This is a list of players who have committed to play for Lane United FC in 2016 as of April 23. More players are announced all the time in the weeks leading up to the season, so pay attention to the LUFC blogsocial media and newsletter or keep checking back here to see who else has been added.

JerseyNamePositionAge / Height / WeightMost Recent College or Club / Hometown
6Matt ArbogastMidfield/Defense21 / 5'11" / 160 lbOregon State University / Eugene, OR
4Michael BajzaMidfield / /University of South Florida / Tampa, FL
18Luis BarrazaGoalkeeper19 / 6'2" / 180 lbMarquette University / Santa Teresa, NM
8Matthias BinderMidfielder20 / 5'7" / 150 lbUniversity of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / Bad Fischau-Brunn, Niederösterreich, Austria
24Nathan BraatenMidfield19 / 6'1" / 170 lbOregon State University / Highlands Ranch, CO
12Casey ChubbFertalMidfield21 / 6'0" / 165 lbUniversity of Redlands / Eugene, OR
9Alberto CobosForward20 / 6'0" / 171 lbJuventud Elipa C.F.
14Matthew CoffeyMidfield21 / 5'11" / 165 lbUniversity of Portland / Salt Lake City, UT
22Zach DickeyGoalkeeper18 / 6'5" / 205 lbOregon State University / Frisco, TX
29Jason EngDefense20 / 5'8" / 150 lbBiu Chun Rangers / Las Vegas, NV
7Ismael FernandezMidfield25 / 5'10" / 160 lbCF Gandia / Valencia, Spain
10Armando FilhoMidfield25 / 5'8" / 165 lbPost University / Cataguases, Brazil
15Aidan JohnsonMidfield19 / 6'1" / 165 lbClaremont University / Eugene, OR
2Mitch LaGroDefense/Midfield20 / 5'11" / 160 lbCreighton University / Dallas, TX
27Riggs LennonForward22 / 6'1" / 175 lbUniversity of Virginia / Paradise Valley, AZ
11Ricky Lopez-EspinForward20 / 6'2" / 180 lbCreighton University / Miami, FL
21Vicente MoraForward25 / 6'1" / 175 lbQuart de Poblet / Valencia, Spain
58Dillon NinoDefense20 / 5'11" / 150 lbUniversity of Dayton / Fresno, CA
25Josh NoonkesterMidfield24 / 6'0" / 190 lbCorban University / Salem, OR
20Joel RydstrandMidfield19 / 5'8" / 150 lbCreighton University / Uppsala, Sweden
Amer SasivarevicDefense21 / 6'0" / 175 lbGrand Canyon University / Munich, Germany
3Jonathan StadlerDefense21 / 6'0" / 165 lbUniversity of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / Portland, OR
13Daley StevensMidfield24 / 5'7" / 150 lbUniversity of Oregon / Eugene, OR
17Jose Carlos TerrónDefense25 / 5'8" / 150 lbU.B. Conquense / Santander, Spain
26Stefan TomasevicDefense21 / 6'4" / 200 lbPost University
16Sam TweetonDefense19 / 6'4" / 190 lbOregon State University / Fort Collins, CO
19Rolando VelazquezMidfield19 / 5'9" / 150 lbOregon State University / Junction City, OR
23Dirk van der VeldeMidfield22 / 5'11" / 165 lbUniversity of Portland / Voorhout, Netherlands
5Akeem WardDefense20 / 5'6" / 155 lbCreighton University / Vienna, VA
1Ben WillisGoalkeeper20 / 6'2" / 205 lbGonzaga University / Federal Way, WA
  • Name: Matt Arbogast
  • Jersey: 6
  • Height / Weight: 5'11", 160 lb
  • Position: Midfield/Defense
  • Comes to LUFC from: Oregon State University / Eugene, OR
  • Returning player? Yes

Matt recently finished his junior year at Oregon State where he earned Pac-12 Academic Honorable Mention for his efforts on the field and in the classroom. He played in 14 games for the Beavers, 11 as a starter.

