DEFENDER KELLEY O’HARA RULED OUT OF U.S. WNT ROSTER FOR APRIL FRIENDLIES AGAINST MEXICO

Apr 2, 2018

DEFENDER KELLEY O’HARA RULED OUT OF U.S. WNT ROSTER
FOR APRIL FRIENDLIES AGAINST MEXICO

Houston Dash Midfielder Haley Hanson, U.S. U-23 WNT Starter Tegan McGrady Get First Call-Ups

CHICAGO (April 1, 2018) – Defender Kelley O’Hara has been ruled out of the U.S. Women’s National Team roster for the upcoming friendlies against Mexico due to a hamstring injury. The USA will take on Mexico on April 5 in Jacksonville, Fla. (7 p.m. ET; FS1 and UDN) and April 8 in Houston, Texas (12:30 CT; FOX).

U.S. head coach Jill Ellis has added two players to the training camp roster, giving first WNT call-ups to U.S. U-23 WNT starting outside back Tegan McGrady and midfielder Haley Hanson of the Houston Dash.

Hanson, who played at Nebraska, was the seventh overall pick in the first round of the 2018 NWSL College Draft by the Houston Dash. She has played all 90 minutes in the Dash’s first two games of the season, a 1-1 tie with the Chicago Red Stars and a 0-0 draw with Utah Royals FC. Hanson played with the U.S. U-23 WNT at the end of 2017 and the beginning of this year.

McGrady, a rising senior at Stanford, has played with the U.S. Youth National Teams at the U-17, U-18, U-20 and U-23 levels and recently started all three matches against NWSL teams for the U-23s in the Thorns Spring Invitational in Portland, Ore. McGrady joins Stanford teammate Tierna Davidson on the roster. Both made major contributions on the back line as the Cardinal won the 2017 NCAA Championship.

Ellis will choose 18 players to suit up for each of the two matches.

U.S. Women’s National Team Roster by Position; Caps/Goals
GOALKEEPERS (3): Jane Campbell (Houston Dash; 2/0), Ashlyn Harris (Orlando Pride; 14/0), Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars; 27/0)
DEFENDERS (7): Abby Dahlkemper (NC Courage; 17/0), Tierna Davidson (Stanford; 4/0), Sofia Huerta (Chicago Red Stars; 4/0), Hailie Mace (UCLA; 0/0), Tegan McGrady (Stanford; 0/0), Becky Sauerbrunn (Utah Royals FC: 135/0), Emily Sonnett (Portland Thorns FC; 15/0)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Morgan Brian (Olympique Lyon, FRA; 72/6), Haley Hanson (Houston Dash; 0/0), Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns FC; 47/4), Carli Lloyd (Sky Blue FC; 250/98), Allie Long (Seattle Reign FC; 35/6), Andi Sullivan (Washington Spirit; 9/0)
FORWARDS (7): Crystal Dunn (NC Courage; 60/23), Ashley Hatch (Washington Spirit; 1/0); Savannah McCaskill (Sky Blue FC; 4/0), Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride; 138/81), Mallory Pugh (Washington Spirit; 33/9), Megan Rapinoe (Seattle Reign FC; 133/35), Lynn Williams (NC Courage; 19/4)

– ussoccer.com –

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MARK ‘BAZOOKA’ DELUCA DEFEATS RAMSES AGATON VIA  SEVENTH-ROUND TECHNICAL KNOCKOUT

Apr 2, 2018
MARK ‘BAZOOKA’ DELUCA DEFEATS RAMSES AGATON VIA 
SEVENTH-ROUND TECHNICAL KNOCKOUT IN MAIN EVENT OF GOLDEN BOY BOXING ON ESPN AT MARINA BAY SPORTSPLEX IN QUINCY, MASS.
 
JASON QUIGLEY RETURNS TO THE RING WITH IMPRESSIVE BODY-SHOT KNOCKOUT WIN AGAINST DANIEL ROSARIO IN CO-MAIN EVENT
(ABOVE: Mark DeLuca scored a seventh-round technical knockout victory against Ramses Agaton 
in the main event of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN on March 31)
Photo Credit: Matt Heasley – Hoganphotos/Golden Boy Promotions
QUINCY, MASS. (March 31, 2018): Hometown hero Mark “Bazooka” DeLuca (21-0, 13 KOs) scored a seventh-round technical knockout victory against Ramses Agaton (20-8-3, 10 KOs) of Mexico City, Mexico in the 10-round main event of the March 31 edition of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN at Marina Bay Sportsplex in Quincy, Mass. DeLuca was too strong and skilled in this battle of southpaws in which Agaton was stopped at 2:17 of the seventh round with two vicious punches to the body.
“When you know you’re fighting against a guy from Mexico, you’ve got to be in shape,” said Mark Deluca. “You’ve got to be ready because they don’t come in easy. He [Agaton] was very ready and game. Being patient and picking my shots was the toughest part of this fight because I didn’t want to get caught with anything. I’ll be back in the gym on Monday. I’m sure they’ll have something planned for me and I’m ready to get back in the ring.”
Jason Quigley (14-0, 11 KOs) of Donegal, Ireland knocked out Daniel Rosario (11-4, 10 KOs) of San Juan, Puerto Rico with a thunderous left hook to the body in the sixth-round of a scheduled eight-round super middleweight clash in tonight’s co-main event. Quigley dominated each round before finishing Rosario at 2:56 of the sixth round.
 
