Kendall Waston

Kendall Waston
Kendall Waston
Kendall Waston
Defender
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Real Name: Kendall Waston
HT: 6' 5" WT: 235
Pronunciation: WAHS-ton
Age: 31 (01/01/1988)
Hometown: Limón, Costa Rica

2019 (FC Cincinnati): Made 25 appearances, including 24 starts, and has scored one goal on the year ... was named to MLS Team of the Week bench for his performance in Week 3 ... once again named to MLS Team of the Week for his performance in Week 19 ... started and played 90 minutes at center back in season opener at Seattle (March 2) ... wore the captain’s armband in FC Cincinnati’s first-ever MLS match ... started and played 90 minutes at center back for a second consecutive match at Atlanta United FC (March 10) ... scored the first-ever MLS goal in Cincinnati in the Orange and Blue’s Week 3 win over Portland (March 17) ... missed the match at New England while on international duty with Costa Rica (March 24) ... was unavailable for selection against Philadelphia due to a calf injury (March 30) ... returned to the starting lineup and played 90 minutes against Sporting Kansas City (April 7) ... started and played 90 minutes at LAFC (April 13) ... led all FC Cincinnati starters in duels won percentage, winning 5-of-6 duels, including 3-of-3 aerial duels ... started and played 90 minutes against Real Salt Lake (April 19) ... started and played 90 minutes at New York Red Bulls (April 27) ... led all FCC players in touches (92) and clearances (4) and tied for most tackles (3) ... started and played 90 minutes at Philadelphia (May 1) ... started and played 90 minutes at San Jose (May 4) ... led all FC Cincinnati players in clearances (6) ... started and played 90 minutes against Montreal (May 11) ... started and played 90 minutes at Orlando (May 19) ... started and played 90 minutes against New York Red Bulls (May 25) ... received fifth yellow card of season ... led all FC Cincinnati players with 69 touches, five clearances and five interceptions ... was suspended at Colorado because of yellow card accumulation (June 1) ... missed matches at New York City FC (June 6), against the LA Galaxy (June 22) and at Minnesota United FC (June 29) while with Costa Rica for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup ... returned to the FC Cincinnati starting lineup and played 90 minutes against the Houston Dynamo (July 6) ... recorded an FCC single-match high 15 clearances in 90 minutes at the Chicago Fire (July 13) ... started and played 90 minutes against D.C. United (July 18) ... started and played 90 minutes against New England (July 21) ... started and played 90 minutes at Toronto FC (July 27) ... completed 48-of-53 passes for a passing accuracy of 90.6% ... picked up seventh yellow card, will receive a one-game suspension with next caution ... started and played 90 minutes against Vancouver Whitecaps FC (Aug. 3) ... was successful on 8-of-9 aerial duels ... started and played 90 minutes at Columbus Crew SC (Aug. 10) ... attempted a team-high 59 passes ... started and played 90 minutes against NYCFC (Aug. 17) ... started and played 90 minutes against Columbus Crew SC (Aug. 25) ... had a team-high four tackles ... started and played 90 minutes at FC Dallas (Aug. 31) ... led the team by completing 34-of-37 passes for a 91.9% passing accuracy ... was unavailable for selection against Toronto FC while on international duty with Costa Rica (Sept. 7) ... started and played 88 minutes at Montreal (Sept. 14) ... was sent off with a second yellow card in the second half ... was unavailable for selection in match against Atlanta United because of a one-game suspension (Sept. 18) ... started and played 90 minutes against Chicago (Sept. 21) ... missed match against Orlando City SC because of yellow-card accumulation (Sept. 29) … made first substitute appearance of the season and played 17 minutes at D.C. United (Oct. 6) … replaced Fatai Alashe in the second half.

2018 (Vancouver Whitecaps FC): Made 29 appearances, all starts, scored three goals and added two assists across all competitions … made three Canadian Championship appearances … made 26 appearances, scored three goals and added two assists in MLS regular-season matches … made season debut in season opener against Montreal (March 4) … started each of Vancouver’s first three matches … picked up a red card in the 13th minute at Atlanta United (March 17) … missed match against LA Galaxy due to being called up for international duty with the Costa Rica national team (March 24) … returned to the starting lineup at Columbus Crew SC (March 31) … began a stretch of 10 consecutive starts … scored and recorded an assist against Houston (May 11) … missed three matches between June 1-23 while at the 2018 FIFA World Cup with Costa Rica … returned to the starting lineup and played 45 minutes before being removed with a groin strain against Colorado (July 2) … missed the next two matches … returned to the starting lineup at Seattle (July 21) … missed match at New York City FC due to yellow card accumulation suspension (Aug. 4) … returned to the starting lineup and registered an assist at Portland (Aug. 11) … began a stretch of eight-consecutive starts … recorded a brace against New York (Aug. 18) … missed match against Sporting Kansas City due to being called up for international duty with the Costa Rica national team (Oct. 17).

