Soccer America first-team All-Freshman picks Kristin Arnold
(Texas A&M), Gina DiMartino
(Boston College) and
(Colorado) and second-team selections Emily Beans
(Colorado College), Kelly Eagan
(Villanova) and Becky Edwards
(Florida State) headline the players called into new U.S. under-20 women's national team coach Jillian Ellis
' first training camp of the new cycle, running Feb. 4-11 at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.
Texas A&M (Arnold and Nicole Ketchum
) and Boston College (DiMartino and Kelly Henderson
) each had two players called into the camp. Ellis picked
19 collegians and nine high school players.
The U-20s will be looking to play at the 2008 U-20 Women's World Cup in Chile. U.S. U-20 WOMEN'S
ROSTER: GOALKEEPERS (4):
Kristin Arnold (Texas A&M), Wendy Balogun (Freestate Shooters, Md.), Chantel Jones (Univ. of Virginia), Lauren Mann
(Harvard Univ.); DEFENDERS (7):
Brianna Bak (Univ. of California), Lydia Cook (UCLA), Kelly Eagan (Villanova Univ.), Nicole Ketchum (Texas A&M),
Meghan Klingenberg (Penns Forest FC, Pa.), Julie Lancos (PDA Power, N.J.), Carly Peetz (Univ. of Nebraska); MIDFIELDERS (9):
Gina Demaio (Rutgers
Univ.), Becky Edwards (Florida State Univ.), Sinead Farrelly (Spirit United Gaels, Pa.), Kaley Fountain (Wake Forest Univ.), Kelly Henderson (Boston College), Christine Nairn (Freestate Shooters,
Md.), Kristin Stannard (Stanford Univ.), Kylie Wright (So Cal Blues, Calif.), Kristy Zurmuhlen (Seacoast Utd., N.H.); FORWARDS (8):
Emily Beans (Colorado
College), Kendra Chandhoke (Univ. of Portland), Kiersten Dallstream (Washington State Univ.), Gina DiMartino (Boston College), Melissa Henderson (Dallas Texans, Texas), Nikki Marshall (Univ. of
Colorado), Elli Reed (Utah Avalanche, Utah), Katie Schoepfer (Penn State Univ.).