Forrest Lasso

Forrest Lasso
Forrest Lasso
Forrest Lasso
Defender
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Real Name: Forrest Lasso
HT: 6' 4" WT: 220
Pronunciation: LASS-oh
Age: 26 (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 three appearances, all starts ... 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) ... returned to the starting lineup and logged 90 minutes at San Jose (May 4) ... led all players with two blocks.

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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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2019FC Cincinnati4403600214120
Career Totals-4403600214120
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