D.C. United Rookie Lance Rozeboom Out With ACL Tear

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 10: Head coach Ben Olsen of the D.C. United looks on before a game against the Sporting Kansas City at RFK Stadium on March 10, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

D.C. United received word today that rookie midfielder Lance Rozeboom is done for the season with a torn ACL.

D.C. United received unfortunate news Friday as rookie midfielder Lance Rozeboom will be out for several months with a torn ACL according to Steven Goff of The Washington Post.

Rozeboom was a nice story for D.C. United, as he worked his way from being a supplemental pick to earning one of the club's final spots. He did not appear in either of the team's games so far, but was included on the 18-man game day roster for their game against the L.A. Galaxy back on March 18.

Rozeboom was injured during a practice session in California earlier this week before heading back to Washington for more tests, which were announced Friday. He will undergo surgery on April 5 and an exact time table for his return is not known yet.

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