U.S. Under-20 team continues to win at FIFA World Championships
MOSCOW -- UT sophomore defender Stephanie Logterman (Austin, Texas) and the U.S. Women's Soccer National Team qualified for the quarterfinals of the 2006 FIFA World Championships, beating France, 1-0, on Friday in the final Group D game in Moscow, Russia.
Jessica Rostedt scored the game winning goal in the 61st minute to give the U.S. the victory, marking the first time France allowed a goal this year during this competition.
Logterman started the first two games of the three-game series but sat out Friday's match with France.
By winning all three games in their section, the American delegation has top seeding (from Group D) and will move into the finals. The Under-20 team will face second-place, Group C finisher, Germany, in the quarterfinals on Sunday, August 27 at Petrovsky Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, at 7:00 p.m. local (10:00 a.m. Central).