CHICAGO (Oct. 10, 2014) – The U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team will come together from Oct. 18-25 at the U.S. Soccer National Training Center in Carson, California, for a training camp featuring 24 players.This is the second training camp for this age group as U-18s as the previous group has moved up to integrate into the U-20 Women’s National Team.
The core of the current U-18 WNT squad is comprised of players who will eventually compete to qualify for the 2018 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup. This age group will have another training camp this December.
U.S. Soccer Women’s Technical Director April Heinrichs will oversee this training camp and the squad will scrimmage NWSL side Beach FC on Friday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. PT.
Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (3): Amanda Dennis (Slammers FC; Murrieta, Calif.), Mikayla Krzeczowski (Concorde Fire; Douglasville, Ga.), Ashley Orkus (Concorde Fire; Birmingham, Ala.)
DEFENDERS (8): Julie Doyle (San Diego Surf; Laguna Nigel, Calif.), Samantha Hiatt (Crossfire CD; Newcastle, Wash.), Courtney Jones (Ohio Elite; Carmel, Indiana), Julie Ann Mackin (Real Colorado; Castle Rock, Colo.), Tatumn Milazzo (Eclipse Select SC; Orland Park, Ill.), Taylor Mitchell (Real So Cal; Los Angeles, Calif.), Shea Moyer (FC Revolution; Wyomissing, Pa.), Mary Vignola (Ohio Elite; Terrace Park, Ohio)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Grace Bahr (Internationals SC; Broadview Heights, Ohio), Malia Berkely (Fairfield Optimist SC; Liberty Township, Ohio), Savannah DeMelo (Beach FC; Bellflower, Calif.), Jordan Harr (Dallas Sting; Sachse, Texas), Amanda Nhek (Braddock Road Youth Club; Gainesville, Va.), Tierna Davidson (De Anza Force; Menlo Park, Calif.)
FORWARDS (7): Jenna Bike (Connecticut FC; Trumbull, Conn.), Belle Briede (Tophat SC; Alpharetta, Ga.), Eva Hurm (PDA; Upper Saddle River, N.J.), Mia Gyau (Bethesda Lions; Silver Spring, Md.), Madison Haley (Dallas Texans; Dallas Texas), Carly Malatskey (Slammers FC; Newport Coast, Calif.), Samantha Tran (De Anza Force; Tracy, Calif.)