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Bruins in Major League Soccer - Week 13
Courtesy: UCLA Athletics  
Release:  06/04/2012

June 4, 2012

Each week, uclabruins.com will update and highlight select UCLA players' progress during the current MLS season. Games highlighted are from May 28-June 3. The Bruins lead all universities with 23 alumni in MLS.

Benny Feilhaber (New England Revolution; Years played at UCLA: 2003-04)
Feilhaber started and played all 90 minutes at midfielder in the Revolution's 2-0 win over Chicago on Wednesday night. Feilhaber had one of his best games of the year for the Revolution, notching a goal and an assist in the victory. Feilhaber first set up fellow UCLA alum Kelyn Rowe's first goal in the 69th minute with a great through ball from midfield all the way into the penalty box, where Rowe gathered the pass and scored near post. It was Feilhaber's first assist of the season. Just a few minutes later, Feilhaber put New England ahead for good when he executed a give and go with Rowe at the top of the box and promptly scored far post to give the Revolution a 2-0 lead. The goal was Feilhaber's first of the season as well.
Revolution record: 5-7-1, 16 points, 6th place in Eastern Conference
This week's Revolution schedule: Bye; Next match is June 16 - vs. Columbus Crew
Feilhaber's 2012 MLS season stats: 10GP/8GS, 758 minutes, 1 goal, 1 assist, 20 shots, 8 SOG

Matt Reis (New England Revolution; Years played at UCLA: 1994-97)
Matt Reis made three saves and earned his second shutout of the year in the Revolution's 2-0 victory over Chicago on Wednesday night. Reis faced nine total shots in the match and has now made 42 saves on the season, which is good for fifth best in all of MLS.
Revolution record: 5-7-1, 16 points, 6th place in Eastern Conference
This week's Revolution schedule: Bye; Next match is June 16 - vs. Columbus Crew
Reis's 2012 MLS season stats: 13GP/13GS, 1,170 minutes, 42 saves, 18 GA, 1.38 GAA

Kelyn Rowe (New England Revolution; Years played at UCLA: 2010-11)
Rowe came on as a substitute and led New England to a 2-0 win over the Chicago Fire on Wednesday night. Rowe came on in the 64th minute and immediately made his presence felt, scoring his second goal of the season to put the Revolution on top 1-0. Rowe made a great run towards the middle of the box in the 69th minute and received a great pass from teammate and fellow UCLA alum Benny Feilhaber before finishing the play with a great chip to the near post for the goal. Rowe wasn't done though, as he set up New England's insurance goal by executing a great give and go with Feilhaber in the 73rd minute to earn his first career MLS assist. Overall, Rowe played 26 minutes in the match.
Revolution record: 5-7-1, 16 points, 6th place in Eastern Conference
This week's Revolution schedule: Bye; Next match is June 16 - vs. Columbus Crew
Rowe's 2012 MLS season stats: 10GP/8GS, 650 minutes, 2 goals, 1 assist, 18 shots, 13 SOG

Note: On Tuesday, UCLA alum Eder Arreola started and played 52 minutes for Cal FC of the U.S. Adult Soccer Association as Cal FC pulled off a major upset of the Portland Timbers in the third round of the U.S. Open Cup, defeating the Timbers 1-0. Cal FC became not only the first U.S. Adult Soccer Association team to score against a Major League Soccer opponent, but became the first to defeat an MLS opponent in U.S. Open Cup play. Cal FC will play Seattle Sounders FC on Tuesday, June 5 in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup.


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