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USF Defender Rob Valentino to Travel to Japan with the U.S. U-23 National Team

Feb. 15, 2007

Los Angeles, CA -- USF junior defender Rob Valentino has made the travel squad for the U.S. under-23 National Team that will play two games in Japan.

Valentino scored one of two goals with his head in the USA's 2-0 win over UCLA last week. The U-23's will take on the Japan U-22 Men's National Team on Feb. 21, and then face a J-League team two days later.

Valentino was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Year after the 2006 season.