Player Details


Oniel Fisher


5' 10"


154 lbs

Date of Birth

11.22.1991 (30)


Portmore, Jamaica, Jamaica


2020 MLS Regular Season
2020 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

MLS Experience

2019: Oniel Fisher missed the 2019 season with a knee injury which he suffered during action in the 2018 season.

2018: After being acquired from Seattle by D.C. United, Fisher had a career year with the Black-and-Red. The defender made 24 appearances (20 starts) and helped D.C. United return to the MLS Cup Playoffs. Fisher scored his first career goal in MLS during the 4-1 victory over the Portland Timbers on Aug. 15. On Sept.29, the Jamaican international suffered a season- ending knee injury in the match against Montreal.


2017 (Seattle): During the 2017 season, the Jamaican made nine appearances (seven starts) for the Sounders. Fisher displayed his defensive ability in limited playing time as he chipped in with 14 tackles and 15 clearances.


2016 (Seattle): During his second season with the Sounders, Fisher made six appearances (two starts), helping Seattle to a fourth place finish in the Western Conference. He recorded his first career assist in a 5-0 win against Dallas on July 13. During the playoffs, Fisher made three appearances off the bench and helped the Sounders lift their first MLS Cup.


2015 (Seattle): After being selected in the second round (40th overall) of the 2015 MLS SuperDraft, Oniel Fisher made 12 MLS appearances (nine starts) during his rookie season with Seattle. Fisher made his professional debut for Seattle as a substitute in the 0-0 draw against FC Dallas on March 29.

International Experience

Fisher, a Portmore, Jamaica native, has 15 caps for the Jamaican Men’s National Team. He made his debut for the Reggae Boyz in an international friendly when he came on as a substitute in the 3-1 win against Trinidad and Tobago on Aug. 10, 2010. In 2017, Fisher started in four of Jamaica’s six games in the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup including a 90 minute performance in the 2-1 loss in the final against the U.S. Men’s National Team.

College Experience

After not receiving any Division I offers, Fisher attended community college for a season before being recognized by the University of New Mexico. While playing at New Mexico, Fisher became a standout player for the Lobos. He finished his collegiate career with 39 appearances (34 starts), recording four goals and three assists across two seasons. Following his impressive career in New mexico, Fisher was drafted in the second round of the 2015 MLS SuperDraft.

  • C-USA Offensive Player of the Week (2014)

  • C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2014)


United Acquired in a trade with Seattle on Feb. 7, 2018 from the Seattle Sounders in exchange for $50,000 in General Allocation Money (GAM).