After Olympic experience, Ianni ready to move forward
Patrick Ianni of the Houston Dynamo, right, a Lodi native, is back with the Dynamo after his trip to the Olympics with the U.S. men's soccer team. The Americans went 1-1-1 in Olympic play and just missed advancing to the quarterfinals. (Courtesy photo)
Posted: Friday, August 22, 2008 10:00 pm
The Olympics are over for former Lodi High soccer standout
Patrick Ianni, and now it's back to business as usual.
Despite a 1-0 victory over Japan in its group-play opener, the
U.S. men's soccer team failed to qualify for the Olympic
quarterfinals after blowing a late lead in a 2-2 tie with the
Netherlands and suffering a tough 2-1 loss to Nigeria in a valiant
Friday, August 22, 2008 10:00 pm.