HARRISON, N.J. –┬áRed Bulls II has re-signed Stefano Bonomo to a USL contract, the club announced Tuesday.

In 2016, Bonomo helped Red Bulls II capture the Eastern Conference Title, the USL Shield, and the USL Cup.

“It’s great to have Stefano back with the team, he’s been with us for the past year and a half,” head coach John Wolyniec said in a statement. “Now, it’ll be interesting to see where he can get with another year under this belt. He’s worked really hard and we hope to keep moving him along and take that next step in his career.”

Bonomo featured in 26 games for Red Bulls II in 2016 scoring five goals along with two assists. He played 1,423 minutes for the club in 2016.

A native of Hillsborough, Calif., Bonomo spent four years at University of California from 2011-14. He collected numerous accolades as a Golden Bear, including All-PAC-12 honorable mention and PAC-12 All-Academic honorable mention as a sophomore, and All-PAC-12 First Team his senior year.

The forward led California to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament as a junior, and reached the NCAA Sweet 16 as a senior. By the end of his college career, Bonomo finished with 22 goals and eight assists in 66 games at Cal.

Prior to his college career, Bonomo was called up to United States U-18 National Team training camps in February and April 2011. He holds dual citizenship in the United States and Italy.

In 2015, Bonomo was selected in the second round (39th overall) of the 2015 MLS SuperDraft by the New York Red Bulls.

Front Row Soccer editor Michael Lewis has covered 13 World Cups (eight men, five women), seven Olympics and 25 MLS Cups. He has written about New York City FC, New York Cosmos, the New York Red Bulls and both U.S. national teams for Newsday and has penned a soccer history column for the Guardian.com. Lewis, who has been honored by the Press Club of Long Island and National Soccer Coaches Association of America, is the former editor of BigAppleSoccer.com. He has written seven books about the beautiful game and has published ALIVE AND KICKING The incredible but true story of the Rochester Lancers. It is available at Amazon.com.