2017 (Philadelphia/Bethlehem): Trusty did not appear for Philadelphia in 2017 in regular-season play or in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup ... he missed the opening match at Vancouver (March 5) while on international duty with the United States U-20s, where he helped the team win the CONCACAF U-20 Championship for the first time ever ... received a call-up by the United States National Under-20 team to participate in the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup in South Korea ... made his first U-20 World Cup appearance as a substitute for the USA in their Round of 16 match against New Zealand (June 1), scoring a goal as part of a 6-0 win ... he became the first active member of Philadelphia Union to score a goal at a FIFA World Cup (senior, U-20, or U-17) ... also came on as a late substitute in the Quarterfinals vs. Venezuela (June 4) ... missed the Union matches from the clash at D.C. United (May 13) through the match at NYCFC (June 3) while with the U-20s ... started the Union's friendly vs. Swansea City AFC (July 15) ... started in the 2017 MLS Homegrown Game, playing all 90 minutes in the match (August 1) ... for Bethlehem Steel FC, Trusty made 24 regular-season appearances (24 starts) this season, with 22 appearances coming at centerback and two at leftback, while registering two assists ... he started the team's opener vs. Rochester (April 1) ... continued in the lineup vs. Cincinnati (April 9), helping Steel FC keep a clean sheet in a 2-0 win ... started his third consecutive match for Bethlehem, at Harrisburg (April 15) and remained in the starting lineup for every Steel FC match through the clash at Charleston (May 6), including the club's second shutout of the season, vs. FC Cincinnati (April 29) ... returned to the Bethlehem lineup with a start at Saint Louis FC (June 11) ... helped keep another shutout with a start in a 2-0 win at New York Red Bulls II (June 16) ... was in the matchday 18 at Harrisburg (June 20) ... started vs. Richmond (July 1) and also vs. New York Red Bulls II (July 9), where he helped preserve a clean sheet in a 2-0 win ... in his first start of the year at leftback, at Richmond (July 22), he recorded an assist on Ken Tribbett's goal ... continued in the starting lineup for Steel FC at leftback vs. Charlotte (July 29) ... started at centerback at Ottawa (August 5) and in every Steel FC match through the contest vs. Tampa Bay (September 27) ... returned to the starting lineup at Toronto FC II (October 6), notching an assist ... continued in the starting lineup at Rochester (October 10) and vs. Saint Louis FC (October 15) ... started Steel FC's playoff match at Louisville (October 20).
2016 (Philadelphia/Bethlehem): Trusty began the season with Bethlehem Steel FC, making a total of 20 USL appearances. He signed his first MLS contract as a Homegrown Player with Philadelphia, the club’s fifth ever, on August 10, 2016. While with the Union, Trusty appeared in the matchday 18 three times, with an additional appearance in the 18 during the club’s MLS Cup Playoffs contest at Toronto FC.
Trusty has featured for the United States U-20 National Team. He was named to the roster for the 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship, where he started the final match of the Classification Stage against El Salvador (March 3), a 2-1 win for the U.S. that guaranteed them qualification to the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup. He came on as a second-half substitute in the final of the competition, which the U.S. won in penalties to become U-20 champions of CONCACAF. He then received a call-up to join the final USA squad for the U-20 World Cup, where he was on the matchday roster (but did not appear) for each of the USA's Group Stage matches, a 3-3 draw vs. Ecuador (May 22), a 1-0 win vs. Senegal (May 25) and a 1-1 draw vs. Saudi Arabia (May 28), winning Group F. He made his first appearance at the U-20 World Cup by coming on as a substitute in the Round of 16 vs. New Zealand (June 1), scoring a goal as part of a 6-0 win. In doing so, he became the first active member of Philadelphia Union to score a goal at a FIFA World Cup (senior, U-20, or U-17). He also came on as a late substitute in the USA's Quarterfinal match against Venezuela (June 4).
Previously, he was a part of the U.S. U-17 squad at the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup.
Signed by Philadelphia Union as a Homegrown Player on August 10, 2016
Name: Auston Trusty
Born: August 12, 1998 in Media, PA
Hometown: Media, PA
Citizenship: United States
Acquired: Signed by Philadelphia Union as a Homegrown Player on August 10, 2016