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

U-18 WNT Training Camp - Canberra, Australia - June 28-July 13

PLAYER POS. HT. BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN CLUB/COLLEGE
D Aurora, Ill. Eclipse
D Wichita, Kan. Sporting KC
F Laguna Beach, California West Coast FC
F 5-10 North Canton, Ohio Internationals SC
M 5-3 Fairdale, Ky. Jovanon SC
D Akron, Ohio Internationals SC
D San Clemente, Calif. SoCal Blues
GK 5-10 Charlotte, NC Charlotte Soccer Academy
M Littleton, Colo. Colorado Rush
M 5-3 Clifton, Va. McLean SC
GK Edmond, Okla. OFC
D Highlands Ranch, Colo. Real Colorado
M 5-2 Lawrenceville, Ga. Tophat SC
D Albuquerque, N.M. New Mexico Rush
D Huntington Beach, Calif. Slammers FC
F 5-5 Brighton, Mich. Michigan Hawks
M 5-6 Frisco, Texas FC Dallas
D 5-5 Plymouth, Mich. Michigan Hawks
M Pasco, Wash. Pac NW
D 5-5 West Chester, Pa. Penn Fusion

U-18 WNT Training Camp - Canberra, Australia - June 28-July 13

Position:Defender

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:Aurora, Ill.

Club:Eclipse

Position:Defender

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:Wichita, Kan.

Club:Sporting KC

Position:Forward

Birthdate:

Position:Forward

Hometown:Laguna Beach, California

Club:West Coast FC

Position:Forward

Height:5-10

Birthdate:

Position:Forward

Hometown:North Canton, Ohio

Club:Internationals SC

Position:Midfielder

Height:5-3

Birthdate:

Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Fairdale, Ky.

Club:Jovanon SC

Position:Defender

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:Akron, Ohio

Club:Internationals SC

Position:Defender

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:San Clemente, Calif.

Club:SoCal Blues

Position:Goalkeeper

Height:5-10

Birthdate:

Position:Goalkeeper

Hometown:Charlotte, NC

Club:Charlotte Soccer Academy

Position:Midfielder

Birthdate:

Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Littleton, Colo.

Club:Colorado Rush

Position:Midfielder

Height:5-3

Birthdate:

Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Clifton, Va.

Club:McLean SC

Position:Goalkeeper

Birthdate:

Position:Goalkeeper

Hometown:Edmond, Okla.

Club:OFC

Position:Defender

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:Highlands Ranch, Colo.

Club:Real Colorado

Position:Midfielder

Height:5-2

Birthdate:

Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Lawrenceville, Ga.

Club:Tophat SC

Position:Defender

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:Albuquerque, N.M.

Club:New Mexico Rush

Position:Defender

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:Huntington Beach, Calif.

Club:Slammers FC

Position:Forward

Height:5-5

Birthdate:

Position:Forward

Hometown:Brighton, Mich.

Club:Michigan Hawks

Position:Midfielder

Height:5-6

Birthdate:

Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Frisco, Texas

Club:FC Dallas

Position:Defender

Height:5-5

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:Plymouth, Mich.

Club:Michigan Hawks

Position:Midfielder

Birthdate:

Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Pasco, Wash.

Club:Pac NW

Position:Defender

Height:5-5

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:West Chester, Pa.

Club:Penn Fusion

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U-18 WNT Travels Down Under to play Canada, Australia U-20s

CHICAGO (June 20, 2017) – The U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team will travel to Canberra, the capital of Australia, from June 28-July 13 for a training camp and three matches.

U.S. U-18 WNT head coach Jaime Frias has called up 20 players for the trip Down Under that will see the USA play against the Under-20 teams from Canada and Australia (twice).

Frias’ squad is made up 12 players born in 2000, which is the current age group for the U-18s. He is also bringing seven players born in 1999, the current age group for the U-19s, and one player born in 1998 (Natalie Winters of Iowa, who is the only college player), which is the age cut-off for the current group of U-20s.

