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Spain jumps to 3-goal lead, holds on for 3-2 win over U.S. despite Twellman's two goals.

Twellman’s two goals send Americans over Cameroon 3-1 and into Nigeria ’99 second round.

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Taylor Twellman
Height: 5-11.
Weight: 170.
Born: February 29, 1980.
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo.
College/Club: University of Maryland.

Profile: A hard-working forward who has the ability to exploit defensive lapses ... Made his Under-20 National Team debut in a 1-0 victory over Denmark on January 24, 1999 ... Previously earned 13 caps and scored 6 goals as a member of the U.S. Under-17 National Team ... A member of the U-17 National Team at the 1997 FIFA U-17 World Championship in Egypt, he scored a pair of goals in a 4-0 victory over Austria ... As a freshman, he helped lead the University of Maryland to the NCAA Division I Final Four ... An accomplished baseball player, he turned down professional offers to attend Maryland to play soccer and baseball ... A 1997 Parade Magazine All-American in soccer ... Favorite player is Liverpool and England youngster Michael Owen ... Enjoys playing golf and reading.