The U.S. Under-15 Girls’ National Team will participate in the Thanksgiving Interregional Tournament in Sunrise, Fla., from Nov. 20-27, 2009. U.S. head coach Mike Dickey brings 24 players to Florida for four matches, two against ODP Regional teams that are a year older and two against the Costa Rican Under-17 Women’s National Team. Dickey’s squad ranges in age from player born in 1993 through 1995, with most of the roster consisting of 1994s. The ODP Regional teams and the Costa Ricans will be made up of 1993s. The USA opens its game schedule on Sunday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. against Region I (East) at Coral Glades High School and faces the Costa Ricans on Monday, Nov. 23 at 7 p.m., also at CGHS. The team will have a rest day on Tuesday before facing Costa Rica again on Wed., Nov. 25 at 9 am at North Community Park (Field 1) and then finishes the schedule against Region IV (West) at 8 am on Thurs., Nov. 26 at NCP1.
U.S. U-15 GNT Roster by Position
GOALKEEPERS (2): McKenzie Karas (Premier ’95 Black; Las Vegas, Nevada), Katelyn Rowland (San Juan Spirits; Vacaville, Calif.), Caroline Stanley (KCFC Alliance; Kansas City, Mo.)
DEFENDERS (7): Morgan Andrews (FC Stars of Mass.; Milford, N.H.), Lauren Bernard (Nordic SC; Colchester, Vt.), Kelli Hubly (Sockers FC; Elk Grove, Ill.), Laura, Liedle (San Diego Surf; San Diego, Calif.), Katie Naughton (Sockers FC; Arlington Heights, Ill.), Cari Roccaro (Albertson Fury; East Islip, N.Y.), Ashley Spivey (Baltimore Soccer Bays; Baltimore, Md.), Maya Theuer (San Diego Surf; San Diego, Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS (8): Joanna Boyles (CASL Spartan Elite; Raleigh, N.C.), (Miranda Freeman (Team Boca; Royal Palm Beach, Fla.), Gabrielle Galante (Montclair Thunderbolts; Howell, N.J.), Ashley Meier (Cleveland Whitecaps; Strongsville, Ohio), Reilly Parker (Mustang Blast; Danville, Calif.), Courtney Raetzman (Sockers FC; Elk Grove, Ill.), Brittany Ratcliffe (FC Pennsylvania Strikers; Williamstown, N.J.), Haley Washburn (San Juan Spirt; Folsom, Calif.), Sandra Yu (Cleveland Futbol; Strongville, Ohio)
FORWARDS (3): Mariana Galvan (SC Sporting; San Jose, Calif.), Lindsey Horan (Colorado Rush; Golden, Colo.), Amber Munerlyn (So Cal Blues; Corona, Calif.), Jasmine Paterson (Kendall SC; Key Largo, Fla.)