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Play continues at US Youth Soccer ODP Girls Winter Interregional

December 27, 2009 09:00 PM
Day 2 of 3
1990 and 1992 Girls compete in Ridgeland, Miss.
FRISCO, Texas (Dec. 28, 2009) – Play continues at the 2009 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Girls Winter Interregional at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland, Miss. The 1990 and 1992 Girls are competing in the three-day interregional.

Region III came out big today winning their 1990 and 1992 games. The 1990 Region III squad won 5-0 over Region I. In the first half, Laura Weinberg scored in the 29th minute. Region III went on to score their additional four goals in the second. Laura Weinberg scored in the 57th minute. In the 75th minute, Rebekah Perry scored. Region III's Hannah Higgins scored in the 83rd and Danielle Nottingham followed through in the 85th minute to bring the final score to 5-0 Region III.

The 1990 United team won their second match of the week over Region II, 2-1. Lucy Gildein scored in the 5th minute for United. Region II's Kate Howarth countered in the 12th minute with a goal of her own. Melissa Downey put United up by one in the 31st minute. In the 70th minute, Marjani scored the game winner. United won, 2-1.

The 1992 Region III team beat Region I, 3-2, in a very close match. Region II's Rachel Nuzzolese scored first in 12th minute. Jennifer Martin scored for Region III in the 44th minute. Region III's second goal was from Nicole Locandro in the 78th minute and was quickly followed by Region II's Renee Washington in the 79th minute. Amanda Frisbie gave Region III the win with a goal in the 82nd minute. Region III won, 3-2.

Region II won their second game of the week over Region IV today with a decisive 4-2 finish. Amy Kauffung put Region II on the boards in the 13th minute. At the end of the first half, Arin Gilliland scored her second goal of the week for Region II. In the second half, Region II's Megan Oyster scored in the 54th minute and Sarah Killion in the 70th minute. Jahmela Williams-Muhammed scored Region IV's goal in the 84th minute. Region II won, 4-1.

Scores | Dec. 28
1990 Region III 5, Region I 0
Goal scorers: Region III- Laura Weinberg (29:00) (57:00), Rebekah Perry (75:00), Hannah Higgins (83:00), Danielle Nottingham (85:00)

1990 United 3, Region II 1
Goal scorers: United- Lucy Gildein (5:00), Melissa Downey (31:00), Marjani Glover (70:00)
Region II- Kate Howarth (12:00)

1992 Region III 3, Region I 2
Goal scorers: Region III- Jennifer Martin (44:00), Nicole Locandro (78:00), Amanda Frisbie (82:00)
Region II- Rachel Nuzzolese (12:00), Renee Washington (79:00)

1992 Region II 4, Region IV 1
Goal scorers: Region II- Amy Kauffung (13:00), Arin Gilliland (42:00), Megan Oyster (54:00), Sarah Killion (70:00)
Region IV- Jahmela Williams-Muhammed (84:00)

Upcoming Schedule*
Tuesday, Dec. 29
1:30 p.m.             1990       Region I vs. Region II        Yellow field
2:30 p.m.             1990       Region III vs. United         Green field
3:30 p.m.             1992       Region I vs. Region II        Yellow field
4:30 p.m.             1992       Region III vs. Region IV     Green field

*Schedule is subject to change. All Eastern time zone.

US Youth Soccer ODP, designed to identify and develop a pool of players from which U.S. National Teams may be selected, is the original ODP program. US Youth Soccer ODP is the only elite player development program that can claim members of Major League Soccer and Women's Professional, as well as a majority of current and past national and youth team members, as alumni.

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About US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) - US Youth Soccer ODP, established in 1977, is the original Olympic development program in the United States. Formed to identify a pool of players in each age group from which a National Team could be selected for international competition, selected players are exposed to the nation's top coaches from collegiate institutions, U.S. Soccer and the professional leagues. Programs exist in each state and with competitions such as the US Youth Soccer ODP National Championships, Interregional Training/Competition, Regional Camps and International play. US Youth Soccer ODP continues to lead the way in elite player identification and development. US Youth Soccer ODP is an approved program of the U.S. Soccer Federation.
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