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2019 Energy FC Roster


CODY LAURENDI
  GOALKEEPER  

HEIGHT: 6' 3"
WEIGHT: 215 LBS

HOMETOWN: MELBOURNE, FL
BIRTHDATE: 8/18/88

HOW ACQUIRED:

  • Signed on Jan 20, 2016
  • Energy FC’s all-time leader in USL appearances for a goalkeeper with 62
  • Recovered from a serious knee injury in 2017 to make nine appearances and keep four clean sheets in 2018
  • Played previously for Austin Aztex (USLC) and LA Galaxy II (USLC)

INTERNATIONAL:

  • Starting goalkeeper for Puerto Rico national team, five appearances

KYLE HYLAND
     DEFENDER     

HEIGHT: 5-7
WEIGHT: 165 LBS
HOMETOWN: BAY VILLAGE, OH
BIRTHDATE: 4/23/93

HOW ACQUIRED:

  • Signed on Jan 28, 2016
  • Primarily a left back
  • Energy FC’s all-time leader in USL Championship appearances with 86

OUTSIDE USLC:

  • Played previously with Indy Eleven (then NASL); Columbus Crew SC (MLS)

CALLUM ROSS
    MIDFIELDER    

HEIGHT: 6-2
WEIGHT: 180 LBS
HOMETOWN: NEWCASTLE, ENGLAND
BIRTHDATE: 9/15/94

HOW ACQUIRED:

  • Signed on Jan 2, 2016
  • Played previously with Charlotte Independence (USLC)

OUTSIDE USLC:

  • Attended Wingate University and won 2016 NCAA DII National Championship

CHRISTIAN IBEAGHA
      DEFENDER      

HEIGHT: 6-2
WEIGHT: 180 LBS
HOMETOWN: PORT HARCOURT, NIGERIA
BIRTHDATE: 1/10/90

HOW ACQUIRED:

  • Signed on Jan 15, 2018
  • Central center or right back
  • Played previously with Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC (USLC); North Carolina FC (USLC)

OUTSIDE USLC:

  • Puerto Rico FC (NASL); FC Bohemians Prag 1905 (Czech Republic)

RAFAEL 
GARCIA

     MIDFIELDER     

HEIGHT: 5-6
WEIGHT: 150 LBS
HOMETOWN: GRANADA HILLS, CA
BIRTHDATE: 12/19/88

HOW ACQUIRED:

  • Signed on Jan 7, 2019
  • Holding central midfielder
  • Played previously with Las Vegas Lights FC (USLC); LA Galaxy II (USLC)

OUTSIDE USLC:

  • Played previously with LA Galaxy (MLS)
  • 2x MLS Cup winner with LA Galaxy

DESHORN BROWN
      FORWARD       

HEIGHT: 6-2
WEIGHT: 175 LBS
HOMETOWN: MANCHESTER, JAMAICA
BIRTHDATE: 12/22/90

HOW ACQUIRED:

  • Signed on Sep 18, 2018
  • Selected to USLC Championship’s Team of the Week - Week 1
  • Played previously with Tampa Bay Rowdies (USLC)

INTERNATIONAL:

  • Jamaica national team, 14 appearances, two goals

OUTSIDE USLC:

  • Played previously with DC United (MLS); Colorado Rapids (MLS); University of Central Florida; Lorca FC (Spain); Shenzhen FC (China); Valerenga FC (Norway)

ALEXY BOSETTI
     FORWARD      

HEIGHT: 5-7
WEIGHT: 143 LBS
HOMETOWN: NICE, FRANCE
BIRTHDATE: 4/23/93

HOW ACQUIRED:

  • Signed on Jan 21, 2019

INTERNATIONAL:

  • France U19, six appearances two goals
  • Member of France team that won FIFA U20 World Cup in 2013, 14 appearances, one goal

OUTSIDE USLC:

  • Joins OKC from Stade Lavallois of France’s third division, where he scored four goals in 15 appearances, made 75 appearances for OGC Nice (Ligue 1), scoring 10 goals

 


CHRISTIAN EISSELE
     FORWARD      

HEIGHT: 6-2
WEIGHT: 172 LBS
HOMETOWN: ORLANDO, FL
BIRTHDATE: 6/23/92

HOW ACQUIRED:

  • Signed on Jan 16, 2019
  • Played previously with Sacramento Republic FC (USLC), five goals and three assists in 25 appearances 2018 season.

