[U.S. UNDER-23 WOMEN] Melissa Henderson of 2010 NCAA Division I champion Notre Dame is among the 24 college players picked for the U.S. under-23 women’s national team camp that began Sunday at the Home Depot Center.
The 24 players called up by head coach Bill Irwin feature four players (goalkeeper Bianca Henninger, defender Toni Pressley, midfielder Kendall Johnson and forward Casey Short) who represented the USA at the 2010U-20 Women’s World Cup in Germany.
Virginia and Florida State lead all teams with three players at the camp.
U.S. U-23 Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (3):Bianca Henninger (Santa Clara; Los Gatos, Calif.), Chantel Jones (Virginia; Midlothian, Va.), Jillian Mastroianni (Boston College; Durham, Conn.)
DEFENDERS (9): Cloee Colohan (Portland; West Point, Utah), Katie Deines (Washington; Issaquah, Wash.), Camille Levin (Stanford; Newport Coast, Calif.), Mariah Nogueira (Stanford; Westminster, Calif.), Alyssa Pember (Boston College; Northport, N.Y.), Toni Pressley (Florida State; Melbourne, Fla.) Ashley Rape (Duke; Dallas, Texas), Morgan Stith (Virginia; Montclair, N.J.), Kika Toulouse (Virginia; Arlington, Va.)
MIDFIELDERS (7);Vanessa DiBernardo (Illinois; Naperville, Ill.), Katy Frierson (Auburn, Homewood, Ala.), Tori Huster (Florida State; Cincinnati, Ohio), Jordan Jackson (Nebraska; Overland Park, Ks.), Kendall Johnson (Portland; Portland, Oregon), Erika Tymrak (Florida; Lakewood Ranch, Fla.), Ingrid Wells (Georgetown; Upper Montclair, N.J.)
FORWARDS (5):Melissa Henderson (Notre Dame; Garland, Texas), Laura Heybour (Michigan State; Hudsonville, Mich.), Merritt Mathias (Texas A&M; Birmingham, Ala.), Stephanie Ochs (San Diego; San Diego, Calif.), Casey Short (Florida State; Naperville, Ill.)