CHICAGO (Dec. 9, 2013) – The U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team will complete its schedule of 2013 training camps with an event running from Dec. 14-21 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif.
U.S. Women’s Technical Director April Heinrichs has called up 24 players, all but one born in 1996, which is the age cut-off year for the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.
The U-18s will play a scrimmage against the 2013 WPLS champion San Diego Sea Lions on Friday, Dec. 20, 3:00 p.m. PT.
U.S. U-18 WNT Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (3): Rosemary Chandler (Concorde Fire; Atlanta, Ga.), Darien Dunham (Yankee United; Cheshire, Conn.), Casey Murphy (PDA Slammers, Bridgewater, Conn.)
DEFENDERS (5): Madeline Elliston (OMA Elite Girls’ Academy; Omaha, Neb.), Megan Keeth (MVLA Lightning; Los Altos Hills, Calif.), Gabrielle Matulich (MVLA Lightning; Los Gatos, Calif.), Kaleigh Riehl (BRYC; Fairfax Station, Va.), Niki Romero (UNC; Las Vegas, Nev.)
MIDFIELDERS (10): Carlyn Baldwin (BRYC; Oakton, Va.), Anna Bialczak (Maryland United FC, Lutherville, Md.), Jaye Boissiere (MVLA Lightning, Los Altos, Calif.), Mackenzie Cerda (Slammers FC, Fountain Valley, Calif.), Rachel Corboz (PDA Slammers, Green Brook, N.J.), Katie Cousins (Richmond Kickers; Lynchburg, Va.), Heather Handwork (Team Chicago, Plainfield, Ill.), Annie Kingman (PSC Union FC; Woodside, Calif.), Emily Ogle (Internationals Soccer Club, Strongsville, Ohio), Jessica Vigna (PDA Slammers; Farmingdale, N.J.)
FORWARDS (6): Megan Buckingham (Michigan Hawks; Novi, Mich.), Kayla Cappuzzo (Albertson Fury; Merrick, N.Y.), Imani Dorsey (Freestate United; Elkridge, Md.), Maya Neal (Eclipse Select Soccer, Naperville, Ill.), Rebecca Rasmussen (Rush Nike; Golden Colo.), Michelle Reed (Beach FC, Whittier Calif.)