The U.S. U-19 women's national team, under Coach Jitka Klimkova, will hold its fourth and final training camp of the year Oct. 3-10 at the U.S. Soccer National Training Center in Carson, Calif.
Of the 24 players called in, 15 were born in 1997, and eight were born in 1998. (Jan. 1, 1996, is the age cutoff for the 2016 U-20 Women’s World Cup. The 98s are also eligible for the 2018 U-20 World Cup.)
The 24th player in camp is 21-year-old University of Florida midfielder Gabby Seiler, for “evaluation for possible inclusion in upcoming U-23 women’s national team events.” Seller transferred from Georgia but has not played for the Gators in 2015.
U.S. U-19 women’s national team
GOALKEEPERS (3): Jordyn Bloomer (FC Wisconsin Eclipse; Hartland, Wis.), Lauren Rood (Crossfire Premier; Camas, Wash.) Brittany Wilson (Real Colorado; Littleton, Colo.).
DEFENDERS (8): Malia Berkely (Michigan Hawks; Liberty Township, Ohio), Brooke Bingham (NC Fusion; Jefferson, N.C.), Holly Daugirda (Utah Avalanche; Salt Lake City, Utah), Taylor Hallmon (Concorde Fire; Panama City, Fla.), Gabby Seiler (University of Florida; Peachtree City, Ga.), Mackenzie Smith (Empire United SA; Bath, N.Y.), Amanda Visco (PDA-Arsenal; Manalapan, N.J.), Natalie Winters (Michigan Hawks; Plymouth, Mich.).
MIDFIELDERS (6): Grace Bahr (Internationals SC; Broadview Heights, Ohio), Alyssa Baumbick (Internationals SC; Avon Lake, Ohio), Angeline Daly (Jacksonville FC; Ponte Vedra Beach Fla.), Cadie Higginson (Albion Hurricanes FC; New Orleans, La.), Julia Lenhardt (Dallas Sting; Frisco, Texas), Christina Trickett (Internationals SC; Independence, Ohio).
FORWARDS (7): Jenna Bike (Connecticut FC; Trumbull, Conn.), Sydney Brackett (FC Stars; Hollis, N.H.), Mia Corbin (Crossfire; Maple Valley, Wash.), Stefani Doyle (Dallas Sting; Lewisville, Texas), Cyera Hintzen (Dallas Sting; Plano, Texas), Malia Lyken (Cook Inlet Soccer Club; Anchorage, Alaska), Katie Pingel (So Cal Blues SC; Torrance, Calif.).
More than 20 states represented by Alianza finalists
After tryouts in 11 cities across the USA, 48 players from more than 20 states are the finalists for the Powerade Sueno Alianza National Showcase presented by Telemundo that begins Wednesday in Miami, where more than 30 scouts are expected from Mexican Liga MX, USL, MLS, Colombian Liga Dimayor clubs, and the national team programs of Mexico and the USA.
More than 7,000 players took part in the free 2015 Sueño Alianza tryouts in the program that was launched in 2008 to expose young Latino talent to professional scouts. The final showcase in Miami takes place at the KICS International Sports Complex.
Powerade Sueno Alianza National Finalists
Player (birth year) hometown
Jorge Rizo 1999 South El Monte, Calif.; Karlo Terrazas 1999 Greeely, Colo.; Erick Cortez Martinez 1998 Winston Salem, N.C.; Austin Salas 1998 Huntington N.Y.
Guillermo Dee Perez-Morris 2000 Carson City, Nev.; Gerardo Ortiz 2000 El Paso, Texas; Jonnikas Goicochea 1999 Queens, N.Y.; Carlos Kareem Vargas 1999 Greeley, Colo.; Clemente Quintero 2000 Tucson, Ariz.;; Esteban Lopez Madrigal 1996 Cochella Calif.; Julio Barragan 2000 Ciudad Cuauhtemoc, Chihuahua; Joel Diaz 2000 Miami, Fla.; Eduardo Alfonzo Villa 1998 El Paso, Texas; Stephen Harrison 1997 Manama, Bahrain; Fabian Wence 1998 Antioch, Calif.; Antonio Juarez 1998 San Antonio, Texas; Javier Nieto 1997 West Palm Beach, Fla.; Isaac Arellano 1998 Las Vegas; Ivan Farias Chaidez 1999 Las Vegas.
Missael Cruz 2001 Maywood, Calif.; Luis Muñoz 2000 Fort Worth, Texas; Carlos Soto Merchan 1999 New Hope, Minn.; Alan Ayala 2000 Calumet City, Ill.; Marco Campos 2000 Hayward Calif.; Oscar Humberto Lozano Jr. 2000 Lilburn, Ga.; Kevin Dugay 1999 Ciudad Cuauhtemoc, Chihuahua; Diego Esquivel 1998 Wildomar, Calif.; Sebastian Venegas 1997 Frisco, Texas; Jonathan Cisneros 1996 Carrolltown Texas; Jefferson Portillo 1998 Brentwood, N.Y.; Jose Felix Elias 1996 San Pedro Piedra Gorda, Zacatecas; Alexandro Ayala 1995 Harvey, Ill.; Reynaldo Zarate 1998 Hesperia, Calif.; David Bernal 1998 San Antonio, Texas; Santos Jose Granados 1996 Southgate, Calif.; Jair Maillard 1996 Manville, N.J.
Mario Humberto Porras 2001 El Paso, Texas; Bardo Lerma 1999 El Paso, Texas; Jaime Eduardo Gutierrez 2000 Aurora, Colo.; Heriberto Garza 2000 Houston; Ulises "Alex" Gonzalez 1999 Watsonville, Calif.; Cesar Velasquez 1999 Des Plaines, Ill.; Jason Chavez 2000 Las Vegas; Joel Shungu 1997 Mansfield, Texas; Alfredo Ramos 1997 La Cruces, N.M.; Ricardo Zacarias 1995 La Cruces, N.M.; Alonso Fragoso 1995 Cicero, Ill.; Anuar Chalhoulb 1998 Houston.
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