U-23 WNT Heads to Training Camp at Olympic Training Center in San Diego
CHICAGO (May 9, 2011) -- The U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team will come together from May 15-21 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif. U.S. head coach Bill Irwin has called up 23 players and will named one more before the beginning of the event. The entire roster is made of up collegiate players and this will be the second-to-last camp of the year for this age group. The U-23s will head to Europe in June for several international matches to finish up this cycle before the players head back to their colleges for pre-season training in August.
U.S. U-23 WNT Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (3): Aubrey Bledsoe (Wake Forest; Cincinnati, Ohio), Adrianna Franch (Oklahoma State; Salina, Kan.), Natalie Kulla (Marquette; St. Louis, Mo.)
DEFENDERS (9): Danielle Brunache (California; Belmont, Calif.), Amber Brooks (North Carolina; New Hope, Pa.), Kate Deines (Washington; Issaquah, Wash.), Cami Levin (Stanford; Newport Coast, Calif.), Toni Pressley (Florida State; Melbourne, Fla.), Ashley Rape (Duke; Dallas, Texas), Clare Stachel (Michigan; Grand Rapids, Mich.), Morgan Stith (Virginia; Montclair, N.J.) Gabriella Toulouse (Virginia; Arlington, Va.)
MIDFIELDERS (5): Courtney Barg (Notre Dame; Plano, Texas), Vanessa DiBernardo (Illinois; Naperville, Ill.), Tori Huster (Florida State; Cincinnati, Ohio), Mariah Nogueira (Stanford; Winchester, Calif.), Erika Tymrak (Florida; Bradenton, Fla.)
FORWARDS (6): Sarah Hagen (UW-Milwaukee; Appleton, Wis.), Melissa Henderson (Notre Dame; Garland, Texas), Laura Heyboer (Michigan State; Hudsonville, Mich.), Merritt Mathias (Texas A&M; Winchester, Calif.), Stephanie Ochs (San Diego; San Diego, Calif.), Casey Short (Florida State; Naperville, Ill.)