Monday, November 17, 2008

Heartbreak in New Zealand

After taking the lead in the second minute of the game, the U.S. Women's U-17 team lost 2-1 in extra time in the finals of the inaugural U17 Women's World Cup to North Korea.

Despite coming second, the young ladies dhowed a lot of promise for the future of the women's team in America.

Vicki DiMartino picked up the Silver Boot (second in scoring) after netting five goals in six games during the tournament.

Kristie Mewis won the Bronze Boot after being voted the third best player in the tournament.

Goalkeeper Taylor Vancil won the Golden Glove as the best goalkeeper in the tournament.

Congratulations to these young ladies and their coach Kaz Tambi.

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