The U.S. Under-15 Girl’s National Team head coach Tad Bobak has named a 23-player roster for the second annual Nike Women’s Friendlies, being held from Sept. 20-23 at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. The squad, all born in 1992, will play matches against Under-17 club teams from across the country. Bobak will also be watching the U.S. U-14 GNT in their first-ever competitive matches to get an early start on picking next year’s U.S. U-15 GNT Player Pool.
U.S. U-15 GNT Women's Nike Friendlies Roster
GOALKEEPERS (5): Erin Dees (Downers Grove, Ill.), Nichole Downing (Carlsbad, Calif.), Makenna Henry (Fountain Valley, Calif.), Emily Oliver (Flossmoor, Ill.), Anna Sieloff (Troy, Mich.)
DEFENDERS (7): Mackenzie Akerfelds (Littleton, Colo.), Mia Bruno (Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.), Briana Hovington (Lothian, Md.), Megan Oyster (Naperville, Ill.), Mollie Pathman (Durham, N.C.), Catherine Sessions (Woodbury, Minn.), Carrie Whigman (Phoenix, Ariz.)
MIDFIELDERS (7): Michelle Cruz (Thousand Oaks, Calif.), Kylie Facinelli (Del Mar, Calif.), Kaitlyn Fitzpatrick (Pleasonton, Ore.), Kaitlyn Kerr (Bensalem, Pa.), Natalia Ledezma (La Mirada, Calif.), Samantha Mewis (Hanson, Mass.), Zuri Walker (San Diego, Calif.)
FORWARDS (4): Kaley Blades (Largo, Fla.), Maya Hayes (West Orange, N.J.), Devin Marshall (Bonita, Calif.), Kealia Ohai (Draper, Utah)