March 17, 2008 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - D.C. United
WASHINGTON, D.C. - D.C. United announced today the club acquired the playing rights to Jeremy Barlow from the Houston Dynamo in exchange for the club\'s natural third round selection in the 2009 MLS Supplemental Draft. Barlow is currently training with the club in an attempt to catch on with the four-time MLS Cup Champions. He was selected by the Dynamo in the fourth round (56th overall) of the 2008 MLS SuperDraft.
A product of the D.C. United youth system and Reston FC, Barlow starred for four seasons at the University of Virginia. The 5-7, 150-pound midfielder totaled seven goals and an assist in his freshman year before being named the 2004 ACC Tournament MVP and to the all-ACC freshman team. He added two goals and nine assists during his sophomore campaign and two goals and two assists in his junior year before finishing his collegiate career with a goal and six assists last fall.
The Black-and-Red host Harbour View FC in CONCACAF Champions\' Cup play on March 18 at RFK Stadium. Following a 1-1 draw in Kingston, Jamaica, Tuesday\'s winner advances to the semifinal round of the regional tournament. Kick-off is set for 7:30 p.m. before a nationwide television audience on Fox Soccer Channel. D.C. United\'s 2008 MLS season begins March 29, when United travels to Kansas City to play the Wizards, and the home opener at RFK will be on April 5, against Toronto FC. Group tickets, package plans and individual tickets to United matches not including SuperLiga games and the Los Angeles Galaxy match on June 29 are now available for sale. For more ticket information or to purchase season tickets, log on to www.dcunited.com