Tarbell arrives to Austin having played for five (5) consecutive seasons in Major League Soccer (2016-19 with the San Jose Earthquakes and 2020 with Columbus Crew SC). Tarbell was recently crowned 2020 MLS Cup Champion with Columbus, after making seven (7) regular seasons appearances (six (6) starts), registering a 0.97 GAA, and making two (2) post season starts in as many matches, earning two (2) shutouts. P
rior to Tarbell’s championship season with Crew SC, the 27-year-old played for the Earthquakes between 2016-19, making 41 starts in 42 matches and registering 128 saves in MLS regular-season action while also recording seven (7) starts in U.S. Open Cup play. While on loan in 2017, Tarbell made four (4) appearances (four (4) starts) with USL side Reno 1868 FC. Drafted as a 2016 Generation adidas player, the Mandeville, Lousiana native was part of the U.S. Under- 23 Men's National Team pool. At the collegiate level, Tarbell played for Clemson University from 2012-15, making 56 appearances (55 starts), helping the Tigers reach the final of the NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Tournament in 2015.