Vizzuso Scores, USA Field Hockey Team Defeats Cuba
July 30, 1999
WINNIPEG, Canada – Cavalier All-American Michelle Vizzuso(Fairfield, N.J./West Essex) scored a goal off a penalty corner today tohelp the USA Field Hockey team defeat Cuba 4-0 and move to 3-1 in pool playat the 1999 Pan American Games.
The USA scored just 2 minutes into the game when Jill Reeve slotteda penalty corner shot past the Cuban keeper. Reeve’s goal, which proved tobe the game-winner, set the tone for the rest of the day and the USA teamwas simply overwhelming. On Sunday, August 1, the USA will face Mexico(0-3-1) before closing out round robin play with Chile (0-2-2) on August 2.
The winner of the Pan American Games will receive an automaticberth into the Olympic Games in 2000.