Wyatt Omsberg

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Wyatt Omsberg
Personal information
Full name Wyatt Omsberg
Date of birth (1995-09-21) 21 September 1995 (age 26)
Place of birth Belgrade, Maine, United States
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Chicago Fire
Number 20
College career
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2014–2017 Dartmouth Big Green 73 (10)
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2016 GPS Portland Phoenix 4 (0)
2017 Seacoast United Phantoms 7 (1)
2018–2020 Minnesota United 7 (0)
2018Tulsa Roughnecks (loan) 4 (0)
2019Forward Madison (loan) 15 (0)
2020– Chicago Fire 35 (1)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of May 8, 2022

Wyatt Omsberg (born September 21, 1995) is an American professional soccer player who plays as a defender for Major League Soccer club Chicago Fire.

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Career

Youth and college

Omsberg grew up in Scarborough, Maine and played soccer at Scarborough High School, where he helped lead the Red Storm to a Class "A" State Championship in 2012 & 2013. In 2014, he was named the Maine Gatorade Player of the Year for scoring 19 goals and 12 assists as a senior.

Omsberg attended Dartmouth College, where he played college soccer as a centre-back for the Big Green from 2014–2017, tallying a total of 10 goals and 3 assists in 73 appearances. During his time at Dartmouth, Omsberg was a four-time Ivy League Champion, a two-time Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year, and a three-time First Team All-Ivy honoree. In addition, he won Dartmouth's biggest BB award his senior year. [1]

While in college, he played in the PDL with GPS Portland Phoenix [2] and the Seacoast United Phantoms. [3]

Minnesota United

On January 19, 2018, Omsberg was drafted in the first round (15th overall) of the 2018 MLS SuperDraft, by Minnesota United FC. [4] He became the first Ivy League player ever to be drafted in the first round of the MLS SuperDraft. He signed with the club on February 28, 2018.

Omsberg made his professional debut on March 24, 2018, starting in a 3–0 loss to the New York Red Bulls. [5]

On April 26, 2018, Omsberg joined USL side Tulsa Roughnecks on loan. [6] He made his league debut for the club on April 28, 2018 in a 1–1 away draw with Sacramento Republic. [7]

In April 2019, Omsberg was loaned out to Minnesota's USL League One affiliate Forward Madison ahead of their inaugural season. [8] He made his league debut for the club on April 6, 2019 in a 1–0 away defeat to Chattanooga Red Wolves. [9]

Chicago Fire

On February 11, 2020, Omsberg was traded by Minnesota United to the Chicago Fire in exchange for Raheem Edwards. [10]

Career statistics

As of November 11, 2020 [11]
ClubSeasonLeagueCupContinentalTotal
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
GPS Portland Phoenix [12] 2016 USL PDL 4040
Seacoast United Phantoms [13] 2017 USL PDL 7171
Minnesota United 2018 Major League Soccer 700070
2019 Major League Soccer 001010
Minnesota United Total70100080
Tulsa Roughnecks (loan) 2018 United Soccer League 400040
Forward Madison (loan) 2019 USL League One 15000150
Chicago Fire 2020 Major League Soccer 500050
Career total4211000431

Honors

Individual

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