2001 Jul 28

PDL Western Conference Playoffs, Finals:
Calgary Storm  3 - 0  Seattle Sounders Select
Santa Ana Bowl, Santa Ana, CA

53' CAL - McKenna
70' CAL - Lemire
90' CAL - Napuri

Calgary: lineup not available yet.

Seattle: lineup not available yet.

Match summary from Seattle Sounders Select:

The Seattle Sounders Select were defeated by the Calgary Storm 3-0 in the PDL Western Conference Final match played at the Santa Ana Bowl in Santa Ana, CA. The Storm scored three second-half goals to earn the victory.

Mark McKenna scored the game-winning goal in the 53rd minute for Calgary. Lemire's goal came on the resulting free kick after Select midfielder Kurt Ness was sent off for a foul.

Chris Lemire scored the scored the insurance second goal in the 75th minute against Select goalkeeper Carlos Castellanos. McKenna's goal was both scored on breakaways, after the Select had pushed forward players in an attempt to try and score. Felix Napuri headed in a goal in the 90th minute for the final result.

With the victory, Calgary advance to the PDL Final Four, which will be played next weekend in Des Moines, Iowa. Seattle finishe the season with a franchise best 16-0-6 (W-D-L) record.

Post Match Quotes: Sounders Select Head Coach Teddy Mitalis
"That was a tough call we had go against us when Kurt Ness was ejected. After that we had to open up and Calgary was able to take advantage of that. I think Calgary will go on and win the whole thing now. I thought our team had a tremendous season."

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