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Former North Carolina Midfielder Dies PDF Print
Written by Staff Reports   
Sunday, 05 August 2012 08:24

Columbus Crew midfielder Kirk Urso, the captain of North Carolina's 2011 national championship team, died Saturday night, the team announced Sunday. He was 22. No other details about Urso's death were available early Sunday morning.

After leading North Carolina to a national championship during his senior year, Urso was the 10th overall pick in Major League Soccer's supplemental draft in January. Urso is also North Carolina's all-time matches played leader and closed out his career with three goals and seven assists in 2011.


Photo Courtesy: Kirk Urso, PHOTO SUBMITTED

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