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U.S. U-20 Women Head to Maryland for Pan-Am Prep

CHICAGO (June 4, 2007) - In its final training camp before heading to Brazil for the 2007 Pan-American Games, the U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team will hold a training camp in Maryland as head coach Jillian Ellis brings in 24 players for eight days from June 9-16, a period that will include scrimmages against two W-League teams.

As the Pan-American Games is an “open” tournament for women, Ellis will bring four “overage” players into this camp, none of whom who are age-eligible for the 2008 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup, the ultimate goal of this team, to be held at the end of next year in Chile.

Those “overage” players are forwards Michele Weissenhofer and Lauren Cheney (who spent most of the last three months in Residency Training Camp with the full Women’s National Team), midfielder Amanda Poach (a member of the FIFA All-Star Team at the 2006 U-20 WWC in Russia) and defender Brittany Taylor.

Ellis also named four players just graduating from high school in Gatorade Girl’s National High School Player of the Year Melissa Henderson, a forward from Garland, Texas, headed to Notre Dame, and defender Meghan Klingenberg from Pennsylvania and forward Rachel Givan from Mississippi, both headed to UNC, and midfielder Kylie Wright, who will attend UCLA. Ellis also named the Parade Girl’s High School Player of the Year, junior Teresa Noyola, who at 17 is the young player on the roster.

For the first time, Ellis will have on her roster the three players from U.S. team that competed in the 2006 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Championship who are age-eligible for the next U-20 WC, in midfielder Tobin Heath and forwards Casey Nogueira and Kelley O’Hara, all of whom spent some time training with the full Women’s National Team in 2007. Ellis also gives a first call-up to midfielder Nikki Washington, who performed so well for UNC during the NCAA Final Four last fall. Ellis has some serious height in her goalkeeper corps, calling in 5-foot-11 Chantel Jones, 5-foot-9 Alyssa Naeher and 6-foot Kristin Olsen. The camp may have an emphasis on attacking as Ellis has called in 10 forwards among the 24 players.

While in Maryland, the U-20s will take on the Virginia Majestics on June 12 and face the Washington Freedom on June 14. The Pan-Am games will be held in Rio de Janeiro from July 12-26 and will feature two groups of five teams each with Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay, Canada, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama and the USA participating on the women’s side. Matches will be held on July 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 23 and 26.

U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team Roster – Boyds, Maryland
June 9-16, 2007

Goalkeepers (3): Chantel Jones (Virginia), Alyssa Naeher (Penn State), Kristin Olsen (USC)
Defenders (4): Meghan Klingenberg (Hot Spurs), Nikki Marshall (Colorado), Brittany Taylor (UConn), Lauren Wilmoth (UCLA)
Midfielders (7): Becky Edwards (Florida State), Kaley Fountain (Wake Forest), Tobin Heath (UNC), Teresa Noyola (MVLA Mercury), Amanda Poach (Santa Clara), Nikki Washington (UNC), Kylie Wright (So Cal Blues)
Forwards (10): Lauren Cheney (UCLA), Gina DiMartino (Boston College), Michelle Enyeart (Portland), Rachel Givan (Mississippi United), Melissa Henderson (Dallas Texans), Alicia Jenkins (Stanford), Jessica McDonald (Phoenix College), Casey Nogueira (UNC), Kelley O’Hara (Stanford), Michele Weissenhofer (Notre Dame)

U.S. U-20 Women Win Both Matches in England

CHICAGO (May 14, 2007) - The U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team won both of its matches in England, downing the Leeds Ladies, 3-1, on May 10 as forward Melissa Henderson tallied twice and Gina DiMartino added a single score, and defeated the Blackburn Ladies, 2-0, on May 12 as forward Whitney Hooper got a goal and an assist and midfielder Teresa Noyola add the other goal.

The U-20s were supposed to play the first match on May 8 against the Everton Ladies, but the game was cancelled due to an unplayable field.

Against Leeds, the 18-year-old Henderson scored in the 13th minute off an assist from Noyola, before making it 2-0 in the 39th minute, this time off a feed from midfielder Michelle Enyeart, who also assisted on the USA's third goal. Leeds pulled a goal back just before halftime but DiMartino, the younger sister of former U.S. U-20 and current U.S. U-21 Tina DiMartino, put the game away with a goal in the 74th minute.

The USA dominated Blackburn, out-shooting them 25-3, but could not find the net until the 72nd minute when Hooper scored off an assist from Hendreson. Noyola, one of the youngest players on the roster, put the game away in the 80th minute, this time off an assist from Hooper.

U.S. head coach Jillian Ellis is preparing the team for the Pan-American Games to be held in July in Brazil, as well as qualifying for the 2008 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, to be held at the end of next year in Chile. CONCACAF qualifying will be sometime in the second quarter of 2008.

