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
1 2 F
USA 1 1 2
SWE 0 0 0
USA – Katy Frierson (Laurie Nosbusch) 6th minute.
USA – Katy Frierson (penalty kick) 69.
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
USA / SWE
Shots: 14 / 5
Shots on Goal: 8 / 5
Saves: 4 / 5
Corner Kicks: 5 / 2
Fouls: 16 / 18
Offside: 2 / 0
SWE – n/a 32nd minute.
SWE – n/a 59.
SWE – n/a 70.