Tyler Lassiter

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Tyler Lassiter
Personal information
Full name Tyler Lassiter
Date of birth (1989-04-07) April 7, 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Wake Forest, North Carolina, United States
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
2007–2010 North Carolina State Wolfpack
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Cary Clarets 22 (1)
2011 New York Red Bulls 0 (0)
2011 Carolina RailHawks (loan) 7 (0)
2012 Wilmington Hammerheads 16 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 27, 2012.

Tyler Lassiter (born April 7, 1989 in Wake Forest, North Carolina) is an American soccer player.


College and Amateur[edit]

Lassiter attended Wake Forest-Rolesville HS, and played four years of college soccer at North Carolina State. He initially began his career as a left back but was converted to center back during his second year at NC State. In his four years at North Carolina State Lassiter appeared in 73 matches and scored 12 goals.[1]

Lassiter played with Cary Clarets in the USL Premier Development League during the 2008 and 2009 collegiate off-season.[2] On July 10, 2008 Lassiter scored for Cary in a 2-1 victory over Burnley during Burnley's pre-season tour of the United States.[3]


Lassiter was selected 30th overall in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft by New York Red Bulls.[4] On June 28, 2011 Lassiter made his first team debut for Red Bulls in a 2-1 victory over FC New York in the US Open Cup.[5]

On August 30, 2011, New York announced that Lassiter had been loaned to Carolina RailHawks of the North American Soccer League for the remainder of the RailHawks’ season.[6][7]

Lassiter was waived by New York on November 23, 2011.[8] He signed with Wilmington Hammerheads of the USL Professional Division on February 16, 2012.[9]


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