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Notre Dame Tops U.S. U-17 MNT

BRADENTON, Fla. (March 5, 2008) -- The U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team fell to Notre Dame, 5-1, in a scrimmage in Bradenton, Fla.

Justin Morrow opened the scoring for the Irish in the 15th minute, and assisted on Bike Dite's goal nine minutes later. The U.S. cut Notre Dame's lead to one in the 31st minute behind a Luis Gil goal, but Steven Perry got a goal back for the Irish in the 45th minute. Dike added his second goal of the day in the 51st minute, and John Brovsky rounded out the scoring in the 68th minute.

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

Participants: USA U17 MNT v. Notre Dame
Competition: Friendly
Location: IMG, Bradenton, FL
Date: March 5th, 2008
Weather: 69 degrees

Scoring Summary:
                   1   2    F
USA           1   0    1
ND             3   2    5

ND - Justin Morrow                                       15th minute
ND - Bight Dike (Justin Morrow)                 24.
USA - Luis Gil                                                 31.
ND - Steven Perry                                          45.
ND - Bight Dike                                              51st
ND - John Brovsky (Michael Thomas)      68th

USA 1st Half: 18-Samir Badr; 7-Perry Kitchen, 30-Alex Shinsky, 19-Emilio Orozco, 11-Jared Watts (27-Chase Miller, 10); 5-Bryan Duran, 8-Luis Gil, 9-Carlos Martinez, 13-Joseph Gyau, 15-Stefan Jerome, 16-Jack McInerney;

USA 2nd Half: 1-Brian Sylvestre, 2-Estan Arevalo, 3-Tyler Polak, 4-Shaquille Phillips, 6-Zach Herold; 20-Robbie Derschang, 21-Zach Barnes, 25-Alex Bramall, 31-Christian Alvarez; 29-Brian Span, 34-Drew Hartell;

Head Coach: Wilmer Cabrera

Notre Dame: 0-Andrew Quinn (24-Phil Tuttle, 46); 5-John Traynor (9-Kyle Dagan, 80), 9-Kyle Dagan (3-Kevin Duckett, 46), 13-James Rellas, 17-Matt Belser; 8-Michael Thomas, 15-Matt Armstrong (12-Mark Lorenzen, 46, 20-Greg Klazura, 77), 19-Alex Yoshinaga (6-Dave Donohue, 46), 21-Justin Morrow (18-Brendan King, 46); 14-Bight Dike (11-Steven Perry, 31), 25-John Brovsky (10-Tamba Samba, 31);

Subs not used: 1-Luke Seibolt, 2-Craig Krzyskowski, 7-John Schaefer, 16-Terry Lee,
22-Josh Thiermann, 23-Andrew Luttrell, 26-David Millay;

Head Coach: Bobby Clark

Statistical Summary:
            USA / ND
Shots 2 / 9
Shots on goal 1 / 7
Saves 2 / 0
Fouls 9 / 12
Corner Kicks 0 / 3
Offside 1 / 4

Misconduct Summary:
ND - Matt Armstrong (caution)     38th minute