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Donovan, Bocanegra score as U.S. beats Canada 2-1 for bronze medal.

U.S. soccer DEFENDER
Carlos Bocanegra
Height: 6-0.
Weight: 175.
Born: May 25, 1979.
Hometown: Alta Loma, Calif.
College/Club: UCLA.

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.