Signed on February 21, 2019.
2018 (Portland Timbers 2, USL):
Started 13 of 22 appearances and notched one goal and one assist (1,322 minutes played).
2017 (Portland Timbers 2, USL):
Appeared in 20 matches with 19 starts.
No. 8 on the USL’s 20 Under 20 list.
Started and made his debut with Portland’s first team in the fourth-round match of the 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, a 2-1 loss against the Seattle Sounders on June 14, 2017
Made his USL debut on March 26, 2017 against the Real Monarchs.
COLLEGE (UC Santa Barbara)
Earned Big West All-Freshman honors.
Appeared in 18 games, starting 11 for a total of 1,127 minutes.
Has three siblings, Matthew, Garrett and Libby.
When not playing soccer, enjoys fishing, playing the piano or playing ping pong.
Favorite movie is Finding Nemo.
Favorite food is Jamaican food.
Favorite musical artists include Neyo and Jeremih.
Follow Lamar on Instagram @Lamarbatista15 and on Twitter @Lamarbatista.