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Revs' Heaps to announce retirement
by Paul Kennedy, December 2nd, 2009 7AM



[MLS] Jay Heaps, the longest serving member of the New England Revolution, is expected to announce his retirement at a news conference scheduled for Wednesday.

Heaps came to New England from Miami in 2001 and played 243 games for the Revs. He ranks eighth all-time in MLS with 314 games played and is third in minutes.

He played soccer and basketball at Duke, winning the MAC Award as the top college player in 1998 and MLS Rookie of the Year honors with Miami the next year.

He played for the USA at the 2009 Gold Cup.

Heaps was the Revs' union representative and active in union affairs and is expected to move into finance.

378 Steve Ralston
333 Kevin Hartman
322 Chris Klein
321 Jesse Marsch
319 Jaime Moreno
317 Jeff Cunningham
317 Chris Henderson
314 Jay Heaps
306 Cobi Jones
305 Jason Kreis


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