Acquired: Traded from Chicago Fire in exchange for allocation money on April 2, 2014.
2014: Started season opener for Chicago but missed next two matches with bruised foot … Returned as a substitute on March 29 at RFK Stadium … Traded to D.C. United on April 2.
2013: Appeared in 31 games for Chicago, starting 26, and scored four goals and added one assist … U.S. Open Cup: Started all four matches as the Fire reached the semifinals … Scored in the 57th minute of a 2-0 victory over the Charlotte Eagles on May 29 … Assisted on Patrick Nyarko’s game-winning goal in the 77th minute of a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Crew on June 13 … Scored two goals in the 5-1 victory over Orlando City on June 26.
2012: Started in 19 of his 22 matches with the Fire, scoring 8 goals and 3 assists … Led team in scoring and was voted club MVP by members of the media … After rejoining the club in April, scored in the 81st minute of his second match in the Fire’s 3-1 win over NY on June 17 … Assisted in Marco Pappa’s 58th-minute game winning goal vs. SKC on June 29 … Opened the Fire’s match on Aug. 18 vs. NE with an unassisted goal in the fifth minute … Scored back-to-back goals three minutes apart (23’ and 26’) in the Fire’s 3-1 win over CLB on Sept. 22 … Assisted on Sherjill MacDonald’s 65th-minute goal in a 2-0 win over NY on Oct. 6 … Playoffs: Started and played all 90 minutes in the Fire’s 2-1 loss to the Houston Dynamo in the MLS Cup Playoffs knockout match on Oct. 31.
2009: Recorded six goals and one assist in 28 regular season games (20 starts)…MLS CUP PLAYOFFS: Started all three of the Fire’s post-season matches…Scored in the 17th minute of a 2-1 loss at NE in the first leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinal 11/1…LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP: Played 14 minutes …INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES: Scored in the 73rd minute of a 2-1 loss to Club America 4/29.
2008: Made 26 appearances starting 23…Scored nine goals and added eight assists over 1960 minutes…Scored two goals in a 3-1 win vs. LA 9/25…Scored a hat trick in a 5-2 win over NY 10/23…MLS CUP PLAYOFFS: Started three matches for the Fire…Scored the first goal and assisted on the third of a 3-0 victory over NE in the second leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinal…LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP: Started two matches for the Fire…INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES: Scored the first goal of a 2-0 victory over English Premier League side Everton FC 7/30.
2007: Recorded six goals and three assists in 19 regular season games (18 starts) … Held the longest points earned streak from the beginning of the season on April 7, until his injury on May 12 … Recorded four goals and three assists in April and May … Suffered a left ankle sprain on 5-12 which held him out for 11 games … Returned to action on 9-08 against CLB, coming off the bench for 19 min. … Scored against DAL in 1-1 tie on 9-20 … Scored against NE on 10-06 in 2-1 win … Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup: Did not play due to injury … MLS Cup Playoffs: Started in all three playoff matches … Scored in both legs of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series against DC on 10-25 and 11-01 … Started and played 90 min. in 1-0 loss to NE on 11-08.
2006: Finished his second season in Chicago with seven goals and one assist in 21 games – all starts … Seven goals were good for the third-most on the squad in 2006 … Led Fire with three goals and one assist in early June before suffering a concussion on 6-03 @ RSL … Declared medically unfit for nearly two months, missing nine total contests in that time … Returned to first team duty on 7-22 vs. DC, registering 68 minutes in a 1-1 draw … Scored four goals in 10 appearances following the All-Star Break, including tallies in home wins over NY (9-03) and L.A. (9-23) … Scored lone goal (fifth all-time) against CLB in a 4-1 loss on 10-07 … MLS Cup Playoffs: Started in both the first and second legs of the Fire’s 2006 Eastern Conference Semifinal Series against NE, logging 159 total minutes of postseason play … Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup: Started and played 89 minutes in a 3-1 win in the U.S. Open Cup Final over L.A. on 9-27, helping the Fire clinch its fourth title in the tournament.
