U.S. under-17 girls national team head coach Kazbek Tambi has called in 24 players for training April 5-11 at The Home Depot Center.
Tambi, who lead the USA to second place at the 2008 U-17 Women's World Cup in New Zealand, is evaluating players born on or after Jan. 1, 1993, in preparation for qualifying for the 2010 U-17 Women's World Cup, which will be held in Trinidad & Tobago.
Georgian Morgan Brian of Florida powerhouse Ponte Verda Storm is the only '93 holdover from the 2008 U-17 World Cup team.
U.S. U-17 Girls Roster:
GOALKEEPERS:Bryane Heaberlin (Clearwater Chargers), Molly Poletto (Colorado Rush), Abby Smith (Dallas Texans)
DEFENDERS:Olivia Brannon (Michigan Jags), Whitney Church (Loudoun); Abby Dahlkemper (MVLA Avalanche); Sarah Molina (Ohio Premier); Cari Roccaro (Albertson Fury)
MIDFIELDERS:Morgan Andrews (FC Stars of Massachusetts), Morgan Brian (Ponte Verda Storm), Kaysie Clark (KC Select Scream), Alexander Doll (Bethesda SC Dragons), Caprice Dydasco (HSC Bulls), Isabel Farrell (Crossfire), Jessica Lee (Arsenal Fury), Kylie McCarty (San Diego Surf) Katie Speidel (Real So Cal), Kaili Torres (PVSA), Clarissa Wedemeyer (Dallas Texans)
FORWARDS:Alesha Blair (De Anza Force), Shea Groom (KCFC Alliance Intensity), Cate Parchinski (Pride Predators), Sydney Payne (IMG Soccer Academy), Courtney Proctor (Santa Clarita United Blazers)