U.S. Soccer

2016 CONCACAF U-17 Women's Championship

St. George's, Grenada

U-17 WNT Heads to San Diego for Third Camp of the Year

CHICAGO (May 30, 2017) – The U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team will head to San Diego for a camp running from June 2-11 at the Elite Athlete Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif.

U.S. head coach Mark Carr has called up 24 players for a camp that will serve as preparation for a July trip to China.

Included in the roster are four players taking part in their second U-17 WNT cycle in forwards Jordan Canniff and Lia Godfrey, and defenders Kennedy Wesley and Kate Wiesner. All four were on the U.S. team that played at the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Jordan.

This group of players is at the start of their cycle in which they will attempt to qualify for the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup that will be staged in Uruguay.

U.S. U-17 Women’s National Team Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (3): Angelina Anderson (Mustang SC; Danville, Calif.), Alisa Crooks (Spokane Sounders; Spokane, Wash.), Lindsey Romig (IMG Academy; Midlothian, Va.)
DEFENDERS (7): Michela Agresti (FC Stars of Mass; Swampscott, Mass.), Tori Hansen (CASL; Raleigh, N.C.), Makenna Morris (Bethesda SC; Germantown, Md.), Natalia Staude (Tophat SC; Atlanta, Ga.), Kennedy Wesley (So Cal Blues; Rossmoor, Calif.), Astrid Wheeler (Concord Fire; Atlanta, Ga.), Kate Wiesner (Slammers FC; Monrovia, Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Ainsley Ahmadian (Eclipse Select SC; Naperville, Ill.), Croix Bethune (Concord Fire; Alpharetta, Ga.), Talia DellaPeruta (Tophat SC; Cumming, Ga.), Mia Fishel (San Diego Surf; San Diego, Calif.), Sophia Jones (De Anza Force; Menlo Park, Calif.), Maggie Pierce (CASL; Cary, N.C.)
FORWARDS (8): Enzi Broussard (IMG Academy; Carrollton, Texas), Jordan Canniff (Richmond United; California, Md.), Sunshine Fontes (Honolulu Bulls SC; Wahiawa, Hawaii), Lia Godfrey (JFC Storm; Fleming Island, Fla.), Payton Linnehan (FC Stars of Mass.; Douglas, Mass.), Samantha Meza (Dallas Kicks SC; Dallas, Texas), Diana Ordonez (FC Dallas; Prosper, Texas), Kalyssa Van Zanten (Eclipse Select SC; Buffalo Grove, Ill.)

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U-17 WNT May 30, 2017

U-17 WNT Heads to Lakewood Ranch, Fla. for 40-Player Camp

CHICAGO (May 11, 2017) – The U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team will head to Lakewood Ranch, Fla. as head coach Mark Carr will run a large 40-player camp from May 14-21. The USA is coming off a victorious run at the 2nd Torneo Femminile Delle Nazioni in Italy and Slovenia where it beat Italy 6-0 in the championship game. Sixteen players from the roster that captured that tournament Read more
U-17 WNT May 11, 2017

Howell & Smith: Kindergarten to the WNT

Seventeen-year-old midfielder Jaelin Howell and 16-year-old forward Sophia Smith have known each other since they were five-years-old. They hail from the same hometown, attend the same high school and play for the same youth club. Their National Team journey began at the Under-14 level and they’ve climbed through the Youth National Team ranks together ever since. Last October, they played together at the U-17 Women’s World Cup in Jordan, and most recently were both called up to their first camp with the senior team. The best part for these Colorado best friends who have now set their sights on the next U-20 Women’s World Cup? Their journey is far from over. Read more
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U-17 WNT Rolls Over Italy 6-0 to Win Torneo Femminile delle Nazioni

GRADISCA, Italy (April 29, 2017) – The U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team scored three goals in each half during a phenomenal championship game performance to defeat host Italy 6-0 and take home the title at the Torneo Femminile Delle Nazioni. Maya Doms scored two goals, finding the net twice in a four-minute span in the first half, while Mia Fishel, Kalyssa Van Zanten, Croix Bethun Read more
U-17 WNT May 1, 2017

U-17 WNT Defeats England 2-0 to Win Group B at the Torneo Femminile delle Nazioni

NOVA GORICA, Slovenia (April 28, 2017) – The U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team defeated England 2-0 in its third and final group game at the Torneo Femminile Delle Nazioni as Payton Linnehan and Jordan Canniff scored first half goals. The USA came into the match needing a win to guarantee first place in the group and a berth to the title game, but as it turned out, a tie would have Read more
U-17 WNT Apr 28, 2017

