CHICAGO (May 31, 2012) - The U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team will come together for its second training camp of the year from June 2-10, 2012, at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif.
U.S. head coach and Women’s Technical Director April Heinrichs has called in 24 players, almost all born in 1994 with several in 1993, for a camp that will feature a scrimmage against the U.S. U-17 Women’s National Team on the morning of May 10.
The U-18 players in this camp will likely form the core of the pool that will train in preparation for qualifying for the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup to be held in Canada.
U.S. U-18 WNT Training Camp Roster By Position:
GOALKEEPERS (4): Paige Brown (St. Louis Scott Gallagher; Jackson, Mo.), Katelyn Rowland (UCLA; Vacaville, Calif.), Kate Scheele (Crossfire; Seattle, Wash.), Andi Tostanokski (Pride SC; Colorado Springs, Colo.)
DEFENDERS (6): Meegan McCullough (Dallas Sting; Garland, Texas), Katie Naughton (Sockers FC; Arlington Heights, Ill.), Alexis Shaffer (CASL; Cary, N.C.), Anna Soccorsi (FC Delco; Yardley, Pa.), Ryan Walker (Mustang Blast; Oakland, Calif.), Christen Westphal (Mustang Blast; Brecksville, Ohio)
MIDFIELDERS (7): Nickolette Driesse (PDA Charge; Wayne, N.J.), Reilly Parker (Mustang Blast; Danville, Calif.), Brooke Ramsier (Solar-Chelsea; Dallas, Texas), Emily Sonnett (NASA; Marietta, Ga.;) Marlo Sweatman (McLean SC; Herndon, Va.) Allison Wetherington (Concorde Fire SC; Acworth, Ga.), Sandra Yu (Cleveland Futbol Club; Strongsville, Ohio)
FORWARDS (7): Janine Beckie (Real Colorado; Highlands Ranch, Co.) Hayley Dowd, (FC Stars; Peabody, Mass.) Kristiana Konkol (Real So Cal; Malibu, Calif.), Kodi Lavrusky (Legends FC; Yucaipa, Calif.), Anna McClung (GSA Phoenix; Gate City, Va.), McKenzie Meehan (Scorpions SC; North Scituate, R.I.), Mariah Powers (San Juan Spirit; Elk Grove, Calif.)