U.S. U-20 WNT Schedule
Date       Opponent                  Result          U.S. Goal Scorers
May 8     Everton Ladies         Cancelled    n/a
May 10   Leeds Ladies           3-2 W            Melissa Henderson (2), Gina DiMartino
May 12   Blackburn Ladies    2-0 W            Whitney Hooper, Teresa Noyola

U.S. U-20 WNT Roster
GOALKEEPERS (2): Chantel Jones (Virginia); Alyssa Naeher (Penn State);
DEFENDERS (4): Kelly Henderson (Boston College), Nicole Ketchum (Texas A & M), Nikki Marshall (Colorado), Carly Peetz (Nebraska);
MIDFIELDERS (5): Kaley Fountain (Wake Forest), Ali Hawkins (UNC), Whitney Hooper (Texas A & M), Teresa Noyola (MVLA Mercury), Kylie Wright (So CalBlues);
FORWARDS (7): Gina DiMartino (Boston College), Ashlee Elliott (Florida),Michelle Enyeart (Portland), Rachel Given (Ridgeland, Miss.), Melissa Henderson (Dallas Texans), Alicia Jenkins (Stanford), Jessica McDonald (Phoenix College).

U.S. Under-20 Women Head To England For Three Matches

CARSON, Calif. (May 7, 2007) - The U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team and head coach Jillian Ellis headed to Manchester, England for three matches against top English women’s clubs.

The U-20s will play Everton Ladies on May 8, the Leeds Ladies on May 10 and the Blackburn Ladies on May 12. Leeds and Blackburn may be without some National Team players as England plays Northern Ireland in a European Championship qualifier on May 12 and has a friendly on May 17. Everton, however, could have as many as nine National Team players in its side for the first match of the tour.

Ellis, who was born and grew up in England before coming to the USA at the age of 15, continues to form a pool of players that will look to qualify the USA for the 2008 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup that will be held at the end of next year in Chile. Qualifying is tentatively set for the second quarter of 2008. 

Players born on or after January 1, 1988, are age-eligible for the next U-20 Women’s World Cup. Most of the players on the roster were born in 1988, with several in 1989 and one in 1990 in midfielder Teresa Noyola.

U.S. U-20 WNT Schedule
Date       Opponent               Venue
May 8     Everton Ladies      Netherton
May 10  Leeds Ladies         Harrogate
May 12  Blackburn Ladies  Clitheroe FC

U.S. U-20 WNT Roster
GOALKEEPERS (2): Chantel Jones (Virginia); Alyssa Naeher (Penn State);
DEFENDERS (4): Kelly Henderson (Boston College), Nicole Ketchum (Texas A & M), Nikki Marshall (Colorado), Carly Peetz (Nebraska);
MIDFIELDERS (5): Kaley Fountain (Wake Forest), Ali Hawkins (UNC), Whitney Hooper (Texas A & M), Teresa Noyola (MVLA Mercury), Kylie Wright (So Cal Blues);
FORWARDS (7): Gina DiMartino (Boston College), Ashlee Elliott (Florida), Michelle Enyeart (Portland), Rachel Givan (Mississippi Fire), Melissa Henderson (Dallas Texans), Alicia Jenkins (Stanford), Jessica McDonald (Phoenix College)

U.S. U-20 Women Head to Texas for Three Matches

U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team head coach Jillian Ellis will take her squad to Texas from March 23-28 for three matches against college teams currently in the midst of their spring seasons. All the matches will be played at Texas A&M in College Station, site of the 2007 NCAA Women’s College Cup. The U-20s will take on BYU on March 24 at 6 p.m., then play SMU on March 25 at 4 p.m. The USA will finish the tour with a game against the host Aggies at 6 p.m. on March 28. The U-20s went to a similar event last year in early match in College Station, and lost to both BYU and Texas A&M, in what were the only losses of the year for that U-20 squad against non-international sides. Ellis has brought 22 players for the three matches, as the team continues its very early preparations for qualifying to the 2008 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup to be held in Chile. Players born on or after January 1, 1988, are eligible for the next U-20 World Cup. Ellis has called in two players from the host Texas A&M in goalkeeper Kristin Arnold and midfielder Whitney Hooper, as well as two players born in 1990, midfielder Teresa Noyola and forward Rachel Wood. The majority of the roster is1988s with a few players born in 1989.

U.S. Roster
Goalkeepers (3): Kristin Arnold (Texas A & M), Alyssa Naeher (Penn State), Kristin Olsen (USC);
Defenders (5): Lauren Barnes (Alta Loma Arsenal), Hannah Cerrone (Lewisboro Xtreme), Kelly Eagan (Villanova), Nikki Marshall (Colorado), Lauren Wilmoth (UCLA);
Midfielders (6): Ashley Bowyer (Ohio State), Becky Edwards (Florida State), Kaley Fountain (Wake Forest), Kelly Henderson (Boston College), Whitney Hooper (Texas A & M), Teresa Noyola (MVLA Mercury);
Forwards (8): Kiersten Dallstream (Washington State), Ashlee Elliot (Florida), Michelle Enyeart (Portland), Rachel Givan (Mississippi United), Laure Heyboer (Bloomfield Force), Allie Sadow (Wake Forest), Brittney Steinbruch (Miami), Rachel Wood (Slammers FC).

