CHICAGO (Dec. 6, 2011) -- The U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team will end its 2011 with a training camp from Dec. 11-18 at The Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., that will be held concurrently with the U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team camp.
U.S. head coach Albertin Montoya has called up 24 players as he concludes activity this year and gears up for a big 2012 when the squad will enter CONCACAF qualifying in early March in quest of a berth to the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup later that fall in Azerbaijan.
Twenty-two of the players were born in 1995 (the age cutoff year for the U-17 Women’s World Cup) with two born in 1996.
U.S. U-17 WNT Roster By Position:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Jane Campbell (Concorde Fire South; Kennesaw, Ga.), Cassie Miller (Sereno FC; Cave Creek, Ariz.)
DEFENDERS (5): Morgan Andrews (FC Stars of Mass.; Milford, N.H.), Maddie Bauer (Slammers FC; Newport Beach, Calif.), Zoey Goralski (Chicago Botafogo; Naperville, Ill.), Lizzy Raben (Colorado Rush; Greenwood, Colo.), Morgan Reid (Chelsea Ladies; Cary, N.C.)
MIDFIELDERS (10): Joanna Boyles (Chelsea Ladies; Raleigh, N.C), Caroline Chagares (PDA Slammers; Wyckoff, N.J.), Miranda Freeman (Lady Renegades SC; Royal Palm Beach, Fla.), Summer Green (Michigan Hawks; Milford, Mich.), Gabbi Miranda (Colorado Rush; Highlands Ranch, Colo.), Sarah Robinson (MVLA Lightning; Los Altos, Calif.), Arielle Ship (Real So Cal; Thousand Oaks, Calif.), Lydia Simmons (Seacoast United; Londonberry, N.H.), Morgan Stanton (Colorado Rush; Lakewood, Colo.), Andi Sullivan (Bethesda SC; Lorton, Va.)
FORWARDS (7): Emily Bruder (Utah Avalanche; Sandy, Utah), Darian Jenkins (Sparta; Riverton, Utah), Savannah Jordan (Concorde Fire South; Fayetteville, Ga.), Gabrielle Matulich (MVLA Lightning; Los Gatos, Calif.), Amber Munerlyn (So Cal Blues; Corona, Calif.), Toni Payne (Concorde Fire; Birmingham, Ala.), Margaret Purce (Freestate Soccer; Olney, Md.)