Hometown: Edmond, OK
Age: 24 (3/9/1993)
College: Coastal Carolina University
Last Club: New York Red Bulls
Shawn McLaws returns for his second season with the Harrisburg City Islanders.
In 2016, the OKC native made 30 appearances, played for 2,699 minutes and earned two assists for the team. McLaws joined the Islanders after completing a season with the New York Red Bulls and New York Red Bulls II. He was selected by New York in the 2015 MLS Superdraft, where he participated in camps and debuted with the USL side versus Oklahoma City Energy FC.
McLaws played four seasons at Costal Carolina University, ending his collegiate career with a 73-18-3 record, three Big South regular season titles and two tournament championships. In 2014 he was named College Soccer News Third Team All-American, NSCAA First Team All-Big South, and Big South All-Tournament Team, as well as Big South Preseason Defensive Player of the Year.