ODP '96 Regional Team

Congrats Paul Christensen & Jake Kempf on their selections

Day 1 of 4
US Youth Soccer ODP Boys 1995 and 1996 regional age groups, Under-14 U.S. National Team Participate

ORLANDO, Fla. (Nov. 27, 2009) - The annual US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Boys Thanksgiving Interregional kicked off today with the 1996 age group competing at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla. 

US Youth Soccer ODP Boys 1995 Region II 1, Region IV 1
In the 33rd minute of the 1995 Region II and Region IV match, Region IV’s Jose Navarro brought the ball under control and scored from 10 yards out. Only two minutes later, Travis Wannemuehler scored the equalizer. He picked up a loose ball from 15 yards out and finished in the lower right corner. Region II and Region IV tied, 1-1.


Goal scorers: Region II- Travis Wannemuehler (35:00)
Region IV-Jose Navarro (33:00)
US Youth Soccer ODP Boys 1995 Region IV 4, Region I 3
In another high scoring game, Miseal Osorio started the game early scoring for Region IV in the 4th minute off a free kick from 20 yards out. Region I countered in the 9th minute with a Peter Pearson goal from 8 yards out. Two minutes later, Region IV went up again after Jose Navarro took a ball, crossing it to the center of the box where Bryan Hernandez finished the volley. Region IV’s Alejandro Espinoza scored after collecting a loose ball in the six yard box and finished it for his teams third goal. Region I’s Pearson scored his second goal of the game in the 23rd minute. In the 29th minute, Region IV’s Hernandez assisted a Michael Steele goal. Late in the game, Region I’s Pearson played a ball down the middle of the field that Joel Teston collected and finished to bring the score to 4-3 in favor of Region IV.

Goal scorers: Region IV- Misael Osorio (4:00), Bryan Hernandez (11:00), Alejandro Espinoza (20:00), Michael Steele (7:00)
Region I- Peter Pearson (9:00) (23:00), Joel Teston (58:00)
US Youth Soccer ODP Boys 1995 Region IV 4, Region III 0
The 1995 Region IV team won a 4-0 shutout over Region III in their final match of the week. Oscar Montes crossed to Jose Ocampo who finished past the weaker in the first goal of the game in the 4th minute. In the 25th minute, Brian Torres found himself open and unmarked in front of the goal and slotted one in for the point. Montes was the star of the second half scoring twice. In the 40th minute, Montes scored on a penalty kick into the lower right corner under a diving keeper. Montes scored again in the 53rd minute.
Goal scorers: Region IV- Jose Ocampo (4:00), Brian Torres (25:00), Oscar Montes (40:00) (53:00)