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LaBauex Replaces Davis in U-20 Camp

CHICAGO (March 21, 2007) - There was one change to the U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team roster for their upcoming camp in Frisco, Texas, as University of Virgina defender Ross LaBauex will replace injured Southampton defender Kyle Davies.

The U-18s will kick off their weeklong camp on March 22, and will play a couple of games including a possible match in Pizza Hut Park before the full Men’s National Team take on Guatemala on Wednesday, March 28.

This is the U.S. Under-20s first camp since winning Group A of the CONCACAF Final Round Qualifying Tournament in Panama this past January.

 U-20 head coach Thomas Rongen has invited 16 players in for the camp. Nine players play in Major League Soccer, one plays professionally in Europe and five play collegiately. The U.S. will play a couple of matches that are still to be determined.

Under-20 MNT Roster by Position
GOALKEEPERS (2): Diego Restrepo (University of South Florida), Chris Seitz (Real Salt Lake)
DEFENDERS (5): Amaechi Igwe (New England Revolution), Quavas Kirk (L.A. Galaxy), Ross LaBauex (University of Virginia), Ofori Sarkodie (Indiana University), Tim Ward (Columbus Crew)
MIDFIELDERS (5): Freddy Adu (Real Salt Lake), Jalil Anibaba (Davis, Calif.), Tony Beltran (UCLA), Danny Szetela (Columbus Crew), Anthony Wallace (FC Dallas)
FORWARDS (4): Josmer Altidore (N.Y. Red Bulls), Gabriel Ferrari (Sampdoria), Robbie Rogers (Columbus Crew), Sal Zizzo (UCLA)