[USA UNDER-23 WOMEN] Coming off a three-game sweep at the Four Nations Tournament in La Manga, Spain, the U.S. under-23 women’s national team gathers
April 13 for a week-long camp at the Home Depot Center that will be held concurrently with a U.S. under-20 women’s national team camp. U.S. head coach Randy
Waldrum has named 21 players for the camp -- including a pair of foreign-based players -- and may add several more before the camp commences.
The U-23s and U-20s will scrimmage each other on April 16 and April 19.
Several players on the La Manga roster will be with NWSL clubs for the start of the new women's league, so the roster will consist primarily of collegiate players plus former Western Kentucky star Libby Stout, who is playing in France with Yzeure, and defender Toni Pressley, who is playing in Russia with Ryazan VDV.
The roster also includes the first-ever national team call-up from Cal State Stanislaus in forward Karenee Demery.
GOALKEEPERS (3): Jami Kranich (Villanova), Libby Stout (Yzeure/France), Kelsey Wys (Florida State).
DEFENDERS (7): Abby Dahlkemper (UCLA), Arin Gilliland (Kentucky), Emily Jacobson (Marquette), Kassey Kallman (Florida State), Mollie Pathman (Duke), Toni Pressley (Ryazan VDV/Russia), Emily Sonnett (Virginia).
MIDFIELDERS: (6): Morgan Brian (Virginia), Vanessa DiBernardo (Illinois), Maegan Kelly (Marquette), Sarah Killion (UCLA), Samantha Mewis (UCLA), Jenna Richmond (UCLA).
FORWARDS (5): Karenee Demery (Cal State Stanislaus), Morgan Marlborough (Santa Clara), Kealia Ohai (North Carolina), Katie Stengel (Wake Forest), Chioma Ubogagu (Stanford).