U-17 WNT Downs Mexico 4-0 at Torneo Femminile delle Nazioni

FIUMICELLO, Italy (April 26, 2017) – The U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team defeated Mexico 4-0 in its second game at the Torneo Femminile Delle Nazioni with Lia Godfrey scoring twice while Maya Doms and Kate Wiesner added single goals. The win gives the USA four points from two games after its 1-1 tie with Slovenia on April 25. The Americans will finish group play against England o Read more
U-17 WNT Apr 28, 2017

U-17 WNT Draws Slovenia 1-1 to Open 2nd Torneo Femminile Delle Nazioni

AJDOVSCINA, Slovenia (April 25, 2017) – The U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team played its first international match of its new cycle and drew 1-1 in the opening game for both teams at the 2nd Tornea Femminile Della Nazioni. The tournament has been held for boys’ teams for the past 14 years (including this one), but this is just the second time it has been held for women’s Read more
U-17 WNT Apr 25, 2017

U-17 WNT Kicks Off New Cycle with Trip to Italy and Slovenia for the 2nd Torneo Femminile Delle Nazioni

CHICAGO (April 13, 2017) – The U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team will kick off its new cycle with a trip to Italy and Slovenia from April 19-30 to participate in the 2nd Torneo Femminile Delle Nazioni. The tournament has been held for boys’ teams for the past 14 years (including this one), but this is just the second time it has been held for women’s teams. The year&rs Read more
U-17 WNT Apr 13, 2017

Q&A: New U-17 WNT Head Coach Mark Carr

As Mark Carr takes over the reins of the U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team, ussoccer.com took some time to speak with him about his transition from his position as the U-15 Girls’ National Team head coach with an age group of players he’s already been coaching for two years, the importance of international competition for this age group and balancing the dual tasks of developme Read more
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Jitka Klimkova, Mark Carr Hired to Coach U-20 and U-17 WNTs

CHICAGO (April 7, 2017) – U.S. Soccer has announced the hiring of Jitka Klimkova as head coach of the U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team and Mark Carr as head coach of the U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team. Q&A with Jitka Klimkova Q&A with Mark Carr Klimkova has been a U.S. Soccer Women’s Development Coach since January of 2015, serving as the head coa Read more
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Michelle French, B.J. Snow Join Senior WNT Staff

CHICAGO (Feb. 24, 2017) – U.S. Soccer has announced several changes to its Youth National Team staff as Michelle French and B.J. Snow will leave their posts with the U-20 and U-17 Women’s National Teams, respectively to take positions with the U.S. Women’s National Team. French, who coached the USA at the 2014 and 2016 U-20 Women’s World Cups, will join Ellis’ staff Read more
WNT U-20 WNT U-17 WNT Feb 24, 2017

WNT's Sweep at SheBelieves Cup Wins U.S. Soccer's Best Tournament Performance of 2016

Thursday - Tournament Performance of the Year Today, Dec. 22, marks the fourth day of our 2016 U.S. Soccer "Best of" Awards. UPDATE: The U.S. Women's National Team performance at the SheBelieves Cup takes the prize as U.S. Soccer's Best Tournament Performance of 2016. Check back tomorrow for the final "Best of" U.S. Soccer Award! WNT – SheBelieves Cup In March, instead of attending t Read more
MNT WNT U-20 WNT U-19 MNT U-17 MNT U-17 WNT U-15 GNT Dec 22, 2016

Crystal Dunn Wins Best Individual Performance of 2016

Monday - Individual Performance of the Year Today, Dec. 19, marks the first day of our 2016 U.S. Soccer Best of Awards voting right here on ussoccer.com. After tallying today's votes, U.S. WNT's Crystal Dunn wins Best Individual Performance for her five-goal effort vs. Puerto Rico on Feb. 15. WNT: Crystal Dunn vs. Puerto Rico – Feb. 15, 2016 - WINNER The third group game of the 2 Read more
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Heath, Sanchez Named 2016 U.S. Soccer Female and Young Female Player of the Year

CHICAGO (Dec. 13, 2016) – Tobin Heath and Ashley Sanchez have been voted the 2016 U.S. Soccer Female and Young Female Player of the Year, respectively. Heath, who has long been a fan favorite for her entertaining style of play and dynamic work with the ball, wins the award for the first time in her ninth year with the U.S. Women’s National Team. She won after earning 40 percent of Read more
WNT U-17 WNT U-20 WNT Dec 13, 2016

