Foster Langsdorf discusses his MLS debut on the latest Talk Timbers podcast
Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk to Timbers forward Foster Langsdorf about his MLS debut and hear from assistant coach Miles Joseph.
ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown Player on January 19, 2018.
2019: On loan from the Timbers, started and played 64 minutes in a 4-3 home loss against San Antonio FC on October 11 … Made a substitute appearance in a 5-3 home loss against Phoenix Rising FC on Oct. 5 … Logged his 23rd league start in a 2-1 home loss against Austin Bold FC on Sept. 29 … Was credited with four chances created in a 6-3 home win against Tacoma Defiance on Sept. 20 … Recorded his 23rd league appearance in a 5-1 road loss against Real Monarchs SLC on Sept. 14 … Started in his 22nd league match in a 2-1 home loss against Orange County SC on Sept. 8 … Recorded his 21st league appearance in a 1-0 away loss against Las Vegas Lights FC on Aug. 24 … Logged his fourth assist of the season in a 4-2 home loss against OKC Energy FC on Aug. 16 … Scored his fifth goal of the 2019 campaign in a 2-2 road draw against Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC on Aug. 7 ... Logged 45 minutes off the bench for T2 against LA Galaxy II on July 28 ... Tallied his third assist of the 2019 USL campaign in a 2-1 away loss against Fresno FC on July 20 ... Started and played 90 minutes in a 1-0 away loss against Sacramento Republic SC on July 13 ... Started and play 90 minutes in a 1-1 home draw against Tulsa Roughnecks FC on July 6 ... Played 90 minutes in a 4-2 away loss against Phoenix Rising FC on June 29 ... Made his second career MLS appearance as a second-half substitute in a 2-1 road loss at the Montreal Impact on June 26 ... On loan from the Timbers, Langsdorf started and played 71 minutes in T2’s 2-0 win at Orange County SC on June 22 ... Recorded 90 minutes in a 2-2 home draw against Fresno FC on June 16 … Provided his second assist of the season in USL Championship play in a 2-2 away draw against Austin Bold FC on June 8 … Played 84 minutes in a 1-1 home draw against El Paso Locomotive FC on May 25 … Scored one goal in a 4-1 away win against Tacoma Defiance on May 12 … Logged 90 minutes in a 2-1 home loss against Rio Grande Valley FC Toros on April 30 … Recorded 90 minutes in a 2-1 home loss against Rio Grande Valley FC Toros on April 30 … Played 90 minutes in a 3-3 draw at New Mexico United on April 26 ... Recorded a brace in a 2-2 draw against Colorado Springs on April 20, earning USL Championship Team of the Week honors (week 7) ... Started and logged 90 minutes in a 1-0 home win against Sacramento Republic FC on April 13 ... Made his MLS debut, recording 24 minutes off the bench in a 3-0 loss against the San Jose Earthquakes on April 6 ... On loan from the Timbers, Langsdorf started, scoring one goal in a 3-1 win against Las Vegas Lights FC on March 23 ... Started, tallied his first assist of 2019 in a 3-1 win at San Antonio FC on March 16 ... Started and played 90 minutes in his USL season debut in T2’s 1-1 draw at Tulsa Roughnecks FC on March 9.
2018: In his Timbers debut, Langsdorf logged 33 minutes as a second-half substitute in a 2-0 win over San Jose in the U.S. Open Cup on June 6 ... Made 29 appearances (26 starts) for T2 during the 2018 USL regular season, registering a team-record 14 goals and tallying four assists while on loan from the Portland Timbers ... Started, playing 90 minutes in a 2-0 loss to Reno 1868 FC on Oct. 3 ... Started, logging 90 minutes in a 1-0 loss at Sacramento Republic FC on Sept. 29 ... Started, playing 88 minutes in T2’s 2-2 draw at Fresno FC on Sept. 22 ... Started, logging his fourth assist of the season in T2’s 2-1 win at Las Vegas Lights FC on Sept. 16 ... Started in T2’s 1-0 win over Saint Louis FC on Sept. 1 ... Scored his 14th goal for T2 in a 3-2 loss to Orange County SC on Aug. 22 ... Started for T2 in a 2-0 win over Swope Park Rangers on Aug. 11 ... Made an appearance in T2’s 4-1 loss to Phoenix Rising FC on Aug. 5 ... Recorded an assist for T2 in a 2-2 draw against Orange County SC on Aug. 1 ... Scored a brace for T2 in a 4-3 win over LA Galaxy II on July 28 ... Named to the Timbers’ 18-man roster in a 1-1 draw against the Galaxy on June 2 ... Scored the first hat-trick in T2’s history in a 7-3 win over LA Galaxy II at Providence Park on May 18 ... Scored his first professional goal for T2 in their 3-0 win against OKC Energy FC on April 7 ... Made his first start of the season with T2, playing 45 minutes on March 31.
COLLEGE: Capped off a four-year career at Stanford University (2014-2017) in which he helped lead the Cardinal to three straight NCAA National Championships (2015, 2016, 2017) and four straight Pac-12 titles (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017) ... Finished his collegiate career as the Pac-12 career leader in points (86) and goals (37), while twice garnering Pac-12 Player of the Year honors (2016, 2017) and All-Pac 12 First-Team honors (2016, 2017) ... His 37 career goals were the most by a Stanford player in 34 years, which ranks sixth all-time in school history ... Since Langsdorf’s freshman season, Stanford established itself as the country’s winningest program, sporting an overall record of 65-10-13 (.812) ... Played in 23 matches in 2017 , leading Stanford in goals scored (14), while ranking tied for second in assists (6) and being named a 2017 MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist ... In the 2017 NCAA College Cup men’s soccer semifinal at Talen Energy Stadium on Dec. 8, he registered the game-winning goal to propel his side to the NCAA final in a 2-0 win over the Akron Zips. Two days later, Stanford defeated Indiana University in the College Cup Final with Langsdorf being named to the College Cup All-Tournament Team ... Played for the Portland Timbers Academy from 2012-14, and was named the 2013 Timbers Academy Player of the Year ... Played three seasons (2014-2016) for the Portland Timbers U23s in the PDL, featuring in 17 matches, while registering three goals and an assist.