U-17 MNT Falls 2-1 in Friendly Against U.S. Soccer Development Academy Side
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Sept. 10, 2012) – The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team fell 2-1 against U.S. Soccer Development Academy side Crew Soccer Academy U-17/18
on Monday at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium on the campus of Ohio State University.
Crew Soccer Academy, which is an academy affiliate of the Columbus Crew of Major League Soccer, get on the scoreboard first as midfielder and University of Michigan commitment Rylee Woods scored in the 17th minute to give CSA a 1-0 lead that it would carry into halftime. Woods scored on his own rebound after his initial shot was saved by U.S. goalkeeper Jeff Caldwell.
Defender Alex Bumpus doubled the lead for Crew Soccer Academy in the 62nd minute when he headed a cross from Noah Hutchins into the back of the net.
The U.S. U-17s, which defeated the U.S. Soccer Development Academy’s St. Louis Scott Gallagher Missouri 3-2 on Sept. 8, cut the lead in half in the 77 th minute on a goal by forward Ahinga Selemani.
Selemani, who played the 2011-12 Development Academy season for the Michigan-based Crew Soccer Academy Wolves, another affiliate of the Columbus Crew, beat a defender and curled a left-footed shot past CSA goalkeeper Carter Richardson.
-U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team Game Report-
U-17 MNT vs. Crew Soccer Academy U-17/18
Location: Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium; Columbus, Ohio
Date: Sept. 10, 2012
Weather: 60 degrees
1 2 F
USA 0 1 1
CSA 1 1 2
CSA – Rylee Woods 17th minute
CSA – Alex Bumpus (Noah Hutchins) 62
USA – Ahinga Selemani 77
USA : 1-Jeff Caldwell; 3-Peter Schropp, 5-Tyler Turner, 4-Conor Donovan (19-Wesley Wade, 64), 6-Ben Swanson, 8-Rolando Muñoz (20-Junior Flores, 54), 10-Christopher Lema, 11-Alan Winn (17-Bradford Jamieson, 72); 9-Ahinga Selemani, 7-Rubio Rubin
Subs Not Used: 12-Evan Louro, 13-Adonis Amaya, 14-Jorge Miranda, 16-Elijah Martin
Head Coach: Richie Williams
: 18-Carter Richardson; 3- Charlie Raymann (8-Aiden Bean, 60), 4-Alex Crognale (50-George Braima, 81), 12-Tyler Kidwell, 13-Alex Bumpus; 7-Rylee Woods
(37-Noah Hutchins, 60), 62-Sam Brown, 10-Brady Blackwell (14-Nicholas Parianos, 81), 23-John Schuman; 11-Andrew Mckelvey (39-William Bayemi, 46), 27-Nathan
Kohl (5-Thomas Harr, 70)
Subs Not Used: 1-Nicholas Ciraldo, 9-Carter Grimm, 22-Daniel Allen, 61-Blake Townes
Head Coach: Billy Thompson
CSA – Charlie Reymann (caution) 29th minute
CSA – Nathan Kohl (caution) 37
USA – Alan Winn (caution) 58
CSA – George Braima (caution) 85
USA – Bryce Cregan (caution) 88