Folk, Leopoldo, Zizzo Selected To U.S. U-18 Team
June 11, 2005
UCLA freshman Greg Folk and incoming freshmen Jason Leopoldo and Sal Zizzo will represent the U.S. on the Under-18 National Team at the Lisbon International Tournament June 11-14.
The Bruin trio were selected by Head Coach Bob Jenkins to join the 18-man squad. The U.S. will open the tournament on June 11 vs. Portugal and will face Poland on June 12 and Japan on June 14.
The U-18's only other international match of the year to date was a 3-2 win over Holland on January 14.
U-18 MNT Roster By Position
GOALKEEPERS (2): Steve Sandbo (Columbus, Ohio), Chris Seitz (San Luis Obispo, Calif.)
DEFENDERS (5): Pav Castaneda (Babylon N.Y.), Greg Folk (UCLA/Woodland Hills, Calif.), Chris Schuler (Aurora, Ill.), Adam Sloustcher (Pleasanton, Calif.), Jules Valentin (Lancaster, Pa.);
MIDFIELDERS (4): Tony Beltran (Claremont, Calif.), Paul Gerstenberger (Schenectady, N.Y.), Rodrigo Lopez (Santa Barbara, Calif.), Dax McCarty (Maitland, Fla.);
FORWARDS (7): Diego Barrera (Thousand Oaks, Calif.), Mike Grella (Glen Cove, N.Y.), Rodrigo Hidalgo (West Palm Beach, Fla.), Jason Leopoldo (UCLA/Thousand Oaks, Calif.), Brian Martin (Milwaukee, Wis.), Johann Smith (Bloomfield, Conn.), Sal Zizzo (UCLA/San Diego, Calif.).