Five players -- Eder Arreola, Scott Caldwell, Aubrey Perry, Kofi Sarkodie and Korey Veeder -- are graduating in May from U.S. Soccer's Under-17 Residency Program in Bradenton, Fla. Most of the 24 players were born in 1991 and are being groomed for the 2011 Under-20 World Cup.
U.S. U-18 ROSTER:
GOALKEEPERS: Dillon Saffle (Crossfire Premier, Wash.), Cody Mizell (GSA Phoenix Red, Ga.).
DEFENDERS: Chad Barson (Columbus Crew youth), Jose Diaz (Chivas USA youth), Aubrey Perry (U.S. Soccer Under-17 Residency), Kofi Sarkodie (U.S. Soccer Under-17 Residency), Korey Veeder (U.S. Soccer Under-17 Residency), Norris White (D.C. United youth).
MIDFIELDERS: Jon Aguirre (PDA Larsson, N.J.), Scott Caldwell (U.S. Soccer Under-17 Residency), Hunter Gorskie (PDA Cruyff, N.J.), Amobi Okugo (San Juan Lightning Crew, Calif.), Christopher Ortega (Arsenal FC, Calif.), Harrison Petts (Carmel United, Ind.).
FORWARDS: Dersu Abolfathi (Irvine SC Strikers, Calif.), Eder Arreola (U.S. Soccer Under-17 Residency), Tristan Bowen (Los Angeles, Calif.), John Fitzpatrick (San Diego Surf), Adam Jahn (Davis Legacy Gunners, Calif.), Steven Palumbo (Seacoast United, N.H.), Dyland Renna (PDA Larsson, N.J.), Kellyn Rowe (Crossfire Premier, Wash.), Ben Speas (Everest FC, Ohio), Donny Toia (Tuscon Soccer Academy, Ariz.).