“My new team helped me take my opponent down,”said Jason Quigley. “He was a tough kid and had never been stopped. I knew this was the perfect fight to come back and see where I’m at. I broke him down, and when I shook the ring rust out, I took him out.”
 
Yamaguchi Falcao (14-0, 6 KOs) Sao Paulo, Brazil scored an eight-round unanimous decision victory against Richar Gutierrez (30-18-2, 19 KO) of Arjona, Colombia in a middleweight fight. Falcao scored two knockdowns en route to a clear win with scores of 79-73, 78-72 and 78-71.
“The fight was a bit tough because he [Gutierrez] is a bit of a dirty fighter,” said Yamaguchi Falcao. “I’m ready, though. I have big dreams, and I want my opportunity. When I fight with bigger names, I’ll know what to do.”
 
Damon Allen Jr. (15-0-1, 5 KOs) of Philadelphia, Pa. went to war over eight rounds of back-and-forth action before defeating Alexis Del Bosque of Dallas, Texas (13-5, 9 KOs) via split decision in a super lightweight bout. Allen, Jr. won with scores of 77-75 and 78-74, while one judge had it 77-75 for Del Bosque.
Irishman Raymond Moylette (6-0, 3 KOs) defeated Matt Doherty of Salem, Mass. (7-4-1, 4 KOs) via unanimous decision in a six-round super lightweight fight.
Travis Gambardella (3-1-1, 1 KO) of Revere, Mass. beat Lionel Young (1-5, 1 KO) of Brockton, Mass. via technical knockout at 1:57 of the third round of a super middleweight fight originally scheduled for four rounds.
 
Mike Ohan, Jr. (6-0, 4 KOs) of Holbrook, Mass. scored a second-round TKO victory against Bruno Dias (0-4) of Woburn, Mass. in a scheduled four-round super welterweight fight.
 
Joe Farina (2-0, 2 KOs) of South Boston, Mass. stopped Jaco Matos (0-1) in the second-round of a super welterweight fight originally slated for four rounds. The fight was stopped at 1:42 of of the second round.
 
Karen Dulin (3-13, 1 KO) of Providence, R.I. defeated Jillian Diauto (1-1, 1 KO) of Boston, Mass. via unanimous decision in a four-round lightweight fight. Dulin won with three scores of 40-36.
 
Carlos Gongora (12-0, 9 KOs) of Braintree, Mass. opened the night with a TKO victory at 2:24 of the third round of a scheduled six-round super middleweight fight against Lenwood Dozier (10-19-2, 5 KOs) of Washington, D.C.
DeLuca vs. Agaton was a 10-round super welterweight fight presented by Golden Boy Promotions and Murphy’s Boxing Promotions. The event was sponsored by Tecate, “THE OFFICIAL BEER OF BOXING” and Hennessy, “Never Stop, Never Settle.” The event was held on March 31, 2018 at Marina Bay Sportsplex in Quincy, Mass.
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Pachuca derrotó 1-0 a Pumas en la Liga MX Femenil

Apr 2, 2018

Pachuca derrotó 1-0 a Pumas en la Liga MX Femenil

 

Pachuca se impuso por 1-0 a Pumas, en juego desarrollado en las instalaciones de la Cantera, correspondiente a la Jornada 13 del torneo Clausura 2018 de la Liga MX Femenil. El único gol del encuentro fue conseguido por Karen Gómez, al 36’, mediante el cobro de un tiro penal.

 

Las universitarias se quedaron con 24 unidades, en el cuarto lugar del Grupo 1, mientras que las hidalguenses llegaron a 25, a falta de una fecha para que concluya la fase regular de la campaña.

 

Alineaciones:

Pumas: 12-Pamela Gutiérrez; 2-Deneva Cagigas, 3-Ricla Rajunov, 7-Ana Karen López, 10-Bibiana Quintos, 11-Diana González (24-Dania Padilla 58’), 14-Nancy Zaragoza, 15-Ana Paola López, 17-Daniela García, 21-Nátaly Ávila (22-Patricia Jardón 90’), 23-Fernanda Rosales (18-Karen Hernández 76’). D.T. Ileana Padilla.

 

Pachuca: 1-Míriam Aguirre; 16-Guadalupe Abarca (22-Lizbeth Pérez 69’), 25-Georgina Peralta, 6-Karla Nieto, 8-Michelle González, 10-Mónica Ocampo, 13-Karen Gómez, 27-Yaritzi Rodríguez (19-Diana García 37’), 9-Lizbeth Ángeles, 17-Yanin Madrid, 30-Esbeydi Salazar (7-Jaquelin García 56’). D.T. Eva Espejo.

 

Árbitro central: Mario Terrazas Chávez. Árbitros asistentes: Carlos Eduardo Torrentera y Lizzet Amairany García. Cuarto árbitro: Daniel Alejandro Doroteo. Amonestaciones: Pumas – Ana Karen López (18’), Bibiana Quintos (35’) y Fernanda Rosales (39’). Pachuca – Yaritzi Rodríguez (24’) y Georgina Peralta (43’).

CORTESIA: CLUB PUMAS  

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