This is a list of players who have committed to play for Lane United FC in 2015 as of April 28. 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
13Brenden AndersonDefense23 / 6'1" / 180lbOregon State/ Molalla, Oregon
4Matt ArbogastMidfield/Defense20 / 5'11" / 160lbOregon State/ Eugene, Oregon
1Matt BersanoGoalkeeper21 / 6'1" / 196lbOregon State/ Tempe, Arizona
12Matthias BinderMidfield19 / 5'9" / 165lbUniversity of Wisconsin-Milwaukee/ Austria
5Cristian Cataluña (Cata)Forward/Midfield21 / 6'1" / 185lbMassanassa CF/ Valencia, Spain
27Casey ChubbFertalMidfield19 / 6'0" / 165lbUniversity of Redlands/ Eugene, OR
2Luke ConnollyDefense22 / 6'0" / 175lbsUniversity of Oregon/ Eugene, Oregon
3Cristian CoutoDefense24 / 5'11" / 170lbsMóstoles CF/ Madrid, Spain
17Ismael FernándezMidfield24 / 5'10" / 160lbCF Gandía/ Valencia, Spain
20Edgar GomezMidfield26 / 5'8" / 155lbLane United FC/ Springfield, OR
8Richy HurtadoMidfield21 / 5'11" / 165lbU.E. Calonge/ Girona, Spain
29Deion JonesMidfield23 / 5'8" / 150lbFlorida Gulf Coast/ Eugene, OR
19Jordan JonesForward18 / 6'1" / 175lbOregon State/ Pacific Grove, California
18Chris LowrimoreGoalkeeper22 / 6'2" / 190lbGonzaga/ Sandy, Utah
7Cristian de LuisDefense24 / /Massanassa CF/ Valencia, Spain
14Timmy MuellerForward18 / 6'3" / 195lbOregon State/ Post Falls, Idaho
24Alex PantojaMidfield21 / 5'9" / 160lbCD Mirandés B/ Valencia, Spain
6Casey PhillipsDefense21 / 5'11" / 175lbSan Diego State/ Tempe, Arizona
10Josep Baldoví “Baldo” RibesMidfield21 / 5'9" / 150lbSue CF/ Valencia, Spain
31Will SeymoreMidfield/Defense23 / 5'11" / 170lbOregon State/ Soham, England
15Devonte SmallMidfield/Forward20 / 5'9" / 150lbOregon State/ San Antonio, Texas
21Jonathan StadlerDefense19 / 6'0" / 180lbUniversity of Wisconsin-Milwaukee/ Portland, Oregon
16Daley StevensDefense23 / 5'7" / 150lbUniversity of Oregon/ Eugene, Oregon
9Rolando VelazquezForward18 / 5'11" / 155lbOregon State/ Junction City, Oregon
23Dirk van der VeldeDefense21 / 5'11" / 165University of Portland/ Turlock, California
28Jon ZabasajjaDefense20 / 5'6" / 145lbLouisville/ Phoenix, Arizona
  • Name: Brenden Anderson
  • Jersey: 13
  • Height / Weight: 6'1", 180lb
  • Position: Defense
  • Comes to LUFC from: Oregon State/ Molalla, Oregon
  • Returning player? YesNo

Brenden returns to Lane United following another consistent season in defense for Oregon State. He has started all but two of the Beavers’ matches over three full seasons, usually in front of keeper and Lane United teammate Matt Bersano.

  • Name: Matt Arbogast
  • Jersey: 4
  • Height / Weight: 5'11", 160lb
  • Position: Midfield/Defense
  • Comes to LUFC from: Oregon State/ Eugene, Oregon
  • Returning player? YesNo

Matt returns home to Eugene and Lane United FC after his sophomore year at Oregon State. He was a regularly-used substitute and occasional starter for the Beavers, getting playing time in all but two matches in their successful 2014 campaign. Matt primarily featured at fullback in the Lane United system in 2014 but has played at most positions in his high school (South Eugene) and college career thus far.

