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U.S. Under-18 Women's National Team

U-18 WNT Training Camp in Chula Vista, Calif. - April 15-22

PLAYER POS. HT. BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN CLUB/COLLEGE
D 5-8 Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. Beach FC
D 5-11 Overland Park, Kan. Sporting Blue Valley SC
D 5-6 San Clemente, Calif. SoCal Blues
GK 5-10 Charlotte, NC Charlotte Soccer Academy
M 5-3 Newark, Calif. Palo Alto SC
M 5-3 Clifton, Va. McLean SC
D 5-7 Las Vegas, Nev. Heat FC
GK 6-2 Edmond, Okla. Oklahoma Football Club
D 5-11 Parker, Colo. Real Colorado
D 5-8 Highlands Ranch, Colo. Real Colorado
F 5-6 Washington Township, N.J. World Class FC
F 5-2 Lawrenceville, Ga. Tophat SC
D 5-7 Albuquerque, N.M. New Mexico Rush
GK 5-10 Kearny, N.J. PDA
F 5-6 Portsmouth, R.I. Boston Breakers Academy
F 5-5 Germantown, Md. Bethesda SC
M 5-3 Huntington Beach, Calif. Slammers FC
D 5-8 The Woodlands, Texas Texas Rush
F 5-6 Cincinnati, Ohio Cincinnati United Premier
M 5-5 Kailua Kona, Hawaii Kona Crush Soccer Academy
M 5-8 Van Alstyne, Texas Solar Chelsea SC
F 5-9 San Jose, Calif. Palo Alto SC
F 5-5 Brighton, Mich. Michigan Hawks
M 5-3 Pasco, Wash. Pac NW SC

U-18 WNT Training Camp in Chula Vista, Calif. - April 15-22

Position:Defender

Height:5-8

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Position:Defender

Hometown:Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

Club:Beach FC

Position:Defender

Height:5-11

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Position:Defender

Hometown:Overland Park, Kan.

Club:Sporting Blue Valley SC

Position:Defender

Height:5-6

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Position:Defender

Hometown:San Clemente, Calif.

Club:SoCal Blues

Position:Goalkeeper

Height:5-10

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Position:Goalkeeper

Hometown:Charlotte, NC

Club:Charlotte Soccer Academy

Position:Midfielder

Height:5-3

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Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Newark, Calif.

Club:Palo Alto SC

Position:Midfielder

Height:5-3

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Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Clifton, Va.

Club:McLean SC

Position:Defender

Height:5-7

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Position:Defender

Hometown:Las Vegas, Nev.

Club:Heat FC

Position:Goalkeeper

Height:6-2

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Position:Goalkeeper

Hometown:Edmond, Okla.

Club:Oklahoma Football Club

Position:Defender

Height:5-11

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Position:Defender

Hometown:Parker, Colo.

Club:Real Colorado

Position:Defender

Height:5-8

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Position:Defender

Hometown:Highlands Ranch, Colo.

Club:Real Colorado

Position:Forward

Height:5-6

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Position:Forward

Hometown:Washington Township, N.J.

Club:World Class FC

Position:Forward

Height:5-2

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Position:Forward

Hometown:Lawrenceville, Ga.

Club:Tophat SC

Position:Defender

Height:5-7

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Position:Defender

Hometown:Albuquerque, N.M.

Club:New Mexico Rush

Position:Goalkeeper

Height:5-10

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Position:Goalkeeper

Hometown:Kearny, N.J.

Club:PDA

Position:Forward

Height:5-6

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Position:Forward

Hometown:Portsmouth, R.I.

Club:Boston Breakers Academy

Position:Forward

Height:5-5

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Position:Forward

Hometown:Germantown, Md.

Club:Bethesda SC

Position:Midfielder

Height:5-3

Birthdate:

Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Huntington Beach, Calif.

Club:Slammers FC

Position:Defender

Height:5-8

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:The Woodlands, Texas

Club:Texas Rush

Position:Forward

Height:5-6

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Position:Forward

Hometown:Cincinnati, Ohio

Club:Cincinnati United Premier

Position:Midfielder

Height:5-5

Birthdate:

Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Kailua Kona, Hawaii

Club:Kona Crush Soccer Academy

Position:Midfielder

Height:5-8

Birthdate:

Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Van Alstyne, Texas

Club:Solar Chelsea SC

Position:Forward

Height:5-9

Birthdate:

Position:Forward

Hometown:San Jose, Calif.

Club:Palo Alto SC

Position:Forward

Height:5-5

Birthdate:

Position:Forward

Hometown:Brighton, Mich.

Club:Michigan Hawks

Position:Midfielder

Height:5-3

Birthdate:

Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Pasco, Wash.

Club:Pac NW SC

U-18 WNT Heads to San Diego for April Training Camp

CHICAGO (April 13, 2017) – The U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team will come together for a training camp from April 15-22 at the Elite Athlete Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif.

U.S. Soccer Development Coach Jaime Frias will run the camp and has called up 24 players, all born in 2000. This group of players is at the start of a two-year cycle as U-18s before transitioning to U-20s in 2019 and will form the core of the group that will eventually attempt to qualify for the 2020 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.

In its most recent action, the U.S. U-18 WNT played three games in England in late February, defeating England 3-1 and Norway 5-0 before tying England 0-0 in the rematch.

U.S. U-18 WNT Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (3): Claudia Dickey (Charlotte SA; Charlotte, N.C.), Hensley Hancuff (Oklahoma FC; Edmond, Okla.), Meagan McClelland (PDA; Kearny, N.J.)
DEFENDERS (8): Jillian Arriola (Beach FC; Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.), Maycee Bell (Sporting Blue Valley SC; Overland Park, Kan.), Madelyn Desiano (SoCal Blues; San Clemente, Calif.), Carlee Giammona (Heat FC; Las Vegas, Nev.), Cassandra Hiatt (Real Colorado; Parker, Colo.), Shae Holmes (Real Colorado; Highlands Ranch, Colo.), Brianna Martinez (New Mexico Rush; Albuquerque, N.M.), Sarah Piper (Texas Rush; The Woodlands, Tex.)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Laura Fuentes (Palo Alto SC; Newark, Calif.), Aleigh Gambone (McLean SC; Clifton, Va.), Jenna Nighswonger (Slammers FC; Huntington Beach, Calif.), Akari Shimizu (Kona Crush SA; Kailua Kona, Hawaii), Sydney Simmons (Solar Chelsea SC; Van Alstyne, Texas), Summer Yates (PacNW SC; Pasco, Wash.)
FORWARDS (7): Rebecca Jarrett (World Class FC; Washington Township, N.J.), Rachel Jones (Tophat SC; Lawrenceville, Ga.), Marykate McGuire (Boston Breakers Academy; Portsmouth, R.I.), Maliah Morris (Bethesda SC; Germantown, Md.), Anna Podojil (Cincinnati United Premier; Cincinnati, Ohio), Hailey Smith (Palo Alto SC; San Jose, Calif.), Alexa Spaanstra (Michigan Hawks SC; Brighton, Mich.)

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U-18 WNT Defeats Hosts Northern Ireland 3-0 to Finish Second in Women’s International Cup

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U-18 WNT Defeats France 3-1 in Second Match of Women’s International Cup in Northern Ireland

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U-18 WNT Falls to England 2-1 In First Match of Women's International Cup in Northern Ireland

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