OUTSIDE USLC:

  • Played previously with Finnish clubs PS Kemi and FF Jaro, and Swedish Club IK Brage, made 155 appearances, scored 78 goals and provided 15 assists.

KAL OKOT
    MIDFIELDER     

HEIGHT: 6-0
WEIGHT: 179 LBS
HOMETOWN: LONDON, ENGLAND
BIRTHDATE: 10/8/90

HOW ACQUIRED:

  • Signed on Feb 4, 2019

OUTSIDE USLC:

  • Spent 2018 with Energy FC U23 (USLC League 2) scoring two goals in 10 appearances

NICOLAS TARAVEL
      DEFENDER      

HEIGHT: 6-2
WEIGHT: 176 LBS
HOMETOWN: NOGENT-SUR-MARNE, FRANCE
BIRTHDATE: 10/13/94

HOW ACQUIRED:

  • Signed on Jan 24, 2019

INTERNATIONAL:

  • Made nine appearances for France U19 national team and five for the U20 national team

OUTSIDE USLC:

  • Played previously with Grenoble Foot 38 (Ligue 2)

ATIBA HARRIS
      DEFENDER      

HEIGHT: 6-3
WEIGHT: 195 LBS
HOMETOWN: BASSETERRE, ST KITTS & NEVIS
BIRTHDATE: 1/9/85

HOW ACQUIRED:

  • Signed on Jul 10, 2018

INTERNATIONAL:

  • Captain of St. Kitts & Nevis national team, 38 appearances 10 goals

OUTSIDE USLC:

  • Has played in 276 MLS matches
  • Played previously with FC Dallas (MLS); Real Salt Lake (MLS); Chivas USA (MLS); Vancouver Whitecaps (MLS); Colorado Rapids (MLS); San Jose Earthquakes (MLS)

PERSONAL:

  • First player from St. Kitts & Nevis to sign a MLS contract

BRYAN BYARS
  GOALKEEPER  

HEIGHT: 6-1
WEIGHT: 200 LBS
HOMETOWN: OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
BIRTHDATE: 10/2/91

HOW ACQUIRED:

  • Signed on Jan 25, 2018
  • Played previously for Tulsa Roughnecks FC (USLC)

OUTSIDE USLC:

  • Played previously for Rayo OKC (NASL)

PERSONAL:

  • Was nominated for USLC’s Save of the Week on two occasions in 2018

CORDELL CATO
      FORWARD      

HEIGHT: 5-9
WEIGHT: 150 LBS
HOMETOWN: CARENAGE, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
BIRTHDATE: 7/15/92

HOW ACQUIRED:

  • Signed on Jan 9, 2019.
  • Made 24 appearances for the Charlotte Independence (USLC) in 2018, scoring eight goals and four assists

INTERNATIONAL:

  • Trinidad and Tobago national team, 27 appearances, two goals

OUTSIDE USLC:

  • Made 135 appearances in MLS for Seattle Sounders FC and San Jose Earthquakes

MAX
GUNDERSON
      DEFENDER      

HEIGHT: 5-11
WEIGHT: 160 LBS
HOMETOWN: ARCATA, CA
BIRTHDATE: 11/5/89

HOW ACQUIRED:

  • Signed on Feb 28, 2018
  • Played previously for Austin Aztex (USLC); San Antonio FC (USLC)

 OUTSIDE USLC:

  • Played previously with Energy FC U23 team

 PERSONAL:

  • Part of Energy FC’s inaugural squad in 2014; signed with OKC’s first team in 2018 and was re-signed to roster and coaching staff as physical performance coach for 2019

