From The Vault | April 17 - April 23

This week in From The Vault, the Washington Freedom defeated the San Jose CybeRays 2-1 on April 21, 2002. On April 22, 2009, D.C. United defeated FC Dallas in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup play-in round, where Fred and Brandon Barklage scored goals for the Black-and-Red. Three years later (to the day), Chris Pontius scored his first career hat trick in an Atlantic Cup rivalry victory against the New York Red Bulls on April 22, 2012. Last year, Luciano Acosta opened his D.C. United account with a goal in a 3-0 win against the New England Revolution. Follow along all season long at