Alex Obert and Josh Samuels each scored three times for Team USA in an 11-10 exhibition win over Italy on Tuesday in Pomona, CA. The US Men’s National Team is hosting the Italians for joint training and a three-game series of friendly matches.
Youth was well served in the Saturday meeting as Cal Freshman Luca Cupido scored twice and high school junior Ben Hallock had an impressive and feisty Senior Team debut at center. Stanford goalkeeper Drew Holland drew the start for Team USA.
Stefano Luongo of Serie A1 club Acquachiara scored three goals for the visitors in the loss. The two teams will meet again on Saturday at USC’s Uytengsu Aquatic Center at 2pm.