The honor was awarded during The New England Revolution’s game against New York City FC Tuesday.
Ortiz was recognized during a pregame ceremony for serving as a member of the United States Army for over a decade through many combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. Sergeant Ortiz has also received several awards including the Army Commendation Medal and the Army Achievement Medal. He had a sideline view of the Revs pregame warmups and enjoyed the game from the Putnam Club.
The Revs’ Hero of the Match program honors a local first responder, member of the armed forces or individual making a difference in the community at each home game during the 2017 season. To nominate a Hero of the Match for an upcoming New England Revolution home game, please visit: www.revolutionsoccer.net/community/hero-of-the-match.