Chicago Fire Sign Goalkeeper Alec KannMarch 19, 2013 - Major League Soccer (MLS) Chicago Fire
"We're pleased to add Alec to our roster," said Fire President of Soccer Operations Javier Leon. "We had the opportunity to observe Alec's game for the past two seasons and he is a solid addition to our goalkeeping corps."
Kann joins the Fire from USL-PRO side Charleston Battery where he spent the 2012 season. A four-year standout at Furman University, Kann, a native of Decatur, Ga., compiled a 37-16-10 record, 18 shutouts and a 1.00 goals against average in 65 starts during his collegiate career. The 6'4" 'keeper earned National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-South Region honors, All-Southern Conference honors and NSCAA Scholar All-America accolades in 2011 after guiding the Paladins to a 14-4-4 record and NCAA Tournament berth.
The Fire return to action when they welcome Chivas USA to Toyota Park on Sunday, March 24 at 4:00 p.m. CT live on My50/UniMas and 107.9 La Ley. Tickets for the match are available by calling 888-MLS-Fire or by visiting www.Chicago-Fire.com.
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