U-17 WNT Defeats Germany U-17 WNT at The Home Depot Center

CHICAGO (March 5, 2007) - Forward Sydney Leroux and the U.S. Under-17 Women's National Team is off to a good start during the series of friendly matches between the U.S. U-17s and U.S. U-16 Girls’ National and the Germany U-17 Women's National Team at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. On March 2, the American teams got the five games in five days series going as the U.S. U-17s defeated the U.S. U-16s, 1-0, on a goal from Leroux in the 14th minute. On March 3, the U.S. U-17s squared off against the German U-17s with the USA coming away with a 2-0 victory as Leroux scored just before halftime off an assist from Tiffany McCarty and midfielder Teresa Noyola converted a penalty kick in the 90th minute. In a match that was short on scoring chances, featuring just six shots for the USA (but all on goal) and seven for the Germans, U.S. goalkeeper Jill Mastroianni went the distance to record her first international shutout at the U-17 level. The matches continue on Monday, March 5 with the U.S. U-16s facing Germany. Dean Duerst, an assistant coach for the U.S. U-21s, took over for this event from Erica Walsh, who was recently hired as the head women’s soccer coach at Penn State.

U.S. U-16/U-17 vs. Germany U-17 Game Results/Schedule
Friday, March 2                                Kickoff             HDC Field
U.S. U-17 1, U.S. U-16 0
Sunday, March 4
U.S. U-17 2, Germany U-17 0
Monday, March 5
U.S. U-16 vs. Germany U-17        4 p.m. PT        Field 1
Tuesday, March 6
U.S. U-17 vs. Germany U-17        10 a.m. PT      Field 1
Wednesday, March 7
U.S. U-16 vs. Germany U-17        10 a.m. PT     Field 1

A member of the U.S. team that won the 2010 CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championships in Guatemala to earn a berth to the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup … Played in all five games, starting three, and had two goals and one assist … Scored against Jamaica and had a huge goal in the 2-1 semifinal victory against Costa Rica that qualified the USA for the World Cup … Played in 16 total matches for the USA heading into the U-20 Women’s World Cup, including 13 internationals … Has five international goals in 27 U-20 caps heading to Germany … Has played for the U.S. U-20s since 2007, but was one of the final cuts for the 2008 U-20 World Cup Team … Also played for the U.S. U-18s in 2008, the U.S. U-17s from 2005-2007 and the U.S. U-16s in 2005 and 2006 … Attended the U.S. U-14 GNT I.D. Camp in 2004.

Played club for the Mountain View-Los Altos Mercury from U-13 through U-18 for Albertin Montoya, current coach of the FC Gold Pride in WPS ... Earned Cal-North state titles as U-14s, U-15s and U-16s, advancing to the regional semifinals every year and to the final in 2005 … Played U-11 and U-12 for the Stanford Blizzard … Started her club career playing U-8 through U-10 with the Purple Penguins … Also played for the WPSL's Sacramento Storm in 2008.

Full name is Teresa Noyola … Nickname is T … Majoring in Math & Computational Science … The CIF-Farmers Central Coast Section Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2008 ... A National Merit Scholarship finalist in 2008) ... A National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar in 2008 ... Received academic awards from Palo Alto High for social studies, world languages, mathematics, science, and contributions to the school ... Hobbies include playing drums and she was a drummer for the Palo Alto High orchestra and jazz ensemble … Also plays around on the guitar … Speaks fluent Spanish.

As a sophomore at Stanford in 2009, she played in all 26 games, scoring six goals with three assists in helping the Cardinal to an undefeated regular season and a spot in the NCAA championship game … As a freshman in 2008, she was a First-Team NSCAA All-American ... Also a Soccer America First-Team Freshman All-America, a First-Team All-Pac-10 and Pac-10 All-Freshman team selection … Started 23 of 24 games she played in, scoring six goals with 10 assists ... A 2008 graduate of Palo Alto (Calif.) High School ... She was the Gatorade National Player of the Year and California Player of the Year in 2008 ... A two-time Parade National Player of the Year ... Also the 2007 NSCAA National High School Player of the Year and Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... She was the NSCAA Youth National Player of the Year in 2006 and three-time NSCAA All-America (2005-2007) ... She was the Palo Alto High Athlete of the Year as a senior, a three-time team MVP and senior year captain ... The Santa Clara County Player of the Year in 2008 ... The Cal-Hi Sports Central Coast Section Player of the Year, State Division II Athlete of the Year, and the State Senior Athlete of the Year ... Scored 30 goals with 30 assists in three years of high school soccer.

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