The U.S. under-20 women's national team opened play at the Four Nations Tournament in La Serena, Chile, with a 1-0 victory over England on a goal
from midfielder Teresa Noyola
The U.S. U-20s are preparing for CONCACAF qualifying for the 2008 Under-20 Women's World Cup, to be held in Chile
from Nov. 20-Dec. 7.
The 17-year-old Noyola, who is the youngest player on the roster, is considered one of the top midfield prospects to come along in women's soccer in recent years.
The 5-foot-3 Noyola, who will attend Stanford next fall, scored off a cross from the University of North Carolina's Nikki Washington
volley into the net from eight yards out. U.S. lineup
USA -- Naeher, Barnes, Marshall, Fowlkes, Reed, Noyola, Winters (Wells, 62), Nogueira, Washington, Henderson (O'Hara, 46), Enyeart
(Elliott, 80). U.S. U-20 Women's Roster GOALKEEPERS:
Alyssa Naeher (Penn State), Kristin Olsen (USC);
Lauren Barnes (UCLA), Lauren Fowlkes (Notre Dame), Nikki Marshall (Colorado), Ella Stephan (Florida State); MIDFIELDERS:
Amanda DaCosta (Florida State), Becky Edwards (Florida State), Kasey Johnson (USC), Teresa Noyola (MVLA Mercury), Elli Reed (Portland), Nikki Washington (North Carolina),
Keelin Winters (Portland), Kylie Wright (UCLA); FORWARDS:
Michelle Enyeart (Portland), Melissa Henderson (Dallas Texans), Casey Nogueira (North Carolina),
Kelley O'Hara (Stanford).