We would like to wish Kerry Abello best of luck in her upcoming U.S. U-19 women’s national team training camp. Kerry has been training for the last few weeks with Roadrunners Soccer Club B2000 Premier teams to get ready.
Coach Jitka Klimkova has called in 30 players, including eight who were members of the USA’s 2016 U-17 Women’s World Cup team, for the first U.S. U-19 women’s national team training camp of 2017, in Sunrise, Florida, Jan. 28-Feb. 4.
The roster is comprised of 16 players born in 1998 and 14 born in 1999. All are eligible for the team that aims to qualify for the 2018 U-20 Women’s World Cup, which has a Jan. 1, 1998 age cut-off. Nine of the players are collegians. The team will play University of Central Florida Feb. 3.
U.S. U-19 women’s national team
GOALKEEPERS (4): Aubrei Corder (Nebraska-Lincoln; Barboursville, W.V.), Amanda Dennis (Penn State; Palmetto, Fla.), *Laurel Ivory (West Florida Flames; Surfside, Fla.), Amanda McGlynn (Virginia Tech; Jacksonville, Fla.).
DEFENDERS (11): Kerry Abello (Eclipse Select; Batavia, Ill.), Sydney Dawson (Internationals SC; Akron, Ohio), Samantha Hiatt (Crossfire S.C.; Newcastle, Wash.), Julie Mackin (Clemson; Castle Rock, Colo.), Tara McKeown (San Diego Surf; Newbury Park, Calif.), Zoe Morse (Michigan Hawks; East Lansing, Mich.), Karlie Paschall (Tennessee Soccer Club; Brentwood, Tenn.), *Kiara Pickett (Eagles; Santa Barbara, Calif.), *Isabel Rodriguez (Michigan Hawks; Canton, Mich.), *Karina Rodriguez (So Cal Blues; Torrance, Calif.), *Emily Smith (De Anza Force; Los Gatos, Calif.).
MIDFIELDERS (6): Haley Berg (Solar; Celina, Texas), Samantha Coffey (Match Fit Academy; Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.), Jordan Harr (Texas Tech; Sachse, Texas), Arlie Jones (San Diego Surf; Las Vegas, Nev.), * Frankie Tagliaferri (PDA U18 Arsenal; Colts Neck, N.J.), Viviana Villacorta (Beach F.C.; Lawndale, Calif.), Natalie Winters (Iowa; Plymouth, Mich.), *Sydney Zandi (Penn Fusion; West Chester, Penn.).
FORWARDS (7): Amirah Ali (PDA; Voorhees, N.J.), Belle Briede (Tophat SC; Alpharetta, Ga.), Cecilia Gee (Stanford University; Orinda, Calif.), Mireya Grey (Crossfire; Seattle, Wash.), Abigail Kim (California; Vashon, Wash.), *Civana Kuhlmann (Colorado Rush; Littleton, Colo.), Kelsey Turnbow (Santa Clara; Liberty Lake, Wash.).
* Members of the 2016 U.S. U-17 World Cup team.