JOSH GARCIA
    MIDFIELDER     

HEIGHT: 5-8
WEIGHT: 160 LBS
HOMETOWN: OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
BIRTHDATE: 7/28/93

HOW ACQUIRED:

  • Signed on Jul 10, 2018

INTERNATIONAL:

  • One appearance for Dominican Republic national team

OUTSIDE USLC:

  • Energy FC U23 (USLC League 2) captain and standout player, scoring four goals in 11 matches in 2018

JE-VAUGHN 
WATSON
      MIDFIELDER      

HEIGHT: 6-1
WEIGHT: 174 LBS
SAINT CATHERINE PARISH, JAMAICA
BIRTHDATE: 10/22/83

HOW ACQUIRED:

  • Signed on May 9, 2019 
  • Spent 2018 season with Charlotte Independence (USLC)

OUTSIDE USLC:

  • Played in Major League Soccer from 2011-2017 with the Houston Dynamo, FC Dallas and New England Revolution
  • Has 70 caps and four goals with Jamaica national team

AMER 
SASIVAREVIC
      DEFENDER      

HEIGHT: 5-11
WEIGHT: 170 LBS
HOMETOWN: MUNICH, GERMANY
BIRTHDATE: 10/8/94

HOW ACQUIRED:

  • Signed on Jan 1, 2019 
  • Primarily a left back

OUTSIDE USLC:

  • FC Dallas MLS Superdraft pick after graduating from Grand Canyon University

JONATHAN 
BROWN
      MIDFIELDER       

HEIGHT: 5-11
WEIGHT: 190 LBS
BRIDGEND, WALES
BIRTHDATE: 4/17/90

HOW ACQUIRED:

  • Signed on June 6, 2019 from Hartford Athletic
  • Primarily a wide player; can play anywhere across front four

PERSONAL:

  • Played for OKC from 2017-18, scoring one goal and providing four assists

MEKEIL WILLIAMS
      DEFENDER      

HEIGHT: 6-1
WEIGHT: 181 LBS
HOMETOWN: PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
BIRTHDATE: 7/24/90

HOW ACQUIRED:

  • Signed on Jan 8, 2019
  • Made 27 appearances for Richmond Kickers (USLC) in 2018

INTERNATIONAL:

  • Trinidad and Tobago national team, 22 appearances, one goal

OUTSIDE USLC:

  • Played previously with Colorado Rapids (MLS), 38 appearances

ALVIN JONES
      DEFENDER      

HEIGHT: 6-0
WEIGHT: 172 LBS
HOMETOWN: PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
BIRTHDATE: 7/9/94

HOW ACQUIRED:

  • Signed on April 9, 2019

INTERNATIONAL:

  • Trinidad and Tobago national team, 14 appearances, one goal
  • Scored goal in 2-0 win to eliminate USMNT from 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification

OUTSIDE USLC:

  • Played previously with W Connection FC of TT Pro League, winning two league titles and featuring in six CONCACAF Champions League Matches

HARRISON BOUMA
  GOALKEEPER  

HEIGHT: 6-4
WEIGHT: 200 LBS
HOMETOWN: BELLEVUE, NE
BIRTHDATE: 12/22/00

HOW ACQUIRED:

  • Signed on Feb 14, 2019
  • Energy FC’s first academy contract signing; currently plays for Oklahoma Energy Football Club ’00 team

OUTSIDE USLC:

  • Spent previous two years in Sporting Kansas City’s Development Academy; now reunited with former club coach Alexis Vizarelis

OMAR 
GORDON

      FORWARD      

HEIGHT: 5-9
WEIGHT: 170 LBS
HOMETOWN: MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA
BIRTHDATE: 10/8/91

HOW ACQUIRED:

  • Signed on Jan 14, 2019
  • 24 appearances for San Antonio FC (USLC), six goals and three assists

INTERNATIONAL:

  • Jamaica national team, 18 appearances, one goal
  • 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup runner’s up

OUTSIDE USLC:

  • Previously played for Indy Eleven (2016 NASL Spring Championship team)