[COSTA RICA TRIP]U.S. under-17 women’s national team head coach B.J. Snow has selected a roster of 20 players who will travel to San Jose, Costa Rica, for an international tournament April 21-29 featuring the host team and the USA’s counterparts from Mexico and Japan.
Costa Rica will host the 2014 U-17 Women’s World Cup. On March 22, FIFA reinstated Costa Rica as the host of the tournament.
Snow's roster features 14 players who participated in two friendlies against Germany at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.
U.S. U-17 Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Kat Hess (SoCal Blues; Newport Beach, Calif.), Sabrina Macias (Colorado Rush; Littleton, Colo.)
DEFENDERS (6):Alana Cook (Match Fit Chelsea; Far Hills, N.J.), Natalie Jacobs (Slammers FC; Coto de Caza, Calif.), Ellie Jean (Oakwood SC; Coventry, Calif.), Tegan McGrady (MVLA Soccer Club; San Jose, Calif.), Kate Morris (Michigan Hawks; Plymouth, Mich.), Jacey Pederson (PSV Union; Palo Alto, Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Michaela Abam (Albion Hurricane FC; Sugar Land, Texas), Dorian Bailey (Sporting BVSC; Missio, Kansas), Marley Canales (San Diego Surf; San Diego, Calif.), Taylor Racioppi (PDA Clash; Ocean Township, N.J.), Anika Rodriguez (SoCal Blues; Torrance, Calif.), Ella Stevens (GSA Phoenix; Grayson, Ga.)
FORWARDS (6):Bridgette Andrzejewski (PSC Baltimore; Lutherville, Md.), Mia Gyau (Bethesda Lions; Silver Springs, Md.), Madison Haley (Dallas Texans; Dallas, Texas), Mia Hoen-Beck (McLean Youth Soccer; Vienna, Va.), Mallory Pugh (Real Colorado; Highlands Ranch, Colo.), Kaycie Tillman (Sting; Rowlett, Texas).