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2012 ODP Boys Winter Interregional Wraps Up Play in Florida

December 16, 2012 10:39 AM
 
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Bradenton, Fla. (Dec. 16, 2012) — The annual US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Boys Winter Interregional concluded Sunday at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. The three-day event featured boys from the 1997 age group.
 
Continuing its tradition of elite competition and player development, youth from the nation's top player identification program, US Youth Soccer ODP, will train and compete in front of national staff and collegiate coaches to maximize their exposure for selection to the next level of play. The 2012 US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Winter Interregional included players primarily in the 2014-2016 graduation classes.
 
US Youth Soccer ODP, the nation's original player identification program, has continued its tradition of elite competition and player development for more than 30 years, and is the only development program that can claim members of Major League Soccer and the Men’s and Women’s National Teams. To learn more, visit www.USYouthSoccer.org.
 
Highlights from today's matches:
 
1997 Boys: Region I v. Region II
Following a scoreless first half, Region I broke through when Eryk Williamson scored in the 55th minute. Williamson’s goal proved to be the game winner, as Region I held off Region II to win, 1-0. With the victory, Region I finished the event with a 3-0 record.
 
1997 Boys: Region III v. Region IV
Region III got on the board early when Michael Swift found the back of the net in the 4th minute. That goal held up for more than a half hour until Region IV’s Nicholas Porter evened the score just before halftime in the 40th minute. Neither team could find a winner in the second half, as the game ended in a 1-1 tie.
 
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Goal Scorers and Results | Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012
 
1997
Region I
Region II
Final Score
1 0
Goals
Eryk Williamson (55:00)  
 
1997
Region III
Region IV
Final Score
1 1
Goals
Michael Swift (4:00)
Nicholas Porter (40:00)
 

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