Dynamo announce 2011 preseason schedule

Houston to compete in Disney Pro Soccer Classic Feb. 24-26

HOUSTON, TX
(Thursday, January 20, 2011) -- The Houston Dynamo announced their schedule for
the 2011 preseason today, with training sessions beginning on Monday, January
24. The schedule is tentative and subject to change, with updates made
regularly at HoustonDynamo.com/preseason-schedule

During
the preseason, the Dynamo will play a friendly in Corpus
Christi (February 12) and competitive tournaments in Orlando (February 24-26)
and a location to be announced (March 11-13). Houston
will also train in Phoenix, Ariz.,
and play three scrimmages there against MLS competition, in addition to hosting
two scrimmages against college foes and one against an MLS foe in the Houston area.

One
of those scrimmages will be the Dynamo’s annual Meet the Team Day, to be held
March 5 against SMU. Only Dynamo season ticket holders and their guests will be
admitted to the exclusive event, which will include a chance to meet players
following the game.

The
Dynamo’s preseason game schedule currently stands as follows:

Sat,
Feb. 5       Scrimmage vs. Houston Baptist University 11 a.m. Carl
Lewis

Sat,
Feb. 12     South
Texas Shootout vs. FC Dallas 2
p.m. Corpus Christi

Tues,
Feb. 15   Scrimmage vs. Sporting Kansas City TBA Phoenix AZ

Thur,
Feb. 17   Scrimmage vs. Columbus
Crew TBA Phoenix AZ

Sat,
Feb. 19     Scrimmage vs. Portland
Timbers TBA Phoenix AZ

Tues,
Feb. 22   Scrimmage vs. Seattle
Sounders TBA Orlando FL

Thur,
Feb. 24   Disney Pro Soccer Classic
Semifinals TBA Orlando
FL

Sat,
Feb. 26     Disney Pro Soccer Classic TBD Orlando FL

Sat,
March 5    Meet the Team Day Scrimmage vs.
SMU 11 a.m. Carl Lewis

Tues,
March 8  Scrimmage vs. Real Salt Lake 11
a.m. Carl Lewis

Fri,
March 11   Tournament vs. Columbus Crew TBA TBA

Sun,
March 13 Tournament vs. New
England Revolution TBA TBA 

The
Dynamo’s MLS regular season opener is set for Saturday, March 19, against the
Philadelphia Union at Robertson Stadium. Tickets are available at
HoustonDynamo.com.