  • Name: Matt Bersano
  • Jersey: 1
  • Height / Weight: 6'1", 196lb
  • Position: Goalkeeper
  • Comes to LUFC from: Oregon State/ Tempe, Arizona
  • Returning player? YesNo

Matt returns to Lane United after a solid senior season at Oregon State in which he started 17 matches and kept 5 clean sheets as the Beavers rolled to an NCAA tournament appearance. Matt played the most minutes of Lane United’s three keepers in 2014, with 675.

  • Name: Matthias Binder
  • Jersey: 12
  • Height / Weight: 5'9", 165lb
  • Position: Midfield
  • Comes to LUFC from: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee/ Austria
  • Returning player?

Matthias played and trained in 2013 and 2014 at the Real Salt Lake Academy in Casa Grande, AZ. He moved there from his native Austria, where he had played in the AKA Burgenland youth academy. He has since begun attending the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee.

  • Name: Cristian Cataluña (Cata)
  • Jersey: 5
  • Height / Weight: 6'1", 185lb
  • Position: Forward/Midfield
  • Comes to LUFC from: Massanassa CF/ Valencia, Spain
  • Returning player?

Cata is one of the many players chosen from the USA Tryouts in Valencia, Spain, attended by Lane United FC directors John and Dave Galas in March. A 6’1″ center half, he played alongside fellow incoming Red Cristian de Luis at Massanassa CF, a club in the Valencian regional league.

  • Name: Casey ChubbFertal
  • Jersey: 27
  • Height / Weight: 6'0", 165lb
  • Position: Midfield
  • Comes to LUFC from: University of Redlands/ Eugene, OR
  • Returning player?

Casey, a four-year letterman at South Eugene High School, will play for Lane United FC for the first time in 2015. In the fall, he completed his freshman season at the University of Redlands in California, in which he started every game.

  • Name: Luke Connolly
  • Jersey: 2
  • Height / Weight: 6'0", 175lbs
  • Position: Defense
  • Comes to LUFC from: University of Oregon/ Eugene, Oregon
  • Returning player? YesNo

Luke returns to Lane United in 2015 for a second consecutive season. He is a year-round Eugene resident, coaching as an assistant for the varsity boys at South Eugene High School, his alma mater, and for two teams in the Eugene Timbers FC youth club. He played collegiately for Whitworth University (WA) and for the University of Oregon men’s club team.

  • Name: Cristian Couto
  • Jersey: 3
  • Height / Weight: 5'11", 170lbs
  • Position: Defense
  • Comes to LUFC from: Móstoles CF/ Madrid, Spain
  • Returning player?

Cristian Couto is one of several Spanish players to join Lane United in 2015 via the USA Tryout in Valencia, Spain. A defender, he most recently played for Móstoles CF, a club outside of his home city of Madrid.

  • Name: Ismael Fernández
  • Jersey: 17
  • Height / Weight: 5'10", 160lb
  • Position: Midfield
  • Comes to LUFC from: CF Gandía/ Valencia, Spain
  • Returning player?

Ismael comes to Lane United FC via the USA Tryouts, hosted in March 2015 in Valencia, Spain and put on in partnership with the Global Sportainment Group. Isma is an attacking midfielder who most recently played for CF Gandía in the Spanish Terçera division.

  • Name: Edgar Gomez
  • Jersey: 20
  • Height / Weight: 5'8", 155lb
  • Position: Midfield
  • Comes to LUFC from: Lane United FC/ Springfield, OR
  • Returning player? YesNo

Edgar Gomez returns to Lane United for a second consecutive season. He has spent the off-season working and coaching in the area, including for Springfield High School’s varsity boys team. He scored one of Lane United’s goals of the season, a pearler of a free kick against the Vancouver Whitecaps U-23s, in 2014.

  • Name: Richy Hurtado
  • Jersey: 8
  • Height / Weight: 5'11", 165lb
  • Position: Midfield
  • Comes to LUFC from: U.E. Calonge/ Girona, Spain
  • Returning player?

