Sporting KC acquired forward Cameron Porter in July 2016 via a trade with the Montreal Impact. The 23-year-old turned professional as a 2015 MLS SuperDraft selection and helped Montreal reach the finals of the 2014-15 CONCACAF Champions League.
2017: MLS regular season: Made one substitute appearance (21 minutes played). Made his 2017 debut on May 20 against Vancouver Whitecaps FC as a 69th-minute substitute. Open Cup: Started and played 54 minutes of a 2-0 win against Houston Dynamo on June 28. MLS Cup Playoffs: Did not feature.
2016: Started three of six appearances in all competitions, recording one goal (266 minutes played). MLS regular season: Made two substitute appearances (32 minutes played). Made his Sporting KC debut as a second-half substitute in a 3-0 win over Seattle Sounders FC on July 24. Open Cup: Did not feature. CONCACAF Champions League: Played nine minutes as a second-half substitute in a 2-2 draw at Central FC on Aug. 16. Started and played 90 minutes in a 3-0 loss at Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Aug. 23. Started and played 45 minutes in a 2-1 loss to Vancouver on Sept. 13. Started and played 90 minutes in a 3-1 win over Central FC on Oct. 19, scoring the equalizer for his first goal in a Sporting KC uniform.
Montreal selected Porter with the 45th overall pick in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft. He played five matches during his rookie campaign, including two MLS appearances and three games in the CONCACAF Champions League knockout stage.
Porter scored one of Montreal’s most important goals in club history on March 4, 2015, netting a 94th-minute equalizer against Mexican side CF Pachuca in the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals. His first professional tally, scored before a crowd of 38,104 at Olympic Stadium in Montreal, sent the Impact to the semifinals and allowed the club to eventually finish runners-up in the tournament. Porter suffered an ACL tear to his left knee two weeks later and missed the remainder of the 2015 season.
A native of Centerville, Ohio, Porter made his 2016 debut on June 4 and started four matches this past month for USL club FC Montreal.
Porter played collegiately at Princeton University from 2011-2014, recording 31 goals and 13 assists in 67 appearances. While at Princeton, Porter was a First-Team All-Ivy League selection on two occasions and earned NSCAA first-team all-region honors as a senior. He led the NCAA with 15 goals during his final college season, landing 2014 Ivy League Offensive Player of the Year accolades.