United’s De Rosario among three finalists for MLS MVP
The Canadian this year became the only player in MLS history to score with three teams in one season. After starting the campaign with Toronto, De Rosario was traded to New York in April before being shipped to D.C. in June. In 18 games with United, De Rosario notched 13 goals and seven assists.
Davies, who scored 11 goals in his first season after suffering severe injuries in an October 2009 car accident, is up for Comeback Player of the Year. Kitchen, the No. 3 pick in January’s SuperDraft out of Akron, will compete for Rookie of the Year after leading in United in minutes played.
The league will announce its Rookie of the Year on Tuesday, Comeback Player of the Year on Nov. 14 and MVP on Nov. 18.
GMU’s Cornelius to stay suspended for first 10 games
Cornelius was suspended indefinitely in September after being arrested for credit card fraud. Cornelius, who is on track to graduate in May, will be eligible to play against Duquesne on Dec. 21, a day after the conclusion of the fall academic semester.
“The judicial process has been completed and Andre will be able to move forward practicing with the team and working towards his degree,” Mason coach Paul Hewitt said in a statement. “He has admitted that he made a mistake and accepted responsibility for it. We look forward to having him rejoin us on the court in December.”
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