The USA will face Canada on July 6 and then play Australia on July 10 and July 12. All the games will be played in Canberra.

U.S. U-18 WNT Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Claudia Dickey (Charlotte Soccer Academy; Charlotte, N.C.), Hensley Hancuff (Oklahoma FC; Edmond, Okla.)         

DEFENDERS (6): Kerry Abello (Eclipse Select; Batavia, Ill.), Maycee Bell (Sporting Blue Valley; Wichita, Kansas), Sydney Dawson (Internationals SC; Akron, Ohio), Madelyn Desiano (So Cal Blues; San Clemente, Calif.), Shea Holmes (Real Colorado; Highlands Ranch, Colo.), Brianna Martinez (New Mexico Rush, Albuquerque, N.M.)                                                                       

MIDFIELDERS (6): Tess Boade (Colorado Rush; Golden, Colo.), Coriana Dyke (Colorado Rush; Littleton, Colo.), Jenna Nighswonger (Slammers FC; Huntington Beach, Calif.), Taryn Torres (Solar-Chelsea SC; Frisco, Texas), Natalie Winters (Iowa; Plymouth, Mich.), Sydney Zandi (Penn Fusion, West Chester, Pa.)                                                      

FORWARDS (6): Jordan Brewster (Internationals SC; North Canton, Ohio), Emina Ekic (Javanon FC; Fairdale, Ky.), Aleigh Gambone (McLean FC; Clifton, Va.), Rachel Jones (Tophat SC; Lawrenceville, Ga.), Alexa Spaanstra (Michigan Hawks; Brighton, Mich.), Summer Yates (Pacific NW; Pasco, Wash.)              
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U.S. U-18 WNT Draws 0-0 With Hosts to Finish Trip to England

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U.S. U-18 WNT Defeats Norway 5-0 As Sophia Smith Nets Hat Trick

CHICAGO (Feb. 21, 2017) – The U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team won its second game in a row in England, defeating its counterparts from Norway, 5-0, as forward Sophia Smith scored three times while forward Summer Yates and midfielder Cori Dyke added single scores. The match was played at St. George’s Park, England’s National Training Center, where the USA defeated Engl Read more
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U.S. U-18 Downs England, 3-1, As Sophia Smith Scores Twice

CHICAGO (Feb. 19, 2017) – The U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team defeated its counterparts from England, 3-1, as forward Summer Yates scored an early goal followed by a brace from forward Sophia Smith. The match was played at St. George’s Park, England’s National Training Center. The USA will also play Norway on Feb. 21 at St. George’s Park and then finish with ano Read more
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U.S. U-18 WNT Will Travel to England for Three Matches

CHICAGO (Feb. 10, 2017) – The U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team will travel to England from February 15-26 and will play three matches, two against England and one against Norway. The U.S. team is made up of players born in 2000 and will be playing against its same age group during the three matches. The USA will play England on Feb. 19 and Norway on Feb. 21, both at St. George&rsq Read more
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CHICAGO (Dec. 10, 2016) – The U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team will come together for its final event of the year from Dec. 10-17 at the U.S. Soccer National Training Center in Carson, Calif. This is the seventh and last U.S. U-18 WNT event of 2016 as this group will move to the U-20 level next year to begin a two-year cycle. Three of this year’s U-18 events were trips to Eu Read more
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U-18 WNT Defeats Hosts Northern Ireland 3-0 to Finish Second in Women’s International Cup

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (Oct. 24, 2016) – The U.S. U-18 Women’s National Team defeated the Northern Ireland Under-19 WNT by a 3-0 score in its third and final match of the Women’s International Cup. The match was played in front of a crowd of 1,500 fans. The USA finished second in the tournament that also featured France and England. The USA went up 2-0 after 13 minutes, courte Read more
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U-18 WNT Defeats France 3-1 in Second Match of Women’s International Cup in Northern Ireland