2005: Named one of three finalists for the Gatorade Rookie of the Year Award … Finished his impressive rookie campaign with eight goals and five assists in 29 appearances (21 starts) … Won the 2005 Fire/Budweiser Golden Boot Award with his team-best eight goals … Became first-ever rookie in team’s eight-year history to lead the Fire in scoring… Also led the Fire in shots (61), shots on goal (32) and games played (29 – tied w/ Mapp) and tied for 3rd with five assists (Guerrero) … Made MLS debut on 4-02 @ FCD … Scored first MLS goal in 50’ of 1-1 draw @ DC on 4-09 … Notched first career assist on 6-15 @ DC (Segares – 62’) … Scored first GWG of his career in the 69’ on 6-26 vs. RSL … Scored Fire’s lone goal on 7-27 vs. A.C. Milan in the 22’ of the 3-1 loss … Recorded first career multi-goal game on 9-17 @ CLB by scoring both goals in a 2-1 Fire win … MLS CUP PLAYOFFS: Started all three playoff contests for the Fire in 2005, registering one assist and 10 shots in 225 minutes of play … Helped Chicago clinch its Eastern Conference Semifinal Series victory in Game Two on 10-30 @ DC, his lay-off pass to Ivan Guerrero earning him an assist on the Fire’s third goal in the 50+’ of a 4-0 victory … LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP: Played in two Open Cup contests, starting both and logging 150 total minutes … MLS RESERVE DIVISION: Played two games with the Fire Reserves, starting one with a total of 56 minutes played.
Abroad: From 2009-2011 Rolfe played for Danish Superliga club Aalborg BK where he appeared in 32 matches and netted a total of 6 goals.
COLLEGE: Missed significant time due to injury yet posted big numbers throughout his career … Concluded his career sixth all-time at UD in goals with 31, third in total points with 87 and as the Flyers career leader in assists with 25 … 2004: NSCAA All-America Second Team … All-Atlantic-10 First Team … Racked up 24 points, the third-highest total in the Atlantic 10, despite playing in only 13 games … He scored seven goals and set a Dayton single-season assist record with 10, which lead the Atlantic-10 … 2003: A nagging groin injury limited him to just 10 games and nine starts, including a few cameo appearances, but he still finished tied for second on the team in goals (4), assists (5) and points (13) … Registered a point in seven of his nine starts … Tallied a point in his first five games for the Flyers … Dayton was 7-1-2 with Rolfe in the lineup and 5-4-0 without him … 2002: All-Atlantic-10 First Team … Finished fifth in the Atlantic-10 in goals (15) and points (33) … The Flyers’ leading scorer boasted five multi-goal games … 2001: Atlantic-10 All-Rookie Team … Started in 19 of 20 games for the Flyers, finishing his rookie campaign with five goals and eight assists for 18 points … Led the Flyers in assists and finished third on the team in goals … Scored his first collegiate goal versus Wisconsin-Milwaukee, which started a streak of three straight games with a goal.
CLUB/PREP: Played two seasons with the Chicago Fire Premier (formerly Fire Reserves) of the Premier Development League … Finished fifth on the Fire Premier in scoring in 2004 with 17 points on six goals and five assists in only 11 games for a squad that saw eight players taken in the 2005 MLS SuperDraft … Helped the Fire Premier to an undefeated and PDL-best regular season record of 17-0-1, the Heartland Division championship and two wins in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup in 2004 … Tallied a goal and an assist on 6-02-04 in a 5-1 victory over SAC Wisla in the First Round of the U.S. Open Cup … Was a member of the 2003 Fire Premier side that appeared in the PDL Championship game and garnered the Heartland Division regular season and Central Conference tournament titles … Played at Fairmont High School in Kettering, OH … Notched a school-record 30 goals and 72 points as a junior, leading his team to a District Championship and earning him First Team All-Area honors as well as a spot on the All-District Team … In his senior season, he was named Player of the Year and First Team in the League, Area, and District … Was also named to the All-Mideast First Team as his team won the district title … His 73 career goals (including 72 his final three years) are a school record.
INTERNATIONAL: Rolfe earned his first cap with the United States national team during a friendly in Scotland on November 12, 2005. Went on to appear 10 times, registering one assist for the U.S. Men’s National Team.
PERSONAL: Son of Ralph and Donna Rolfe…Enjoys listening to Country music…Majored in Finance while at Dayton…His goal celebration is an homage to his hometown of Dayton, Ohio.