  • Name: Michael Bajza
  • Jersey: 4
  • Height / Weight: ,
  • Position: Midfield
  • Comes to LUFC from: University of South Florida / Tampa, FL
  • Returning player? No

Originally from Tampa, Florida, Michael attends the University of South Florida, where he appeared in 17 games for the Bulls during the 2015 season. Prior to attending the University of South Florida, Bajza played for NC State where he led the team in 2014 with four goals and four assists. Bajza also played for USSDA club Shattuck Saint Mary’s, and was ranked among the top 100 recruits in the country by TopDrawerSoccer.com.

  • Name: Luis Barraza
  • Jersey: 18
  • Height / Weight: 6'2", 180 lb
  • Position: Goalkeeper
  • Comes to LUFC from: Marquette University / Santa Teresa, NM
  • Returning player? No

Luis started 15 games during his sophomore season at Marquette. He earned the team’s Rookie of the Year award and was named no. 33 on TopDrawerSoccer.com’s Top-100 Freshmen List.

  • Name: Matthias Binder
  • Jersey: 8
  • Height / Weight: 5'7", 150 lb
  • Position: Midfielder
  • Comes to LUFC from: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / Bad Fischau-Brunn, Niederösterreich, Austria
  • Returning player? Yes

Matthias returns to Lane United for his second season. He spent the offseason playing for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where he featured in 17 games, scoring two goals and recording two assists for the season.

  • Name: Nathan Braaten
  • Jersey: 24
  • Height / Weight: 6'1", 170 lb
  • Position: Midfield
  • Comes to LUFC from: Oregon State University / Highlands Ranch, CO
  • Returning player? No

Nathan comes to Lane United from OSU where he featured in 18 games in the 2015 season. Prior to his college career, Braaten played for Real Colorado where he served as team captain from 2010 to 2012 and helped his team earn multiple league championships.

  • Name: Casey ChubbFertal
  • Jersey: 12
  • Height / Weight: 6'0", 165 lb
  • Position: Midfield
  • Comes to LUFC from: University of Redlands / Eugene, OR
  • Returning player? Yes

Casey returns to LUFC for his second season after a a standout season at the University of Redlands where he earned First-Team SCIAC honors and NSCAA All-West Region Second-Team honors.

  • Name: Alberto Cobos
  • Jersey: 9
  • Height / Weight: 6'0", 171 lb
  • Position: Forward
  • Comes to LUFC from: Juventud Elipa C.F.
  • Returning player? No

Alberto joins LUFC from Spain where he most recently played for Juventud Elipa C.F. Prior to his time with Juventud Elipa, he trained with the Atlético de Madrid youth academy.

  • Name: Matthew Coffey
  • Jersey: 14
  • Height / Weight: 5'11", 165 lb
  • Position: Midfield
  • Comes to LUFC from: University of Portland / Salt Lake City, UT
  • Returning player? No

A junior at the University of Portland Coffey started 12 games and earned one goal and two assists during the 2015 season. Coffey played for Brighton High School in Sandy, Utah where he was named Gatorade Player of the Year and Mr. Soccer for the state of Utah in 2013.

  • Name: Zach Dickey
  • Jersey: 22
  • Height / Weight: 6'5", 205 lb
  • Position: Goalkeeper
  • Comes to LUFC from: Oregon State University / Frisco, TX
  • Returning player? No

Dickey joined Oregon State’s roster in the winter of 2016 and will feature for OSU in the fall 2016 season. Originally from Texas, Dickey played for US Soccer Development Academy club, Solar Chelsea FC before moving to OSU.

  • Name: Jason Eng
  • Jersey: 29
  • Height / Weight: 5'8", 150 lb
  • Position: Defense
  • Comes to LUFC from: Biu Chun Rangers / Las Vegas, NV
  • Returning player? No

Jason comes to Lane United after playing for Hong Kong Premier League club, Hong Kong Rangers. Prior to his time with the Rangers, Jason played for both the Real Salt Lake and LA Galaxy Academies.

  • Name: Ismael Fernandez
  • Jersey: 7
  • Height / Weight: 5'10", 160 lb
  • Position: Midfield
  • Comes to LUFC from: CF Gandia / Valencia, Spain
  • Returning player? Yes

Ismael is an attacking midfielder who previously played for CF Gandía in the Spanish Terçera division. Isma joins Lane United for a second season after his footwork and speed impressed Lane United’s coaches and fans alike during the 2015 season.