2017 (Vancouver Whitecaps FC): Made 32 appearances, all starts, scored five goals and added three assists across all competitions … made four starts and played all 360 minutes in Concacaf Champions League knockout rounds, recorded one assist … tallied an assist in first leg of quarterfinal-round match at New York (Feb. 23) … played all 270 minutes for the Whitecaps in MLS Cup Playoffs, recorded a goal and an assist … scored a goal and added an assist in Western Conference Knockout Round against San Jose (Oct. 26) … made 25 appearances, all starts, scored four goals and added an assist in MLS regular-season play … missed the season opener against Philadelphia after he was given a one-match suspension in the 2016 MLS regular-season finale (March 5) … made regular-season debut at San Jose (March 11) … began a stretch of 12 consecutive starts with 90 minutes played … tallied an assist against Seattle (April 15) … registered a brace, including the game-winning goal, against Atlanta (June 3) … missed three-consecutive matches with a fractured hand … returned to the lineup against New York City (July 6) … missed two matches between July 20-24 while on international duty with Costa Rica … returned to the lineup and played 90 minutes at Dallas (July 30) … missed a match against the Colorado Rapids due to international duty (Aug. 6) … returned to the starting lineup against New England (Aug. 12) … recorded third goal of the season against Real Salt Lake (Sept. 9) … scored in the regular-season finale at Portland (Oct. 22).

2016 (Vancouver Whitecaps FC): Made 26 appearances, all starts, scored three goals and added an assist for the Whitecaps … scored first goal of the season in season opener against Montreal (March 6) … missed the game against Houston Dynamo (March 26) while on international duty with Costa Rica … missed three consecutive games after being issued a straight red card against Portland (May 22) scored second goal of the season against Colorado (July 9) … received a one-game suspension after being given two yellow cards in match against Sporting Kansas City (April 27) … missed game against New York City FC (April 30) … tallied lone assist of the season against San Jose (Aug. 12) … appeared in 10 consecutive games before missing game against New York (Sept. 3) while on international duty with Costa Rica … scored third and final goal of the season against Colorado (Sept. 24) … played a full 90 minutes in 24 matches … started both legs of the Canadian Championship final … logged 180 minutes in the Canadian Championship.

2015 (Vancouver Whitecaps FC): Made 28 appearances, all starts, scored two goals and contributed an assist in the 2015 season … appeared in 17 consecutive games to start the season … scored his first game of the season against San Jose (July 26) … added an assist against New York City FC (Sept. 26) … scored his second goal in the last game of the regular season against Houston Dynamo (Oct. 25) … missed two games against FC Dallas (Oct. 7 and 14) due to being called up by the Costa Rican national team … indirectly ejected against Houston Dynamo (Aug. 29) after being booked in the 51st and 56th minute … received 12 yellow cards throughout the season … logged 2,486 minutes during the regular season, a career high … appeared and started in both legs of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against Portland Timbers (Nov. 1 and 8) … appeared in a Concacaf Champions league group stage match against Olimpia (Sept. 16) … appeared and started in three Canadian Championship games … won Canadian Championship for lone trophy as a Whitecap.

2014 (Vancouver Whitecaps FC): Made 10 appearances, including nine starts, scored two goals and added one assist in his first season with Vancouver … debuted against LA Galaxy (Aug. 23) after being subbed on in the 79th minute … tallied a goal and an assist against San Jose (Sept. 10) … made nine consecutive appearances and eight consecutive starts … scored in the last game of the regular season against Colorado Rapids (Oct. 25).

2013-14 (Deportivo Saprissa): Made 33 appearances, including 30 starts, scored eight goals and added three assists across all competitions … appeared in 13 games, including 11 starts, and scored one goal in the Apertura season … started and played 90 minutes in the season opener against Perez Zeledón (Aug. 11) … scored lone goal of Apertura season against Puntarenas FC (Oct. 27) … received a red card against Belén (Nov. 17) and missed the last game of the season against Cartaginés (Nov. 24) … played in one playoff game against LD Alajuelense (Dec. 10) … made 13 appearances, all starts, scored six goals and added three assists in the Clausura … made nine straight starts from Jan. 16 through Feb. 26 … scored first goal of the season against AD Carmelita (Jan. 19) … scored second goal of Clausura season against CS Uruguay (Jan. 31) … scored a brace against Santos FC (Feb. 16) … missed five games from March 2 through March 27 after suffering a shoulder injury … scored a goal against Santos FC (April 10) after returning to match action … notched a goal and an assist against LD Alajuelense (April 13) … added another assist against Belén (April 21) … played and started in all four Clausura playoff games …  scored a goal in the first leg of the semifinal game against Universidad de Costa Rica (April 27) … claimed the Clausura season championship … appeared in two games of the Copa de Costa Rica … played all 120 minutes in the cup final … earned first professional championship by claiming the Copa de Costa Rica title.

