Daily Archives: March 21, 2018
Lane United adds three more players to this season’s roster. Three Oregon State University players will trade in their Beaver orange and black for the Lane United red; Hassani Dotson, Matthis Binder and Eric Diaz.
Hassani Dotson – Going into his senior season at Oregon State, Dotson is a pacific northwest local phenom coming out of Washington’s Crossfire Academy. Dotson has charted over 17 games in every season playing in both the midfield and fullback roles. His must successful season was his junior season where he received honors as a Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention. Dotson will be joining LUFC for the second season as a midfielder hoping to continue to build off of the successes of his most recent college season.
“Another dynamic, versatile and athletic midfielder, Hassani will give us much quality and depth this year. I love his work-rate, his attitude and competitiveness and expect great things from him this summer and into his final campaign at OSU in the fall. ” – John Galas
Matthias Binder – A Redshirt midfield junior joins LUFC again from Oregon State. Binder transferred from Wisconsin-Milwaukee after three years where he appeared in 35 games with 34 started. He charted 8 points after two foals and four assists during the 2015-2016 seasons. He saw 2,646 minutes before transferring to OSU where he has logged 663 minutes over the last season. This last season he appeared in 12 matches and had 9 starts. Binder comes to the US from Bad Fish, Austria.
“ Binder is such a dynamic center mid, who fits our style of play so well. Having him back for his third season gives us both experience and leadership in the midfield and in the locker room. As he prepares for his final year at Oregon State in the fall, this is an important summer for him, and I look forward to working with him again. ” – John Galas
Eric Diaz – Joins LUFC as a junior defender from Woodburn, OR. Diaz appeared in 35 matches with 27 starts in his first two seasons with Oregon State. He also ended the season with one assist and one game winner out of nine shots on the season. Diaz is a Portland Timbers Academy alum.