2001 Miami Fusion Roster

Major League Soccer (MLS)
Team Record: 16-5-5 - 53 points
Finishing 1st in MLS's Eastern Division
Postseason: 3-3
Lost Semifinal
Coach: Ray Hudson (16-5-5)
Location: Miami, Florida
Attendance: 156,481, Avg. 11,177 in 14 home dates
2001 Miami Fusion Statistics

The Miami Fusion of Major League Soccer ended the 2001 season with a record of 16 wins and 5 losses and 5 ties for 53 points finishing first in MLS's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-3.

The Fusion netted 57 goals, tops in the circuit. Miami yielded 36 goals. Alex Pineda-Chacon scored 19 goals for the team, while Jim Rooney, Preki and Diego Serna each contributed five or more also. Diego Serna accounted for 15 assists. Nick Rimando topped the squad with 15 wins and a team-best 0.86 goals against average, best among goalkeepers with enough qualifying appearances.

Ray Hudson coached the team. The 2001 Miami Fusion lost in the Semifinal.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Lazo AlavanjaMJanuary 18, 19775'11"165East Chicago, IN
Shaker AsadMAugust 18, 19795'7"140Gaza Strip, Palestine
Kyle BeckermanMApril 23, 19825'10"165Crofton, MD
Jeff BilykMMay 7, 19775'7"145West Islip, NY
Ian BishopMMay 29, 19655'9"165Liverpool, England
Jeff CassarGFebruary 2, 19746'2"195Livonia, MI
Judah CooksMNovember 29, 19766'1"175Washington, DC
Leo CullenMFebruary 28, 19765'8"165Minneapolis, MN
Brian DunsethDMarch 2, 19776'0"170Upland, CA
Jay HeapsDAugust 2, 19765'9"155Nashua, NH
Chris HendersonMDecember 11, 19705'9"150Edmonds, WA
Carlos LlamosaDJune 30, 19695'11"170Palmira, Colombia
Pete MarinoFApril 23, 19735'8"145Holbrook, NY
Tyrone MarshallDNovember 12, 19746'2"195Kingston, Jamaica
Pablo MastroeniMAugust 29, 19765'10"170Mendoza, Argentina
Ivan McKinleyD-MJune 15, 19696'2"185Johannesburg, South Africa
Randy MerkelDMarch 20, 19765'10"170Carol Stream, IL
Ali NgonFSeptember 4, 19815'10"185Yaounde, Cameroon
Antonio OteroMMay 20, 19775'11"170New York, NY
Alex Pineda-ChaconMDecember 19, 19695'8"150Santa Cruz de Yojoa, Honduras
PrekiMJune 24, 19635'9"165Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Nick RimandoGJune 17, 19795'9"184Montclair, CA
Jim RooneyMSeptember 9, 19686'0"165Bronx, NY
Tim SahaydakDJune 1, 19776'1"168Bethlehem, PA
Diego SernaFOctober 2, 19736'1"195Medellin, Colombia
Greg SimmondsFDecember 16, 19756'3"190Kingston, Jamaica
Johnny TorresFApril 24, 19765'8"140Medellin, Colombia
David WinnerGApril 23, 19716'1"185Fort Lauderdale, FL
Ian WoanMDecember 14, 19675'10"163Heswall, England


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