Coach Bill Irwin
named 18 players who will represent the USA in Vassa, Finland, at the 2007 Nordic Cup, being held from July 18-24.
The U.S. roster
features numerous college stars and others who have completed their college eligibility and are playing in the W-League or WPSL.
The USA has won eight Nordic Cup titles, including seven
in a row before falling last year in the championship game to Germany. The USA won the last Nordic Cup contested in Finland in 2002, defeating Germany, 3-1 in the final. Irwin's roster features 11
players who have competed for the USA in U-19/U-20 Women's World Championships.
Age eligible players for the 2007 Nordic Cup are those born on or after January 1, 1984. U.S. NORDIC CUP ROSTER GOALKEEPERS:
Cori Alexander (Vancouver Whitecaps), Kelsey Davis (Univ. of Portland);
Rachel Buehler (Stanford Univ.), Kendall Fletcher (Alax America), Nikki Krzysik (Univ. of Virginia), Stephanie Logterman (Univ. of Texas), Manya
Makoski (SoccerPlus Connecticut), Becky Sauerbrunn (Univ. of Virginia); MIDFIELDERS:
Kiki Bosio (Santa Clara), Tina DiMartino (UCLA), Sarah Huffman
(Washington Freedom), Ali Krieger (Washington Freedom), Angie Woznuk (Univ. of Portland); FORWARDS:
Danesha Adams (UCLA), Kelsey Carpenter (Univ. of
Texas), Amanda Cinalli (Univ. of Notre Dame), Ella Masar (Univ. of Illinois), Michele Weissenhofer (Univ. of Notre Dame).