The Crew Soccer Academy's Sean Zawadzki was called-in to U.S. U-14 Boys' National Team camp earlier this week by Head Coach Tony Lepore. The camp will run from March 22-30 in Carson, Calif. While in Florida for the Black & Gold's preseason, Crew legend Frankie Hejduk paid a visit to Zawadski while the youngster was training with the U-14 BNT in Lakewood Ranch.
Good Day Columbus' Dana Turtle paid a visit to Crew Stadium on Tuesday ahead of Opening Match on Saturday.
The Crew held steady in Power Rankings after an off week from MLS play. The Black & Gold remain in the same position as they were after Week One in all rankings, but could see significant movement if they can earn three points against the Philadelphia Union on Saturday.
MLSsoccer.com: 8 (8)
ESPNFC: 11 (11)
Sports Illustrated Planet Fútbol: 13 (13)
Dominic Oduro and rookie forward Adam Bedell each found the net in Wednesday's closed-door scrimmage between the Crew and the University of Notre Dame at Westerville Central High School. The match was moved from the Black & Gold's Obetz training ground due to inclement weather. The Crew will continue to put work in on its bye week as Gregg Berhalter's men are scheduled to take on the NAIA All-Stars on Friday.
Crew Lineup: Matt Lampson; Chad Barson, Eric Gehrig, Tyson Wahl, Ben Sweat; Ethan Finlay, Agustín Viana, Fifi Baiden, Ben Speas; Justin Meram, Adam Bedell (Dominic Oduro)
Defender Michael Parkhurst talks with WSYX news about the Crew's 2014 Massive Makeover project with Habitat for Humanity - MidOhio.