CHICAGO (Nov. 18, 2013) – U.S. Under-14 Girls’ National Team head coach April Kater has called up 36 players for the last of three U.S. Under-14 Girls’ National Team training camps in 2013. The event will run from Nov. 23-30 at U.S. Soccer’s National Training Center in Carson, Calif.
The group will form the core of the next Under-17 Women’s National Team cycle that will be focusing on qualifying for the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup. The majority of the players named to the roster had a solid performance in at least one of the previous two U-14 GNT training camps. Thirty-two of the players were born in 1999 with four born 2000.
The U-14s will hold two intrasquad scrimmages during camp which will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 26, at 10 a.m. and Friday, Nov. 29, at 10 a.m.
U.S. U-14 Girls’ National Team Roster By Position:
GOALKEEPERS (4): Hilary Beall (West Coast FC; Laguna Beach, Calif.), Laurel Ivory (Sunrise, Surfside, Fla.), Alyssa Navarrete (SC De Sol; Chandler, Ariz.), Anna Smith (Crossfire; Issaquah, Wash.)
DEFENDERS (12): Kerry Abello (Team Chicago; Aurora, Ill.), Chloe Boice (So Cal Blues; Aliso Viejo, Calif.), Caitlin Cosme (Albertson Fury; New York, N.Y.), Samantha Fairweather (Eagles; Thousand Oaks, Calif.), Kaitlin Higgins (PDA; Andreas, Pa.), Jaelin Howell (Real Colorado; Windsor, Colo.), Alyssa Malonson (Challenge; Spring, Texas), Tara McKeown (Eagles; Newbury, Calif.), Karlie Paschall (Tennessee FC; Brentwood, Tenn.), Brooke Redington (South Bay Force; Manhattan Beach, Calif.), Emma Thomson (Sockers FC; Park Ridge, Ill.), Sydney Zandi (Penn Fusion; West Chester, Pa.)
MIDFIELDERS (11): Madison Alexander (Alliance FC; Dorr, Mich.), Kailee Coonan (Penn Fusion; West Chester, Pa.), Alexa Ferreira (PDA; Warren, N.J.), Chloe Frisch (San Diego Surf; Carlsbad, Calif.), Monet Kunz (THUSC; Beaverton, Ore.), Gabby Lawlor (SLSG; Fenton, Mo.), Samantha Neyman (Stars of Mass; North Andover, Mass.), Kiara Pickett (Eagles; Santa Barbara, Calif.), Brianna Pinto (CASL; Durham, N.C.), Ashley Sanchez (So Cal Blues; Monrovia, Calif.), Taryn Torres (Solar-Chelsea Soccer Club; Frisco, Texas)
FORWARDS (9): Kayla Cannon (WCFC; Cerritos, Calif.), Abby Grace Cooper (FC Dallas; Plano, Texas), Reagan Glisson (Tophat 17 Gold; Duluth, Ga.), Joanna Harber (Eastside FC; Bellevue, Wash.), Mary Johnston (Crossfire; Oak Harbor, Wash.), Ariana Owens (Lonestar; Hutto, Texas), Allison Schlegel (Colorado Storm; Parker, Colo.), Alexa Spaanstra (Michigan Hawks; Brighton, Mich.), Kelsey Turnbow (Crossfire; Liberty Lake, Wash.)