Kelyn Rowe

Kelyn Rowe
Kelyn Rowe
Kelyn Rowe
Real Name: Kelyn Rowe
HT: 5' 8" WT: 150
Age: 25 (12/02/1991)
Birthplace: Federal Way, Washington
Hometown: Federal Way, Wash.


  • A six-year pro with at least five goals and five assists in each of last four seasons with the Revolution (2013-16).
  • Voted 2016 Santander Most Valuable Player by fans and named the Revolution’s Humanitarian of the Year in three straight years from 2014-16.
  • One of just seven players in club history to record at least 25 goals and 25 assists.
  • Has started at least 21 matches in each of first five MLS campaigns and set career high with 31 starts in 2016.
  • Ranks second in club history with six career goals in the U.S. Open Cup, trailing only Taylor Twellman (seven).

MLS CAREER: A Revolution fan favorite for work both on and off the field…Joined the club as the third-overall pick in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft…Experienced playing in central midfield or on either wing, as well as in a defensive role…Named the club’s Humanitarian of the Year in 2014, 2015, and 2016 for commitment to numerous philanthropic causes, including fighting childhood cancer…One of seven players in club history with at least 25 goals and 25 assists…Through April 2017, career totals include 165 appearances, 129 starts, 27 goals, and 33 assists in 11,829 minutes played…Scored one goal with two assists in eight postseason games, with seven starts…Scored six career goals in U.S. Open Cup, the second most in club history…Through the first two months of 2017, appeared in nine games with eight starts and recorded two assists…In 2016, voted Santander Most Valuable Player by fans after registering five goals and seven assists in 33 appearances, with a career-high 32 starts…Tied a career best with seven goals and added six assists in 33 games in 2015…Started 21 of 27 games in 2014…Scored five goals with five assists…In 2013, started 26 matches and scored seven goals with a personal-best eight assists…As a rookie in 2012, started 21 of 30 appearances and finished with three goals and five assists.

2017: Through April, appeared in all nine games with eight starts, including five in the midfield and three at left back…Has totaled 733 minutes played and registered two assists…(3/4) at COL: Made 2017 debut in the season opener…Started and played 90 minutes…(3/25) vs. MIN: Started in the home opener, a 5-2 win…(4/8) vs. HOU: Made 125th career start – all with New England – and second ever at left back…Helped team secure clean sheet in 2-0 win…(4/22) vs. DC: Made second start of the season at left back and recorded first assist on Juan Agudelo's goal in the 2-2 draw…(4/29) at SEA: Started at left back and tallied an assist for the second consecutive game with a pinpoint cross to Agudelo's head. 

2016: Voted Santander Most Valuable Player by fans and earned third consecutive Humanitarian of the Year award…Tied for second on the Revs with 33 appearances, starting a career-best 32 games…Registered five goals and finished second on team with seven assists…Logged minutes at every position aside from goalkeeper and center back…Earned third career MLS Player of the Week nod for two-goal, one-assist performance at Montreal on Sept. 17…Started three U.S. Open Cup matches, totaling 279 minutes…(4/9) vs. TOR: Scored first goal of the season in the 14th minute to move into a tie for 10th on the club’s all-time scoring list…Earned Santander Man of the Match honors for performance…(4/30) vs. ORL: Notched first assist of the season in the 71st minute on a pass to Juan Agudelo…(5/8) at LA: Scored second goal of the year with a hard strike into the upper left corner of the net…Named Santander Man of the Match…(5/14) vs. CHI: Made 100th career start and first career start at right back…(6/18) at VAN: Scored 25th career goal to move into ninth place in club history…Became seventh Revolution player to record 25 goals and 25 assists with the club…(7/2) at MTL: Recorded third assist of the season on a through ball to Kei Kamara…(7/31) at ORL: Registered 27th career assist on Kamara’s opening goal…(8/6) at TOR: Assisted Teal Bunbury’s late goal…(8/28) at NY: Made 150th regular season appearance in MLS…(9/3) vs. COL: Tallied fifth assist of the season…(9/10) vs. NYC: Registered sixth assist of season and surpassed Pat Noonan for sixth place on club’s all-time assists chart…(9/17) at MTL: Named MLS Player of the Week for third time after recording two goals and one assist...Notched third brace of MLS career...Moved into eighth place on Revs’ all-time goal scoring list...Named to’s Team of the Week...Earned AT&T Goal of the Week nomination for 27th-minute goal...Voted Santander Man of the Match…(10/1) vs. SKC: Returned to action after missing one match due to illness.

2015: Appeared in 33 games, starting 21 times, and tallied seven goals with six assists…The seven goals tied his career high set in 2013…Tied for second on the team in both assists and goals…Ranked third on the Revs with 24 shots on goal and tied for the team lead with 12 substitute appearances…Led all Revolution subs with three goals off the bench…Started in the Fourth Round match in the U.S. Open Cup…(3/28) vs. SJ: Registered the second multi-goal game of his MLS career in the team’s first win of the season…Put in two goals on seven shots, five of which were on frame…Earned MLS Player of the Week honors for Week 4 after his two-goal outing…(4/4) at COL: Notched an assist in the Revs’ 2-0 win…(4/25) vs. RSL: Tallied the 20th assist of his pro career…(5/7) at ORL: Became the 22nd Revolution player to appear in 100 games…Scored 10 minutes after coming on as a substitute…(7/25) at CHI: Slotted home a late equalizer in the 2-2 draw for his fourth goal of the season…(9/13) at TOR: Tallied the 20th goal of his MLS career in the 3-1 win…Became the seventh Revolution player to tally 20 goals and 20 assists with the club…(9/16) vs. NY: Started and scored a game-winning goal…Marked the first time he scored in back-to-back games in over two years…(10/25) at NYC: Scored last goal of the season in the finale, a 3-1 win.

