest Lasso
Forrest Lasso
Forrest Lasso
Real Name: Forrest Lasso
HT: 6' 4" WT: 220
Pronunciation: LASS-oh
Age: 25 (05/11/1993)
Hometown: Raleigh, N.C.

A physically imposing center back that can threaten on set pieces … named the USL Defender of the Year for his outstanding year with FC Cincinnati in 2018 … named to consecutive All-USL First Teams in 2017 and 2018 for his standout seasons with Charleston and Cincinnati.

2019 (FC Cincinnati): Has made two appearances, both starts, on the season ... made MLS debut on March 24 at New England ... started, played 90 minutes and recorded a match-high 11 clearances as the Orange and Blue recorded their second consecutive clean sheet ... started and played 90 minutes against Philadelphia (March 30).

2018 (FC Cincinnati): Made 29 appearances, including 28 starts at center back … scored three goals on the season … voted USL Defender of the Year … named to the USL All-League First Team for a second consecutive season … three-time USL Team of the Week honoree … led all Orange and Blue defenders in minutes played (2,574) … started and played all 210 minutes of FC Cincinnati’s two USL Cup Playoffs matches … led the team with 223 clearances and 35 blocks and added 47 interceptions … won 172-of-208 aerial duels, and 214-of-288 duels overall … picked up eight yellow cards and sat out the North Carolina FC game on May 19 while serving the one-game yellow-card suspension … a USL Team of the Week honoree for Week 13 after an 11-clearance, 3-block and 2-interception game at North Carolina FC (June 9) … scored his first goal of the season, heading a Kenney Walker free kick in against Charlotte at home (July 18) … scored for a second consecutive match, heading home a corner from Emmanuel Ledesma against New York (July 21) … A USL Team of the Week honoree for Week 19 after scoring in both matches … recorded a match-high 13 clearances at Louisville City FC (Sept. 11) … recorded his third goal of the campaign on a header following an Emmanuel Ledesma free kick against Toronto FC II (Sept. 16) … a USL Team of the Week honoree for Week 30 after he won 13-of-16 duels and recorded 12 clearances in the shutout at Pittsburgh (Oct. 6).

2017 (Charleston Battery): Appeared in 26 games, starting 25, and played 2,220 minutes … named to the USL’s All-League Second-Team … recorded a career-high six goals, second most among all USL defenders … started and played 90 minutes at center back in Charleston’s USL Eastern Conference Quarterfinal match against New York Red Bulls II (Oct. 22) … started all three of Charleston’s U.S. Open Cup matches … scored in the 19th minute before exiting with an injury in the 42nd minute in the club’s second-round matchup against Atlanta Silverbacks FC (May 17) … notched his second U.S. Open Cup goal in the third minute in the club’s fourth-round matchup against Atlanta United (June 15) … scored in USL season opener against FC Cincinnati (March 26) … tallied for a second consecutive match against the Charlotte Independence (April 2) … scored his third goal in Charleston’s sixth match of the season at Tampa Bay (April 23) … recorded fourth goal of the season against St. Louis FC (May 14) … scored at FC Cincinnati once again in the two sides’ second meeting (June 18) … scored for a second consecutive match for the second time when he recorded his career-high sixth goal against Toronto FC II (June 25).

2016 (Charleston Battery): Appeared in 16 games, starting 10, and played 941 minutes … made an appearance and played eight minutes in Charleston’s USL Eastern Conference Semifinal match at Louisville City FC (Oct. 9) … started and played 104 minutes in Charleston’s U.S. Open Cup third-round match at Jacksonville (June 2) … made season debut and played 90 minutes at center back against FC Cincinnati (March 27) … after not making an appearance for five consecutive matches, made a substitute appearance at Rochester and played three minutes (May 7) … started, played 90 minutes and scored first goal of the season at Harrisburg (May 10) … made the first of six consecutive appearances and played two minutes at New York Red Bulls II (July 23).

2015 (Charleston Battery): Appeared in 11 games, starting four, and played 409 minutes … made an appearance in each of Charleston’s USL Cup Playoffs matches … scored the game-winning goal after coming on as a substitute in extra time in Charleston’s Eastern Conference Quarterfinal win against Richmond (Sept. 27) … came on as a late second-half substitute in Eastern Conference Semifinal match at Louisville City FC (Oct. 4) … made an appearance in one of Charleston’s three U.S. Open Cup matches … started and played 72 minutes against Fort Lauderdale in USOC third-round match … made professional debut as a second-half stoppage time substitute at Wilmington (April 26) … made first USL start in home match against Wilmington (May 30).

College (Wofford): Totaled 71 appearances, all starts, over a four-year collegiate career … scored 14 goals and added eight assists … logged 6,608 career minutes played … as a senior in 2014, made 17 appearances, scored two goals and added three assists … converted lone penalty attempt … named to the All-Southern Conference First Team … as a junior in 2013, made 15 appearances, scored a career-high seven goals … named to the All-Southern Conference Second Team and NSCAA All-South Region Third Team … as a sophomore in 2012, made a career-high 21 appearances, tallied four goals and notched two helpers … selected to the SoCon All-Conference second team … as a freshman in 2011, made 18 appearances, scored one goal and added three assists … named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team.

Personal: Born May 11, 1993 in Raleigh, North Carolina ... Son of Scott and Sarah Beth Lasso.

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