Academy Update Photo Fujiwara Kaoru

Academy Update | Under-19s kick off spring season with win over Red Bulls

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The Revolution Academy Under-19 team opened its spring season on Sunday with a 2-1 victory over the New York Red Bulls Academy Under-19 squad at Gillette Stadium.

Next Saturday, March 14, all four New England Revolution Academy teams will be in action at Gillette Stadium. The Under-19s, Under-17s, and Under-15s will host the Montreal Impact while the Under-14s will host Valeo Futbol Club.


  • Defender Nathan Metsack (Ashford, Conn. – 2001) tallied his first goal of the 2019-20 season to open the scoring in Sunday night’s match.
  • Midfielder Kaoru Fujiwara (Lexington, Mass. – 2001) netted what wound up being the game-winner four minutes after Metsack’s strike. It was his first goal of the spring season and his sixth in 2019-20 overall.
  • Goalkeeper Austin Causey (Groton, Mass. – 2001) played the full 90 minutes between the sticks, recording four saves and anchoring an impressive performance by the backline.
  • Several Under-17 standouts saw action playing up a level, including defender Colby Quinones (Bedford, N.H. – 2003), midfielder Morris Matthews (Westwood, Mass. – 2003), defender Cole Richardson (North Easton,


New England Revolution U-19s vs New York Red Bulls U-19s
Sunday, March 8, 2020 – Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, Mass.)
New England Revolution 2, New York Red Bulls 1

Scoring Summary:
NE – Nathan Metsack, 48'
NE – Kaoru Fujiwara (Brian Son), 52'
NY – Emiland Elezaj, 88'

New England Revolution: Austin Causey; Nathan Metsack, Brian Son (Michael TeDuits 70'), Abdel Talabi, Colby Quinones; Joseph Buck, Trevor Burns, Morris Matthews (Cole Richardson 87'); Victor Viana (Gevork Diarbian 57'), Kaoru Fujiwara (Hikaru Fujiwara, 70'), Michael Tsicoulias (Ethan Williams 87')

Substitutes Not Used: Nickolas Cardona, Patrick Medina

Misconduct Summary:
NY – Salvatore Esposito (Yellow Card), 90'