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U-18 MNT to Hold Camp at IMG Academies


CHICAGO (March 4, 2007) - The U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team kicked off a weeklong camp on Sunday (March 4) at IMG Academies in Bradenton, Fla. The camp is the third domestic camp for the U-18s this year, and the fourth camp overall.

Head coach Bob Jenkins invited in 26 players into camp. The U-18s will play three games against the University of Virginia, the University of Connecticut  and the U-17 ’90 MNT.

The U-18s recently competed in the 2007 Copa Chivas Tournament in Guadalajara, Mexico, earning a 2-3-0 record while playing all five games in a four-day span.

U-18 MNT Schedule
Date            Opponent
March 5      UVA
March 7      U-17 MNT
March 10    UConn

U-18 MNT Roster
GOALKEEPERS (3): Warren Gross (Greenfield Center, N.Y.), Kevin Klasila (Los Angeles, Calif.), Joe Parsons (Springfield, Mass.)
DEFENDERS (10): Shawn Barry (Miramar, Fla.), Danny Cruz (Glendale, Ariz.), TJ Cyrus (Virginia Beach, Va.), Sean Flatly (Virginia Beach, Va.), Jamel Johnson (Miramar, Fla.), Hunter Jumper (Plano, Texas), Matt Kassel (Bridgewater, N.J.), Jimmy Simpson (Warrenton, Va.), Andrew Wiedeman (San Ramon, Calif.), Mark Wysocki (Waldorf, Md.)
MIDFIELDERS (10): Alen Acevedo (Amherst, N.Y.), Jalil Anibaba (Sacramento, Calif.), Jose Batista (Rego Park, N.Y.), Andrew Duran (Mokena, Ill.), Andrew Giallombardo (Newark, N.J.), Mike Green (Strongsville, Ohio), Ian Kalis (Plano, Texas), Diego Mayanga (Corona, N.Y.), Casey McCool (Bend, Ore.), William Velasquez (Sun Valley, Calif.)
FORWARDS (3): Chris Agorsor (Severn, Md.), Ricky Character (Memphis, Tenn.), Brian Ownby (Glen Allen, Va.)

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