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US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program Girls 1991 Region III Champions in International Tournament

March 30, 2008 10:00 PM
Barcelona, Spain—The US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Girls 1991 Region III travelled to Barcelona, Spain, March 18 – 23, to compete in the Lloret Cup 2008. US Youth Soccer Region III took the championships title going undefeated in tournament play. They also won three of their four friendly matches prior to the tournament.

The team took time throughout the week to go sightseeing around Barcelona and to visit the NOU CAMP, which is home to Barcelona FC. Wednesday they toured the stadium, NOU CAMP, and attended the Barcelona v. Valladolid game on Sunday.

1991 Region III Team – Spain
March 15 - March 24, 2008
Lauren Arnold
Hoover, AL
Jessica Barton
Jacksonville, NC
Natasha Anasi
Arlington, TX
Sophie Campise
Dallas, TX
Kim Castleberry
McKinney, TX
Kristin Cummins
Lewisville, TX
Alina Garcia-Mendez 
Fairview, TX
Hanna Gilmore
Spring, TX
Lindsay Gnatzig
Humble, TX
Rachel Lenz
Roundrock, TX
Tabitha Padgett
Orange Park, FL
Taylor Rovito
Cary, NC
Christine Schweer
Birmingham, AL
Caroline Simpkins
Concord, NC
Nora Skelton
Austin, TX
Brooke Thigpen
Jacksonville, FL
Laura Weinberg
Boca Raton, FL
Jessica Wolfe
Hazel Green, AL
Scores | March 15 – 24, 2008

Tuesday, March 18,2008
v. Espanyol; 2:1

Goal Scorer:  Hanna Gilmore

Wednesday, March 19, 2008
v. FC Barcelona; 1:0
Goal Scorer: Brooke Thigpen

Thursday, March 20, 2008
v. Norway Blue; 1:0
Goal Scorer: Kristen Cummins

v. Norway Red; 2:1
Goal Scorers: Laura Weinberg, Tabitha Padgett

Friday, March 21, 2008—Tournament play begins:  Lloret Cup 2008
 v. FC Flora Tallinn from Estonia; 2-1
Goal Scorers: Hanna Gilmore, Kristen Cummins

Saturday, March 22, 2008
v. Mutriku FT from Spain; 9:0
Goal Scorers: Alina Garciamendez (1), Laura Weinberg (2), Natasha Anasi (1), Tabitha Padgett (3), Nora Skelton (2)

Sunday, March 23, 2008
v. Fortitudo Mozzecane from Italy; 2:0

Goal Scorer: Kimberly Castleberry (2)

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