New England Soccer Today

Attacking trio taken in third round

BALTIMORE, Md. – In the final round of the MLS SuperDraft, the Revolution addressed their offensive woes with the third round selections of forward Stephen Perry (39th overall) , midfielder/forward Ryan Kinne (42nd overall), and forward Alan Koger (54th overall).

Steven Perry (blue) was the first of three forwards the Revs selected in the third round. (Photo courtesy

“We felt pretty good about the guys we were able to get,” said Revolution Vice President of Player Personnel Michael Burns. “We’ll see (how they do) in a couple of weeks.”

Perry starred for four seasons at Notre Dame. He earned First Team All-Big East honors in 2010, scoring 12 goals in 20 games for the Fighting Irish during his senior season. In his collegiate career, the 6-0 striker scored 15 goals to along with 8 assists in 65 matches at South Bend.

Kinne, a native of Naugatuck, CT, was taken out of Monmouth University, where he established himself as a bonadide MLS prospect. The 5-8 midfielder/forward, who was named Northeast Conference Player of the Year in 2009 and 2010, scored 35 goals in 77 career matches with the Hawks.

Koger, a 6-2 striker from William & Mary, was named a First Team Colonial Athletic Association honoree in 2010 after scoring 10 goals and 2 assists. He scored career 29 goals in 84 career games with the Tribe from 2007-10.

“To a man, they all seem pretty excited to join us,” said Burns. “We feel pretty happy about what transpired for us.”


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