U.S. under-17 girls national team coach Kazbek Tambi
will take 18 players to Buenos Aires to face host Argentina's U-17 and U-20 teams as well as combined
U-17 and U-20 squads from Chile and Uruguay in games played Dec. 7-13.
The U.S. U-17s are getting ready for CONCACAF qualifying for the 2010 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in
Trinidad & Tobago. The qualifying tournament is being held in Costa Rica next March with the USA going for one of three spots from CONCACAF.
The U.S. roster features one hold-over
-- captain Morgan Brian
of Ponte Vedra Storm -- from the squad that took second place at the 2008 U-17 Women's World Cup in New Zealand.
U.S. U-17 Roster GOALKEEPERS (2):
Bryane Heaberline (Clearwater Chargers; St. Petersburg, Fla.), Abby Smith (Dallas
Texans; Dallas, Texas) DEFENDERS (5):
Olivia Brannon (Michigan Jags; Troy, Mich.), Abby Dahlkemper (MVLA; Menlo Park, Calif.), Brooke Gilbert (Emerald
City; Snohomish, Wash.), Casey Morrison (Spirit United; York, Pa.), Cari Roccaro (Albertson Fury; East Islip, N.Y.) MIDFIELDERS (8):
Morgan Brian (Ponte
Vedra Storm; Saint Simons Island, Ga.), Kaysie Clark (KC Select Scream; Liberty, Mo.), Alexandra Doll (Bethesda SC; Bethesda, Md.), Caprice Dydasco (HSC Bulls; Honolulu, Hawaii), Jessica Lee
(Arsenal World Class; Tenafly, N.J.), Karin Samonian (Albertson SC; Westbury, N.Y.), Kaili Torres (Ponte Vedra Storm; Orange Park, Fla.), Clarissa Wedemeyer (Dallas Texans; Colleyville, Texas) FORWARDS (3):
Alesha Blair (De Anza Force; Pleasanton, Calif.), Jennifer Gonzalez (Arsenal FC; Alta Loma, Calif.), Kylie McCarthy (San Diego Surf; Rancho
Santa Fe. Calif.)