Date of Birth: 12/22/1995
Hometown: Riverside, California
Last Club: Querétaro Fútbol Club (Mexico)
Soto arrives in Austin via loan from Liga MX club Querétaro.
Soto spent the last two-plus seasons on loan to Cimarrones de Sonora Fútbol Club of the Ascenco MX, where he appeared in 51 matches and logging 3,529 minutes of play. In 2016, the California native played with Querétaro Fútbol Club U-20 side, helping the club to a U-20 championship.
The 23-year-old defender played collegiately at Cal Baptist in Riverside, Calif., where he earned All-PacWest honorable mention honors following his freshman season. Born in Perris, Calif., Soto attended nearby Martin Luther King High School in Riverside, where he was a four-year starter at forward. Soto led the Wolves in scoring all four seasons, earning offensive MVP honors following his freshman year and team MVP honors each successive season.