Deric to make first start in goal tonight

22-year-old Klein graduate becomes first Dynamo Academy player to start an MLS game

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Houston
Dynamo goalkeeper Tyler Deric, a 22-year-old alumnus of Klein High School in
the Houston area, is set to become the first Dynamo Academy graduate in club
history to start an MLS game tonight when the Dynamo face the San Jose
Earthquakes at 9 p.m. CT at Buck Shaw Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. Deric was
named in the team’s lineup submitted one hour prior to kickoff.

>>Tyler Deric player bio<<

Deric,
the first home-grown player ever signed by the Dynamo when he joined the club
in March 2009, is in his second professional season but has yet to make his
competitive debut. He played 45 minutes and earned a win in a June 10 friendly
win against the Laredo Heat.

Deric
originally joined the Dynamo Academy in January 2007 while a senior at Klein
High School. He is one of two players from the Dynamo Youth Development System,
presented by Statoil, to be signed to a professional contract by the Dynamo.

>>Learn more about the Dynamo Academy<<

Following
tonight’s game, the Dynamo will return home for their final game of the regular
season against the Seattle Sounders on Saturday, October 23, at 3 p.m. CT.
Special ticket deals are available at HoustonDynamo.com/tickets.

The Houston Dynamo are a Major League Soccer club that
has won two MLS Cup championships in its first four seasons and represented the
United States in international competition in four consecutive years. For more
information, log on to www.HoustonDynamo.com
or call (713) 276-7500.