Three locals join U-15 Girls’ National Team for training camp at The Home Depot Center
The U.S. Under-15 Girls’ National Team will hold a training camp at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. from Aug. 21-29 that will run concurrently with the U.S. U-17 WNT event.
Damon Nahas will oversee the camp as head coach along with U.S. Soccer Development Director Jill Ellis. They have called up 22 players, all born in 1996, and will name two more before the start of camp. All of these players are age-eligible for the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, which has an age cut-off of players born on or after Jan. 1, 1995.
Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Emily Boyd (Crossfire Premier; Seattle, Wash.), Alexis Bryant (Bethesda Soccer Club; Kensington, Md.)
DEFENDERS (5): Monica Flores (SDFC 09 Lynx; Livingston, N.J.), Sabrina Flores (SDFC 09 Lynx; Livingston, N.J.), Chloe Hemingway (West Coast FC; Irvine, Calif.), Ginny McGowan (Eclipse Select SC; Lake Forest, Ill.), Annia Mejia (Arsenal FC; Bloomington, Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS (7): Betsy Brandon (Colorado Rush; Littleton, Colo.), Katie Cousins (Richmond Kickers; Forest, Va.), Mikaela Harvey (Lonestar SC; Liberty Hill, Texas), Cassie Phillips (Michigan Hawks; Howell, Mich.), Sarah Robinson (MVLA Lightning; Los Altos, Calif.), Dominique Romero (Club Heat; Las Vegas, Nev.), Stephanie Zuniga (Bay Oaks Soccer Club; Pinole, Calif.)
FORWARDS (8): Megan Buckingham (Michigan Hawks; Novi, Mich.), Reilly Martin (Carmel United; Carmel, Ind.), Casey Martinez (SAC United Premier; Towson, Md.), Gabby Matulich (MVLA Lightning; Los Gatos, Calif.), Kayla McCoy (Eclipse Select SC; Lincolnwood, Ill.), Melanie Monteagudo (West Pines; Pembroke Pines, Fla.), Haley Pounds (Challenge Soccer Club; Spring, Texas), Christina Settles (West Coast FC; Oceanside, Calif)