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2016 Paralympic Games - Sept. 7-18 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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To My Brothers

To my brothers, When I left my career two years ago, the position I attained, the money, and essentially the pinnacle and culmination of all I had worked for throughout my adult life, I made that sacrifice because I had a vision of what this team could achieve together. I never thought that I would return to the game after college, much less join such a remarkable group of misfits so many years l Read more
PNT Sep 28, 2016

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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee announced that United States Army veteran and football 7-a-side defender Josh Brunais (Stafford, Virginia) has been selected to serve as the United States’ flag bearer for the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on September 18. Brunais was chosen by a vote of fellow members of Te Read more
PNT Sep 17, 2016

USA Claims Important Point on Late Goal to Secure 2-2 Draw vs. the Netherlands

It didn’t take long for Adam Ballou to achieve a lifelong dream Thursday night. And he didn’t even see it happen. Three minutes into the U.S. Paralympic National Team’s 2-2 draw against the Netherlands, Ballou netted his first career Paralympic goal. Following a long pass from goalkeeper Sean Boyle, Ballou banged home a goal from just outside the penalty box for a quick 1-0 lead Read more
PNT Sep 10, 2016

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As the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil approach the U.S. Paralympic Team is making sure it’s ready to take the pitch. With the start of competition only days away, the group trained Wednesday at the facilities of Major League Soccer’s Houston Dynamo in order to get back in the swing of things. Since their week-long Los Angeles training camp ended on August 24, the playe Read more
PNT Sep 1, 2016

Gallery: U.S. PNT Prepares for 2016 Paralympic Games

The U.S. Paralympic National Team trained at the StubHub Center in California in preparation for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio. The U.S. will kick off Group A play in this summer’s Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on Sept. 8 against the Netherlands, followed by matches against Iran on Sept. 10 and Argentina on Sept. 12, whom the PNT came back to defeat 4-3 on May 6 in Salou, Spain. Group B conta Read more
PNT Aug 24, 2016

Schedule

Results

Date Matchup Result Venue Attendance Goal Scorers
2-1 W Deodoro Stadium; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 3,000 Jahn, Bremer
2-3 L Deodoro Stadium; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 4,500
0-2 L Deodoro Stadium; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 10,000 --
2-2 D Deodoro Stadium; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Ballou(2)

2016 Paralympic Games - Sept. 7-18

PLAYER POS. HT. WT. BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN CLUB/COLLEGE
F 5-6 145 San Diego, Calif.
M 5-8 165 Virginia Beach, Va.
M 5-10 165 Akron, Ohio
D 6-0 160 Colorado Springs, Colo.
M 6-1 165 Weston, Fla.
GK 6-3 194 Minneapolis, Minn.
F 6-2 195 Grand Rapids, Mich.
M 5-5 159 Charlotte, N.C.
M 5-10 160 Stafford, Va.
D 6-2 180 San Diego, Calif.
GK 6-4 190 Columbus, Ohio
M 6-2 185 Memphis, Tenn.
F 6-5 215 Lakeland, Fla.
D 5-6 167 Denver, Colo.

2016 Paralympic Games - Sept. 7-18

Mason Abbiate

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-6

Weight:
145

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

Adam Ballou

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Weight:
165

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Virginia Beach, Va.

Tyler Bennett

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-10

Weight:
165

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Akron, Ohio

Bryce Boarman

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-0

Weight:
160

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Colorado Springs, Colo.

Steven Bohlemann

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
6-1

Weight:
165

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Weston, Fla.

Sean Boyle

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
6-3

Weight:
194

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Minneapolis, Minn.

Drew Bremer

Position:
Forward

Height:
6-2

Weight:
195

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Grand Rapids, Mich.

Gregory Brigman

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-5

Weight:
159

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

Josh Brunais

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-10

Weight:
160

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Stafford, Va.

David Garza

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-2

Weight:
180

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

Alex Hendricks

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
6-4

Weight:
190

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Columbus, Ohio

Kevin Hensley

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
6-2

Weight:
185

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

Seth Jahn

Position:
Forward

Height:
6-5

Weight:
215

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Lakeland, Fla.

Gavin Sibayan

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-6

Weight:
167

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Denver, Colo.

Group A
Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
Ukraine
3
3
0 0 10
2
8
9
Brazil
3
2
1
0 10
4
6
6
Great Britain
3
1
2
0 7
5
2
3
Ireland
3
0 3
0 1
18
-17
0

Group B
Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
Iran
3
3
0 0 7
1
6
9
Netherlands
3
1
1
1
4
4
0
4
Argentina
3
1
1
1
4
7
-3
4
United States
3
0 2
1
4
7
-3
1

Group A Schedule

Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
Sept. 8
Brazil vs. Great Britain
2-1
Deodoro Stadium; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sept. 8
Ukraine vs. Ireland
6-0
Deodoro Stadium; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sept. 10
Great Britain vs. Ukraine
1-2
Deodoro Stadium; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sept. 10
Ireland vs. Brazil
1-7
Deodoro Stadium; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sept. 12 Ireland vs. Great Britain 1-5
Deodoro Stadium; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sept. 12 Ukraine vs. Brazil
2-1
Deodoro Stadium; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Group B Schedule

Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue

Sept. 8

Iran vs. Argentina

3-1
Deodoro Stadium; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sept. 8
USA vs. Netherlands
2-2
Deodoro Stadium; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sept. 10 Argentina vs. Netherlands
0-2
Deodoro Stadium; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sept. 10 USA vs. Iran
0-2
Deodoro Stadium; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sept. 12 Iran vs. Netherlands
2-0 Deodoro Stadium; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sept. 12
USA vs. Argentina
2-3
Deodoro Stadium; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Semifinals

Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
Sept. 14
Ukraine vs. Netherlands
4-0
Deodoro Stadium; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sept. 14
Iran vs. Brazil
5-0
Deodoro Stadium; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Third place

Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
Sept. 16
Netherlands vs. Brazil
1-3
Deodoro Stadium; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Final

Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
Sept. 16
Ukraine vs. Iran
2-1
Deodoro Stadium; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2016 Paralympic Games Statistics

Record: 1-2-1

Player

Pos.

GP

GS

Min.

G

A

Pts

Y/R

Abbiate, Mason
M
0
0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Ballou, Adam
F
4
4
240 2
0 4
0/0
Bennett, Tyler
M
3
3
150
0 1
1
0/0
Boarman, Bryce
D
0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Bohlemann, Steven
M
3
0 12
0 0 0 0/0
Boyle, Sean
GK
4
4
240 0 0 0 1/0
Bremer, Drew
F
4
4
240 1
0 2
0/0
Brigman, Gregory
M
1
0 17
0 0 0 0/0
Brunais, Josh
M
4
4
240 0 0 0 0/0
Garza, David
D
1
1
60 0 0 0 0/0
Hendricks, Alex
GK
0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Hensley, Kevin
M
4
4
218
1
1
3
1/0
Jahn, Seth
F
4
3
202
2
0 4
0/0
Sibayan, Gavin
D
2
1
51
0 0 0 0/0









Own Goal

0

Totals


4
4
240 6
2
14
2/0

Opponent Totals


4
4
240 8
0 16
4/0

2016 Paralympic Games Goalkeeping Statistics

Player Name

GP

GS

Min.

GF

GA

SO

GAA

W-L-T

Boyle, Sean 4
4
240
6
8
0 2.00 1-2-1
Hendricks, Alex
0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0-0-0









Totals

4
4
240 6
8
0 2.00 1-2-1

Opponent Totals

4
4
240
8
6
1
1.50 2-1-1

Updated through Sept. 14, 2016

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