Officials’ 2017 milestones acknowledged at camp

Seven officials received commemorative presentations during the course of PRO’s preseason camp at the end of January to mark their achievements in 2017.

The milestone men were:

100 MLS regular season games

Ismail Elfath, Allen Chapman, Chris Penso, Jeff Muschik and Mike Rottersman all received gifts to mark their 100th MLS regular season game.
Ismail Elfath, Allen Chapman, Chris Penso, Jeff Muschik and Mike Rottersman.

Allen Chapman
July 29, 2017
Atlanta United vs D.C. United

Read more: Allen Chapman on MLS All-Star achievement and MLS milestone 

Ismail Elfath
September 24, 2017
Atlanta United vs Montreal Impact

Chris Penso
March 11, 2017
Houston Dynamo vs Columbus Crew SC

Jeff Muschik
June 10, 2017
Sporting Kansas City vs Montreal Impact

Mike Rottersman
August 9, 2017
New England Revolution vs Montreal Impact


200 MLS regular season games

Frank Anderson receives a gift to mark his 200th #MLS regular season game from Howard Webb.

Frank Anderson
September 20, 2017
Toronto FC vs Montreal Impact


300 MLS regular season games

Kevin Stott receives a gift to mark his 300th MLS regular season game.

Kevin Stott
May 6, 2017
LA Galaxy vs Chicago Fire

Read more: Kevin Stott reflects on 300 MLS games


A further four officials appeared in the MLS Playoffs for the first time in their careers in 2017:

First MLS Playoff Game

Peter Balciunas
Andrew Bigelow
Kathryn Nesbitt
JC Rivero

Read more: See the complete list of when officials first appeared in MLS Playoffs