SALT LAKE CITY - Real Salt Lake will face the Columbus Crew for the second time during its 2006 preseason on Saturday, March 11, at 6:00 p.m. MT at the University of Louisiana Soccer Complex in Lafayette, Louisiana. The RSL-Crew game will feature two players from Louisiana in RSL's Jason Kreis and Columbus' Jason Garey. Following the match in Louisiana, the 18-man roster will return to Salt Lake City before heading to Southern California for the final leg of its preseason training camp. In California, RSL will face the Chicago Fire on Thursday, March 16, the Los Angeles Galaxy Reserves on Friday, March 17, and Chivas USA on Sunday, March 19.
|Wednesday, Feb. 1||Training camp begins||IMG Academy - Bradenton, Fla. until Friday, Feb. 17|
|Tuesday, Feb. 7||U.S. Amateur||IMG Academy - Bradenton, Fla.||W 4-2||1-0-0|
|Wednesday, Feb. 8||MetroStars||IMG Academy - Bradenton, Fla.||W 2-1||2-0-0|
|Sunday, Feb. 12||Columbus Crew*||Spartan Stadium - Tampa, Fla.||L 0-1||2-1-0|
|Tuesday, Feb. 14||University of Central Florida||IMG Academy - Bradenton, Fla.||W 4-0||3-1-0|
|Wednesday, Feb. 15||Kansas City Wizards||IMG Academy - Bradenton, Fla.||W 2-1||4-1-0|
|Friday, Feb. 17||D.C. United||IMG Academy - Bradenton, Fla.||W 3-1||5-1-0|
|Friday, Feb. 17||Training camp continues||Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. until Thursday, March 2|
|Wednesday, Feb. 22||Viborg FF (Danish Superliga)||Sunrise Hilton - Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.||L 1-2||5-2-0|
|Friday, Feb. 24||Florida International University||Sunrise Hilton - Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.||W 2-0||6-2-0|
|Saturday, Feb. 25||Houston 1836||RRISD Athletic Complex - Austin, Texas||W 2-1||7-2-0|
|Tuesday, Feb. 28||Faroe Islands||Sunrise Hilton - Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.||T 1-1||7-2-1|
|Monday, March 6||Training camp continues||Salt Lake City, Utah until Sunday, March 12|
|Saturday, March 11||Columbus Crew||Lafayette, La.||6:00 p.m.|
|Thursday, March 16||Final leg of training camp||Univ. of Redlands, Redlands, Calif., until Friday, March 24|
|Friday, March 17||Los Angeles Galaxy Reserves||Home Depot Center - Carson, Calif.||11:00 a.m.|
|Sunday, March 19||Chivas USA||Univ. of Redlands, Redlands, Calif.||TBD|
|Saturday, March 25||University of Portland||Portland, Ore.||8:30 p.m.|
LOUISIANA TRAVEL ROSTER
# Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Birthdate Hometown College 2 Nelson Akwari DF 6-0 193 02/04/1982 Houston, TX UCLA 10 Mehdi Ballouchy MF 5-9 169 04/04/1983 Casablanca, Morocco Santa Clara 11 Chris Brown MF 5-8 177 03/10/1977 Portland, OR Portland 25 Gustavo Cabrera DF 5-11 165 12/13/1979 Guatemala City 74 Jeff Cunningham FW 5-7 172 08/21/1976 Crystal River, FL South Florida 15 Kenny Cutler MF 5-8 164 03/08/1982 Richmond, VA Clemson 1 Scott Garlick GK 6-2 190 05/29/1972 Phoenix, Arizona San Diego 13 Atiba Harris FW 6-3 185 06/09/1985 St. Kitts & Nevis -- 17 Chris Klein MF 6-1 180 01/04/1976 St. Louis, MO Indiana 9 Jason Kreis FW 5-6 153 12/29/1972 Omaha, NE Duke 18 Jay Nolly GK 6-3 217 01/02/1982 Littleton, CO Indiana 19 Kevin Novak MF 5-7 152 09/01/1982 Huntington Beach, CA Loyola Marymount 23 Eddie Pope DF 6-1 180 12/24/1973 High Point, NC North Carolina 27 Douglas Sequeira MF 6-0 178 08/23/1977 San Jose, Costa Rica -- 3 Carey Talley MF 6-1 181 08/26/1976 Cordova, TN North Carolina 5 Danny Torres DF 5-11 158 10/14/1977 Moravia, Costa Rica -- 22 Jamie Watson FW 5-8 158 04/10/1986 Dallas, TX North Carolina 7 Andy Williams MF 5-7 171 09/23/1977 Chicago, IL Rhode IslandRSL TRAINING SCHEDULE FOR WEEK OF MARCH 5 & 12, 2006:
