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U-17 '90 MNT Draw 2-2 With USF

TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 18, 2007) - The U.S. Under-17 '90 Men's National Team drew 2-2 with the University of South Florida this afternoon in Tampa, Fla.

Kirk Urso led the way for the U.S. with a goal and an assist, both of set pieces.

The U-17s took the lead twice, but both times let USF pull even. Urso put the U.S. up in the 10th minute when he placed a perfectly struck free kick over the wall and into the upper right corner of the goal.

Ogi Perucica scored the equalizer for USF when he was fed a through ball and finished past Larry Jackson in the 41st minute.

Jesse Paredes gave the U.S. the lead back 11 minutes later when he buried home Urso's free kick from outside the box.

Perucica struck again for the Bulls in the 70th minute when he finished off a pass played into the penalty area.

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

Participants: USA vs. University of South Florida
Competition: Friendly
Location: Tampa, Fla.
Date: Feb. 18, 2007
Weather: Brisk, 45 Degrees

Scoring Summary:
                1  2   F
USA        1  1   2
USF        1  1   2

USA – Kirk Urso                                                          10th minute
USF – Ogi Perucica (Simon Schoendorf)              41.
USA – Jesse Paredes (Kirk Urso)                          52.
USF – Ogi Perucica (Kevon Neaves)                      70.

USA: 18-Larry Jackson (1-David Meves, 46); 25-Chris Cummings, 28-Brice Carr, 23-Christian Ibeagha, 21-Chris Klute; 14-Jesse Paredes, 12-KirK Urso, 29-Ryan Garcia, 27-Brendan King (42-Gonzalo Dieguez, 60); 20-Alex Dixon (7-Axel Levry, 81), 13-Israel Sesay
Subs not used: 2-Sheanon Williams; 3-Mykell Bates; 5-Matt Uy; 6-Danny Wenzel; 10-Bryan Dominguez; 19-Alex Nimo
Head Coach: John Hackworth

USF: 20-Diego Restrepo; 26-Anthony D’Oyley (14-Joey Brown, 64), 5-Yohance Marshall, 2-Tom Markey, 19-Joris Claessens; 25-Marc Doherty (21-Simon Schoendorf, 23), 18-Francisco Aristequieta, 13-Kevon Neaves; 3-Jason Devenish, 23-Ogi Perucica, 9-Jordan Seabrook (12-Marshall Shultz, 73)
Subs not used:
Head Coach: George Keifer

Statistical Summary:
                                  USA    USF
Shots                         10       14
Shots on goal            4          6
Saves                          4          2
Fouls                         13       10
Corner Kicks              3         5
Offside                         2         3

Misconduct Summary: