[CHULA VISTA CAMP]U.S. under-17 women’s national team head coach B.J. Snow called in 26 players for a training camp that will begin Saturday at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif. The group includes 23 born in 1997 and three born in 1998: forward Mia Gyau (daughter of former national team player Philip Gyau and sister of former U-23 Joe Gyau), and goalkeepers Brooke Heinsohn (the 6-foot granddaughter of NBA legend Tommy Heinsohn) and Kat Hess.
GOALKEEPERS (3): Brooke Heinsohn (New England FC; Norfolk, Mass.), Kat Hess (So Cal Blues; Newport Beach, Calif.), Sabrina Macias (Colorado Rush; Littleton, Colo.).
DEFENDERS (7):Alana Cook (Match Fit Chelsea; Far Hills, N.J.), Natalie Jacobs (Slammers FC; Coto de Caza, Calif.), Ellie Jean (Oakwood SC; Coventry Conn.), Tegan McGrady (MVLA Soccer Club; San Jose, Calif.), Kate Morris (Michigan Hawks; Plymouth, Mich.), Jacey Pederson (PSV Union; Palo Alto, Calif.), Ally Prisock (Arsenal FC; Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.).
MIDFIELDERS (8):Michaela Abam (Albion Hurricane FC; Sugar Land, Texas), Dorian Bailey (Sporting BVSC; Mission, Kansas), Marley Canales (San Diego Surf; San Diego, Calif.), Ann Marie Niro (Eclipse Select SC; Barrington, Ill.), Peyton Perea (Legends FC; Riverside, Calif.), Taylor Racioppi (PDA Clash; Ocean Township, N.J.), Anika Rodriguez (So Cal Blues; Torrance, Calif.), Ella Stevens (GSA Phoenix, Grayson, Ga.).
FORWARDS (8): Bridgette Andrzejewski (PSC Baltimore; Lutherville, Md.), Emily Bates (Dallas Texans; Melissa, Texas), Alissa Gorzak (Eclipse Select SC; Naperville Ill.), Mia Gyau (Bethesda Lions; Silver Springs, Md.), Mia Hoen-Beck (McLean Soccer; Vienna, Va.), Zoe Redei (Eclipse Select SC; Highland Park, Ill.), Kaycie Tillman (Sting; Rowlett, Texas), Jennifer Westendorf (GSA; Montgomery, Ala.).