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U.S. Under-15 BNT Draws with FC Portland at Development Academy Nike Friendlies

BRADENTON, Fla. (December 7, 2007) -- The U.S. Under-15 Boy's National Team White earned a tie against FC Portland at the Development Academy Nike Friendlies in Bradenton, Fla.

The result was fitting for an evenly matched game in which both teams had scoring chances. In the end, goalkeeper Johnathon Kempin and his defense preserved the shutout for the U.S.

The Under-15 Blue squad will take on the San Diego Surf on Friday at 11:30 p.m., while both the blue and White teams will be in action on Sunday.

- U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team Game Report –

Participants: U.S. Under-15 White vs. FC Portland
Competition: Development Academy Nike Friendlies
Location: IMG Academy; Bradenton, Fla.
Date: December 7, 2007
Weather: Warm, 80 degrees
Scoring Summary:

           1   2    F
USA   0   0   0
FCP   0   0   0

USA: 28-Marcus Lacroix, 1-Johnathan Kempin, 9-Djeli Kouyate, 26-Jordan McCrary, 22-Juan Mendoza, 12-McAmos Paye, 32-Connor Rezende, 16-James Rogers, 5-Keegan Smith, 2-Zachary Wenger, 4-Matt Wiltse

FCP: 8-Ryogo Asai, 15-Jake Baker, 21-Troy Bratten, 23-Gerald Buxton, 6-Antonio Del Fierro, 10-Jonathan Flores, 20-Eric Fowler, 5-Thomas Iwaski, 12-Carson Swope, 0-Andy Swope, 22-Adam Irinaga

Statistical Summary:
               USA / FCP
Shots 4 / 2
Shots on Goal 3 / 2
Saves 3 / 5
Corner Kicks 4 / 2
Fouls 9 / 15
Offsides 2 / 4

Misconduct Summary:
FCP – Troy Bratten (caution) 74th minute