U.S. U-17 women, perfect in 2019, headed to Sweden for tournament

U.S. under-17 women's national team coach Tracey Kevins has called up 20 players, all of whom helped the USA sweep China in two matches in June to improve to 8-0-0 in 2019, for a friendly tournament Sept. 11-17 in Sweden.

All of players are eligible for the 2020 U-17 Women’s World Cup in India. All but Allyson Sentnor were born in 2003. Sentnor, the only one born in 2004, is tied for the team lead in goals this year with five.

Schedule: The U-17s will face Sweden Sept. 11, Spain Sept. 14 and Germany Sept. 17 in matches that will be played in and around Falkenberg.

U.S. Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Nadia Cooper (Challenge SC; Katy, Texas), Neeku Purcell (Reign Academy; Seattle, Wash.)
DEFENDERS (7): Courtney Boone (Legends FC; West Covina, Calif.), Baleigh Bruster (Tophat; Atlanta, Ga.), Andrea Kitahata (San Jose Earthquakes; Hillsborough, Calif.), Aidan McConnell (Michigan Hawks; Dexter, Mich.), Ayooluwa Oke (Tophat; Atlanta, Ga.), Shea O’Malley (NC Courage; Cary, N.C.), Lilly Reale (South Shore Select; Hingham, Mass.)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Emma Egizii (Beach FC; Downey, Calif.), Tatiana Fung (Legends FC; Fullerton, Calif.), Annie Karich (Beach FC; Surfside, Calif.), Devin Lynch (Sockers FC; Naperville, Ill.), Alexis Missimo (Solar SC; Southlake, Texas), Jillian Shimkin (Sky Blue NYSC; Rockville Centre, N.Y.)
FORWARDS (5): Trinity Byars (Solar SC; Richardson, Texas), Simone Jackson (Beach FC; Redondo Beach, Calif.), Arianna Manrique (Tophat; Buford, Ga.), Allyson Sentnor (South Shore Select; Hanson, Mass.), Amelia White (Fort Wayne United FC; Fort Wayne, Ind.)
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