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Billingsley loaned to Las Vegas Lights

One of MNUFC’s newest defenders is off to Sin City

Australia U23 v New Zealand U23 Photo by Jason McCawley/Getty Images

Minnesota United announced this morning the club has loaned defender Noah Billingsley out to USL Championship side Las Vegas Lights. He has been loaned out for the remainder of the 2020 season, however the Loons can recall him at anytime.

Billingsley was drafted 18th overall in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft by Minnesota as the clubs first round pick. At just 22 Billingsley has made 3 appearances for New Zealand and before turning 20 had made 11 appearances for the U20 national team.

Prior to be drafted by MNUFC he played collegiality for US Santa Barbara a member of the Big West Conference. During his time with the Gauchos he made 69 appearances over the course of four seasons scoring 6 goals and having 12 assists.

You can read Eli Hoff’s full scouting report from January here.