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U-23 WNT Draws 0-0 with Poland U-19 WNT at Istria Cup in Croatia

UMAG, Croatia (March 4, 2016) – The U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team drew 0-0 with the Poland U-19 Women’s National Team in its second match of the Istria Cup despite out-shooting the young side 25-0. The USA put 12 shots on goal and earned nine corner kicks, but could not find a way past Poland goalkeeper Magda Kolacz.

The U.S. U-23s defeated the full Slovenia WNT 3-0 on March 2 and will finish the three-game competition against the France National “B” Team on March 6. France’s full Women’s National Team is competing in the SheBelieves Cup and will face the United States on March 6 in Nashville, Tenn.

Of the 20 players who to traveled to central Europe, 11 are already in the NWSL or preparing for their rookie seasons this spring. Eight are collegiate players while one has finished her college eligibility.

- U.S. U-23 Women’s National Team Match Report - 

Match: U.S. U-23 Women’s National Team vs. Poland U-19 Women’s National Team
Date: Friday, March 4, 2016
Competition: 2016 Istria Cup
Venue: Dajla Stadium; Umag, Croatia
Weather: 55 and sunny 

Scoring Summary:   1          2          F
USA                            0          0          0
POL U-19                    0          0          0

Lineups:
USA: 12-Katelyn Rowland; 4-Erica Skroski (18-Katie Naughton, 69), 15-Christen Westphal, 10-Kayla Mills (2-Caprice Dydasco, 46), 8-Andi Sullivan (capt.) (16-Mandy Freeman, 69), 20-Samantha Witteman, 11-Taylor Smith, 23-Makenzy Doniak (9-Toni Payne, 46), 7-Michaela Hahn, 19-Havana Solaun, 21-Tyler Lussi (17-Shea Groom, 75)
Subs Not Used: 1-Jane Campbell, 6-Abby Dahlkemper, 13-Christina Gibbons, 3-Rose Lavelle
Head Coach: Janet Rayfield 

POL: 1-Magda Kolacz; 2-Kamila Szafranska (3-Julia Wycisk, 78), 5-Joanna Czepczo (13-Patrycja Jerzak, 46), 7-Malgorzata Mesjasz, 8-Patrycja Malta, 9-Patrycja Falborska, 11-Agnieszka Jedrzejewicz (4-Karolina Wierrzbicka, 90), 15-Aleksandra Nieciag, 18-Kasia Michalska, 19-Marta Ossowska, 20-Julita Glab (10-Michalina Kowlask, 46)
Subs Not Used: 12-Kinga Szemik, 6-Kaia Rozmus, 14-Karolina Ostrowska, 16-Monika Kedzierska, 17-Ewa Ciesla
Head Coach: Marcin Kasprowicz

Stats Summary: USA / POL
Shots: 25 / 0
Shots on Goal: 12 / 0
Saves: 0 / 9
Corner Kicks: 9 / 1
Fouls: 14 / 11
Offside: 4 / 0

Misconduct Summary:
POL - Michalina Kowlask (caution)                            86th minute
POL - Marta Ossowska (caution)                                 86

Officials:
Referee: Bolic Sabina (CRO)
Assistant Referee 1: Dumancic Antonia (CRO)
Assistant Referee 2: Makar Silvija (CRO)
4th Official: Otte Lois (CRO)

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- U.S. U-23 Women’s National Team Match Report - 

Match: U.S. U-23 Women’s National Team vs. Poland U-19 Women’s National Team
Date: Friday, March 4, 2016
Competition: 2016 Istria Cup
Venue: Dajla Stadium; Umag, Croatia
Weather: 55 and sunny 

Scoring Summary:   1          2          F
USA                            0          0          0
POL U-19                    0          0          0

Lineups:
USA: 12-Katelyn Rowland; 4-Erica Skroski (18-Katie Naughton, 69), 15-Christen Westphal, 10-Kayla Mills (2-Caprice Dydasco, 46), 8-Andi Sullivan (capt.) (16-Mandy Freeman, 69), 20-Samantha Witteman, 11-Taylor Smith, 23-Makenzy Doniak (9-Toni Payne, 46), 7-Michaela Hahn, 19-Havana Solaun, 21-Tyler Lussi (17-Shea Groom, 75)
Subs Not Used: 1-Jane Campbell, 6-Abby Dahlkemper, 13-Christina Gibbons, 3-Rose Lavelle
Head Coach: Janet Rayfield 

POL: 1-Magda Kolacz; 2-Kamila Szafranska (3-Julia Wycisk, 78), 5-Joanna Czepczo (13-Patrycja Jerzak, 46), 7-Malgorzata Mesjasz, 8-Patrycja Malta, 9-Patrycja Falborska, 11-Agnieszka Jedrzejewicz (4-Karolina Wierrzbicka, 90), 15-Aleksandra Nieciag, 18-Kasia Michalska, 19-Marta Ossowska, 20-Julita Glab (10-Michalina Kowlask, 46)
Subs Not Used: 12-Kinga Szemik, 6-Kaia Rozmus, 14-Karolina Ostrowska, 16-Monika Kedzierska, 17-Ewa Ciesla
Head Coach: Marcin Kasprowicz

Stats Summary: USA / POL
Shots: 25 / 0
Shots on Goal: 12 / 0
Saves: 0 / 9
Corner Kicks: 9 / 1
Fouls: 14 / 11
Offside: 4 / 0

Misconduct Summary:
POL - Michalina Kowlask (caution)                            86th minute
POL - Marta Ossowska (caution)                                 86

Officials:
Referee: Bolic Sabina (CRO)
Assistant Referee 1: Dumancic Antonia (CRO)
Assistant Referee 2: Makar Silvija (CRO)
4th Official: Otte Lois (CRO)

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