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U.S. U-15 Girls Fall to Region II 92s at Thanksgiving Interregional Tournament

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (Nov. 26, 2008) - The U.S. Under-15 Girls’ National Team got a 90th minute goal from forward Cat Parchinski, but fell by a 2-1 score on Nov. 26 to the Region II 1992 Olympic Development Team in its second match of the 2008 Thanksgiving Internationals.

Region II scored 17 minutes into the match as a cross was bobbled by U-15 GNT goalkeeper Anna Cassell and then finished by Arin Gilliland from close range. The score remained the same until six minutes remained and Region II scored on a counter-attack off a U.S. corner kick. Kelsey Smigel broke away at midfield, rounded substitute ‘keeper Molly Poletto and slotted home.

The U-15s pulled a goal back with seconds left in the match as Parchinski finished a header off a cross by Kaysie Clark from the left wing. The U.S. U-15s, who are playing three matches against girls a year older, finish the tournament against the Region III ODP Team on Nov. 28.

U.S. U-15 Girl’s National Team Match Report

Match: United States Under-15 Girls’ National Team vs. Region II
Date: November 26, 2008
Competition: Thanksgiving Interregional
Venue: Coral Glades High School; Coral Springs, Florida
Kickoff: 7 p.m. ET
Weather: 64 degrees, clear sky

Scoring Summary:       1   2   F
USA                                  0   1   1
1992 ODP Region II      1   1   2

Region II – Arin Gilliland                                         17th minute
Region II – Kelsey Smigel                                      84
USA II – Cate Parchinski (Kaysie Clark)              90

USA: 1-Anna Cassell (18-Molly Poletto, 46th min.), 3-Sarah Molina, 20-Morgan Brian, 16-Brittany Von Rueden (10-Whitney Jaynes, 68th min.), 5-Maya Theuer, 7-Shea Groom (11-Kaysie Clark, 46th min.), 6-Karin Simonian (9-Alex Doll, 46th min.), 17-Ashley Spivey, 4-Christina Murillo, 15-Carpice Dydasco, 8-Courtney Proctor (22-Cate Parchinski, 60th min.)
Subs not used: 24-Abby Smith, 12-Abby Lutzenkirchen, 13-Kathryn Nigro
Head Coach: Mike Dickey

Region II: 1-Anna Sieloff, 6-Kelsey Mullen, 12-Megan Fuller, 16-Megan Oyster, 13-Catherine Sessions, 4-Sarah Killion (5-Christiana Tchoula, 59th min.), 15-Annie Steinlage, 14-Katie Nasenbenn (17-Kelly Gravlin, 54th min.), 3-Amber Fry (8-Emily Jacobson, 69th min.), 11-Arin Gilliland (9-Kelsey Smigel, 50th min.), 10-Lisa Nouanesengsy
Subs not used: 2-Emily Oliver, 7Amy Kauffung
Head Coach: Glen Tourville

Stats Summary: USA / 1992 ODP Region II
Shots: 7 / 13
Shots on Goal: 5 / 9
Saves: 6 / 5
Corner Kicks: 2 / 1
Fouls: 8 / 5
Offside: 1 / 0

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