  • Name: Armando Filho
  • Jersey: 10
  • Height / Weight: 5'8", 165 lb
  • Position: Midfield
  • Comes to LUFC from: Post University / Cataguases, Brazil
  • Returning player? Yes

After missing much of the 2015 season with an injury, Filho looks to carry the momentum he gained during his successful season at Post University into LUFC’s 2016 season. Filho earned second-team All-CACC honors for his efforts during the Eagles’ 2015 fall season.

  • Name: Aidan Johnson
  • Jersey: 15
  • Height / Weight: 6'1", 165 lb
  • Position: Midfield
  • Comes to LUFC from: Claremont University / Eugene, OR
  • Returning player? No

Aidan Johnson recently completed his freshman season for Claremont McKenna College where he featured in 17 games and scored three goals. Johnson is a Eugene, Oregon native and played for South Eugene High School prior to his time at Claremont.

  • Name: Mitch LaGro
  • Jersey: 2
  • Height / Weight: 5'11", 160 lb
  • Position: Defense/Midfield
  • Comes to LUFC from: Creighton University / Dallas, TX
  • Returning player? No

Mitch LaGro comes to LUFC from Creighton University where he featured in 11 games during the Bluejays’ 2015 season. Prior to his college career, he payed for USSF Development Academy club, Solar Chelsea FC from 2011-2013.

  • Name: Riggs Lennon
  • Jersey: 27
  • Height / Weight: 6'1", 175 lb
  • Position: Forward
  • Comes to LUFC from: University of Virginia / Paradise Valley, AZ
  • Returning player? No
  • Name: Ricky Lopez-Espin
  • Jersey: 11
  • Height / Weight: 6'2", 180 lb
  • Position: Forward
  • Comes to LUFC from: Creighton University / Miami, FL
  • Returning player? No

Ricky played in 23 games during his sophomore season at Creighton, scoring five goals and earning one assist. Prior to his time at Creighton, Ricky played for US Soccer Development Academy club, Shattuck Saint Mary’s where he led the USSDA in goals for the 2013 season with 21.

  • Name: Vicente Mora
  • Jersey: 21
  • Height / Weight: 6'1", 175 lb
  • Position: Forward
  • Comes to LUFC from: Quart de Poblet / Valencia, Spain
  • Returning player? No

Mora most recently played for Spanish Club, U.D. Quart de Poblet. He trained with the Real Madrid Youth Academy from 2005 to 2006 as well as the Valencia C.F. Youth Academy from 2007 to 2008.

  • Name: Dillon Nino
  • Jersey: 58
  • Height / Weight: 5'11", 150 lb
  • Position: Defense
  • Comes to LUFC from: University of Dayton / Fresno, CA
  • Returning player? No

Dillon recently finished his sophomore season at Dayton where he featured in 16 games for the flyers. He trained at the Real Salt Lake Academy and helped his team win the U-16 National Championship in 2012.

  • Name: Josh Noonkester
  • Jersey: 25
  • Height / Weight: 6'0", 190 lb
  • Position: Midfield
  • Comes to LUFC from: Corban University / Salem, OR
  • Returning player? No

Josh currently serves as a Graduate Assistant Coach for Corban University’s Men’s Soccer program. He played for Corban in 2014 where he earned First-Team all Cascade Collegiate Conference honors.

  • Name: Joel Rydstrand
  • Jersey: 20
  • Height / Weight: 5'8", 150 lb
  • Position: Midfield
  • Comes to LUFC from: Creighton University / Uppsala, Sweden
  • Returning player? No

Joel was a breakout star during the Bluejays’ 2015 season. Rydstrand was named to the All-Big East Freshman Team for his outstanding freshman season where he played in 23 games, scored three goals and earned two assists for the Bluejays.