**All practices are open to Media members. All times and locations are subject to change.
DAY/DATE SITE TIME (MT) Friday, March 10 Reserves-Haws Field at Brigham Young University 10:00 a.m. Sr. Roster in Lafayette, LA Saturday, March 11 Reserves-Haws Field at Brigham Young University 10:00 a.m. Sr. Roster vs. Columbus Crew - Lafayette, LA 5:00 p.m. Sunday, March 12 Reserves-Haws Field at Brigham Young University 10:00 a.m. Sr. Roster in Lafayette, LA Monday, March 13 Reserves-Haws Field at Brigham Young University 10:00 a.m. Sr. Roster returning to Salt Lake City, UT Tuesday, March 14 OFF DAYMLS CAMPS: The Official Camp and Clinic of Major League Soccer is NOW the Official Camp & Clinic of Real Salt Lake! NEW for 2006, Fantasy Camp and focused Team Training experiences. To find out more about all of RSL's Youth Development Programs, call Scott Reynolds at (801) 924-8575 or by email at SReynolds@RealSaltLake.com. To partner with RSL to host MLS Camps in your community, call us today.
SINGLE-GAME TICKETS FOR ENTIRE SCHEDULE ON SALE: RSL single-game tickets for the entire 2006 season schedule are officially on sale at the University of Utah Ticket Office, located at the Stadium's south end. Previously single-game tickets were put on sale only for the RSL home opener against the MetroStars on Saturday, April 15 at 7:00 p.m. RSL single-game tickets prices for the 2006 season are $16 for north goal, $20 for corner flag, $27 for premier east and $32 for VIP west. Beginning in March, KFC's 35 restaurants in Utah will be the exclusive sponsor and distributor of $12 tickets in Sections E40 and E41, which will now be known as the KFC Colonel's Corner. Tickets can be purchased by visiting the Utah Ticket Office at 451 South 1400 East, by logging onto www.utahtickets.com or by contacting the Ticket Office at (801) 581-UTIX.
PURCHASE THE NEW 2006 RSL "HIGH-FIVE" PACK: RSL latest ticket plan option, the "High-Five" pack, is now on sale. Fans can now purchase a premium level seat on the East side of Rice-Eccles stadium for five of the 2006 season games plus receive one RSL T-shirt and a full 3x5 ft. RSL Flag with the package ($30 value) for $125. The "High-Five" pack includes our Home Opener against the MetroStars on Saturday, April 15, and the ESPN2 broadcast games against the Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday, April 29 and Rocky Mountain rivals Colorado Rapids on Saturday, May 27, and RSL's two Fireworks Spectaculars against Chivas USA on Tuesday, July 4 (Independence Day) and FC Dallas on Saturday, July 22 (Pioneer Day). You can purchase the "High-Five" pack by visiting the RSL Ticket Office at 515 South 700 East, #2R, SLC, UT 84102, by logging onto www.RealSaltLake.com or by contacting the Real Salt Lake Ticket Office at (866) 9-SOCCER.
2006 RSL SEASON, HALF SEASON AND FLEX TICKET PACKAGES ON SALE: The RSL 2006 season ticket package features 20 games, including all 16 MLS regular season games and four special bonus games. Real Salt Lake's season ticket pricing remains level with the 2005 prices, and consists of Youth (15 and younger) and Adult in five price levels. Prices for the 2006 season ticket packages are $200 adult ($180 youth) for the North Goal, $300 adult ($240 youth) for the Corner Flag, $400 ($320 youth) for East Sideline, $500 ($400 youth) for VIP and $1,000 ($1,000 youth) Club seats.
The 2006 half season plan features 10 games (to be announced once the MLS 2006 schedule is announced), including nine MLS regular-season games and one special bonus game. Real Salt Lake's mini-plan ticket pricing consists of Youth (15 and younger) and Adult in four price levels. Prices for the 2005 mini-plan season ticket packages are $130 adult ($110 youth) for the North Goal, $180 adult ($150) for the Corner Flag, $220 adult ($180 youth) for East Sideline and $300 adult ($230 youth) for VIP seats.
To add more options for fans, RSL is also offering the flex season ticket package, which is comprised of twenty vouchers of the same price category (North Goal, Corner Flag, Premium and VIP) that allows the purchaser to determine which games they would like to see in the regular reason and how many tickets needed for that game. Prices for the 2005 Flex Package are $280 for the North Goal, $340 for the Corner Flag, $440 for the East Sideline and $560 for the VIP seats. Tickets can be redeemed in the following way: one could use all the vouchers and bring 20 people to one game or 4 people could attend five games. Flex vouchers are discounted from the day of game pricing making it an even greater value.
All tickets can be purchased by visiting the RSL Ticket Office at 515 South 700 East, #2R, SLC, UT 84102, by logging onto www.RealSaltLake.com or by contacting the Real Salt Lake Ticket Office at (866) 9-SOCCER.
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