[OLYMPIC TRAINING CENTER]Madison Haley, the daughter of former NFL great Charles Haley, is the youngest player on the U.S. under-18 women’s national team that will train concurrently with the U.S. under-20 women's national team at the camp May 11-18 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.
U.S. women’s technical director April Heinrichs called up 24 players for the camp, the second of the year for the age group. (This age group consists of players born mostly in 1996 and 1997, plus Haley, who was born in 1998). The team that will attempt qualify for the 2016 Under-20 Women’s World Cup in South Africa.
The roster includes two college players, Mikaela Harvey of Texas A&M and Rebecca Rasmussen of Georgia. It also features eight starters from the last cycle of U-17s: defenders Ellie Jean, Natalie Jacobs and Tegan McGrady, midfielders Dorian Bailey, Marley Canales and Taylor Racioppiand forwards Zoe Redeiand Haley.
GOALKEEPERS (3):Rosemary Chandler (Concorde Fire; Atlanta, Ga.), Darien Dunham (CFC United; Cheshire, Conn.), Casey Murphy (PDA Slammers; Bridgewater, N.J.)
DEFENDERS (6):Madeline Elliston (OMA Elite Girl’s Academy; Omaha, Neb.), Natalie Jacobs (Slammers FC; Coto de Caza, Calif.), Ellie Jean (Oakwood SC; Coventry, Conn.), Gabrielle Matulich (MVLA; Los Gatos, Calif.), Tegan McGrady (MVLA; San Jose, Calif.), Dominique Romero (North Carolina; Las Vegas, Nev.)
MIDFIELDERS (8):Dorian Bailey (Sporting BVSC; Mission, Kan.), Jaye Boissiere (MVLA; Los Altos Hills, Calif.), Marley Canales (San Diego Surf; San Diego, Calif.), Katie Cousins (Richmond Kickers; Lynchburg, Va.), Mikaela Harvey (Texas A&M; Liberty Hill, Texas), Emily Ogle (Internationals SC; Strongsville, Ohio), Taylor Racioppi (PDA Clash; Ocean Township, N.J.), Jessica Vigna (PDA Slammers; Farmingdale, N.J.)
FORWARDS (7):Kayla Cappuzzo (Albertson Fury; Merrick, N.Y.), Imani Dorsey (Freestate United; Elkridge, Md.), Madison Haley (Dallas Texans; Dallas, Texas), Annie Kingman (PSC Union FC; Woodside, Calif.), Rebecca Rasmussen (Georgia; Golden, Colo.), Zoe Redei (Eclipse Select; Highland Park, Ill.), Michelle Xiao (Gretna SC; Omaha, Neb.)