7 Ari Lassiter
7 Ari Lassiter
Height: 5-10
Weight: 145
Year: FR
Hometown: Temecula, CA
High School: Great Oak HS
Position: W

United States National Team
Member of the U.S. National Team youth player pool and an alternate national team selection for 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Turkey.

Great Oak HS (Temecula, Calif.)
U-17 Golden Ball winner as the most outstanding player at the 2012 United States Youth Soccer National Championships … trained with academy squads at Tottenham Hotspur FC (English Premier League) and Portuguese club giants Sporting Lisbon … four-year letterwinner, two-year captain and 2012-13 Male Athlete of the Year honoree at Great Oak HS … two-time Southwestern League Offensive MVP honoree (2011-13) … named to the All-California Interscholastic Federation state third team as a sophomore for the 2010-11 season and finished as a two-time Inland Empire High School Player of the Year selection.

Son of Roy and Wendy Lassiter … has one sister, Isabella … father earned 30 caps and scored four goals as a member of United States Men’s National Team (1992-00), starred for Major League Soccer clubs Tampa Bay Mutiny (1996-98), D.C. United (1998-99, 2002), Miami Fusion (2000) and Kansas City Wizards (2001-02) and established the MLS record for single-season goals with 27 in 1996 … father also played for three Costa Rican clubs between 1992-96 (AD Carmelita, Turrialba, LD Alajuelense) and made 12 appearances for Italian Serie A side Genoa C.F.C. … grandfather, Roy Lassiter, Sr., played for Washington Redskins … majoring in recreation, parks and tourism administration … Ariel Daniel Lassiter was born on Sept. 27, 1994 in Turrialba, Costa Rica.