2012-13 (Deportivo Saprissa/Municipal Pérez Zeledón): Made a combined 25 appearances, including 23 starts, scored four goals and added two assists across all competitions with Saprissa and Pérez Zeledón … made three appearances, including one start with Saprissa in the Apertura season … made season debut and first start against Belén (Sept. 2) … entered the game as a substitute against Pérez Zeledón (Sept. 30) … made last appearance of the season against Santos FC (Nov. 18) … made 20 appearances, all starts, scored four goals, and contributed two assists in the Clausura season with Pérez Zeledón … started the first 10 games of the season … registered an assist in the first game of the season against Puntarenas FC (Jan. 13) … scored first goal of the season against Limón FC (Feb. 3) … scored second goal of the season against Saprissa (Feb. 28) … was sent off after receiving two yellow cards against Santos FC (March 3) … missed the following game against CS Uruguay de Coronado due to indirect ejection (March 10) … notched second assist of the season against Belén (April 5) … scored a brace against AD Carmelita (April 7) … started final nine games of the season … played in both legs of the Clausura playoff semifinals against CS Herediano … recorded a brace in the first leg (May 9).

2011-12 (Municipal Pérez Zeledón): Made a combined 35 appearances, including 33 starts, scored six goals and added four assists across all competitions with Pérez Zeledón … made 17 appearances, including 16 starts, scored four goals and added an assist in the Apertura season … notched lone assist of the season against Puntarenas FC (Aug. 7) … made 13 consecutive appearances between Aug. 21 and Oct. 31 … tallied first goal of the season against Saprissa (Aug. 25) … scored again against Orión FC (Sept. 4) … scored against Orion FC (Oct. 31) once again … missed the game at Santos FC because of yellow card accumulation (Nov. 6) … scored against Herediano (Nov. 17) … made 16 appearances, including 15 starts, scored two goals and added one assist in the Clausura season … scored a goal and added an assist Orion FC (Jan. 22) … missed the game against Saprissa because of yellow card accumulation (Feb. 5) … made nine consecutive appearances between Feb. 12 and March 25 … contributed assists in consecutive matches against Santos FC (Feb. 12) and Limón FC (Feb. 16) … scored a goal against AD San Carlos (Feb. 19) … received a red card against Puntarenas FC (March 25) and was forced to miss each of the next two matches. … started both legs of the Clausura playoff semifinals against CS Herediano.

2010-11 (Deportivo Saprissa/Universidad de Costa Rica): Made a combined 19 appearances, including 13 starts, scored five goals and added one assist across all competitions … made seven appearances, including two starts, and scored three goals in the Apertura season with Universidad de Costa Rica … made season debut against CS Herediano (Sept. 19) …  scored first goal of the season against AD San Carlos (Oct. 10) … tallied for a second time against Brujas FC (Oct. 24) … scored final goal of the campaign in the last game of the season against Santos FC (Nov. 10) … made 12 appearances, including 11 starts, scored two goals and added one assist in the Clausura season with Universidad de Costa Rica … opened the season with 12 straight appearances from Jan. 9 through March 8 … scored goal and added an assist against Barrio Mexico (Feb. 5) … scored second goal against LD Alajuelense (Feb. 14).

2009-10 (Deportivo Saprissa): Made a combined seven appearances, including three starts, and scored two goals across all competitions … made four appearances, including one start, in the Apertura season … made first appearance against AD San Carlos (Aug. 16) … played a total of 122 minutes … made three appearances, including two starts, and scored two goals in the CONCACAF Champions League … made first appearance and scored at Puerto Rico Islanders (Sept. 23) … scored second goal against CD Cruz Azul (Oct. 21).

International (Costa Rica): Has made 37 appearances for the Costa Rica national team, and has scored six goals while adding one assist … represented Costa Rica in the 2014 World Cup but did not make an appearance … made two appearances in the group stage of the 2016 Copa America Centenario … played in the quarterfinals and semifinals of the 2017 Gold Cup … represented Costa Rica in the 2018 FIFA World Cup … made one appearance against Switzerland (June 27) and scored a goal … made his debut with the national team on May 28, 2013 against Canada … tallied his first assist with the Costa Rica National team against Panama (Nov. 18, 2015) in a FIFA World Cup qualifier … scored his first goal for Costa Rica in 2017 against Honduras … scored a brace against Chile in a 2018 friendly (Nov. 17) … made three appearances during the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup.

Personal: Born Jan. 1, 1988 in San Jose, Costa Rica.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2019FC Cincinnati252412175018432191
2018Vancouver Whitecaps FC262632218233925361
2017Vancouver Whitecaps FC252542250119737170
2016Vancouver Whitecaps FC2626322661211043083
2015Vancouver Whitecaps FC28282248603615473111
2014Vancouver Whitecaps FC1092821012218050
Career Totals-14013815122164139472028466
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