Richy is another of the Spanish players to arrive at Lane United FC after impressing at the 2015 USA Tryouts, hosted by the Global Sportainment Group in Valencia, Spain. A midfielder from the Catalan region of Spain, he most recently played for U.E. Calonge in the Catalan division.

  • Name: Deion Jones
  • Jersey: 29
  • Height / Weight: 5'8", 150lb
  • Position: Midfield
  • Comes to LUFC from: Florida Gulf Coast/ Eugene, OR
  • Returning player?

Deion, a grad student at the University of Oregon, played collegiately at Florida Gulf Coast. He successfully made it through the Lane United open tryouts process to earn a spot on the team for 2015.

  • Name: Jordan Jones
  • Jersey: 19
  • Height / Weight: 6'1", 175lb
  • Position: Forward
  • Comes to LUFC from: Oregon State/ Pacific Grove, California
  • Returning player?

Jordan was the first-choice strike partner for Khiry Shelton (former Reds and current NYCFC player, second overall pick in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft) at Oregon State in 2014. As a freshman, he started 16 of the Beavers’ 21 matches and knocked in 8 goals, good for third on the team behind Shelton and fellow LUFC player Timmy Mueller.

  • Name: Chris Lowrimore
  • Jersey: 18
  • Height / Weight: 6'2", 190lb
  • Position: Goalkeeper
  • Comes to LUFC from: Gonzaga/ Sandy, Utah
  • Returning player? YesNo

Chris returns to Lane United after his junior year at Gonzaga, where he was the first-choice goalkeeper for the Bulldogs. He will team up with Matt Bersano, with whom he split time for the Reds in 2014.

  • Name: Cristian de Luis
  • Jersey: 7
  • Height / Weight: ,
  • Position: Defense
  • Comes to LUFC from: Massanassa CF/ Valencia, Spain
  • Returning player?

Cristian was hand-picked to come play for Lane United, along with several other Spaniards, at the USA Tryouts in Valencia, Spain in March. He joins his teammate Cristian Cataluña from Valencian club Massanassa CF in coming to Lane United for the summer.

  • Name: Timmy Mueller
  • Jersey: 14
  • Height / Weight: 6'3", 195lb
  • Position: Forward
  • Comes to LUFC from: Oregon State/ Post Falls, Idaho
  • Returning player?

Timmy, much like Jordan Jones, had an impressive freshman season with Oregon State in 2014, leading the team in goals with 11 as the Beavers progressed to their first NCAA tournament appearance since 2003. Originally from Idaho, Mueller was the Idaho Player of the Year for high school soccer in 2013.

  • Name: Alex Pantoja
  • Jersey: 24
  • Height / Weight: 5'9", 160lb
  • Position: Midfield
  • Comes to LUFC from: CD Mirandés B/ Valencia, Spain
  • Returning player?

Alex Pantoja is one of five Spaniards who joined Lane United via the 2015 USA Tryouts in Valencia, Spain, organized by the Global Sportainment Group. He most recently played as a midfielder for CD Mirandés B in the Spanish Terçera division.

  • Name: Casey Phillips
  • Jersey: 6
  • Height / Weight: 5'11", 175lb
  • Position: Defense
  • Comes to LUFC from: San Diego State/ Tempe, Arizona
  • Returning player? YesNo

Casey returns to Lane United following his junior year at San Diego State, where he was a regular starter and played in all but one game. Casey was Lane United’s defensive iron man in 2014, playing every position on the back line and defensive midfield at one point or another. He led the team in minutes and holds the distinction of scoring the Reds’ inaugural goal of the season, in the 4-0 home victory over Puget Sound.

