March 30, 2004
U.S. National Team to play Australia at the National Sports Center in Blaine, Minnesota in July
The match will be played on Wednesday, July 21st. and be covered live on ESPN2 at 6 p.m. Central Time.
Tickets go on sale to the general public next Thursday, April 8 at 10 a.m. CT at all Minnesota and Wisconsin area Ticketmaster outlets, including Rainbow Foods, Daytons, Hy-Vee Foods, Marshall Fields and Mervyns California. Tickets are available by phone by calling one of the following numbers 651-989-5151 (Minneapolis); 218-727-2121 (Duluth); 507-625-7919 (Mankato); 507-252-1010 (Rochester); 320-253-3131 (St. Cloud). Groups of 20 or more can get a $2 discount and avoid per ticket convenience charges by calling the National Sports Center at 763-785-5601.
It will be a sort of homecoming for U.S. top goalkeeper Briana Scurry who comes from Dayton, Minnesota, and was a high school All-American at Anoka Senior High School.
She has played in 133 international and holds most of the goalkeeping records , male or female, in U.S. Soccer history, from 1995 to the present time. Scurry is quoted as saying, "It's going to be great coming back to my home stateThis will be the first time that my parents have seen the team play in person since the 1999 Women's World Cup and the fans in the Twin Cities have always been very supportive of the national team. "