U.S. U-20 Men
Donovan, Bocanegra score as U.S. beats Canada 2-1
for bronze medal.
Born: May 25, 1979.
Hometown: Alta Loma, Calif.
Profile: A strong, fast man-marking defender ... Made his Under-20 National
Team debut on April 4, 1998 in a 1-1 draw versus Iceland ... Scored two goals last
year, both during a 5-0 victory over Swiss club Neuchatel Xamax during the '98 Croix
Tournament in France ... Scored the game-winner earlier this year in a victory over
the A-League's San Diego Flash ... Appeared in two international matches with the U.S.
U-18 National Team in 1997 ... Won a NCAA Division I National Championship in his
freshman year (1997) at UCLA, where he currently plays for U-20 head coach Sigi Schmid
... Started 22 games for the Bruins in 1997, scoring 5 goals and adding 3 assists from
his defensive position ... Named to Soccer America's All-Freshman team and was a Final
Four All-Tournament selection in the Bruins NCAA title run ... A 1997 Parade Magazine
All-American selection after his senior year at Alta Loma (Calif.) H.S. ... Excelled
in football and track in high school ... Enjoys playing basketball and skiing.