NOTABLE FORMER PLAYERS
KHIRY SHELTON - An instrumental part of LUFC’s inaugural season, Khiry was selected #2 overall by NYCFC in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft. He played three seasons there before moving to Sporting KC. He then signed with SC Paderborn in Germany’s second division in 2019, helped them earn promotion to the Bundesliga, and featured twice in the top flight before returning to SKC. Shelton has 10 career regular season MLS goals to go along with 16 career assists.
RICKY LOPEZ-ESPIN - Real Salt Lake selected Ricky 33rd overall in the 2018 MLS Superdraft. After battling injury at LUFC and again at RSL, where he made one MLS appearance and eight for the club's USL affiliate, Real Monarchs SLC, Ricky was selected by LAFC in the 2018 Waiver Draft. He then played for Lansing FC in USL League One in 2019, scoring 3 goals, before moving to fellow USL1 side Fort Lauderdale CF in 2020.
AKEEM WARD - A 2-year stalwart for Lane United, Akeem was one of the most dynamic and versatile players the Reds have ever fielded. Ward was selected 14th overall by D.C. United in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft and made one appearance before being loaned to their USL affiliate Loudoun United FC. He joined USL Championship side Birmingham Legion FC later that year, making 13 appearances, before signing with fellow USL Championship club North Carolina FC in 2020.
NICK MOON - Nick graced the pitch for Lane United for two seasons in 2017-18, making 24 appearances and tallying 12 goals. He signed with USL League One side Lansing United in 2019 and was named the team's Mid-Season MVP, scoring 6 goals across 28 appearances, and also earned a spot on the All-League Second Team. He joined USL Championship squad Indy Eleven in late 2019.
WILL SEYMORE - Will played for Lane United in 2015 after having been drafted by FC Dallas with the 56th selection of that year's MLS SuperDraft. Seymore has since found professional success with Vancouver Whitecaps 2, FC Cincinnati, and Reno 1868. He joined Sligo Rovers in the League of Ireland Premier Division in 2019.
XIMO MIRALLES - Having come from Villarreal CF's academy in Spain to Clemson University, Ximo tended Lane United's nets in 2017. He then moved back to Spain to play for Villarreal C before signing with AD Alcorcón and joining their reserves in the 4th Division. He made his 1st-team debut in Spain's 2nd Division in 2019 and has made 7 total appearances - 6 starts - between the posts.
JOSE TERRON - A former Barcelona Academy player, Jose played for Lane United in 2016 before returning to his native Spain and playing professionally for CD Laredo and SD Barreda Balompie of the Tercera División. The defender returned stateside to join USL League One club FC Tucson for the 2019 season.
KYLE COFFEE - Kyle made a single appearance for Lane United in 2018, but made it count with a first-half hat trick against TSS Rovers. Coffee was selected 41st overall in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft by Real Salt Lake and signed for the club's USL Championship affiliate Real Monarchs, with whom he's scored 6 goals.
JORDAN JONES - Jordan tallied 6 goals in just 9 appearances for Lane United in 2017. Jones was selected 47th overall in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft by LAFC, later signing with USL Championship club Rio Grande Valley FC for the 2018 season. He joined USL League One side FC Tucson in 2019 and scored 10 goals in 22 games, earning himself a place on the All-League 2nd Team. He retired in 2020 and currently works at Nike.
FRANCESCO TIOZZO - Francesco graced the Lane United FC backline in 2019. The Italian came up through the Unione Venezia academy before stints with Clodiense S.S.D. and A.C. Este. Tiozzo played collegiately at Winthrop and the University of Portland before joining NISA club Oakland Roots in February 2020.
JOEL RYDSTRAND - Joel starred for Lane United in the 2016 and 2017 seasons before being selected 44th overall by Seattle Sounders FC in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft. The Swede joined their USL Championship affiliate side Tacoma Defiance and made 16 appearances - 11 starts - before moving to Spain to sign with Tercera División squad CD San Roque de Lepe in late 2019.