[CHULA VISTA CAMP] Five players from defending NCAA champion UCLA, including Samantha Mewis, who made her full national team debut in March, are among the 26 players U.S. under-23 women's national team head coach Steve Swanson has named for the training camp June 7-14 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California.
The entire roster is made up of current collegiate players or players who played their senior seasons this past fall. UCLA midfielder Sarah Killion and forward Katie Stengel, who has completed her college eligibility and is playing with L.A. Blues this summer, have also trained with the senior side this year.
U.S. U-23 WNT Roster By Position:
GOALKEEPERS (4):Aubrey Bledsoe (LA Blues), Megan Kufeld (Washington), Abby Smith (Texas), Kalijah Terilli (Pennsylvania)
DEFENDERS (8):McKenzie Berryhill (Arizona), Abby Dahlkemper (UCLA), Caprice Dydasco (UCLA), Arin Gilliland (Kentucky), Kristin Grubka (Florida), Bri Pugh (Oregon), Emily Sonnett (Virginia), Christen Westphal (Florida)
MIDFIELDERS (8):Jessie Ayers (Colorado College), Kaysie Clark (Missouri), Danielle Colaprico (Virginia), Daphne Corboz (Georgetown), Sarah Killion (UCLA), Samantha Mewis (UCLA), Riley Ridgik (Wake Forest), Kylie Strom (Boston University)
FORWARDS (6):Cali Farquharson (Arizona State), Elise Krieghoff (Cal Poly), Stephanie McCaffrey (Boston College), Taylor Smith (UCLA), Katie Stengel (LA Blues), Lynn Williams (Pepperdine).