U.S. U-16 girls rebound to rout Germany

The U.S. U-16 girls national team, coached by Kacey White, beat Germany in Wildeshausen, Germany, 4-0, two days after losing to the Germans, 4-0. In the victory, in front of a crowd of more than 3,000, Samantha Kroeger opened the scoring after four minutes and Trinity Rodmanstruck 15 minutes later.

Reilyn Turner and Makenna Morris scored in the second half. U.S. goalkeeper Leah Freeman made a spectacular diving save to preserve the shutout on German captain Gia Corley’s 22-yard shot.

Sept. 14 in Wildeshausen, Germany
Germany 0 USA 4.
Goals: Kroegen 4, Rodman 19, Turner 50, Morris 81+ (pen).
Germany — Nelles, Schumacher (Philipzen, 65), Bernhardt, Steck, von Achten, Weber (von Achten, 41), Beyer, Klensmann (Hahn, 41), Fetaj, Woldmann (Reimann, 41), Corley (Ziegler, 65).
USA — Freeman, Colbert Morris, Guidry (Torbert, 71), Hunter, Rosenbaum (Dudley, 71), Crowder (Cooper, 50, DellaPeruta, Kroeger (Sentnor, 56), Turner (Heredia-Beltran, 71), Rodman.
Att.: 3,168

Sept. 12 in Grossenkneten, Germany
Germany 4 USA 0.
Goals: Klensmann 20, Corley 36, Woldmann 40, Hahn 80.
Germany — Nelles; Reimann, Steck (Bernhardt, 41), Machtens (Ezebinyuo, 41), Fetaj (Weber, 41); Schumacher (Beyer, 41), Klensmann (von Achten, 41), Woldmann (von Achten, 41), Zilger; Krall, Corley (Hahn, 60).
USA — Justus (Freeman, 41); Hunter, Guidry, Groff (Colbert, 30), Morris; Graham (Dudley, 61), Dellaperuta (Rosenbaum, 41), Crowder (Fung, 61); Cooper (Rodman, 41), Sentnor (Turner, 41), Kroeger (Heredia-Beltran, 41).
Att.: n/a

U.S. U-16 girls national team
GOALKEEPERS (2): Leah Freeman (Mustang; Berkeley, Calif.), Mia Justus (Sky Blue-PDA; North Brunswick, N.J.).
DEFENDERS (6): Kayla Colbert (Legends FC; Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.), Caroline Gray (Concorde Fire; Johns Creek, Ga.), Katherine Groff (NC Courage; Raleigh, N.C.), Samar Guidry (FC Dallas; McKinney, Texas), Makenna Morris (Bethesda SC; Germantown, Md.), Smith Hunter (Reign Academy; Seattle, Wash.).
MIDFIELDERS (7): Aislynn Crowder (Hawaii Rush; Mililani, Hawaii), Devi Dudley (La Roca Futbol Club; American Fork, Utah), Tatiana Fung (LAFC Slammers; Fullerton, Calif.), Maggie Graham (NTH Tophat; Atlanta, Ga.), Samantha Kroeger (World Class FC; West Milford, N.J.), Michaela Rosenbaum (Santa Rosa United; Santa Rosa, Calif.), Allyson Sentnor (South Shore Select; Hanson, Mass.).
FORWARDS (5): Michelle Cooper (Michigan Hawks; Canton, Mich.), Talia DellaPeruta (NTH Tophat; Cumming, Ga.), Dilary Heredia-Beltran (Sporting Blue Valley; Overland Park, Kansas), Trinity Rodman (So Cal Blues; Newport Beach, Calif.), Reilyn Turner (So Cal Blues; Aliso Viejo, Calif.).

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