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Stephens Replaces Kirk on U-20 Roster

CHICAGO (Friday, May 7) – UCLA midfielder Michael Stephens has replaced Quavas Kirk on the U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team roster for their match against Argentina on May 15 in Rochester, N.Y. Kirk was unable to join the Under-20s for the match due to an injury.

This will be the first U-20 camp for Stephens, who was a member of the U.S. Soccer U-17 Residency Program and has also played with the Under-18s.

The match against the reigning U-20 world champs will be played at PAETEC Park. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. ET, and fans can follow the match live with streaming video coverage on’s MatchACCESS.

Tickets for the match against Argentina, ranging from $18 to $35, are now on sale and can be purchased at PAETEC Park, by phone from Ticketmaster at (585) 232-1900 or at

U.S. Under 20 Men’s National Team
U-20 Training Camp & Friendly
Rochester, New York
May 13 – 16, 2007

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. DOB Hometown Club/College
11 Adu, Freddy M 5’8” 145  06/02/89  Potomac, Md. Real Salt Lake (MLS)
12 Altidore, Josmer F 5’10” 176  11/06/89  Boca Raton, Fla. N.Y. Red Bulls (MLS)
15 Anibaba, Jalil M 6’0”  165  10/19/88  Davis, Calif. San Juan Thunder
4 Arguez, Bryan M 6’2”  165  01/13/89  Miami, Fla. D.C. United (MLS)
24 Dufty, Alec GK 6’5”  205  03/11/87  Raleigh, N.C. Univ. of Evansville
3 Igwe, Amaechi D 6’0”  165  05/20/88  Belmont, Calif. New England Revolution (MLS)
10 Lopez, Rodrigo M 5’8”  140  05/10/87  Santa Barbara, Calif. Chivas USA (MLS)
8 Rogers, Robbie F 5’10”  165  05/12/87  Huntington Beach, Calif. Columbus Crew (MLS)
1 Seitz, Chris GK 6’4”  205  03/12/87  San Luis Obispo, Calif. Real Salt Lake (MLS)
9 Smith, Johann F 5’10”  165  04/25/87  Bloomfield, Conn. Carlisle United (on loan from Bolton FC)
19 Stephens, Michael M 5'9" 155 04/03/89 Naperville, Ill. UCLA
5 Sturgis, Nathan D 5’11”  155  07/06/87  Redondo Beach, Calif. L.A. Galaxy (MLS)
7 Szetela, Danny M 5’11”  172  06/07/87  Clifton, N.J. Columbus Crew (MLS)
14 Valentin, Julian D 5’11”  180  02/23/87  Lancaster, Pa. Wake Forest
2 Ward, Tim D 6’0”  165  02/28/87  Waukesha, Wis. Columbus Crew (MLS)
13 Zizzo, Sal F 5'11" 165 04/03/87 San Diego, Calif. UCLA

Roster by Position
Alec Dufty (University of Evansville), Chris Seitz (Real Salt Lake)
DEFENDERS (4): Amaechi Igwe (New England Revolution), Nathan Sturgis (L.A. Galaxy), Julian Valentin (Wake Forest University), Tim Ward (Columbus Crew)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Freddy Adu (Real Salt Lake), Jalil Anibaba (Davis, Calif.), Bryan Arguez (D.C. United), Rodrigo Lopez (Chivas USA), Michael Stephens (UCLA), Danny Szetela (Columbus Crew)
FORWARDS: (4): Josmer Altidore (N.Y. Red Bulls), Robbie Rogers (Columbus Crew), Johann Smith (Carlisle United [on loan from Bolton]), Sal Zizzo (UCLA)