OUTLOOK: Fast, experienced forward acquired in December 2012 from Colorado. Jamaica international adds formidable presence to forwards corps.
2012 MLS: Scored 6 goals and tallied 2 assists in 28 games (23 starts) with Colorado while dealing with injuries to both ankles.
2011 MLS: Scored three goals in 26 games ... Led the Rapids with six assists ... Named to his first MLS All-Star team and played the first 45 minutes against Manchester United (7/27) ... Missed seven games (5/7 to 6/11) due to an ankle sprain suffered on 5/4 at the Houston ... Playoffs: Started all three games and scored a goal in the 1-0 Wild Card victory over Columbus Crew (10/27) ... 2011-12 CCL: Played in five CONCACAF Champions League matches, starting 3, and scored a goal against Isidro Metapan (9/28).
2010MLS: Scored a career-high and team-high 14 goals and added three assists ... Finished tied for 4th in MLS in goals ... Played in a career-high 29 games, with 28 starts, playing 2,471 minutes ... Won MLS Player of the Month for September (first time earning honor in his career) ... Scored in five consecutive appearances, tallying seven goals between Sept. 28 - Oct. 29 (his streak of goals in five straight games equaled the MLS season-high set by Toronto’s Dwayne De Rosario in April, and was one short of the club record of goals in six consecutive games set by John Spencer in 2003) ... MLS Goal of the Week for his strike at New York (9/11) ... Won MLS Player of the Week honors following his brace vs. Chivas USA (9/4) ... Registered sixth goal of the season vs. Houston (8/28), the 600th scored in Rapids franchise history ... Playoffs: Started all four games and registered an assist in each leg against Columbus (10/28) and (11/6).
2009 MLS: Set career-high 12 assists and scored 8 goals ... Tied for first in MLS with 12 assists ... Named the Rapids 2009 Most Valuable Player ... Started 28 games ... Second in MLS in shots (82) ... MLS Player of the Week for Week 14 after scoring two goals (first multi goal game of his career) and adding an assist vs. D.C. United (6/20) ... MLS Goal of the Week for Week 12 ... Registered a career-high three assists vs. Chivas USA (8/8) ... Scored in the 88th minute against Real Salt Lake (6/6) to earn a 1-1 draw, and strike was named MLS Goal of the Week for Week 12 ... Recorded two assists at LA (4/4), setting up Conor Casey twice on his hat trick performance. Earned assist on Casey’s second fastest goal in MLS history, just 16 seconds into the match.
2008 MLS: Scored 6 goals and added 4 assists in 26 games (17 starts) ... Six goals were second most on the team ... Reserves: Appeared in one Reserve League match.
2007 MLS: Selected by Colorado Rapids in 3rd round (31st overall) of the 2007 MLS SuperDraft ... Rapids’ 2007 Rookie of the Year ... Scored two goals in 11 appearances ... Reserves: Recorded two goals and two assists in nine Reserve League games ... Scored the game-winner in the 90th minute at Chivas USA (10/14).
INTERNATIONAL: Jamaica international (35 caps, 7 goals) ... 2012: Appeared in four qualifiers (112 minutes) as Jamaica advanced to final round of 2014 World Cup qualifying ... 2011: Scored two goals for Jamaica, one in a 5-2 loss to Ecuador (9/2) and the game-winning goal in a 3-2 win over El Salvador (3/29) ... Called up for international friendlies against Honduras (10/11), Colombia (9/6), China (8/10), and Venezuela (3/25) ... 2010: Tallied his fourth career international goal in the 20th minute in friendly versus Peru (9/7) ... Member of squad that won the Digicel Caribbean Cup, playing in matches against Guadeloupe (11/29), Grenada (12/3) and tallied his sixth career international goal in the final against Guadeloupe (12/5) ... Played in international friendlies against Canada (1/31) and Argentina (2/10) .. 2009: Member of the Reggae Boyz Gold Cup roster, appearing in matches against Canada (7/3), Coast Rica (7/7) and scored game-winner in 1-0 win over El Salvador (7/10) ... Earned caps in friendlies vs. Ecuador (8/12) and South Africa (11/17) .. 2008: Earned his first cap for the Jamaican national team playing 90 minutes in friendly against El Salvador (7/26) ... Played in 2010 World Cup qualifiers against Canada (8/20), Mexico (10/11), Honduras (10/15) ... Scored his first international goal in the 42nd minute in international friendly against the Cayman Islands (11/9) ... Recorded second goal for Reggae Boyz in World Cup qualifier against Canada (11/19) ... Part of team that won the Digicel Caribbean Cup, playing in matches against Barbados (12/3), Grenada (12/5), Trinidad & Tobago (12/7) and Grenada (12/14) ... 2000: Earned a late call up to the country’s Under-20 team preparing for their historic competition in the 2001 World Youth Championship in Argentina ... While impressing, he was not chosen as the coaches did not want to disturb the already established chemistry in the squad.
COLLEGE: Finished two-year University of Cinicinatti career with 13 goals and 16 assists in 38 career matches ... Ranked fifth in school history with 16 assists ... Named to 2006 NSCAA/adidas All-America first team (first player in school history) and was a two-time unanimous first team All-BIG EAST selection and first team All-Great Lakes Region selection in 2005 and 2006. Junior College: Earned first team NJCAA All-American honors in 2004 at Cincinnati State ... Named first team all-conference in 2003.
PERSONAL: Majored in criminal justice at Cincinnati ... Earned all-league honors as a senior at Jonathon Grand High School and attended Duhaney Park Primary School ... Went on to play with Rivoli in the National Jamaican Premier League ... Trained with English Premier League side Aston Villa from Dec. 1 - Jan. 15, 2010.