CHICAGO (May 9, 2011) – U.S. Under-15 Girls’ National Team head coach Jill Ellis has called 24 players to a training camp at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., running from May 8-15. All the players were born in 1996 and are age-eligible for the next FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup being held in Azerbaijan, which has an age cut-off of players born on or after Jan. 1, 1995. The U-15s will scrimmage the Cal-South Girls’ ’94 ODP team during the week.
U.S. U-15 GNT Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (3): Emily Boyd (Crossfire Premier; Seattle, Wash.), Casey Murphy (PDA Slammers; Bridgewater, N.J.), Emma Proctor (PGSA; Elm City, N.C.)
DEFENDERS (5): Paige Crowley (MVLA Lightning; Los Gatos, Calif.), Monica Flores (SDFC Lynx; Livingston, N.J.), Sabrina Flores (SDFC Lynx; Livingston, N.J.), Chloe Hemmingway (West Coast FC; Irvine, Calif.), Mariah Lee (Washington Premier FC; Covington, Wash.)
MIDFIELDERS (9): Megan Buckingham (Michigan Hawks; Novi, Mich.), Genevieve McGowan (FC United; Lake Forest, Ill.), Stacie Moran (Arsenal; Alta Loma, Calif), Rilka Noel (Michigan Hawks; West Bloomfield, Mich.), Christyna Pitre (Lonestar; Austin, Texas), Haley Pounds (Challenge SC; Spring, Texas), Rebecca Rasmussen (Colorado Nike Rush; Golden, Colo.), Sarah Robinson (MLVA Lightning; Los Altos, Calif.), Stephanie Zuniga (Oak Soccer Club; Pinole, Calif.)
FORWARDS (7): Sophie Babo (Minnesota Thunder; Maple Grove, Minn.), Jorian Baucom (Sereno SC; Scottsdale, Ariz.), Charlotte Brascia (Neusport 96 Green; Las Vegas, Nev.); Imani Dorsey (SAC United; Elkridge, Md.), Eva Gordon (Empire United; Syracuse, N.Y.), Mikaela Harvey (Lonestar SC; Liberty Hill, Texas), Gabrielle Matulich (MVLA Lightning; Los Gatos, Calif.)