CHICAGO (March 23, 2009) -- U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team head coach Kazbek Tabmi will bring 24 players to a training camp at The Home Depot Center from April 5-11, 2009, as early preparations for the 2010 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup continue. Tambi’s squad will be in camp at the same time as the U.S. U-18s and the two teams wills scimmage each other on Friday, April 10. The U.S. U-17s will also have another match earlier in the week.
Tambi, who lead the USA to second place at the 2008 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in New Zealand, is currenlty evaluating the top players in the country born in 1993 and 1994 (and a few in 1995) in preparation for qualfiying for the next U-17 Women’s World Cup which will be held in Trinidad & Tobago. Players born on or after Jan. 1, 1993 are age-eligible for the next FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.
U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team
Training Camp Roster
The Home Depot Center; Carson, Calif.
April 5-11, 2009
GOALKEEPERS (3): Bryane Heaberlin (Clearwater Chargers; St. Petersburg, Fla.), Molly Poletto (Storm-Copa; Englewood, Colo.), Abby Smith (Dallas Texans 94’ Red; Dallas, Texas.);
DEFENDERS (5): Olivia Brannon (Michigan Jags; Troy, Mich.), Whitney Church (Loudoun ’91 Real; Ashburn, Va.); Abby Dahlkemper (MVLA Avalanche; Menlo Park, Calif.); Sarah Molina (Ohio Premier; Rocky River, Ohio); Cari Roccaro (Albertson Fury; East Islip, N.Y.),
MIDFIELDERS (11): Morgan Andrews (FC Stars of Massachusetts; Milford, N.H.), Morgan Brian (Ponte Verda Storm; St. Simons Island, Ga.), Kaysie Clark (KC Select Scream; Liberty, Mo.), Alexander Doll (Bethesda SC Dragons; Bethesda, Md.), Caprice Dydasco (HSC Bulls; Honolulu, Hawaii), Isabel Farrell (Crossfire; Bellevue, Wash.), Jessica Lee (Arsenal Fury; Tenafly, N.J.), Kylie McCarty (San Diego Surf; Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.) Katie Speidel (Real So Cal G-U16; Oak Park, Calif.), Kaili Torres (PVSA; Orange Park, Fla.), Clarissa Wedemeyer (Dallas Texans; Colleyville, Texas);
FORWARDS (5): Alesha Blair (De Anza Force '92 Blue; Pleasanton, Calif.), Shea Groom (KCFC Alliance Intensity; Liberty, Mo.), Cate Parchinski (Pride Predators ’93; Colorado Springs, Co.), Sydney Payne (IMG Soccer Academy U-18; Lutz, Fla.), Courtney Proctor (Santa Clarita United Blazers; Santa Clarita, Calif.).