U.S. Soccer to Hold First Strikers and Goalkeepers Camp to Finish 2016

CHICAGO (Dec. 7, 2016) – U.S. Soccer will hold a unique training camp for female players born primarily in 2000, 2001 and 2002 as 23 attacking players and seven goalkeepers will come together from Dec. 14-17 at the U.S. Soccer National Training Center in Carson, Calif., for three days of training focused on shooting, goal scoring and goalkeeping. The first-ever U.S. Women’s National Read more
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Nominees Set for 2016 U.S. Soccer Young Male, Young Female and Disabled Player of the Year

CHICAGO (Dec. 5, 2016) – U.S. Soccer has announced the nominees for the 2016 U.S. Soccer Young Male, Young Female and Disabled Player of the Year awards. Nominees for Young Male Player of the Year are Andrew Carleton, Cameron Carter-Vickers, Josh Sargent, Christian Pulisic and Jordan Morris. Young Female Player of the Year nominees are midfielders Emily Ogle and Andi Sullivan, defenders Ka Read more
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Schedule

Results

Date Matchup Result Venue Attendance Goal Scorers
2-1 W Grenada National Stadium; St. Georges, Grenada 2,500 Sanchez, Kulhmann
5-0 W Grenada National Stadium; St. Georges, Grenada Spaanstra, Canniff, Culhmann, S. Smith, Tagilaferri
2-0 W Grenada National Stadium; St. Georges, Grenada Spaanstra, Sanchez
1-0 W Grenada National Stadium; St. Georges, Grenada Sanchez
8-1 W Grenada National Stadium; St. Georges, Grenada Kuhlmann (2), Sanchez (2), Tagliaferri (4)

2016 U-17 Women's NTC Invitational

PLAYER POS. HT. BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN CLUB/COLLEGE
GK 5-10 Melbourne, Fla. Orlando City
F 5-1 California, Md. Richmond United
D 5-5 San Jose, Calif. Central Valley Crossfire
M 5-8 Windsor, Colo. Real Colorado
GK 5-9 Surfside, Fla. West Florida Flames
F 5-2 Lawrenceville, Ga. Tophat SC
F 5-6 Littleton, Colo. Colorado Rush
D 5-0 Santa Barbara, Calif. Eagles SC
M 5-5 Durham, N.C. CASL
D 5-4 Canton, Mich. Michigan Hawks
D 5-5 Torrance, Calif. UCLA
M 5-3 Monrovia, Calif. So Cal Blues
D 5-7 Los Gatos, Calif. De Anza Force
F 5-5 Windsor, Colo. Real Colorado
F 5-5 Brighton, Mich. Michigan Hawks
M 5-7 Colts Neck, N.J. PDA U18 Arsenal
M 5-6 Frisco, Texas FC Dallas
D 5-4 Rossmoor, Calif. So Cal Blues
D 5-7 Monrovia, Calif. Slammers FC
M 5-5 West Chester, Pa. Penn Fusion

2016 U-17 Women's NTC Invitational

Brooke Bollinger

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
5-10

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Melbourne, Fla.

Club:
Orlando City

Jordan Canniff

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-1

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
California, Md.

Club:
Richmond United

Naomi Girma

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
San Jose, Calif.

Club:
Central Valley Crossfire

Jaelin Howell

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Windsor, Colo.

Club:
Real Colorado

Laurel Ivory

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Surfside, Fla.

Club:
West Florida Flames

Rachel Jones

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-2

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Lawrenceville, Ga.

Club:
Tophat SC

Civana Kuhlmann

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Littleton, Colo.

Club:
Colorado Rush

Kiara Pickett

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-0

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Santa Barbara, Calif.

Club:
Eagles SC

Brianna Pinto

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Durham, N.C.

Club:
CASL

Isabel Rodriguez

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-4

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Canton, Mich.

Club:
Michigan Hawks

Karina Rodriguez

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Torrance, Calif.

Club:
UCLA

Ashley Sanchez

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-3

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Monrovia, Calif.

Club:
So Cal Blues

Emily Smith

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Los Gatos, Calif.

Club:
De Anza Force

Sophia Smith

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Windsor, Colo.

Club:
Real Colorado

Alexa Spaanstra

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Brighton, Mich.

Club:
Michigan Hawks

Frankie Tagliaferri

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Colts Neck, N.J.

Club:
PDA U18 Arsenal

Taryn Torres

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Frisco, Texas

Club:
FC Dallas

Kennedy Wesley

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-4

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Rossmoor, Calif.

Club:
So Cal Blues

Kate Wiesner

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Monrovia, Calif.

Club:
Slammers FC

Sydney Zandi

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
West Chester, Pa.

