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U.S. U-18 WNT Defeats Sweden U-19s, 2-0, in La Manga, Spain


LA MANGA, Spain (March 10, 2008) – The U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team, led by head coach Dean Duerst, downed the Sweden U-19 Women’s National Team 2-0 as midfielder Katy Frierson scored both goals. The first came just six minutes into the game off a volley from a cross from Laurie Nosbusch and the clincher came via the penalty spot in the 69th minute.

The USA out-shot Sweden 14-5. Bianca Henninger earned the shutout in goal for the USA. The U.S. team plays Norway’s U-19s on March 12 and France’s U-19s on March 14.

- U.S. UNDER-18 WOMEN'S NATIONAL TEAM GAME REPORT -

Match-up: USA vs. Sweden Under-19 Women’s National Team
Competition: La Manga U-19 International Women’s Tournament
Venue: La Manga, Spain
Date: March 10, 2008
Weather: Cool, windy – 62 degrees

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

USA – Katy Frierson (Laurie Nosbusch) 6th minute.
USA – Katy Frierson (penalty kick) 69.

Lineups:
USA:1-Bianca Henninger; 14-Whitney Sharpe, 10-Camille Levin, 4-Alyssa Pember, 2-Danielle Brunache; 7-Katy Frierson, 11-Christine Nairn, 8-Casey Short; 6-Lauren Alwine, 12-Tiffany McCarty, 13-Laurie Nosbusch.
Subs: 23-Ashley Rape, 9-Brittany Kerridge, 3-Charney Burk, 22-Toni Pressley, 16-Beth West.
Head Coach: Dean Duerst

SWE: n/a

Statistical Summary:
USA / SWE
Shots:
14 / 5
Shots on Goal: 8 / 5
Saves: 4 / 5
Corner Kicks: 5 / 2
Fouls: 16 / 18
Offside: 2 / 0

Misconduct Summary:
SWE – n/a 32nd minute.
SWE – n/a 59.
SWE – n/a 70.

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