Nick Besler

Nick Besler
Nick Besler
Nick Besler
Real Name: Nick Besler
HT: 6' 1" WT: 165
Age: 27 (05/07/1993)
Birthplace: Overland Park, Kansas
Hometown: Overland Park, KS

Besler was drafted by the Timbers in the first round (fifth overall) in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft and was with the club for two seasons, but did not make a first team appearance.  A College Cup champion in 2013 with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, he spent two seasons on loan to Portland Timbers 2 in the USL.  With T2, he played 50 matches over two seasons, including 24 in 2016, when he scored his first professional goal against the Swope Park Rangers in the season opener on March 26.

After signing with Real Monarchs prior to the 2017 season, he was promoted to Real Salt Lake on August 24, 2017.


RSL: Signed with Real Salt Lake from Real Monarchs on August 24, 2017.
POR: Drafted by the Timbers in the first round (fifth overall) in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft.

Professional Career
2019: In his second season with the club, Besler played 727 minutes across 17 appearances, including seven starts. Besler scored one goal and recorded a career-high two assists.
2018: In his first full season with RSL, Besler played in 22 matches at centerback for the club, making 15 starts. Besler totaled 1431 minutes.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2020Real Salt Lake9504400217010
2019Real Salt Lake177172723215040
2018Real Salt Lake22151143102113010
2017Real Salt Lake00000000000
2016Portland Timbers00000000000
2015Portland Timbers00000000000
Career Totals-48272259827435060
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