[CHULA VISTA CAMP]Three players -- Maddie Bauer, Lauren Kaskie and Margaret Purce -- who played for the USA at the 2012 U-17 Women’s World Cup are among the 24 players U.S. Soccer Women’s Technical Director April Heinrichshas called in for a U.S. under-18 women’s national team training April 10-17 at The Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif.
Most players are born in 1996, which is the age cut-off year for the 2016 U-20 Women’s World Cup.
U.S. U-18 Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (3): Darien Dunham (Yankee United; Cheshire, Conn.), Alexandra Nichols (Rage; Pleasanton, Calif.), Arielle Schechtman (San Diego Surf; Del Mar, Calif.)
DEFENDERS (7):Maddie Bauer (Slammers FC; Newport Beach, Calif.), Macayla Edwards (FC Florida; Palm Beach, Fla.), Madeline Elliston (OMA Elite Girls’ Academy; Omaha, Neb.), Indigo Gibson (Slammers FC; Las Flores, Calif.), Annia Mejia (Fram; Bloomington, Calif.), Kaleigh Riehl (BRYC Elite, Fairfax Station, Va.), Amber Stearns (McLean MPS; San Antonio, Texas)
MIDFIELDERS (8):Jaye Boissiere (MVLA Lightning; Los Altos Hills, Calif.), Elizabeth Brandon (Colorado Rush; Littleton, Colo.), Jordan DiBiasi (Colorado Rush; Littleton, Colo.), Mikaela Harvey (Lonestar SC; Liberty Hill, Texas), Lauren Kaskie (Neusport Football Club; Las Vegas, Nev.), Emily Ogle (Internationals SC; Strongsville, Ohio), Zoe Pacalin (MVLA SC; Portola Valley, Calif.), Rebecca Rasmussen (Rush Nike; Golden, Colo.)
FORWARDS (6):Elizabeth Boon (Vancouver United; Washougal, Wash.), Megan Buckingham (Michigan Hawks; Novi, Mich.), Marion Crowder (Chicago Fire Juniors of Miss.; Madison, Miss.), Imani Dorsey (Freestate United; Elkridge, Md.), Gabby Matulich (MVLA Lightning; Los Gatos, Calif.), Margaret Purce (Freestate United; Silver Spring, Md.)