Archive for September, 2009

Branagh / Youngs and Dalhausser / Rogers Upset in AVP Tournament of Champions

Posted by on Sunday, 6 September, 2009

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Top seeds Nicole Branagh / Elaine Youngs and Phil Dalhausser / Todd Rogers were upset by second seeds Jen Kessy / April Ross and John Hyden / Sean Scott at the AVP Crocs Tour Tournament of Champions in Mason, Ohio.

Kessy / Ross defeated Branagh / Youngs 22-20, 21-18. The two teams have met in the finals 9 times in the 2009 season. Kessy / Ross lead the series 5-4.

Hyden / Scott defeated Dalhausser / Rogers 21-16, 22-20. Out of 7 meetings in 2009 season finals, Hyden / Scott move ahead in the series 4-3.

USA Picks Up Win Against El Salvador in FIFA World Cup Qualifier

Posted by on Saturday, 5 September, 2009
USA v El Salvador: FIFA 2010 World Cup Qualifier

Sep 5 2009
SANDY, UT – SEPTEMBER 05: The United states team celebrates their 2-1 victory over El Salvador during the FIFA 2010 World Cup Qualifier match between the United States and El Salvador at Rio Tinto Stadium on September 5, 2009 in Sandy, Utah. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
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USA Soccer picks up an important win against El Salvador at home in the 2010 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. With just 4 games left and 3 points separating the top 3 teams in the qualifying group, the three points from the win will play a critical role leading up to the World Cup.