Chivas USA trades forward Casey Townsend

January 25, 2013 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Club Deportivo Chivas USA News Release

CARSON, Calif. (Friday, January 25, 2013) - Chivas USA announced today that the club has agreed to trade forward Casey Townsend to D.C. United in exchange for a 2014 MLS SuperDraft natural second-round pick. Per league and club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Townsend was drafted by Chivas USA with the fifth overall pick in last year's MLS SuperDraft. The 23-year-old University of Maryland product made 10 starts in 17 appearances for the Red-and-White, recording a goal and two assists in 907 minutes in his rookie campaign.

Chivas USA will kick off its ninth season when it hosts the Columbus Crew at The Home Depot Center for First Kick 2013 on Saturday, March 2, beginning at 7:30 p.m. PT. Ticket packs are available for as little as $10 per ticket and include extra bonuses. For more information please call 1-877-CHIVAS-1 or visit cdchivasusa.com. Follow us on Twitter @cdchivasusa and Facebook.com/chivasusa.

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