CHICAGO (July 1, 2016) – The U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team will travel to England from July 6-15 for a training camp being held at St. George’s Park, the sprawling official training center for the England Football Association located about 130 miles north of London.
The USA will face the England U-18 WNT twice, on July 12 and July 14, to end the trip.
The USA will be coached by U.S. Soccer Women’s Technical Director April Heinrichs, who has called up 20 players, including 19 youth club players and one collegiate-level player, who were all born in 1998. The goal for this age group is to ultimately qualify for the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, which will be held in France.
U.S. U-18 WNT Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Amanda Dennis (Penn State; Palmetto, Fla.), Brooke Heinsohn (New England FC; Norfolk, Mass.)
DEFENDERS (7): Julie Doyle (San Diego Surf; Laguna Niguel, Calif.), Samantha Hiatt (Crossfire SC; Newcastle, Wash.), Julie Mackin (Real Colorado; Castle Rock, Colo.), Kaiya McCullough (San Diego Surf; Mission Viejo, Calif.), Taylor Mitchell (Real So Cal; Tarzana, Calif.), Zoe Morse (Michigan Hawks; East Lansing, Mich.), Natalie Winters (Michigan Hawks; Plymouth, Mich.)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Olivia Athens (PSV Union FC; Atherton, Calif.), Haley Berg (Solar Chelsea; Celina, Texas), Samantha Coffey (New York Soccer Club; Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.), Taylor Kornieck (San Diego Surf; Henderson, Nev.), Shea Moyer (FC Revolution; Wyomissing, Pa.), Nicole Whitley (PDA; Freehold, N.J.)
FORWARDS (5): Malia Berkely (Michigan Hawks; Liberty Township, Ohio), Sunny Dunphy (San Diego Surf; Carlsbad, Calif.), Cecilia Gee (Lamarinda United; Orinda, Calif.), Kennedy Goins (TSC Hurricane; Broken Arrow, Okla.), Abigail Kim (Pacific NW SC; Vashon, Wash.)