[YOUTH]The U.S. under-15 boys national team is headed to Madrid Friday for 10-day camp.
U-15 coach Jim Barlow, the Princeton University head coach, has named 20 players for the trip to Madrid, where they will take on youth squads from La Liga's Real Madrid (May 13) and Atletico Madrid (May 14), Third Division club Rayo Majadahonda (May 16) and Second Division club Rayo Vallecano (May 18).
The U.S. squad includes 14-year-old Luis Gil and 15-year-old Alex Shinsky, who attend the U.S. U-17 residency program.
U.S. U-15 Roster:
GOALKEEPERS:Max Kurtzman (FC Delco), Wil Whiddon (San Diego Surf).
DEFENDERS:David Caban (Chicago Wind), George Fradenburg (Tupelo FC), Jon-Paul Medina (Cal Odyssey), Boyd Okwuonu (Tulsa Thunder), Scott Thomsen (PDA).
MIDFIELDERS:Robert Botchway (Concorde Fire), Jack Coleman (Celtic-Okla.), Darvin Ebanks (Cobb Premier), Nathanael Eggleston (Potomac), Luis Gil (Pateadores), Jordan McCrary (Concorde Fire), James Petruccelli (Seacoast United), Victor Pineda (Chicago Fire Academy), Alex Shinksy (Super Nova), Wil Trapp (Premier Soccer Acad.).
FORWARDS:Cole Iverson (Huntsville SC), Uly Mosqueda (Arsenal FC-Calif.), Henry Rios (Gulf Stream).