Youth National Team Update: Oct. 20-Oct. 27
U-19 WOMEN ARRIVE AT HOME DEPOT CENTER FOR 7-DAY TRAINING CAMP: The Under-19 Women's National Team arrived in Carson, Calif., this weekend for a seven-day training camp at The Home Depot Center. The 24 players will be divided into two teams that will play matches against the U-15 Boys South Bay Soccer Club tomorrow (Oct. 28). On Thursday (Oct. 30) they will play an intra-squad scrimmage. U-19 WNT head coach Tracy Leone has called in a 24-player roster for the week-long camp:
U-19 WNT Roster
GOALKEEPERS (4): Laura Comeau (Lee, N.H.), Kelsey Davis (Thousand Oaks, Calif.), Ashlyn Harris (Satellite Beach, Fla.), Lynn Murray (Atlanta, Ga.);
DEFENDERS (4): Nikki Krzysik (Clifton, N.J.), Stephanie Logterman (Austin, Texas), Kia McNeil (Avon, Conn.), Kasey Moore (Mission Viejo, Calif.);
MIDFIELDERS (10): Yael Averbuch (Upper Montclair, N.J.), Cydney Currie (Irving, Texas), Marti Desjarlais (Pewaukee, Wisc.), Lisa Ducote (Fredericksburg, Va.), Melissa Garey (Gonzalez, La.), Jamie Gilbert (North Andover, Mass.), Caitlin Kennedy (Euless, Texas), Ashlee Pistorius (Bloomington, Ill.), Lorraine Quinn (Farmingdale, N.Y.);
FORWARDS (6): Tina DiMartino (Massapequa, N.Y.), Sheree Gray (Toms River, N.J.), Kerri Hanks (Allen, Texas), Meagan Holmes (Timonium, Md.), Alexa Orand (Orange, Calif.), Megan Rapinoe (Redding, Calif.).
U-19 WNT Schedule
Oct. 28 U-15 Boys South Bay Soccer Club (two matches)
U-17 MEN ARRIVE IN FRANCE FOR VAL DE MARNE TOURNAMENT THIS WEEK: The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team arrived in Paris, France last weekend in preparation for the Val de Marne Tournament, which the team will compete in from Oct. 28-Nov. 1. The USA’s first match is tomorrow (Oct. 28) against Japan. The team will then meet Poland two days later, before wrapping up tournament play against the host country on Saturday (Nov. 1). The U-17 MNT is led by two players that appeared in the FIFA U-17 World Championship in Finland in August in midfielder Danny Szetela and 14-year-old forward Freddy Adu.
U-17 MNT Roster
GOALKEEPERS (2): Marcus Rein (Modesto, Calif.), Stephen Sandbo (Columbus, Ohio);
DEFENDERS (6): Greg Folk (Woodland Hills, Calif.), Julian Valentin (Lancaster, Pa.), Nathan Sturgis (St. Augustine, Fla.), Adam Sloustcher (Pleasanton, Calif.), Jay Singh (San Bruno, Calif.), Richard Edgar (Mechanicsville, Md.);
MIDFIELDERS (6): Jordan Graye (Washinton, D.C.), Dax McCarty (Maitland, Fla.), Daniel Szetela (Clifton, N.J.), Ryan Soroka (Langhorne, Pa.), Robbie Rogers (Palos Verde, Calif.);
FORWARDS (3): Rodrigo Hidalgo (Atlantis, Fla.), Eric Avila (Encinitas, Calif.), Freddy Adu (Potomac, Md.).
U-17 MNT Schedule -- Val de Marne Tournament
Oct. 28 Japan
Oct. 30 Poland
Nov. 1 France