[U.S. UNDER-20 WOMEN]In her first trip since returning to U.S. Soccer as women's technical director, April Heinrichs took the U.S. under-20 women’s national team La Manga, Spain, for the Ten Nations Tournament that begins Friday against Sweden. The Americans will then face England Sunday and Norway on March 8.
The squad includes six members of the 2010 Soccer America All-Freshman team -- Emily Oliver (Stanford), Julie Johnston (Santa Clara), Kassey Kallman (Florida State), Mollie Pathman(Duke), Mandy Laddish (Notre Dame) and Katie Stengel (Wake Forest).
U.S. U-20 Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (2):Abby Smith (Dallas Texans; Dallas, Texas), Emily Oliver (Stanford; Flossmoor, Ill.)
DEFENDERS (6):Michelle Cruz (Portland; Thousand Oaks, Calif.), Abby Dahlkemper (MVLA Avalanche; Menlo Park, Calif.), Arin Gilliland (Kentucky; Wilmore, Ky.), Julie Johnston (Santa Clara; Mesa, Ariz.), Kassey Kallman (Florida State; Woodbury, Minn.), Mollie Pathman (Duke; Durham, N.C.)
MIDFIELDERS (6):Morgan Brian (Ponte Verde Storm; St. Simons Island, Ga.), Lindsay Elston (Washington; Sammamish, Wash.), Sarah Killon (Fort Wayne Fever; Fort Wayne, Ind.), Mandy Laddish (Notre Dame; Lee’s Summit, Mo.), Samantha Mewis (Scorpions SC; Hanson, Miss.), Alex Doll (Bethesda SC; Bethesda, Md.)
FORWARDS (4): Kelly Cobb (Cook Inlet Velocity; Chugiak, Alaska), Lindsay Horan (Colorado Rush; Golden, Colo.), Taylor Smith (Solar Red; Fort Worth, Texas), Katie Stengel (Wake Forest; Melbourne, Fla.)