The U.S. under-16 national team began a week-long training camp on Saturday in Sunrise, Fla.
brought 24 players into the camp as he
continues to form a pool from which he will choose a team that will attempt to qualify for the 2008 U-17 Women's World Cup, to be held late next year in New Zealand.
The roster consists
of 21 '91s and three '92s -- defenders Mia Bruno
and Megan Oyster
and midfielder Alex Crown
. U.S. U-16 GIRLS ROSTER: GOALKEEPERS:
Lauren Arnold (Hoover, Alabama),
Julie Blaszczak (Northville, Mich.), Alexa Gaul (Naperville, Ill.). DEFENDERS:
Mia Bruno (Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.), Lucretia Lee (Bothell, Wash.),
Kristin Mewis (Hanson, Mass.), Megan Oyster (Naperville, Ill.), Alev Perusse (Eagle River, Alaska), Rachel Quon (Lake Forest, Ill.), Julia Roberts (Frederick, Md.); MIDFIELDERS:
Kathryn Bennett (Clyde Hill, Washington), Zakiya Bywaters (Las Vegas, Nev.), Cloee Colohan (West Point, Utah), Alex Crown (Lake Mary, Florida), Elizabeth Eddy (Costa
Mesa, Calif.), Olivia Klei (Pleasanton, Calif.), Rachel Merick (El Dorado Hills, Calif.), Jenna Richmond (Centreville, Va.). FORWARDS:
(McKinney, Texas), Victoria DiMartino (Massapequa, N.Y.), Megan Jurado (San Jose, Calif.), Carlee Payne (Pleasanton, Calif.), Ahsha Smith (Oakland, Calif.), Courtney Verloo (Tualatin, Ore.).