Red Bulls sign trio of rookies

Conor Chinn and Tim Ream

Photo Credit: 
Preston Mack

SECAUCUS, NJ- Red Bull New York announced today that it has signed
defender Tim Ream, forward Conor Chinn and midfielder Irving Garcia. All
three players were selected by New York in the 2010 MLS SuperDraft on
Jan. 14 in Philadelphia, PA.

"We think that they have bright futures ahead of them," said Red Bull
New York General Manager and Sporting Director Erik Soler. "They have
all worked very hard to secure their spots on the squad and we are
looking forward to track their progress this season."

Ream was a second round (18th overall) selection from Saint Louis
University. The former All-American was the Atlantic 10 Conference
Defensive Player of the Year in 2009 after scoring a career-high six
goals and five assists. Ream played the full 90 minutes in central
defense and tallied an assist against Santos FC last Saturday in the Red
Bulls' 3-1 win at Red Bull Arena's Grand Opening.

Chinn was selected in the third round (34th overall) in the draft out of
the University of San Francisco. The 2008 WCC Player of the Year after
recording 17 goals, Chinn scored four goals for New York in preseason
action. The 22-year-old from San Diego, CA was 2009 First Team All-WCC
selection, tallying 10 goals and three assists.

Garcia was picked by New York in the fourth round (50th overall) out of
the University of California - Irvine. He helped Irvine win two-straight
Big West Conference titles and led the league in points and assists,
earning the Big West Offensive Player of the year.

Full Season Ticket Plans for the New York Red Bulls' first season at Red
Bull Arena, in Harrison, NJ, are on sale now. Midfield seats in the
100-Level and sideline sections 107, 112, 124 and 128 are all sold out,
but good seats are still available. For more information or to purchase
tickets, call 1.877.RBSOCCER or log onto

#5 Tim Ream
Height: 6-1
Weight: 160
Day of Birth: Oct. 5, 1987 in St. Louis, MO
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Previous Professional Club: None

#25 Conor Chinn
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180
Day of Birth: August 29, 1987 in San Diego, CA
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Previous Professional Club: None

#99 Irving Garcia
Height: 5-5
Weight: 140
Day of Birth: February 4, 1988 in Ventura, CA
Hometown: San Luis, AZ
Previous Professional Club: None