How Acquired: Drafted by the Revolution in the third round (42nd overall) in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft
A crafty midfielder who served as that the catalyst for the Monmouth Hawks during his four years on the team … has exceptional pace on the wing and the ability to beat players down the flank or cut back into the interior for his own shot ... can play comfortably on either side of midfield or up top as a forward.
2011: Made one regular-season appearance, making his MLS debut as a stoppage time substitute against D.C. United (March 26). Played one minute with the first team all season. Made 10 appearances in the MLS Reserve League, all starts, splitting time between midfield and defense, playing on both sides of the field in both positions. Started at central midfield against D.C. (March 26). Started at right back at Columbus (May 9), at D.C. (June 7) and against New York (August 21). Started at right wing at New York (June 11), at Toronto (June 21) and against Philadelphia (July 18). Started at left wing against Toronto (Sept. 2) and at Philadelphia (Sept. 8), and right back against Columbus (Oct. 16). Started both of the team’s U.S. Open Cup Play-In matches, starting on the left wing at D.C. (April 26) and at right back at Kansas City (May 25).
COLLEGE: With his selection in 2010, became the first player in Monmouth program history to earn back-to-back NSCAA First Team All-America honors … two-time Northeast Conference Player of the Year (2009, 2010) … one of only two repeat selections among the 15 men's semifinalists for the 2010 M.A.C. Hermann Trophy … three-time NSCAA North Atlantic All-Region honoree … scored 35 goals and tallied 21 assists during his four year career, starting 76 of the 77 games in which he appeared for the Hawks … as a senior, led the squad in goals (12), points (29) and game-winning goals (4), while tying for the team-lead with five assists.
PERSONAL: Son of Michael and Denise Kinne … has two brothers … majoring in health studies … as a high school player, earned NSCAA All-America honors, and was named the 2006 NSCAA Connecticut State Player of the Year … enjoys playing basketball and golf in his spare time.