Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Portland women land youth national team standouts
April 8th, 2008 10AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[RECRUITING] Portland remains one of the premier destinations for top women's recruits, as evidenced by the Pilots' 2008 signees, headed by U.S. national youth team players Danielle Foxhoven (Colorado Rush), Michelle Olivier (Concorde Fire) and Charney Burk (Slammers FC).

Foxhoven is in the U-20 national team player pool after competing the previous two years with the U-17 national team. She has helped the Rush to six state club titles, and was twice named the Colorado High School Player of the Year in three years playing at J.K. Mullen High School which included a 2007 state title.

Olivier, a 5-9 central defender with the U-18 national team, is the first-ever Pilot recruit from Georgia.
 
 "Michelle brings stability to a back line," UP coach Garrett Smith said. "She is dominant in the air and has the on-ball composure of a midfielder."

Burk, a 5-3 midfielder, has traveled with the U-16s to the Netherlands and U-18s to Spain.
 
"Charney has battled some injuries, but has come back strong and played well with the youth national teams," Smith said. "She is a technically sound and creative attacking player and I wouldn't make the mistake of judging her by size."

The UP class also includes Kassi McCluskie (Scottsdale, Ariz.) and Halley Kreminski (Eagle, Idaho).



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent College Soccer Reporter
Notre Dame, UC Irvine and Davidson top RPI rankings    
[MEN'S SOCCER] Defending champion Notre Dame is No. 1 in the initial NCAA Division I Men's ...
College soccer on the air    
[2014 SCHEDULE] On Thursday, California and Washington open play in Pac-12 men's action. For listings of ...
Orange soccer no longer an afterthought    
[SYRACUSE: Men] Syracuse came into the ACC in 2013 with a reputation as a basketball and ...
Brynjarsdottir is difference for Seminoles    
[FLORIDA STATE-VIRGINIA: Women] An early blast by Icelandic international Dagny Brynjarsdottir, her seventh goal of the ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25 Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Sunday] After suffering its first loss of the season on Thursday, No. 3 Virginia Tech ...
No. 1 Bruins fall to Toreros as offense stalls    
[SAN DIEGO-UCLA: Men] Defender Patrick Zimmer, a German transfer from Division II West Florida, scored in ...
Sun Devils 'bummed' about only holding No. 1 Bruins to tie    
[ARIZONA STATE-UCLA: Women] No. 1 UCLA trailed for the first time this but came back to ...
Utes show what is possible in holding Cardinal even    
[UTAH-STANFORD: Women] No. 4 Stanford allowed a goal for the first time this season, and it ...
Fighting Irish make most of their chances    
[NOTRE DAME-NORTH CAROLINA: Men] A capacity crowd of 3,007 watched defending champion Notre Dame down North ...
Irish end Hokies' perfect start    
[VIRGINIA TECH-NOTRE DAME: Women] Second-half goals from Anna Maria Gilbertson and Kaleigh Olmsted carried No. 16 ...
>> College Soccer Reporter Archives