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U.S. Under-17 MNT Picks Up Pair of Academy Wins to Improve Undefeated Record

BRADENTON, Fla. (April 13, 2008) -- The U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team earned a pair of Development Academy wins over Scott Gallagher and Metro United on Saturday, April 12 and Sunday, April 13, respectively.

Stefan Jerome scored the game's only goal when the U.S. took on Scott Gallagher, finishing a Jaime Gutierrez pass to give the USA the victory.

The next day, a brace from Jack McInerney led the U.S. to victory over Metro United. McInerney scored in the 59th and 73rd minutes, and Eder Arreola continued his impressive scoring streak, adding an 89th minute goal for the 3-0 final.

The U.S. Under-17 MNT remains undefeated in Development Academy action, holding an undefeated 10-0-3 record.

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

Participants: USA  v. U17/18 Scott Gallagher
Competition: Development Academy (2x 40min)
Location: IMG Academy, Bradenton, FL
Date: April 12th, 2008
Weather: 83 degrees, sunny

Scoring Summary:
           1   2   F
USA    1   0   1
SCG   0   0   0

USA - Stefan Jerome (Jamie Gutierrez)

USA: 1-Samir Badr; 2-Chase Miller, 3-Emilio Orozco, 4-Andrew Craven (12-Julio Arjona, 55), 6-Zachary Herold; 5-Nick Millington, 8-Alex Bramall, 13-Korey Veeder, 14-Zach Barnes (15-Christian Alvarez, 41); 7-Jamie Gutierrez, 9-Stefan Jerome (17-Drew Hartell, 41);

Subs Not Used: 18-Brian Sylvestre,16-Aubrey Perry, 19-Kofi Sarkodie
Head Coach: Wilmer Cabrera

Scott Gallagher: 1-Mark Pais; 3-Chris Gomez, 5- Michael Robson, 7-Austin Tierney, 13-Kevin Wilson; 8-Ryan Bauer, 10-Sito Sasieta, 15-Skylar Russell (19-Connor Hunsicker, 30, 2-Jack Hail, 61), 20-Bryan Duvall (12-Alex Luetkemeyer, 41); 4-John Roeckle, 9-Steve McAnany;

Subs Not Used: none
Head Coach: Lew English

Statistical Summary:
Shots 19 / 2
Shots on goal 8 / 0
Saves 0/ 5
Corner Kicks 9 / 2
Fouls 11 / 4
Offside 2 / 1

Misconduct Summary:
USA - Andrew Craven (caution)        49th minute
USA - Julio Arjona (caution)              59.
USA - Christian Alvarez (caution)     74.

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

Participants: USA v. U-17/18 Metro United
Competition: Development Academy
Location: IMG Academy, Bradenton, FL
Date: April 13th, 2008
Weather: 65 degrees, cloudy

Scoring Summary:
          1   2   F
USA   0  3   3
MET   0  0   0

USA - Jack McInerney (Luis Gil)           59th minute
USA - Jack McInerney (Julio Arjona)    73.
USA - Eder Arreola (Stefan Jerome)    89.

USA: 1-Spencer Richey; 4-Alex Shinsky, 2-Perry Kitchen (16-Kofi Sarkodie 83), 6-Shaquille Phillips (15-Zach Herold, 46), 3-Tyler Polak (12-Julio Arjona, 72); 5-Bryan Duran (14-Nick Millington, 80), 8-Robert Derschang (7-Stefan Jerome, 70), 11-Carlos Martinez, 10-Luis Gil; 9-Jack McInerney (17-Eder Arreola, 75), 13-Joseph Gyau;

Subs Not Used: 18-Earl Edwards
Head coach: Wilmer Cabrera

Metro United: 0-Robert Randant; 4-Tyler McNabb, 8-Sam Klosterman, 16-Rico Frazier (14-Wade Martin, 51), 21-Ricky Kapp; 5-Blake Schneider, 7-Kameron Young (20-James Higham, 54), 12-Gus Bloink, 17-Chris Comstock (9-Ryan Muich, 46); 2-Jared Tejada, 10-Tad Kreamalmeyer;

Subs Not Used: 1-Zane Reifsteck,

Statistical Summary:
Shots 16 / 3
Shots on goal 4 / 1
Saves 1 / 0
Corner Kicks 3 / 0
Fouls 10 / 9
Offside 13/ 4

Misconduct Summary:
MET - Rico Frazier (caution)        26th minute
MET - Tyler McNabb (ejection)    62.
USA - Luis Gil (caution)                77.
USA - Joseph Gyau (caution)      92.