[RALEIGH CAMP] With U.S. under-20 national team coach Tab Ramos at the senior national team's World Cup camp, Chicago Fire technical director Brian Bliss, Ramos' U-20 assistant, will be in charge for the U-20s' camp May 17-25 at N.C. State State University in Raleigh, N.C.
The camp will be the first at the U-20 age level for 13 players, including University of Maryland defender Chris Odoi-Atsem, who will participate in his first national team camp at any level. It features friendly matches against the Carolina RailHawks on May 20, the RailHawks U-23s on May 22 and the Wilmington Hammerheads on May 24.
Four foreign-based players will be in camp: Jesus Vazquez(Tigres), Kainoa Bailey (Bayer Leverkusen), Eric Lickert (Freiburg) and Andrija Novakovich (Reading). The rest of the squad consists of college or college-bound players.
GOALKEEPERS (2): Jeff Caldwell (Univ. of Virginia), Evan Louro (New York Red Bulls academy).
DEFENDERS (8):Conor Donovan (RailHawks Academy), Caleb Duvernay (RailHawks Academy), Chris Odoi-Atsem (Univ, of Maryland), Miguel Polley (Temple Univ.), Kristoffer Reaves (FC Dallas academy), Robert Sagel (Temple Univ.), Jesus Vazquez (Tigres/MEX), Travis Wannemuehler (N.C. State.).
MIDFIELDERS (8):Corey Baird (Real Salt Lake AZ), Ian Harkes (Wake Forest Univ.), Jacori Hayes (Wake Forest Univ.), Christopher Lema (New York Red Bulls academy), Eric Lickert (Freiburg/GER), Alex Muyl (Georgetown Univ.), Adam Najem (Univ. of Akron), Jake Rozhansky (Bethesda-Olney).
FORWARDS (6): Kainoa Bailey (Bayer Leverkusen/GER), Louis Bennett (Marquette Univ.), Andrija Novakovich (Reading/ENG), Ahinga Selemani (CSA Wolves), Jaime Villarreal (LA Galaxy academy), Alan Winn (Solar Chelsea)