Prior to UC: Played in four matches in 2013 at Louisville after bring redshirted as a freshman in 2012 ... At Pickerington, named first team all-district as a senior after scoring 10 goals and nine assists and helping team to a 10-7 record, the best mark in school history ... Recorded two goals and six assists as a junior, earning second team all-league honors.
Personal: Born May 18, 1993, in Gahanna, Ohio ... Son of Lindsey and Ann Ladd ... Has one brother, Allen.
Dayes on Ladd: "Austin should be one of the quickest players on the team. He's a left-footed player with a great engine to get up and down the flank. We look for Austin to compete for playing time at left back or wide midfield."