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All 4 CAL SOUTH TEAMS MOVE ON TO SUNDAY'S FINALS AT THE 2013 US YOUTH SOCCER ODP CHAMPIONSHIPS

March 01, 2013

March 1, 2013 (Frisco, TX) - 9:00 p.m. update - All four Cal South Pro+/ODP teams moved on to Sunday's finals round after winning their first round matches at the 2013 US Youth Soccer ODP National Championships, being held this weekend, March 1-3 in Frisco, Texas. Cal South's four teams represent both the boys and girls in the 1996 and 1997 age groups.

Cal South's 1997 Girls shut out Michigan, 5-0 in an early afternoon match, and will now face Eastern New York at 8:30 a.m. (CT) on Sunday morning. Cal South's Kathleen Pingel had a pair of goals to lead all scorers in her group. Andrew Garcia also had a pair of goals as he led Cal South's 1997 boys to a 2-2 overtime knot with Virginia, which ended with Cal South leading in PKs, 4-2. They now move to Sunday's 8:00 a.m. final against Florida.

The 1996 Boys of Cal South got past North Carolina, 1-0 on a goal from Michael Licon to move to Sunday's final, where they will face Eastern Pennsylvania at 10:00 a.m. In the Girls 1996 opening match, Cal South took down New Jersey, 4-1 on a pair of goals from Hailey Harbison, and additional goals by Kaitlin Klawunder and Indigo Gibson. Cal South will next face Indiana in the 10:30 final on Sunday morning.

State-level US Youth Soccer ODP boys and girls teams in the 1996 and 1997 age groups qualified for the US Youth Soccer ODP National Championships by winning their respective age group at the US Youth Soccer ODP Regional Championships.

To follow all the action, please click here for schedules and results on the official US Youth Soccer site. You can also follow US Youth Soccer ODP on Twitter for the latest updates and news on the program: @usysodp.

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Cal South ODP Teams Attending the
2013 US Youth Soccer ODP National Championships
Frisco, TX | March 1 & 3, 2013
ODP 1996 BOYS ODP 1996 GIRLS
Head Coach | Chris Gould
Assistant Coach |
Dave McLiesh
Team Manager | Gary Thompson
Head Coach | John Napier
Assistant Coach |
Ali Khosroshahin
Team Manager | Kendra Harris
Miguel Acevedo | CZ Elite
Charles Brill | FRAM
Christian Camacho | West Coast
Zachary Dunn | CZ Elite
Marshall Garcia | FRAM
Skyler Gibbons-Stovall | DMS11
Chad Hill | West Coast
Blake Homan | Carlsbad Elite
Guy Horcasitas | Olimpica United FC
Bryce Kaminski | West Coast
Michael Licon | Orange Co. Premier
Pedro Madrid | Orange Co. Premier
Daniel Miller | FRAM
Keith Murphy | Fullerton Rangers
Jose Navas | Orange County Premier
Alexis Negrete | Aztecs FC
Perez Mauricio | FC Golden State
Alan Saavedra | DMS11
Abigail Callahan | San Diego Surf
Sarah Chase | West Coast
Carissa Christensen | FRAM
Indigo Gibson | Slammers FC
Hailey Harbison | Sharks
Chloe Hemingway | West Coast
Randee Holman-Kelley | So Cal Blues
Sydney Johnson | Platinum FC
Kaitlin Klawunder | So Cal Blues
Taylor Klawunder | So Cal Blues
Shelby Lee | Del Mar Carmel
Stephanie Malherbe | So Cal Blues
Annia Mejia | FRAM
Andrea Mensen | FRAM
Charlee Pruitt | West Coast
Christina Settles | West Coast
Shannon Simon | Beach FC
Pilar Torres | San Diego Surf
ODP 1997 BOYS ODP 1997 GIRLS
Head Coaches | Steve Hoffman
and Joey Hoffman
Team Manager | James Langlan
Head Coach | Michelle Myers
Assistant Coach | Jenifer Tanaka
Team Assistant | Dawn Harris
Alibekov Mutalip | Olimpica United FC
Leobardo Bahena | Corinthians SC
Eddie Cabrera | Los Angeles FC
Sergio Chavez | Albion SC
Alexis Diaz | Fullerton Rangers
Adam Eaton | CZ Elite
Andrew Garcia | Albion SC
Jonathan Hernandez Silva | LA Premier
Zachary Kobayashi | West Coast
Jordi Lozada | Carlsbad Elite
Rey Ortiz | Carlsbad Elite
Jacob Plascencia | DMS11
Anthony Ramirez | Orange County Premier
Joshua Ramirez | LA Premier
Christopher Rodriguez | North Valley SC
Orlando Trujillo | Atlante San Diego
William Van Zandt | Santa Monica United
Dmitry Zhuravlev | Olimpica United FC
Roisin Allaeddini | Slammers FC
Hanna Armendariz | Slammers FC
Danika Bowman | Albion SC
Victoria Buda | So Cal Blues
Eva Buechler | San Diego Surf
Sofia Chambers | Real So Cal
Jessica Clegg | San Diego Surf
Maegan Gibson | DMCV Sharks Elite
Alyssa Hinojosa | LA Premier FC
Meredith Hummel | So Cal Blues
Melissa Lowder | DMCV Sharks Elite
Erika Okuma | So Cal Blues
Daria Petredes | Corinthians SC
Kathleen Pingel | So Cal Blues
Leah Pruitt | West Coast
Sarah Roberts | So Cal Blues
Kennedy Smith | Strikers FC
Denae Verdine | Platinum FC

About Cal South ODP:
The Cal South Olympic Development Program (ODP) is an elite player identification program sanctioned through the United States Soccer Federation. Cal South's ODP is the most successful ODP program in the United States and has helped to identify past and present U.S. stars such as: Landon Donovan, Alex Morgan, Amy Rodriguez, Eric Wynalda, Julie Foudy, Joy Fawcett, Marcelo Balboa, Paul Caligiuri, Cobi Jones, Joe-Max Moore, Jovan Kirovski, John O'Brien, Carin Jennings, Sacha Kljestan, Jonathan Bornstein, Marvell Wynne, Nick Rimando, Maurice Edu, and Jennifer Lawlor. For more information regarding the ODP selection process, please click here for a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). To read more on the Cal South Olympic Development Program, please click here.