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Chris Klein
Height: 6-1.
Weight: 180.
Born: September 24, 1964.
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo.
College: Indiana University.
Club: Kansas City Wizards.


             U.S. National Team Statistics 2001

Opponent       Date   Score  GP  GS   MIN   G   A  Pts  Y   R

China         Jan 27   2-1    1   0     6   0   0   0   0   0
Colombia       Feb 3   0-1    1   0    19   0   0   0   0   0
Brazil         Mar 3   1-2    1   0    27   0   0   0   0   0

Total                         3   0    52   0   0   0   0   0

National Team
Year Record GP/GS G A Pts
2000 2-0-0 2/2 0 0 0
2001 1-2-0 3/0 0 0 0
Total 3-2-0 5/2 1 0 2
Professional
Year Team GP/GS G A Pts
1998 Kansas City Wizards 17/8 0 0 0
1999 Kansas City Wizards 30/24 6 5 17
2000 Kansas City Wizards 27/26 6 8 20
Total 2-0-0 74/58 12 13 37
MLS Champion - 2000
College
Year Team GP/GS G A Pts
1994 Indiana Univ. 22/- 2 - 4
1995 Indiana Univ. 21/21 2 - 4
1996 Indiana Univ. 21/21 4 6 14
1997 Indiana Univ. 24/24 11 11 33
Total 2-0-0 88/- 19 17 55

National Team: Played for the U.S. team that won a bronze medal at the World University Games in Italy in 1997 ... Was a member of the U.S. National Under-20 player pool ... Played on the U.S. Under-18 Olympic Development squad following his senior prep season ... Also played for the U.S. U-23 National Team in 1997 ... First Appearance: Oct. 25, 2000, vs. Mexico ... First Goal: none.

Professional: 1999: Had a solid sophomore season with six goals and five assists in 30 games (24 starts) ... Scored the first goal of his MLS career vs. Los Angeles (5/8) ... Had seven goals in the first three games after Bob Gansler was hired as head coach: one MLS game, one scrimmage and one exhibition ... Was elected as Wizards Player of the Month in May ... Won MLS Player of the Week honors for the week of 7/19m the fourth Wizard to do so ... 1998: Played 782 minutes as a rookie first-round draft pick.

College: 1997: Started and played in all 24 games as a senior in 1997, helping the Hoosiers advance to the NCAA semi-finals ... Indiana was 23-0 before losing to eventual champion UCLA, 1-0 ... Finished the season with 11 goals and 11 assists and was named to the NCAA All-Tournament Team ... Named to All-Big Ten and All-Region teams ... 1996: Tallied an assist in the Hoosiers NCAA first-round win over Evansville ... All-Big Ten first-team selection ... Scored a goal in the Big Ten Championship over Michigan State ... Converted on his penalty kick, in the penalty kick round, in the Big Ten Semi-Final win over Penn State ... Started all 21 games, with four goals and six assists, which placed 4th on the team ... Had first career two-goal game against Northwestern ... 1995: Was one of the top performers for Indiana and one of only three players to start all 21 games ... Although he scored just two goals, he was valuable with his distribution skills ... Scored the game-winning goal vs. Michigan State in overtime ... Netted his second goal in a 7-0 victory at Northwestern ... 1994: Was IUís lone freshman to make an immediate impact, seeing action in 22 games ... Scored two goals on the season ... Scored his first career goal against Miami (Ohio) and posted one against Drake ... Played both forward and midfielder ... High School: Parade Magazine All-American and All-State selection as a senior in 1993 ... Also was the Metro St. Louis Player of the Year after recording 19 goals and 23 assists ... Gatorade Circle of Champions Player of the Year in Missouri.

Personal: Married to Angela ... Enjoys golfing and playing with his dog, Bailey ... Nicknamed "Kleiny".

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