[SWEDEN TRIP]Soccer America's Women's Freshman of the Year Cari Roccaro from Notre Dame heads the U.S. under-20 women's national team that heads to Sweden Friday. Michelle French's women will be based in Gavle, situated on the east coast of Sweden about 125 miles north of Stockholm, and play games against Sweden's U-20s and U-23s.
Roccaro is the only hold-over from the team that won the 2012 U-20 Women’s World Cup in Japan.
The team includes 18-year-old Lindsey Horan, who is finishing up her first season with Paris St. Germain in the French First Division, where she has scored 16 goals.
The team also includes nine collegians, nine high school juniors and one high school junior, midfielder Andi Sullivan.
U.S. U-20 Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (2):Jane Campbell (Concorde Fire SC), Morgan Stearns (McLean Youth Soccer)
DEFENDERS (7): Mandy Freeman (Orlando City), Hanna Gardner (Univ. of North Carolina), Laura Liedle (Stanford), Kayla Mills (Slammers FC), Karlie Mueller (Texas A&M), Katie Naughton (Univ. of Notre Dame), Cari Roccaro (Univ. of Notre Dame)
MIDFIELDERS (5): Summer Green (Univ. of North Carolina), Rose Lavelle (Cincinnati United), Andi Sullivan (Bethesda SC), Danielle Weatherholt (Santa Clara Univ.), Allison Wetherington (Concorde Fire SC)
FORWARDS (6): Janine Beckie (Texas Tech), Makenzy Doniak (Virginia), Lindsey Horan (Paris St. Germain), Amber Munerlyn (SoCal Blues), Toni Payne (Concorde Fire SC), Margaret Purce (Freestate)