CHICAGO (April 14, 2017) – The U.S. Under-15 Girls’ National Team will hold a training camp in College Station, Texas, from April 22-29. U.S. Soccer Development Coach April Kater, who is also head coach for the U.S. U-14 Girls’ National Team program, will lead the camp to which she has called up 36 players, 34 born in 2003 and two in 2004.
This group of players is at the start of two-year cycle for this age group as U-15s before transitioning to U-17s in 2019 when they will form the core of the team that will attempt to qualify for the 2020 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.
U.S. U-15 GNT Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (4): Azul Alvarez (Lone Star SC; Round Rock, Texas), Payton Cahill (Minnesota Thunder Academy; Cottage Grove, Minn.), Haley Craig (Hawks-Wolves SC; Dexter, Mich.), Madison Kragt (Michigan Jaguars; South Lyon, Mich.)
DEFENDERS (11): Baleigh Bruster (Tophat SC; Smyrna, Ga.), Kennedy Chambers (Scottsdale Blackhawks; Chandler, Ariz.), Abigail Dunbar (San Diego Surf; Coronado, Calif.), Holly Hunter (Arsenal FC; Temecula, Calif.), Emerson Layne (Colorado Rush; Fort Collins, Colo.), Phoenix Dawn Miranda (Surf & Leahi; Aiea, Hawaii), Kellie Pagador (Placer United; Roseville, Calif.), Elizabeth Rappole (Boston Breakers Academy; Winchester, Mass.), Lilly Reale (South Shore Select; Rockland, Mass.), Emily Schleifer (Weston FC; Lake Worth, Fla.), Alyssa Stadeker (Southern SA Chelsea; Smyrna, Ga.)
MIDFIELDERS (10): Kayla Adams (Crossfire Premier; Bellevue, Wash.), Korbin Albert (Eclipse Select SC; Gurnee, Ill.), Summer Denigan (Kings Hammer Academy; Union, Ky.), Emma Egizii (Beach FC; Downey, Calif.), Sophia Fisher (SC Del Sol; Scottsdale, Ariz.), Juliana Hayward (Real Colorado; Thornton, Colo.), Kelly Monaco (NJ Crush FC; Dumont, N.J.), Olivia Pena (Solar Chelsea; Irving, Texas), Bella Sember (East Meadow SC; Centerport, N.Y.), Susanna Soderman (Penn Fusion; Schwenksville, Pa.)
FORWARDS (11): Trinity Byars (Solar Chelsea; Richardson, Texas), Amelia Horton (Sporting Blue Valley; Olathe, Kan.), Simone Jackson (So Cal Blues; Redondo Beach, Calif.), Caetlyn Johannes (Valley Isle SA; Kihei, Hawaii), Andrea Kitahata (De Anza Force; Hillsborough, Calif.), Lumi Kostmayer (Oakwood SC; Southbury, Conn.), Devin Lynch (Eclipse Select SC; Naperville, Ill.), Arianna Manrique (Tophat SC; Buford, Ga.), Ayo Oke (GSA; Lawrenceville, Ga.), Doriann Savage (San Diego Surf; Chula Vista, Calif.), Amelia White (Fort Wayne United; Fort Wayne, Ind.)