[YOUTH] The U.S. U-17 girls national team will continue preparations for CONCACAF qualifying for the first U-17 Women's World Cup with a training camo beginning Thursday in Sunrise, Fla.
Coach Kazbek Tambi has called in 24 players for a week of training that includes a match in Sunrise on May 7 against the U.S. U-18.
The CONCACAF U-17 Women's Championship will be played July 17-26 in Trinidad & Tobago with the top three teams advancing to the World Cup in New Zealand, to be held from Oct. 28-Nov. 16.
U.S. U-17 Girls Roster
GOALKEEPERS:Alexa Gaul (Eclipse Select, Ill.), Taylor Vancil (Eclipse Select, Ill.), Kelsey Wys (Parkland Predators, Fla.).
DEFENDERS:Morgan Brian (Ponte Vedra Storm, Ga.), Zakiya Bywaters (Neusport SC, Nev.), Crystal Dunn (Albertson Fury, N.Y.), Meagan Morris (Aristocats, N.J.), Megan Oyster (Windy City Pride, Ill.), Julia Roberts (McLean Freedom, Va.), Anne Steinlage (Chicago Fire Juniors-West Michigan, Mich.);
MIDFIELDERS:Kathryn Bennett (Crossfire, Wash.), Amber Brooks (Arsenal World Class, N.J.), Kaitlyn Fitzpatrick (San Ramon SC, Calif.), Olivia Klei (Pleasanton Rage, Calif.), Samantha Mewis (Scorpion SC, Mass.), Sydney Payne (RSL-Tampa Knights, Fla.), Erika Tymrak (IMG Soccer Academy, Fla.);
FORWARDS: Kim Castleberry (Dallas Texans, Texas), Tani Costa (Honolulu Bulls, Haw.), Victoria DiMartino (Albertson Fury, N.Y.), Alexi Harris (Dallas Texans, Texas), Samantha Johnson (Real So Cal, Calif.), Rachel Nuzzolese (Rockville Centre Tornadoes, N.Y.), Courtney Verloo (South Side Strikers, Ore.)