  • Name: Amer Sasivarevic
  • Jersey:
  • Height / Weight: 6'0", 175 lb
  • Position: Defense
  • Comes to LUFC from: Grand Canyon University / Munich, Germany
  • Returning player? Yes

Amer joins Lane United for a second consecutive season after finishing his junior season at Grand Canyon University. Prior to playing at GCU, Amer attended Real Salt Lake Academy and played with Utah Soccer Alliance.

  • Name: Jonathan Stadler
  • Jersey: 3
  • Height / Weight: 6'0", 165 lb
  • Position: Defense
  • Comes to LUFC from: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / Portland, OR
  • Returning player? Yes

Jonathan played in 13 games for the Panthers, scoring one goal and recording five shots. A Portland, Oregon native, Jonathan played at Portland’s Lincoln HS before residing at the Real Salt Lake Academy in Casa Grande, AZ.

  • Name: Daley Stevens
  • Jersey: 13
  • Height / Weight: 5'7", 150 lb
  • Position: Midfield
  • Comes to LUFC from: University of Oregon / Eugene, OR
  • Returning player? Yes

Daley joins LUFC for a third consecutive year. He currently coaches for Eugene Timbers FC and assists with the University of Oregon Men’s Club Soccer team. His experience and leadership will provide a valuable addition to LUFC both on and off the field.

  • Name: Jose Carlos Terrón
  • Jersey: 17
  • Height / Weight: 5'8", 150 lb
  • Position: Defense
  • Comes to LUFC from: U.B. Conquense / Santander, Spain
  • Returning player? No

Jose comes to LUFC from Spain where he mot recently played for Spanish club U.B. Conquense. He trained with FCB Barcelona’s youth academy and was a member of Spain’s U-15 and U016 national teams.

  • Name: Stefan Tomasevic
  • Jersey: 26
  • Height / Weight: 6'4", 200 lb
  • Position: Defense
  • Comes to LUFC from: Post University
  • Returning player? No

Stefan completed his sophomore season at Post University where he started in 20 games and netted six goals for the season. Tomasevic helped his team win the ECAC Division II championship with a goal in the 73rd minute of the final.

  • Name: Sam Tweeton
  • Jersey: 16
  • Height / Weight: 6'4", 190 lb
  • Position: Defense
  • Comes to LUFC from: Oregon State University / Fort Collins, CO
  • Returning player? No

Sam started in 17 games for Oregon State during his sophomore season in 2015. A Fort Collins, Colorado native, Tweeton played club soccer for Real Colorado where he earned All-Conference XI and was team captain.

  • Name: Rolando Velazquez
  • Jersey: 19
  • Height / Weight: 5'9", 150 lb
  • Position: Midfield
  • Comes to LUFC from: Oregon State University / Junction City, OR
  • Returning player? Yes

Rolando returns to Lane United for a third year after completing his sophomore season at Oregon State. Rolando brings an exciting possession style and attacking mindset to the LUFC roster.

  • Name: Dirk van der Velde
  • Jersey: 23
  • Height / Weight: 5'11", 165 lb
  • Position: Midfield
  • Comes to LUFC from: University of Portland / Voorhout, Netherlands
  • Returning player? Yes

Dirk joins Lane United for a third season after featuring heavily in the University of Portland Pilots 2016 spring roster. Dirk featured in the Pilots games against Chicago Fire and the Portland Timbers T2 team in March and April of 2016.

  • Name: Akeem Ward
  • Jersey: 5
  • Height / Weight: 5'6", 155 lb
  • Position: Defense
  • Comes to LUFC from: Creighton University / Vienna, VA
  • Returning player? No

Akeem recently transferred to Creighton from Hastings University. During his freshman season at Hastings, Ward started in 20 games and earned two goals and five assists for the season. Prior to entering college, Ward played for US Development Academy club Shattuck Saint Mary’s.

  • Name: Ben Willis
  • Jersey: 1
  • Height / Weight: 6'2", 205 lb
  • Position: Goalkeeper
  • Comes to LUFC from: Gonzaga University / Federal Way, WA
  • Returning player? No

Ben Willis joins LUFC from Gonzaga University where he split time with former LUFC goalkeeper, Chris Lowrimore. Willis played for the Seattle Sounders U18 Academy prior to his college career.