Under-20 World Cup candidates to assemble in Florida

[U.S. UNDER-18 WOMEN] The U.S. under-18 women’s national team consisting of 26 players, the majority born in 1994 with several born in 1993 and 1992, will hold its final training camp of the year Dec. 11-18 in Sunrise, Fla.

U.S. Soccer women’s technical director April Heinrichs will be in charge of the camp. The ‘94s will most likely form the core of the team that will compete to attend the 2014 Under-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada, but all are still age-eligible for the team that will attempt to qualify for the 2012 U-20 Women’s World Cup in Uzbekistan.

Except for goalie Jami Kranich (Villanova), all played are listed as youth club players.

U.S. U-18 Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (3): Paige Burnett (West Coast FC; Placentia, Calif.), Bryane Heaberlin (Clearwater Chargers; Tampa, Fla.), Jami Kranich (Villanova Univ.; Hamden, Conn.)
DEFENDERS (8): Stephanie Amack (Mustang Blast; Pleasanton, Calif.), Kelsey Bass (Dallas Texans; Dallas, Texas), Katie Naughton (Sockers FC Chicago; Arlington Heights, Ill.), Cari Roccaro (Albertson Fury; East Islip, N.Y.), Taylor Schissler (Eclipse Select; New Lenox, Ill.), Brittany Von Rueden (FC Milwaukee Nationals; Mequon, Wis.), Ryan Walker (Mustang Blast; Oakland, Calif.), Alexandra Wong (McLean Power; Rockville, Md.)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Rachel Conners (Real So Cal; Newbury Park, Calif.), Ashley Meier (Cleveland Whitecaps; Strongsville, Ohio), Alexis Shaffer (CASL; Cary, N.C.), Ashley Spivey (Baltimore Bays; Baltimore, Md.), Allison Wetherington (Concorde Fire; Acworth, Ga.), Ashley York (D’Feeters; Irving, Texas)
FORWARDS (9): Janine Beckie (Real Colorado; Highlands Ranch, Colo.), Makenzy Doniak (Slammers FC; Chino Hills, Calif.), Claire Falknor (Ohio Elite; Dayton, Ohio), Lindsey Horan (Colorado Rush; Golden, Colo.), Kelli Hubly (Sockers FC Chicago; Elk Grove Village, Ill.), Kodi Lavrusky (Legends FC; Yucaipa, Calif.), Anna McClung (GSA Phoenix; Gate City, Va.), Reilly Parker (Mustang Blast; Danville, Calif.), Gabrielle Seiler (Concorde Fire Elite; Peachtree City, Ga.)

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