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2001 - Rome, Italy

Team Roster:

Head Coach: Conrad Strack-Grose - New Gloucester, ME (deaf)
Assistant Coach: Larry Musa - Big Spring, TX (deaf)

  1. AMISSAH, Mark 35 - Chicago, IL
  2. BUJAK, Matt 18 - Philadelphia, PA
  3. CHEAH, Edward 33 - Washington, DC
  4. GOLD, Elijah 30 - Ithaca, NY Co-Captain
  5. HANSEN, Mike 24 - Rolla, MO
  6. HERNANDEZ, Carlos 28 - New Britain, CT
  7. HIGGINS, Mike 17 - Potomac, MD
  8. IDLER, Matt 26 - Boulder Creek, CA
  9. KANOYA, Tyson 29 - Crestwood, MO
  10. LAWSON, Mike 18 - Wall, NJ
  11. MACIAS, Edgardo 22 - Bronx, NY
  12. MANNING, Larry 32 - Massapequa, NY Co-Captain
  13. NICHOLAS, Christos 36 - Bethesda, MD
  14. REIHER, Josh 19 - Mequon, WI
  15. SANCHEZ, John 36 - Baltimore, MD
  16. SLATE, Donald 19 - Auburndale, MA
  17. SOROKIN, Mark 19 - West Hartford, CT
  18. STEPHEN, Larry 22 - Marlboro, MA
  19. SWOPE, John 18 - Enola, PA
  20. TOTH, Yuri 35 - Tucson, AZ
  21. UHRIN, Janos 32 - Columbus, OH
  22. WELLS, Tom 31 - Gambrills, MD

Final Standings:

  1. Italy
  2. Germany
  3. Ireland
  4. Greece
  5. Spain
  6. Ukraine
  7. France
  8. Argentina
  9. Uzbekistan
  10. USA
  11. Iran
  12. Denmark
  13. Turkey
  14. Croatia
  15. Algeria
  16. Malaysia

 


Average Age: 26
Veterans: 9 Rookies: 13

Match Results:

Group A (W-L-T)

Italy 2-1-0
Spain 2-1-0
USA 1-1-1
Algeria 0-2-1

Group B (W-L-T)

Ireland 2-0-1
Ukraine 2-0-1
Denmark 1-0-2
Malaysia 0-3-0

Group C (W-L-T)

Germany 3-0-0
Argentina 1-1-1
Iran 1-2-0
Turkey 0-2-1

Group D (W-L-T)

Greece 2-0-1
France 1-1-1
Uzbekistan 1-1-1
Croatia 0-2-1

USA v. Algeria, T 3-3 (Manning-2, Higgins)
Starters: Slate (Hernandez), Idler, Gold, Uhrin, Hansen, Swope (Wells), Manning, Reiher, Lawson, Stephen (Higgins), Sorokin

USA v. Italy, W 2-1 (Manning, Reiher)
Starters: Hernandez, Idler, Gold, Reiher, Uhrin, Hansen (Nicholas), Stephen (Wells), Manning, Lawson, Higgins, Sorokin

USA v. Spain, L 2-0
Starters: Hernandez, Idler, Gold, Uhrin, Hansen (Nicholas), Wells (Stephen), Manning, Reiher, Lawson, Higgins, Sorokin

Quarterfinal for 9th to 12th place

USA v. Iran, W forfeit (an Iranian player was caught wearing a hearing-aid on the field just before halftime by Larry Manning)
Starters: Hernandez, Idler, Hansen, Nicholas, Uhrin, Stephen, Manning, Reiher, Lawson, Higgins, Sorokin

9th - 10th place

USA v. Uzbekistan, L 2-1 in sudden death overtime (Macias)
Starters: Hernandez, Idler, Gold, Amissah (Bujak), Reiher, Cheah (Wells), Manning, Lawson, Higgins, Macias (Toth), Sorokin

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