2014: Made 27 appearances and started 21 times for the Revolution…Scored five goals and added five assists…Ranked second on the team in goals and assists…Missed seven games early in the season with a hamstring injury, but then started 18 of the team’s final 19 matches…The Revs went 4-0-1 in games when he scored a goal…Registered one assist in three straight games from Aug. 23 to Sept. 3, helping the Revolution post a 3-0-0 mark over that stretch…Made five postseason appearances with four starts, notching one assist…Played in two U.S. Open Cup matches, with one start…Scored a game-winning goal, his sixth all-time Open Cup goal…(6/28) vs. PHI: Notched first assist of the season, setting up New England’s only goal in the 3-1 loss…(7/30) vs. COL: Scored first goal of the season…(8/30) at TOR: Tallied one goal and one assist in the 3-0 road victory…(9/3) vs. SKC: Tallied an assist in a third straight match…(9/13) vs. MTL: Continued hot scoring streak with a goal in the 2-1 win…(9/26) at SKC: Scored for the third time in six matches in the 3-2 win…(10/11) at MTL: Slotted home his last goal of the season in the 2-2 draw…Postseason: (11/1) at CLB: Earned an assist when his free kick was headed in by Charlie Davies to give the Revs a 1-0 lead en route to the 4-2 win…(12/7) at LA: Returned to the starting lineup for MLS Cup and played the full 120 minutes.

2013: Made 33 league appearances, including 26 starts, and tallied seven goals with a team-high eight assists…Two of his assists were game-winners…In all competitions, scored 12 goals and added 10 assists in 38 games…Found his way onto the scoresheet in five straight games from Aug. 17 to Sept. 14, collecting five goals and one assist…Missed only one game all year due to a calf injury…Scored a team-best four goals and posted one assist in the U.S. Open Cup…Scored two goals in the Third Round win over Rochester and another two in the Fourth Round win over New York…(3/9) at CHI: Collected an assist in the season opener, setting up Jerry Bengtson’s game-winner…(4/27) vs. PHI: Created another goal for his second assist of the year…(5/8) vs. RSL: Tallied his third assist on the season…(6/2) vs. LA: Scored one goal with two assists in the 5-0 win…Marked the first multi-assist game of his MLS career…(8/25) vs. PHI: Scored two goals in the 5-1 win for his first multi-goal game in MLS competition…Named MLS Player of the Week, while one of his two goals earned MLS Goal of the Week honors…Postseason: (11/2) vs. SKC: Scored first career postseason goal, the game-winner, in his MLS Cup Playoffs debut…(11/6) at SKC: Assisted Dimitry Imbongo’s goal in the second leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series.

2012: Appeared in 30 regular season games, starting 21 times, during his rookie season with the Revolution…Scored three goals and tied for the team lead with five assists, which were also tied for the most among MLS rookies…Scored in the Revs’ U.S. Open Cup Third Round match…Made four appearances in the MLS Reserve League…(3/10) at SJ: Made MLS debut in the season opener, playing the full 90 minutes…(3/31) at LA: Scored first MLS goal in the 3-1 win…(6/2) vs. CHI: Involved in each of the Revs’ two goals despite playing only 26 minutes as a sub…Earned one goal and one assist, the first helper of his MLS career…(9/15) at DC: Scored third and final goal of the season…(9/22) vs. NY: Assisted Darrius Barnes’ 95th minute equalizer.

NATIONAL TEAM (UNITED STATES): A U.S. youth international with experience on the U.S. Under-18, Under-20, and Under-23 teams…Played at the 2011 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship in Guatemala…Tallied three goals and one assist in two Group Play matches, including both goals in a 2-0 win over Panama.

COLLEGE (UCLA): Spent two years at UCLA and tallied 13 goals and 20 assists in his career…Earned a pair of all-conference selections…Selected as the 2011 Pac-10 Conference Player of the Year as a sophomore after he scored seven goals with 10 assists…His 10 assists were the eighth most in the nation…Helped UCLA reach the NCAA College Cup in 2011…Scored in the semifinal match against North Carolina…As a freshman, scored six goals and a conference-leading 10 assists…Named the Pac-10 Freshman of the Year and a National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-American in 2010…Helped the Bruins reach the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament by recording one goal and two assists in three tournament games.

PERSONAL: A fan favorite for his work off the pitch…Has been heavily involved in several philanthropic efforts, most notably the Jessie Rees Foundation and Team NEGU (Never, Ever Give Up)…His work earned him two consecutive Humanitarian of the Year awards from the Revolution in 2014 and 2015…Attended Federal Way High School in Washington…Named a Parade and ESPN/Rise All-American…Named the 2010 Class 4A soccer Player of the Year by multiple publications…As a freshman, earned first-team all-league and all-city honors, and second-team all-state recognition…Played youth club soccer with Crossfire Premier, being named to the U16 West Conference Starting XI in 2007 and 2008…Named the No. 5 player on Top Drawer Soccer’s recruit list…Has an older sister, Bree, who was a defender on Oregon’s soccer team from 2007-10…Younger sister, Baely, is an elite gymnast…Also enjoys basketball and football.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2017New England Revolution2321118977341031330
2016New England Revolution3332527877642543620
2015New England Revolution3321719246512438410
2014New England Revolution2721519605591519330
2013New England Revolution3326725288742127340
2012New England Revolution3021318975432020510
Career Totals-17914228129933832511517824140
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