Club:
Penn Fusion

Group A

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
Haiti  3 3 0 0 18 3 15 9
Canada 3 2 1 0 11 2 9 6
Guatemala 3 1 2 0 9 6 3 0
Grenada  3 0 3 0 0 27 -27 0

Group B

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
United States  3 3 0 0 11 1 9 9
Mexico 3 2 1 0 5 3 2 6
Costa Rica  3 1 2 0 5 8 -3 3
Jamaica 3 0 3 0 3 12 -9 0

Group A

Date Match Time (ET) / Result Venue
March 3 Guatemala vs. Canada 0-3
Grenada Athletic Stadium; St. Georges, Grenada
March 3 Grenada vs. Haiti 0-13 Grenada Athletic Stadium; St. Georges, Grenada
March 5 Haiti vs. Guatemala 3-2 Grenada Athletic Stadium; St. Georges, Grenada
March 5 Canada vs. Grenada 7-0 Grenada Athletic Stadium; St. Georges, Grenada
March 7 Canada vs. Haiti 1-2 Grenada Athletic Stadium; St. Georges, Grenada
March 7 Grenada vs. Guatemala 0-7 Grenada Athletic Stadium; St. Georges, Grenada

Group B

Date Match Time (ET) / Result Venue
March 4 Mexico vs. Costa Rica 4-2 Grenada National Stadium; St. Georges, Grenada
March 4 Jamaica vs. United States 1-8
Grenada National Stadium; St. Georges, Grenada
March 6 Costa Rica vs. Jamaica 3-2 Grenada National Stadium; St. Georges, Grenada
March 6 United States vs. Mexico 1-0
Grenada National Stadium; St. Georges, Grenada
March 8 United States vs. Costa Rica 2-0 Grenada National Stadium; St. Georges, Grenada
March 8 Mexico vs. Jamaica 1-0 Grenada National Stadium; St. Georges, Grenada

Semifinals
Date Match Time (ET) / Result Venue
March 11 Haiti vs. Mexico 0-3
Grenada Athletics Stadium; St. Georges, Grenada
March 11 United States vs. Canada 5-0
Grenada Athletics Stadium; St. Georges, Grenada

Third Place

Date Match Time (ET) / Result Venue
March 13 Haiti vs. Canada 2-4
Grenada Athletics Stadium; St. Georges, Grenada

Final

Date Match Time (ET) / Result Venue
March 13 United States vs. Mexico 2-1
Grenada Athletics Stadium; St. Georges, Grenada

U.S. Under-17 Women's National Team - 2016 CONCACAF U-17 Women's Championship Stats

Record: 5-0-0 

Player

Pos

GP

GS

Min.

G

A

Pts

Y/R

Beall, Hillary GK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Canniff, Jordan F 3 2 181 1 0 2 0/0
Girma, Naomi D 5 5 450 0
0 0
0/0
Howell, Jaelin M 4 4 360 0 1 1 0/0
Ivory, Laurel GK 5 5 450 0 0 0 0/0
Jones, Rachel F 3 1 67 0 1 1 0/0
Kuhlmann, Civana F 4 4 320 4 1 9 0/0
Pickett, Kiara D 2 2 154 0 2 2 0/0
Pinto, Brianna M 5 5 450 0 0
0
1/0
Rodriguez, Izzy D 3 0 85 0
0 0
0/0
Rodriguez, Karina D 4 4 360 0 1 1 0/0
Sanchez, Ashley F 5 5 414 5 0 10 0/0
Smith, Emily D 1 1 90 0
0 0 0/0
Smith, Sophia F 5 2 155 1 4 6 0/0
Spaanstra, Alexa F 5 4 385 2 1
5
0/0
Tagliaferri, Frankie M 5 1 188 5 0
10
0/0
Torres, Taryn M 1 1 90 0 0 0 0/0
Wiesner, Kate D 5 4 367 0 0 0 0/0
Wesley, Kennedy D 4 4 315 0 2 2 0/0
Zandi, Sydney M 1 1 69 0 0 0 0/0

Own Goal


Totals


5 5
450 18
13
49 1/0

Opponent Totals


5
5
450 2
2 6
3/1

2016 CONCACAF U-17 Women's Championship Goalkeeping Statistics

Player Name

GP

GS

Min.

GF

GA

SO

GAA

W-L-T

Beall, Hillary 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0-0-0
Ivory, Laurel 5 5 450 18 2 3 0.40 5-0-0

Totals

5 5 450 18 2 3 0.40 5-0-0

Opponent Totals

5 5 450 2 18 0 3.60 0-5-0

Updated through March 14, 2016

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