Youth: U.S. U-15 girls head to the Netherlands

A 20-player U.S. U-15 girls national team squad will train in Woerden, Netherlands, June 3-13 and face their Dutch counterparts twice, June 10 and 12. The players called in by Coach April Kater were all born in 2003 except for 2004-born Allyson Sentnor, the South Shore Select forward who at age 13 scored five goals in two wins over Germany, (3-2 and 6-1) last November.


Nine members of the Netherlands-bound squad played for the U.S. U-16s at the UEFA Women’s Development Tournament in Portugal, where USA beat Belgium (5-1), Portugal (2-1) and Switzerland (2-1).

U.S. U-15 girls national team
GOALKEEPERS (2): Nadia Cooper (Shattuck-St. Mary's; Katy, Texas), Haley Craig (Michigan Hawks; Dexter, Mich.).
DEFENDERS (6): Courtney Boone (Legends FC; West Covina, Calif.), Andrea Kitahata (San Jose Earthquakes; Hillsborough, Calif.), Aidan McConnell (Michigan Hawks; Dexter, Mich.), Ayo Oke (Concorde Fire; Lawrenceville, Ga.), Kellie Pagador (Placer United SC; Roseville, Calif.), Lilly Reale (South Shore Select; Hingham, Mass.).
MIDFIELDERS (6): Emma Egizii (Beach FC; Downey, Calif.), Tatiana Fung (LAFC Slammers; Fullerton, Calif.), Riley Gleason (So Cal Blues SC; Mission Viejo, Calif.), Carina Lageyre (Weston FC; Cooper City, Fla.), Devin Lynch (Eclipse Select SC; Naperville, Ill.), Jillian Shimkin (FC Fury NY; Rockville Centre, N.Y.).
FORWARDS (6): Amelia Horton (Sporting Blue Valley; Olathe, Kan.), Simone Jackson (LAFC Slammers; Redondo Beach, Calif.), Arianna Manrique (NTH Tophat; Buford, Ga.), Makhiya McDonald (Solar SC; Lancaster, Texas), Allyson Sentnor (South Shore Select; Hanson, Mass.), Amelia White (Fort Wayne United FC; Fort Wayne, Ind.).

1 comment about "Youth: U.S. U-15 girls head to the Netherlands".
  1. P T, May 29, 2018 at 9:51 p.m.

    It is great to travel and play international competition. Hopefully they are spending time working on foot skills rather than doing these big trips that are unproven in developing an individual. 

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