DC United blanks Dynamo

Fabian Espindola and Chris Rolfe both scored and provided an assist on Wednesday as D.C. United earned a 2-0 victory over the Houston Dynamo at RFK Stadium.
Olsen named coach of D.C. United

Olsen named coach of D.C. United

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Ben Olsen, who was D.C. United's interim coach since August, has been named head coach, the Major League Soccer club announced Monday.

MLS: New England 1, D.C. United 0

FOXBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Pat Phelan's first Major League Soccer goal Saturday sent the New England Revolution to a 1-0 victory over D.C. United.

D.C. United fires coach

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- D.C. United, which has the worst record in the MLS, Wednesday fired Coach Curt Onalfo.

D.C. United's Ben Olsen retires

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- D.C. United midfielder Ben Olsen, perhaps the most popular player in MLS history, announced his retirement Tuesday, league officials said.

MLS: New England 1, D.C. United 1 (tie)

WASHINGTON, April 17 (UPI) -- Ben Olsen scored during second-half stoppage time Friday, earning D.C. United a 1-1 tie with New England.

MLS: D.C. United 4, FC Dallas 0

FRISCO, Texas, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Ben Olsen scored twice Saturday night as D.C. United trounced FC Dallas, 4-0, in a Major League Soccer match at Frisco, Texas.

MLS: D.C. United 4, New York 2

WASHINGTON, June 10 (UPI) -- Ben Olsen produced the third hat trick of the MLS season Sunday as D.C. United extended its unbeaten streak to six games with a 4-2 win over New York.

MLS: D.C. United 3, Columbus 2

WASHINGTON, July 15 (UPI) -- D.C. United posted its sixth straight victory Saturday, defeating the Columbus Crew, 3-2.

Arena names U.S. World Cup team

NEW YORK, May 4 (UPI) -- Twelve players from the 2002 World Cup U.S. roster have been chosen by Coach Bruce Arena for the U.S. squad for the 2006 World Cup in Germany.

Sluggish start by U.S. men results in draw

CARY, N.C., April 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. Men's National Team had a 1-1 draw with Jamaica Tuesday in one of its final friendly matches before the June World Cup tournament in Germany.

D.C. United 2, MetroStars 0

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Ben Olsen and Ronald Cerritos scored Thursday night as D.C. United downed the MetroStars, 2-0.

D.C. United 3, Dallas 1

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 2 (UPI) -- Dema Kovalenko and Hristo Stoitchkov scored second-half goals Wednesday night to lead D.C. United to a 3-1 decision over the Dallas Burn.

USA 2, El Salvador 0

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Ben Olsen made an emphatic return to the United States national soccer team Sunday, scoring the game-winning goal in a 2-0 victory over El Salvador in a friendl

More surgery for United's Olsen

CHANTILLY, Va., Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Already having missed the 2001 Major League Soccer season, D.C. United midfielder Ben Olsen
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Ben Olsen

2 Appearances (Goals)

Benjamin Robert "Ben" Olsen (born May 3, 1977 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) is an American soccer player who currently plays for D.C. United in Major League Soccer.

Olsen attended Middletown Area High School in Middletown, Pennsylvania, where he was named Parade magazine's National High School Player of the Year in 1993. Olsen played three years of college soccer at the University of Virginia, where he finished his career with 34 goals and 41 assists, and was named the Soccer America Magazine Collegiate Player of the Year in in his junior season in 1997,

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