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Kansas City Wizards Goalkeeper Kevin Hartman Breaks All-Time MLS Saves Record

March 28, 2009 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Sporting Kansas City News Release

Kansas City Wizards goalkeeper Kevin Hartman broke the all-time MLS saves record during the first half of Saturday night's match against the Colorado Rapids. Hartman entered the match trailing former Wizards standout Tony Meola by only one save for his 3rd major goalkeeping record. Hartman already held the all-time marks for career wins (138) and shutouts (77).

Hartman tied Meola's mark with his 1136th career stop in the 44th minute Saturday off a hard-hit shot from Rapids midfielder Nick LaBrocca. Just two minutes later, Hartman became the all-time saves leader with by covering a shot off the left foot of Colorado forward Omar Cummings. Kansas City and Colorado enter halftime of their early-season tilt tied 0-0.

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