April 14, 2009

U.S. U-23 Women's National Team now in Portland

The U.S. U-23 Women's National Team is in Portland, Oregon.

The team began training camp on April 11 and will remain there until April 19. The U-23's will play three matches against collegiate squads beginning tonight against Oregon State.

  1. University of Portland Pilots on April 18 at 7 p.m. at Merlo Field
  2. Oregon State on April 14 in Corvallis at 7 p.m. at the Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton
  3. University of Washington on April 16 at the Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton at a time TBD

The U-23 women are coached by Bill Irwin, the men’s head coach at the University of Portland.

U.S. U-23 WNT Training Camp Roster

GOALKEEPERS (3): Kristin Arnold (Texas A&M; Centennial, Colo.), Alyssa Naeher (Penn State; Seymour, Conn.), Kristin Olsen (USC; Orange, Calif.)

DEFENDERS (9): Lauren Barnes (UCLA; Upland, Calif.), Lauren Fowlkes (Notre Dame; Lee’s Summit, Mo.), Kimberly Germain (James Madison; McLean, Va.), Nikki Marshall (Colorado; Mead, Colo.), Lizzy Nichols (Harvard; Princeton, N.J.), Carly Peetz (Nebraska; Lincoln, Neb.), Kat Reynolds (Santa Clara; Medina, Wash.), Brittany Taylor (Connecticut; Campbell Hall, N.Y.), Brianne Young (Texas A&M; Castle Pines North, Colo.)

MIDFIELDERS (6): Sinead Farrelly (Virginia; Havertown, Pa.), Ali Hawkins (North Carolina; Encinitas, Calif.), