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1997 - Copenhagen, Denmark

Team Roster:

Head Coach: Bill Charlton Paoli, PA (hearing)
Assistant Coach: Beth Schaeffer Washington, DC (hearing)

  1. GOLD, Elijah 26 - Ithaca, NY Co-Captain
  2. GUNTHER, Eric 22 - Coram, NY
  3. HERNANDEZ, Carlos 24 - New Britain, CT
  4. KANOYA, Tyson 25 - Crestwood, MO
  5. KATAKURA, Jared 21 - Honolulu, HI
  6. LEWIS, Michael 20 - Catlettsburg, KY
  7. MAJERI, Chris 23 - Libertyville, IL
  8. MANNING, Larry 28 - Massapequa, NY
  9. MOYER, Adam 19 - Cranberry, PA
  10. NICHOLAS, Christos 32 - Bethesda, MD
  11. SANCHEZ, John 32 - Baltimore, MD
  12. SHARP, Dave 26 - New Holland, PA Co-Captain
  13. STRACK-GROSE, Conrad 37 - New Gloucester, ME
  14. TAYLOR, Frank 23 - Wallingford, CT
  15. TOTH, Yuri 31 - Tucson, AZ
  16. VELOTTA, Vinny 27 - North Babylon, NY
  17. ZAHRADNIK, Michael 20 - Rolla, MO

Final Standings:

  1. Turkey
  2. France
  3. Denmark
  4. Germany
  5. Czech
  6. Italy
  7. Russia
  8. Ireland
  9. Greece
  10. Slovakia
  11. Argentina
  12. South Korea
  13. Belgium
  14. Kuwait
  15. USA
  16. Romania (disqualified after group play
    for using a hearing player)

 


Average Age: 26
Veterans: 7 Rookies: 10

Match Results:

Group A (W-L-T)

Germany 2-1-0
Denmark 2-1-0
Slovakia 2-1-0
Kuwait 0-3-0

Group B (W-L-T)

Italy 3-0-0
Czech 2-1-0
Romania 1-2-0
South Korea 0-3-0

Group C (W-L-T)

Ireland 2-0-1
Russia 1-0-2
Argentina 1-2-0
Belgium 0-2-1

Group D (W-L-T)

Turkey 3-0-0
France 1-1-1
Greece 0-1-2
USA 0-2-1

USA v. Greece, T 1-1 (Toth)
USA v. France, L 2-1 (Manning)
USA v. Turkey, L 7-0

9th to 15th places, 1st round

Slovakia v. Argentina, 3-0
Kuwait v. Belgium, 0-3
South Korea v. Greece, 1-3
USA bye

9th to 15th places, 2nd round

Slovakia v. Greece, 1-2
USA v. Belgium, L 9-2 (Manning, Moyer)
Argentina v. South Korea, 5-1
Kuwait bye

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