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The U.S. under-23 women's national team will face Ireland's women's national team on Wednesday in Dublin and Northern Ireland's
women's national team in Belfast on Wednesday. For the U.S. roster ... [U.S. UNDER-23 WOMEN]
The U.S. under-23 women's national team will face
Ireland's women's national team on Wednesday in Dublin and Northern Ireland's women's national team in Belfast on Wednesday.
U-23 coach Bill Irwin
a native of Northern Ireland, took 18 collegians to Belfast, where they will be based.
Two players were part of the U.S. team that won the 2008 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Chile last
December: center back Lauren Fowlkes
and midfielder Keelin Winters
Winters is one of three U-23 players
from the University of Portland, where Irwin is the men's head coach. He took two players each from Texas A&M, UCLA, Santa Clara and Stanford.
This is the U-23s' second trip to Europe
this year. They defeated Norway and England U-23 teams in Spain in February. U.S. U-23 Roster: GOALKEEPERS:
Kristin Arnold (Texas A&M), Kristin Olsen (USC). DEFENDERS:
Lauren Barnes (UCLA), Lauren Fowlkes (Notre Dame), Kat
Reynolds (Santa Clara), Brittany Taylor (Connecticut), Jessica Tsao (Portland), Brianne Young (Texas A&M). MIDFIELDERS:
Ashley Bowyer (Ohio State),
Kendra Chandhoke (Portland), Ali Hawkins (North Carolina), Katie Oakes (California), Kylie Wright (UCLA), Keelin Winters (Portland). FORWARDS:
(Santa Clara), Kelley O'Hara (Stanford), Christen Press (Stanford), Katie Schoepfer (Penn State).