Besler, 21, joins T2 after being the Timbers top draft pick in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft out of the University of Notre Dame, where he won the 2013 NCAA Championship, defeating Schillo Tshuma's Maryland Terrapins.
Tshuma, 22, joins T2 on loan from the Timbers first team, after splitting 2014 between the Timbers, Orange County Blues, and Arizona United. Drafted by the Timbers in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft, Tshuma was a two-year starter at Maryland.
Thoma, 21, joins T2 after being drafted by the Timbers in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft, out Washington. Thoma is off to a promising start with T2, having started both USL matches at left back, providing the assist on Winchester's goal in their opener.
Rose, 22, joins T2 after spending his senior season at Point Loma Nazarene. Making 22 appearances (17 starts) for the Sea Lions, Rose led his team with 5 goals and 3 assists in 2014 after making 11 appearances with the Timbers U23s, with 3 assists.
Evans, 23, the first player signing in T2 history, originally joined the Timbers as a Homegrown Playe rin January 2013. Spending last season on loan to Sacramento Republic, Evans made 18 appearances (9 starts), scoring 2 goals.
Richards, 24, returns to the Timbers organization after a two-year layoff while recovering from multiple knee surgeries, The Timbers' original Homegrown Player, Richards looks to restart a once-promising career,
Rennico Clarke, 19, joins T2 from Harbour View FC of the National Premier League, the Jamaican first division. A young, raw prospect, bringing speed and size to the center of the defense, Clarke has plenty of room to grow with T2.
Luthy, 23, joins T2 after spending 2014 with the Portland Timbers U23s of the PDL, including shutting out the MLS Homegrown Players during the 2014 Homegrown game and setting several records while at Boston College.
Tim Payne, 21, joins T2 after spending 2014 with Auckland City FC of the ASB Premiership, the top flight in New Zealand, and is a New Zealand international with experience at the U17, U20, and senior national team levels,
Rundell Winchester, 21, joins T2 on loan from Central FC from the TT Pro League, the top flight in Trinidad and Tobago, where he scored 19 goals in 28 games. A T&T international, he has made four appearances since October 2013.
Kharlton Belmar, 22, joins T2 after being drafted by the Timbers in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft.. Belmar is familiar to the Timbers organization after a stellar 2014 PDL season with the U23s, where he led the team in scoring with 8 goals and 1 assist.
20 year-old Ghanaian forward Fatawu Safiu joins T2 on loan from Inter Allies FC of the Ghana Premier League, with an option to purchase his contract. Fatawu was originally on the Timbers' radar in 2014, when he trialed with the team for three weeks.