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
5. U-20 WOMEN: USA goes 1-1-1 against college powers
March 30th, 2007 4:37PM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED


The U.S. under-20 women's national team, which was dominated by collegians and high school seniors, recently completely a six-game camp in College Station, Texas, and played three games against college opposition, all 2006 NCAA Tournament teams.

For the second year in a row, BYU beat the U-20s. Katie Fellows scored twice to give the Cougars a 2-0 win over the U-20s. BYU is now 7-0 in offseason action.

In the U-20s' next game, they beat SMU, 5-0, and they then concluded their stay with a 3-3 tie with host Texas A&M. The Aggies jumped out to a 3-1 lead thanks to a goal by Melissa Garey and two goals by Ashlee Pistorius, but the U-20s recovered to earn a tie thanks to goals by North Carolina-bound Rachel Given in the 85th minute and Florida's Ashlee Elliot with 50 seconds left in the game. Portland-bound Elli Reed score the first U.S. goal.

U-20 coach Jillian Ellis brought in 22 players for the three matches. The team is in very early preparations for qualifying to the 2008 U-20 Women's World Cup to be held in Chile. Players born on or after Jan. 1, 1988, are eligible for the next U-20 World Cup. Ellis called in two players from Texas A&M: goalkeeper Kristin Arnold and midfielder Whitney Hooper. The majority of the roster was '88s and '89s. Two players born in 1990 are high school juniors: midfielder Teresa Noyola and forward Rachel Wood.

U.S. U-20 WOMEN'S ROSTER
GOALKEEPERS: Kristin Arnold (Texas A&M), Alyssa Naeher (Penn State), Kristin Olsen (USC).
DEFENDERS: Lauren Barnes (Arsenal FC, Calif.), Hannah Cerrone (Lewisboro Xtreme, Pa.), Kelly Eagan (Villanova), Nikki Marshall (Colorado), Lauren Wilmoth (UCLA).
MIDFIELDERS: Ashley Bowyer (Ohio State), Becky Edwards (Florida State), Kaley Fountain (Wake Forest), Kelly Henderson (Boston College), Whitney Hooper (Texas A&M), Teresa Noyola (MVLA Mercury, Calif.).
FORWARDS: Kiersten Dallstream (Washington State), Ashlee Elliot (Florida), Michelle Enyeart (Portland), Rachel Givan (Mississippi United), Laure Heyboer (Bloomfield Force, Mich.), Allie Sadow (Wake Forest), Brittney Steinbruch (Miami), Rachel Wood (Slammers FC, Calif.).


No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent College Soccer Reporter
College soccer on the air    
[2014 SCHEDULE] Washington hosts Seattle Thursday in a men's derby that features a pair of nationally ...
Petermann leaves Knights to pursue pro career    
[UCF: Women] German Under-20 Women's World Cup hero Lena Petermann has decided not to return to ...
Terrapins rebound with impressive victory    
[MARYLAND-COASTAL CAROLINA: Men] Maryland, No. 5 in last week's Soccer America Top 25 rankings, picked up ...
Stolz gives Bruins solid platform to build upon    
[NORTH CAROLINA-UCLA: Men] German Leo Stolz, widely regarded as the top player in the men's ranks, ...
Waves' win significant for how they did it    
[PEPPERDINE-NORTH CAROLINA: Women] Pepperdine got a well-taken goal from Lynn Williams to break a scoreless deadlock ...
Soccer America Men's Top 25 Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Sunday] No. 2 Notre Dame and No. 6 Georgetown played to a 0-0 tie on ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25 Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Sunday] U.S. international Sam Mewis and Kodi Lavrusky scored second-half goals to lead No. 1 ...
Overflow crowd watches Cardinals triumph in new stadium    
[LOUISVILLE-MARYLAND: Men] Ken Lolla's 100th win at Louisville was a memorable one as the No. 9 ...
Bruins show resiliency after going behind early    
[WAKE FOREST-UCLA: Men] Goals by Andrew Tusaazemajja, transfer Larry Ndjock and freshman Seyi Adekoya gave No. ...
Tar Heel keepers stymie Bruins in stalement    
[UCLA-NORTH CAROLINA: Women] No. 1 UCLA showed off its defensive prowess, holding No. 9 North Carolina ...
>> College Soccer Reporter Archives