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U.S. MNT vs. Guatemala - World Cup Qualifying Roster - March 25-29, 2016

PLAYER POS. HT. WT. BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN CLUB/COLLEGE CAPS/G
F 6-1 175 Boca Raton, Fla. Toronto FC 93/34
D 6-0 165 Phoenix, Az. Club America (Mexico) 13/0
M 5-10 165 Crofton, Md. Real Salt Lake 52/1
M 6-0 160 Weston, Fla. Nantes (France) 45/2
D 6-0 170 Overland Park, Kan. Sporting Kansas City 31/0
GK 6-2 185 Pleasonton, Calif. San Jose Earthquakes 1/0
D 6-2 180 Newport, Calif. D.C. United 4/1
M 6-2 185 Princeton, N.J. Toronto FC 113/15
D 6-4 175 Berlin, Germany Hertha Berlin (Germany) 18/2
D 6-3 185 Attleboro, Mass. Stoke City (England) 39/4
D 5-7 145 Las Cruces, N.M. Monterrey (Mexico) 18/0
F 6-1 170 Nacogdoches, Texas Seattle Sounders FC 122/49
M 6-0 150 Oslo, Norway New York City FC 38/6
F 5-9 165 Marshfield, Wisc. Columbus Crew SC 3/0
D 6-5 210 Dallas, Texas Pachuca (Mexico) 31/1
GK 6-4 210 Homer Glen, Ill. Aston Villa (England) 42/0
GK 6-3 210 North Brunswick, N.J. Everton (England) 107/0
M 6-0 155 Munich, Germany Borussia Moenchengladbach (Germany) 42/2
M 5-9 165 Monrovia, Liberia Portland Timbers 5/0
M 5-8 150 McKinney, Texas New England Revolution 9/0
D 5-11 160 Orange, Calif. Club Tijuana (Mexico) 22/4
M 5-8 140 Hershey, Pa. Borussia Dortmund (Germany) 1/0
F 5-10 165 Irvine, Calif. Union Berlin (Germany) 16/4
F 6-0 165 Danville, Calif. San Jose Earthquakes 31/10
GK 6-2 160 Aguascalientes, Mexico Club Leon (Mexico) 2/0
D 5-8 150 Seattle, Wash. Sunderland (England) 31/0
F 6-2 175 Hawthorne, Calif. LA Galaxy 23/3
M 5-10 160 Longwood, Fla. Sporting Kansas City 33/4

U.S. MNT vs. Guatemala - World Cup Qualifying Roster - March 25-29, 2016

Position:
Forward

Height:
6-1

Weight:
175

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Boca Raton, Fla.

Club:
Toronto FC

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-0

Weight:
165

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Phoenix, Az.

Club:
Club America (Mexico)

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-10

Weight:
165

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Crofton, Md.

Club:
Real Salt Lake

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
6-0

Weight:
160

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Weston, Fla.

Club:
Nantes (France)

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-0

Weight:
170

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Overland Park, Kan.

Club:
Sporting Kansas City

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
6-2

Weight:
185

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Pleasonton, Calif.

Club:
San Jose Earthquakes

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-2

Weight:
180

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Newport, Calif.

Club:
D.C. United

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
6-2

Weight:
185

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Princeton, N.J.

Club:
Toronto FC

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-4

Weight:
175

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Berlin, Germany

Club:
Hertha Berlin (Germany)

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-3

Weight:
185

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Attleboro, Mass.

Club:
Stoke City (England)

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-7

Weight:
145

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Las Cruces, N.M.

Club:
Monterrey (Mexico)

Position:
Forward

Height:
6-1

Weight:
170

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Nacogdoches, Texas

Club:
Seattle Sounders FC

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
6-0

Weight:
150

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Oslo, Norway

Club:
New York City FC

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-9

Weight:
165

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Marshfield, Wisc.

Club:
Columbus Crew SC

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-5

Weight:
210

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Dallas, Texas

Club:
Pachuca (Mexico)

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
6-4

Weight:
210

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Homer Glen, Ill.

Club:
Aston Villa (England)

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
6-3

Weight:
210

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
North Brunswick, N.J.

Club:
Everton (England)

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
6-0

Weight:
155

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Munich, Germany

Club:
Borussia Moenchengladbach (Germany)

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-9

Weight:
165

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Monrovia, Liberia

Club:
Portland Timbers

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Weight:
150

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
McKinney, Texas

Club:
New England Revolution

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-11

Weight:
160

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Orange, Calif.

Club:
Club Tijuana (Mexico)

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Weight:
140

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Hershey, Pa.

Club:
Borussia Dortmund (Germany)

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-10

Weight:
165

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Irvine, Calif.

Club:
Union Berlin (Germany)

Position:
Forward

Height:
6-0

Weight:
165

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Danville, Calif.

Club:
San Jose Earthquakes

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
6-2

Weight:
160

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Aguascalientes, Mexico

Club:
Club Leon (Mexico)

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-8

Weight:
150

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Seattle, Wash.

Club:
Sunderland (England)

Position:
Forward

Height:
6-2

Weight:
175

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Hawthorne, Calif.

Club:
LA Galaxy

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-10

Weight:
160

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Longwood, Fla.

Club:
Sporting Kansas City

Mallory Pugh: Head of the Class

The combination of natural born talent, hard work, an excellent support system and the tremendous support given to the U.S. Youth National Team programs has allowed Mallory Pugh to have some unique soccer experiences before the age of 18.

She started in a U-20 Women’s World Cup at 16-years-old, debuted for the full U.S. National Team at 17, scored her first international goal at the senior level in front of more than 23,000 fans and became the youngest U.S. female player ever to play in an Olympic Qualifying match.

Those accomplishments have earned her the acclaim of being one of the top young players in the world.

“I remember coming into January Camp for the WNT following the [World Cup] Qualifying tournament for the U-20s the month before and being nervous,” Pugh said. “But then as the soccer came along and we started playing more and more, that's when things became a lot more comfortable and easy. Now things are great and I'm excited for what's ahead.”

The Highlands Ranch, Colorado native, debuted with the WNT on Jan. 23 in San Diego against the Republic of Ireland. In only 33 minutes of play, Pugh showed she belonged. She scored her first goal 25 minutes into her senior team career, making her the 19th player in team history to score in her first cap and the sixth-youngest player to record a goal in the history of the women's program. Three months later, Pugh has appeared in all 11 games for the USA this year.

But when Pugh isn't on the field, it’s no surprise that she lives life like a regular teenager who is ready (really ready!) to graduate from high school; she is currently fighting a serious case of senioritis. She enjoys going to the mall, hanging out with friends, and hiking, if of course the weather is nice.

Another recent occurrence in her life? Her prom date was late for photos, a big no-no in the unspoken rules of prom etiquette.

Prom pics aside, it’s likely that Pugh will be the subject of many photographs in the coming months as she has quickly become comfortable at the highest levels of the international game and is competing for a spot on the 2016 Olympic Team. She has started seven of the 11 matches she has played so far for head coach Jill Ellis’ squad, scoring twice and adding five assists, which is tied for the most on the team in 2016.

Despite her limited senior team experience, she is fast accumulating fans, who enjoy her dynamic style, her comfort on the ball, surgical distribution of passes and ability to break down teams on the dribble.

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