Timbers Draft Former LUFC Goalkeeper
Former Lane United FC Goalkeeper Wade Hamilton was drafted by the Portland Timbers on January 19th, during the third round of the MLS SuperDraft. The Timbers selected Hamilton as the 61st overall pick in this year’s draft. Hamilton will be training with the Timbers’ highly talented goalkeepers, Jake Gleeson and Adam Kwarasey, the winner of the 2015 MLS Save of the Year Award.
Hamilton spent his college career playing for Cal Poly where he received numerous recognitions and honors including two Big-West Goalkeeper of the Year awards. Hamilton played every minute of every game during his last three years at Cal Poly and currently ranks second in program history with 293 saves, 18 shutouts, and 72 starts.
Stay tuned for more updates on Wade’s transition to the MLS and his journey with the Timbers.