How he joined the club: Signed as a Homegrown Player on Dec. 17, 2015
2016 (CHICAGO FIRE): Had one goal and one assist in his rookie season for the Fire. Calistri made 14 appearances, two of which were starts – the most among the club’s four Homegrown Players. Calistri made his club debut on Opening Day, subbing on in the ninth minute against NYC. He made his first start on 5/11 at VAN, and picked up his first career MLS assist in that match. Calistri added his first career MLS goal on 6/18 at COL. U.S. Open Cup: Calistri came off the bench in three of the Fire’s four matches.
COLLEGE (NORTHWESTERN): Calistri was a four-year starter for Northwestern, racking up conference and regional awards while finishing as the No. 2 leading goal-scorer in program history. The 5-foot-10 striker earned All-Big Ten First Team honors as a freshman and sophomore and was named to the All-Big Ten Second Team as a junior and senior. He was also the Big Ten Freshman of the Year in 2012 and landed on the NSCAA Great Lakes Region First Team in 2013. The Deerfield, Ill. native had 30 goals and 10 assists during his Wildcats career. A senior co-captain of the Wildcats, Calistri helped lead his squad to the NCAA Tournament in three of his four years.
PDL (CHICAGO FIRE): Recorded 11 goals and five assists in 22 games from 2012-15.
YOUTH (CHICAGO FIRE): Scored 19 goals in 29 games for the Fire Academy’s U-18’s from 2010 to 2012.