  • Name: Josep Baldoví “Baldo” Ribes
  • Jersey: 10
  • Height / Weight: 5'9", 150lb
  • Position: Midfield
  • Comes to LUFC from: Sue CF/ Valencia, Spain
  • Returning player? YesNo

Baldo returns to Lane United after playing with the club for the entirety of the 2014 inaugural season. In 2014, he was the central midfield anchor, finishing the season with the team’s second-most minutes behind only Casey Phillips. Baldo was originally recruited after excelling at a tryout in Valencia, Spain in early 2014.

  • Name: Will Seymore
  • Jersey: 31
  • Height / Weight: 5'11", 170lb
  • Position: Midfield/Defense
  • Comes to LUFC from: Oregon State/ Soham, England
  • Returning player?

Will started in nearly every match for four years at Oregon State, culminating in the Beavers’ NCAA tournament run in the fall of 2014 during his senior season. He made the All PAC-12 Second Team in 2014 and in January was chosen by FC Dallas of the MLS with a third-round pick in the SuperDraft. He has typically played in a defensive midfielder role for the Beavers.

  • Name: Devonte Small
  • Jersey: 15
  • Height / Weight: 5'9", 150lb
  • Position: Midfield/Forward
  • Comes to LUFC from: Oregon State/ San Antonio, Texas
  • Returning player?

Devonte has been a regular starter in midfield and on the wing for Oregon State since he arrived in Corvallis as a freshman in 2013. He finished fourth on the team in points in their 2014 season behind goalscorers, Mueller, Jones and Khiry Shelton. He hails originally from San Antonio, Texas.

  • Name: Jonathan Stadler
  • Jersey: 21
  • Height / Weight: 6'0", 180lb
  • Position: Defense
  • Comes to LUFC from: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee/ Portland, Oregon
  • Returning player?

Jonathan, who played at Portland’s Lincoln High School before residing at the Real Salt Lake Academy in Casa Grande, AZ, redshirted his freshman year at Oregon State and then transferred to UW-Milwaukee for the 2014 season. He featured in 11 games in defense for the Panthers over the course of the past season.

  • Name: Daley Stevens
  • Jersey: 16
  • Height / Weight: 5'7", 150lb
  • Position: Defense
  • Comes to LUFC from: University of Oregon/ Eugene, Oregon
  • Returning player? YesNo

Daley returns to his hometown club, Lane United FC, for a second year. He spent the off-season finishing up at, and graduating from, the University of Oregon, then spent a stint in December and January training in Spain at the invitation of his teammates, Josep Baldoví and Alex Peralt. Daley excelled in the fullback role in the second half of Lane United’s 2014 campaign and will look to pick up where he left off in 2015.

  • Name: Rolando Velazquez
  • Jersey: 9
  • Height / Weight: 5'11", 155lb
  • Position: Forward
  • Comes to LUFC from: Oregon State/ Junction City, Oregon
  • Returning player? YesNo

Rolando returns to Lane United after his freshman year at Oregon State. He was a regular contributor to Lane United as a 17-year-old in the inaugural 2014 season, providing an instant impact with the perfectly weighted through-ball that led to the first goal in the club’s history in the 1-0 opening-night win over the Seattle Sounders U23.

  • Name: Dirk van der Velde
  • Jersey: 23
  • Height / Weight: 5'11", 165
  • Position: Defense
  • Comes to LUFC from: University of Portland/ Turlock, California
  • Returning player? YesNo

Dirk returns to Lane United FC having played as a regular starter for the University of Portland Pilots in the 2014 NCAA season, Dirk’s junior year. Hampered somewhat by a nagging leg injury in 2014 with Lane United, Dirk was still a first-choice fullback for the Reds who played in all but one league match.

  • Name: Jon Zabasajja
  • Jersey: 28
  • Height / Weight: 5'6", 145lb
  • Position: Defense
  • Comes to LUFC from: Louisville/ Phoenix, Arizona
  • Returning player?

Jon grew up in Phoenix, Arizona and trained at the Real Salt Lake Academy before attending Southern Methodist University in 2013. He started eight games for the Mustangs as a freshman and featured in 13 overall, logging 840 minutes in their back line. He has since transferred to Louisville.