MLS: San Jose 1, Portland 1 (tie)

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Chris Wondolowski tied the MLS single-season scoring record with a 24th-minute goal Saturday in the San Jose Earthquakes' 1-1 draw with Portland.

MLS: Los Angeles 2, San Jose 2 (tie)

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Chris Wondolowski scored his 26th goal -- one short of the all-time MLS single-season record -- boosting San Jose into a 2-2 draw with Los Angeles Sunday.

MLS: San Jose 4, Colorado 1

COMMERCE CITY, Colo., Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Chris Wondolowski broke a San Jose club scoring record with three goals Saturday and the Earthquakes romped over Colorado 4-1.

MLS: Real Salt Lake 5, San Jose 0

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 15 (UPI) -- MLS-leading scorer Chris Wondolowski fired in the three goals Saturday, sparking the San Jose Earthquakes to a 5-0 rout of Real Salt Lake.

MLS: LA Galaxy 5, D.C. United 2

CARSON, Calif., Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Landon Donovan scored his second hat-trick of the season, helping the Los Angeles Galaxy to a 5-2 win over D.C. United Saturday.

MLS: Los Angeles 2, Colorado 0

DENVER, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Landon Donovan scored twice as Los Angeles advanced in the Major League Soccer playoffs with a 2-0 win over Colorado Saturday night.

MLS: DC United 1, Dallas 1

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, June 26 (UPI) -- Jason Kreis became the leading goal-scorer in MLS history Saturday, scoring in the 37th minute as the Dallas Burn tied D.C. United, 1-1.

MLS: Dallas 1, Colorado 1

DENVER, June 20 (UPI) -- Jason Kreis matched the MLS record with his 88th career goal as the Dallas Burn battled to a 1-1 tie with the Colorado Rapids, Saturday night.

Dallas 3, D.C. United 2

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, May 31 (UPI) -- Jason Kreis and Chris Gbandi scored and Brad Davis had two assists in the first half Saturday night as the Dallas Burn held on for their first victory of the se

New England 2, Dallas 1

DALLAS, April 27 (UPI) -- Taylor Twellman scored in the 84th minute Saturday night to lift the New England Revolution to a 2-1 victory over the Dallas Burn.

Los Angeles 1; Colorado 0

DENVER, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Carlos Ruiz broke MLS records for goals and points in a single playoff year Wednesday night, and sent the Los Angeles Galaxy into the MLS Cup with a 1-0 victory

Los Angeles 4, Colorado 0

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Carlos Ruiz scored twice as the Los Angeles Galaxy opened their MLS Cup semifinal series Saturday night with a 4-0 rout of the Colorado Rapids.

MetroStars 1, D.C. United

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Clint Mathis scored in second-half stoppage time Sunday as the MetroStars ended a three-game losing streak with a 1-0 blanking of D.C. United.
Roy Lassiter
WAP2001040711 - 07 APRIL 2001 - WASHINGTON, DC, USA: Kansas City Wizard Roy Lassiter plays teh ball during D.C. United's home opener April 7, 2001, at RFK Stadium in Washington. Washington won 3-2. Lassiter scored a goal. rlw/Roger L. Wollenberg UPI

Roy Lassiter (born March 9, 1969 in Washington, D.C.) is a retired American soccer striker, and Major League Soccer's record holder for goals scored in a season, with 27 in 1996.

Lassiter was born in Washington, D.C., but grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina where he attended Athens Drive High School. He was the North Carolina State 4-A Player of the Year as a senior and a high school All-American. That year, he led his high school soccer team to the state championship while scoring a state record 47 goals. He also played for a local youth club, Raleigh United, which lost to the LaJolla Nomads in the McGuire National Club Championship Cup in the 1989. Lassiter attended Lees-McRae College in 1989, was selected as a first-team, Junior-College All American. He then transferred to North Carolina State University were he was twice named first team All-ACC and second team All-American.

Lassiter was called up to the U.S. national team in January 1992. He earned his first cap as a substitute for Eric Wynalda in a 1-0 loss to the Commonwealth of Independent States which briefly succeeded the Soviet Union. However, he broke his leg in a practice collision with Bruce Murray a few days later. While convalesing, Lassiter was contacted by AD Carmelita. As Lassiter recalls it, "I have no idea how they got my name. They paid for my trip down there while still recovering from my leg injury, and I signed a contract." He played the 1993-1994 season with Carmelita before the second biggest club in Costa Rica signed him to one of the most lucritive contracts of any foreigner. LD Alajuelense. After the 1994-1995 season, Lassiter received offers from several Mexican and European clubs, but Alajuelsense offered Lassiter a $60,000 bonus to remain with the club through the 1995 season.

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