LURGAN, Northern Ireland (Oct. 20, 2016) – The U.S. U-18 Women’s National Team defeated the France Under-19 WNT by a 3-1 score after coming back from conceding an early goal. Kelsey Turnbow scored twice and halftime substitute Belle Briede added a clincher. The USA fell to the England Under-19 WNT 2-1 in its first match on Oct. 18 at the Women’s International Cup and will finish Read more
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U-18 WNT Falls to England 2-1 In First Match of Women's International Cup in Northern Ireland

BALLYMENA, Northern Ireland (Oct. 18, 2016) – The U.S. U-18 Women’s National Team fell to the England Under-19 WNT by a 2-1 score in the first of three matches at the Women’s International Cup.

England took the lead in the 28th minute on a goal from Ajike Babajide, but the USA’s Mireya Grey tied the match five minutes into the second half. England got the game-winner from Charlie Wellings in the 75th minute.

The Under-19 competition features mostly players born in 1998 and 1999. The USA next face France at 5 p.m. ET (Noon local) on Thursday, Oct. 20, at Mourneview Park in Lurgan before finishing against the hosts on Sunday, Oct. 2, at 9:30 p.m. ET (4:30 p.m. local) at the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park in Belfast.

All the matches can be watched live via a video stream at: http://www.irishfa.com/watchlive.

U.S. Soccer Women’s Technical Director April Heinrichs named 20 players to the roster for the tournament, eight born in 1999 with the remainder born in 1998. As the majority of players in the U.S. U-18 WNT player pool are currently competing in their freshman seasons of college soccer, this roster is made up almost entirely of players currently playing youth club.

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

Match: U.S. Under-18 WNT vs. Under-19 England WNT
Date: October 18, 2016  
Competition: Women’s International Cup
Venue: Ballymena Showgrounds: Ballymena, Northern Ireland
Weather: 55 degrees; cloudy, light drizzle

Scoring Summary:   1          2          F
USA                              0          1          1
ENG                            1          1          2

ENG– Ajike Babajide                                                                           28th minute
USA – Mireya Grey (Arlie Jones)                                                       50
ENG– Charlie Wellings                                                                       75

Lineups:
USA: 1-Brooke Heinsohn (capt.), 3-Kerry Abello, 4-Julie Doyle (15-Mia Palmer, 46), 5-Sydney Dawson, 6-Sam Coffey, 10-Arlie Jones, 13-Mireya Grey (19-Viviana Villacorta, 80), 18-Shea Moyer (8-Haley Berg, 71), 23-Karlie Paschall, 24- Kirsten Davis (14-Kelsey Turnbow, 46), 25-Amirah Ali (9-Belle Briede, 71)
Subs not used: 16- Tara McKeown, 20-Sofia Weiner, 21-Jojo Harber, 22- Mandy McGlynn
Head Coach: April Heinrichs

ENG: 1-Alexandra Maciver, 2-Lucy Parker (17-Sian Johnson, 71), 3-Mayumi Pacheco, 4-Mollie Rouse (20-Lucy Shepherd, 84), 5-Grace Fisk (capt.), 6-Megan Finnigan (15-Samantha Tierney, 84), 7-Chloe Kelly, 8-Chloe Peplow, 9-Ajike Babajide, 10-Zoe Cross (14-Georgia Allen, 71), 11-Charlotte Devlin (16-Charlie Wellings, 71)
Subs not used: 12-Danielle Brown, 13-Sian Rogers, 18-Kess Elmore, 19-Rianna Dean
Head Coach: Marley Maureen

Statistical Summary: USA / ENG
Shots: 8 / 14
Shots on Goal: 5 / 7
Saves: 5 / 4  
Corner Kicks: 4 / 7
Fouls: 10 / 10
Offside: 1 / 3

Misconduct Summary: 
None

            

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