CHICAGO (March 8, 2021)—Inter Miami CF goalkeeper Drake Callender has been added to the U-23 USMNT training camp roster in Guadalajara, Mexico ahead of this month’s Concacaf Men’s Olympic Qualifying Championship. He replaces Jonathan Klinsmann, who has been diagnosed with a concussion.
Callender was named to the USA’s provisional roster for Olympic qualifying earlier this month. The 6-3 goalkeeper played four years at the University of California, Berkeley from 2016-19, earning All-Pac 12 honors during his final three seasons with the Golden Bears. A product of the San Jose Earthquakes academy, Callender joined Inter Miami CF in Nov. 2019.
U-23 USMNT TRAINING CAMP ROSTER BY POSITION (CLUB; HOMETOWN):
GOALKEEPERS (4): Drake Callender (Inter Miami CF; Fair Oaks, Calif.), Matt Freese (Philadelphia Union; Wayne, Pa.), JT Marcinkowski (San Jose Earthquakes, Alamo, Calif.), David Ochoa (Real Salt Lake; Oxnard, Calif.)
DEFENDERS (8): Julian Araujo (LA Galaxy; Lompoc, Calif.), Marco Farfan (LAFC; Gresham, Ore.), Justen Glad (Real Salt Lake; Tucson, Ariz.), Aaron Herrera (Real Salt Lake; Las Cruces, N.M.), Henry Kessler (New England Revolution; New York, N.Y.), Mauricio Pineda (Chicago Fire FC; Bolingbrook, Ill.), Auston Trusty (Colorado Rapids; Media, Pa.), Sam Vines (Colorado Rapids; Colorado Springs, Colo.)
MIDFIELDERS (8): Frankie Amaya (FC Cincinnati; Santa Ana, Calif.), Cole Bassett (Colorado Rapids; Littleton, Colo.), Johnny Cardoso (Internacional/BRA; Denville, N.J.), Hassani Dotson (Minnesota United FC; Federal Way, Wash.), Andrés Perea (Orlando City SC; Medellin, Colombia), Tanner Tessmann (FC Dallas; Hoover, Ala.), Eryk Williamson (Portland Timbers; Alexandria, Va.), Jackson Yueill (San Jose Earthquakes; Bloomington, Minn.)
FORWARDS (8): Jesús Ferreira (FC Dallas; McKinney, Texas), Jonathan Lewis (Colorado Rapids; Plantation, Fla.), Ulysses Llanez (Heerenveen/NED; Lynwood, Calif.), Benji Michel (Orlando City SC; Orlando, Fla.), Djordje Mihailovic (CF Montreal/CAN; Jacksonville, Fla.), Ricardo Pepi (FC Dallas; McKinney, Texas), Sebastian Saucedo (UNAM Pumas/MEX; Park City, Utah), Sebastian Soto (Norwich City/ENG; San Diego, Calif.)