FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution have loaned midfielder Zachary Herivaux and forward Brian Wright to Birmingham Legion FC of the USL Championship. Both players may be recalled by New England from their open-ended loans at any time during the season.
Herivaux, 23, is in his fifth professional season after signing with the Revolution as the club's third ever Homegrown Player in 2015. The Brookline, Mass. native has made 10 career MLS appearances, including two starts, as well as eight additional appearances and two goals in Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup play. Herivaux, who owns five international caps with the Haiti National Team, registered four appearances and scored one goal while on loan with USL side San Antonio FC in 2017.
Wright, 23, is in his third professional season after being selected by New England with the 20th-overall pick in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft. The Ajax, Ontario native has made 12 appearances in MLS play with one goal scored. In U.S. Open Cup competition, Wright has added one goal in four games for the Revs. In 2017, he made three appearances with two starts in USL play while on loan with Tulsa Roughnecks FC.
Revolution connections abound with Birmingham Legion FC, which is in its first season of play in the USL Championship after launching in 2018 under the direction of former Revolution defender (2001-09) and head coach (2012-17) Jay Heaps, who serves as the Legion’s president and general manager. Former Revolution assistant coach (2014-17) and interim head coach (2017) Tom Soehn is Birmingham’s first ever head coach, while former Revs forward Khano Smith (2005-08, 2010) is an assistant coach with the club. Three other former Revs players are currently on Birmingham's roster including Femi Hollinger-Janzen (2016-18), Daigo Kobayashi (2014-17), and Trevor Spangenberg (2015).
The Revolution will return to MLS action this Sunday, March 17, when the club travels to BMO Field for a meeting with Toronto FC. The match will kick off at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Boston, 98.5 The Sports Hub, and 1260 AM Nossa Radio.