U.S. Soccer

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

U-18 WNT Training Camp - Fairfax, Virginia - Aug. 6-14

PLAYER POS. HT. BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN CLUB/COLLEGE
D Wichita, Kan. Sporting KC
F 5-10 North Canton, Ohio Internationals SC
D Akron, Ohio Internationals SC
GK 5-10 Charlotte, NC Charlotte Soccer Academy
M Littleton, Colo. Colorado Rush
M 5-3 Clifton, Va. McLean SC
D 5-5 San Jose, Calif. Central Valley Crossfire
D Sewell, N.J. Penn Fusion
D Munster, Indiana Eclipse Select
D Highlands Ranch, Colo. Real Colorado
M 5-2 Lawrenceville, Ga. Tophat SC
D Albuquerque, N.M. New Mexico Rush
GK 5-10 Kearny, N.J. PDA
GK Newbury Park, Calif. Eagles SC
F 5-5 Germantown, Md. Bethesda SC
D Huntington Beach, Calif. Slammers FC
F Parker, Colo. Colorado Storm
F Medina, Ohio Internationals SC
F 5-5 Brighton, Mich. Michigan Hawks
F Macomb Township, Mich. Michigan Hawks
M Pasco, Wash. Pac NW
GK 6-0 El Paso, Texas Houston Dash Youth
F 5-5 Aurora, CO Colorado Storm
F 5-6 Broomfield, Colo. Real Colorado
D San Clemente, Calif. SoCal Blues
D The Woodlands, Texas Texas Rush
D 5-7 Carmel, Ind. Indiana Fire Juniors
M 5-6 Atlanta, Ga. Tophat SC

U-18 WNT Training Camp - Fairfax, Virginia - Aug. 6-14

Position:Defender

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Position:Defender

Hometown:Wichita, Kan.

Club:Sporting KC

Position:Forward

Height:5-10

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Position:Forward

Hometown:North Canton, Ohio

Club:Internationals SC

Position:Defender

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Position:Defender

Hometown:Akron, Ohio

Club:Internationals SC

Position:Goalkeeper

Height:5-10

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Position:Goalkeeper

Hometown:Charlotte, NC

Club:Charlotte Soccer Academy

Position:Midfielder

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Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Littleton, Colo.

Club:Colorado Rush

Position:Midfielder

Height:5-3

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Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Clifton, Va.

Club:McLean SC

Position:Defender

Height:5-5

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Position:Defender

Hometown:San Jose, Calif.

Club:Central Valley Crossfire

Position:Defender

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Position:Defender

Hometown:Sewell, N.J.

Club:Penn Fusion

Position:Defender

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:Munster, Indiana

Club:Eclipse Select

Position:Defender

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:Highlands Ranch, Colo.

Club:Real Colorado

Position:Midfielder

Height:5-2

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Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Lawrenceville, Ga.

Club:Tophat SC

Position:Defender

Birthdate:

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:Goalkeeper

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Position:Goalkeeper

Hometown:Newbury Park, Calif.

Club:Eagles SC

Position:Forward

Height:5-5

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Position:Forward

Hometown:Germantown, Md.

Club:Bethesda SC

Position:Defender

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Position:Defender

Hometown:Huntington Beach, Calif.

Club:Slammers FC

Position:Forward

Birthdate:

Position:Forward

Hometown:Parker, Colo.

Club:Colorado Storm

Position:Forward

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Position:Forward

Hometown:Medina, Ohio

Club:Internationals SC

Position:Forward

Height:5-5

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Position:Forward

Hometown:Brighton, Mich.

Club:Michigan Hawks

Position:Forward

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Position:Forward

Hometown:Macomb Township, Mich.

Club:Michigan Hawks

Position:Midfielder

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Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Pasco, Wash.

Club:Pac NW

Position:Goalkeeper

Height:6-0

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Position:Goalkeeper

Hometown:El Paso, Texas

Club:Houston Dash Youth

Position:Forward

Height:5-5

Birthdate:

Position:Forward

Hometown:Aurora, CO

Club:Colorado Storm

Position:Forward

Height:5-6

Birthdate:

Position:Forward

Hometown:Broomfield, Colo.

Club:Real Colorado

Position:Defender

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:San Clemente, Calif.

Club:SoCal Blues

Position:Defender

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:The Woodlands, Texas

Club:Texas Rush

Position:Defender

Height:5-7

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Position:Defender

Hometown:Carmel, Ind.

Club:Indiana Fire Juniors

Position:Midfielder

Height:5-6

Birthdate:

Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Atlanta, Ga.

Club:Tophat SC

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U-18 WNT Will Come Together in Fairfax, Virginia for 28-Player Training Camp

CHICAGO (August 1, 2017) – The U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team come together for a training camp in Fairfax, Va., from Aug. 6-14. U.S. U-18 WNT head coach Jaime Frias has called up 28 players, 25 born in 2000 and three in 1999.

This will be the second domestic training camp of the year for this age group to go along with two international trips the squad has taken so far, to England in February and to Australia in early July.

This group of players is in the middle of the first year 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.

U.S. U-18 WNT Roster by Position:

GOALKEEPERS (4): Claudia Dickey (Charlotte Soccer Academy; Charlotte, N.C.), Samantha Estrada (Houston Dash Youth; El Paso, Texas), Meagan McClelland (PDA; Kearny, N.J.), Katie Meyer (Real So Cal; Newbury Park, Calif.)                                                                                     

DEFENDERS (9): Maycee Bell (Sporting Blue Valley; Wichita, Kansas), Sydney Dawson (Internationals SC; Akron, Ohio), Madelyn Desiano (So Cal Blues; San Clemente, Calif.), Naomi Girma (De Anza Force; San Jose, Calif.), Caitlin Haislip (Eclipse Select SC; Munster, Ind.), Shae Holmes (Real Colorado; Highlands Ranch, Colo.), Brianna Martinez (New Mexico Rush, Albuquerque, N.M.), Hallie Pearson (Indiana Fire Juniors; Carmel, Ind.), Sarah Piper (Houston Dash Youth; The Woodlands, Texas)                                                                                       

MIDFIELDERS (7):  Coriana Dyke (Colorado Rush; Littleton, Colo.), Emily Gray (Penn Fusion; Sewell, N.J.), Jenna Nighswonger (Slammers FC; Huntington Beach, Calif.), Allison Schlegel (Real Colorado; Parker, Colo.), Ella Shambuger (Tophat SC; Atlanta, Ga.), Natalie Viggiano (Michigan Hawks; Macomb Township, Mich.), Summer Yates (Pacific NW; Pasco, Wash.)

FORWARDS (8): Jordan Brewster (Internationals SC; North Canton, Ohio), Aleigh Gambone (McLean FC; Clifton, Va.), Alesia Garcia (Colorado Storm; Aurora, Colo.), Erin Hohnstein (Real Colorado; Broomfield, Colo.), Rachel Jones (Tophat SC; Lawrenceville, Ga.), Maliah Morris (Bethesda SC; Germantown, Md.), Loren Sefcik (Internationals SC; Medina, Ohio), Alexa Spaanstra (Michigan Hawks; Brighton, Mich.)                                                                                                                            

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