U.S. U-17 girls national team coach Kazbek Tambi
will welcome 24 players on Friday as he works on cutting down his squad to 21 players for the inaugural
Under-17 Girls World Cup being held Oct. 28-Nov. 16 in New Zealand.
Tambi, the former New York Cosmos defender who now doubles as the Seton Hall women's coach, will hold the one-week
camp in Jersey City, N.J. For the complete roster ... U.S. UNDER-17 GIRLS ROSTER: GOALKEEPERS:
Alexa Gaul (Naperville, Ill.), Jennifer Pettigrew (Kearney, N.J.), Taylor Vancil (South Elgin, Ill.); DEFENDERS:
Cloee Colohan (West Point,
Utah), Crystal Dunn (Rockville Center, N.Y.), Alexis Harris (Plano, Texas), Rachel Quon (Lake Forest, Ill.), Julia Roberts (Fredrick, Md.), Anne Steinlage (Grand Haven, Mich.); MIDFIELDERS:
Kathryn Bennett (Clyde Hill, Wash.), Alyson Birgel (Thousand Oaks, Calif.), Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.), Elizabeth Eddy (Costa Mesa,
Calif.), Olivia Klei (Pleasanton, Calif.), Amanda Laddish (Lee's Summit, Mo.), Kristen Mewis (Hanson, Mass.), Samantha Mewis (Hanson, Mass.), Sydney Payne (Lutz, Fla.), Erika Tymrak (Bradenton,
Hayley Brock (Acton, Mass.), Tani Costa (Honolulu, Hawaii), Victoria DiMartino (Massapequa, N.Y.), Samantha Johnson (Palmdale,
Calif.), Courtney Verloo (Tualatin, Ore.).