Youth National Team Rosters Unveiled for 2001 U.S. Amateur Soccer Festival
CHICAGO (Monday, July 23, 2001) - Three U.S. Youth National Teams will be heading to Chicago this weekend to compete in the sixth annual U.S. Amateur Soccer Festival, which will be played July 29-Aug. 5 at three venues across the Chicago Southland. The 2001 edition of the festival will feature eight men's teams and six women's teams, including two teams from Mexico. The U.S. Under-18 Men's National Team, Under-17 Men's National Team and Under-16 Girl's National Team will compete in the festival, with the U.S. Under-19 Women's National Team joining the festival on the final day to play the Mexico Under-18 Women's National Team. The 8-day tournament kicks off Sunday (July 29) with the U.S. U-18 and U-17 Men in action against USASA Regional "All-Star" teams.
Coaches of the Under-18 Men's National Team, the Under-17 Men's National Team and the Under-16 Girl's National Team unveiled their respective rosters for next week's 2001 U.S. Amateur Soccer Festival, an 8-day, 14-team tournament taking place from July 29-Aug. 5 at three venues across Chicago's Southland.
Under-18 Men's National Team
Goalkeepers: Steve Cronin (Fair Oaks, Calif.), Noah Palmer (Williamsburg, Va.);
Defenders: Ryan Cochrane (Portland, Ore.), Kirk Dinnall (Newton, Mass.), John Hartman (Roanoke, Va.), C.J. Klaas (Cherry Valley, Ill.), Troy Roberts (Fremont, Calif.);
Midfielders: John Cooper (Greer, S.C.), Michael Enfield (Ventura, Calif.), Ned Grabavoy (New Lenox, Ill.), Miguel Guante (Fort Huachuaca, Az.), Miguel Saavedra (Dallas), Joe Vide (Munich, Germany);
Forwards: Ryan Alexander (Southfield, Mich.), Knox Cameron (Bronx, N.Y.), Greg Dalby (Poway, Calif.), Andre Schmid (Sacramento,Calif.), Brett Wiesner (Brookfield, Wisc.)
Under-17 Men's National Team
Goalkeepers: Adam Schuerman (Brookfield, Wis.), Ford Williams (Raleigh, N.C.);
Defenders: David Chun (Irvine, Calif.), Jordan Harvey (Mission Viejo, Calif.), Gray Griffin (Huntersville, N.C.), Chris Lancos (Belford, N.J.), Chad Marshall (Riverside, Calif.), Tyson Wahl (Newport Beach, Calif.);
Midfielders: Craig Capano (Hyde Park, N.J.), David Johnson (Riverside, Calif.), Paul Johnson (Princeton, N.J.), Justin Mapp (Brandon, Miss.), Chefik Simo (Plano, Texas), Jordan Stone (Allen, Texas), Josh Villalobos (Fayetteville, N.C.);
Forwards: Ryan Alexander (Southfield, Mich.), Erwin Diaz (Washington, D.C.), Ed Johnson (Palm Coast, Fla.), Mike Magee (Long Grove, Ill.).
Under-16 Girl's National Team
Goalkeepers: Kelsey Rasmussen (Gig Harbor, Wash.), Julie Ryder (Dekalb, Ill.);
Defenders: Rachel Buehler (Del Mar, Calif.), Shannon Foley (Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.), Becky Sauerbrunn (St. Louis, Mo.);
Midfielders: Jen Buczkowski (Elk Grove Village, Ill.), Amy Burlingham (Costa Mesa, Calif.), Mary Castlanelli (Lodi, Calif.), Ali Christoph (Columbus, Ohio), Ashley Foster (Athens, Ga.), Elizabeth Jobe (Roswell, Ga.), Adele Letro (Davis, Calif.), Stacy Lindstrom (Laguna Niguel, Calif.), Meghan Schnur (Butler, Pa.), Caitlin Ursini (San Pedro, Calif.);
Forwards: Cristina Estrada (Fremont, Calif.), Katherine Mahoney (Dublin, Calif.), Angela Woznuk (El Cajon, Calif.).