Lawrence Olum

Lawrence Olum
Lawrence Olum
Lawrence Olum
Midfielder/Defender
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Real Name: Lawrence Olum
HT: 6' 2" WT: 185
Age: 34 (07/10/1984)
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya
Hometown: Nairobi, Kenya

ACQUIRED: Trade with Sporting Kansas City, 02/03/17

2018: Featured six minutes off the bench in a 3-2 win against Sporting Kansas City in the second leg of the Western Conference Championship on Nov. 29 ... Recorded 37 minutes off the bench in a 4-2 playoff win in penalty kicks against Seattle Sounders FC on Nov. 8 ... Logged 39 minutes off the bench in a 2-1 playoff win against Seattle Sounders FC on Nov. 4 ... Featured off the bench in a 2-1 away win against FC Dallas on Oct. 31 ... Made his 22nd appearance of the season in a 2-1 loss against Vancouver Whitecaps FC ... Started, playing 83 minutes in a 4-1 loss at the Houston Dynamo on Sept. 15 ... Started, logging 90 minutes in a 2-0 win over the Colorado Rapids on Sept. 8 ... Started, scoring his first goal of 2018 in a 1-1 draw against the New England Revolution on Sept. 1 ... Started in a 1-0 loss to Seattle Sounders FC on Aug. 26 ... Started and played 90 minutes in a 3-0 loss at Sporting KC on Aug. 18 ... Started and played 90 minutes in a 4-1 loss against D.C. United on Aug. 15 ... Played 90 minutes for an eighth straight regular-season game in a 3-0 win over the Union on Aug. 4 ... Made an appearance in a 3-2 loss against LAFC in the Open Cup on July 18 ... Played 90 minutes for a sixth straight game across all competitions in a 0-0 draw against LAFC on July 15 ... Played 90 minutes in a 2-0 win over San Jose in the U.S. Open Cup on June 6 ... Started and played 75 minutes in a 1-1 draw against FC Dallas on March 24 ... Made his first start of the season in a 4-0 loss against the Red Bulls on March 10.

2017: Made 30 appearances (22 starts), logging an MLS career high for games played in a single season, scoring one goal ... Made his 25th appearance in a 1-1 draw against Seattle on Aug. 27 ... Started for a second straight game in a 2-1 win against the Colorado Rapids on Aug. 23 ... Made his 23rd appearance of the season in a 2-0 win against the Red Bulls on Aug. 18 ... Recorded his 21st appearance of the season in a 3-1 win against the Galaxy on Aug. 6 ... Played 90 minutes for a sixth straight (June 25-July 29) game in a 2-2 draw against Houston on July 29 ... Returned to the starting lineup, playing 90 minutes in the team’s 2-2 draw against Seattle on June 25 ... Played 90 minutes in the team’s 2-1 loss against Colorado on June 17 ... Played 90 minutes in the team’s 2-0 win against FC Dallas on June 10 ... Started and played 90 minutes as a defensive midfielder in the team’s 1-0 loss against Seattle on May 27 ... Made his first substitute appearance of the season in the team’s match against Montreal on May 20 ... Logged 90 minutes for a 10th consecutive game in the team’s 3-0 loss against San Jose on May 6 ... Made his seventh straight start (March 3-April 15) in the Timbers match against Sporting KC on April 15 ... Recorded his 90th league appearance, playing 90 minutes against Columbus on March 25 ... Scored his first goal of the season in a 5-1 win against Minnesota on March 3. 

2016: Appeared in 19 regular-season games (17 starts) for Sporting Kansas City ... Recorded two goals and one assist ... Scored in two matches against FC Dallas (April 17 and June 19).

2015: Spent one season in Malaysia with Kedah FA, making six appearances.
 
2014: Made a career-high 25 regular-season appearances (21) starts for Sporting Kansas City, recording two goals and one assist ... The 2014 MLS campaign marked the third consecutive 20-game plus season for Olum.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2018Portland Timbers22181163208216021
2017Portland Timbers302212103010212130
2016Sporting Kansas City191721469110413030
2014Sporting Kansas City252121853114418160
2013Sporting Kansas City2091100216216240
2012Sporting Kansas City211009080708130
2011Sporting Kansas City100130000000
Career Totals-138977898035514835211
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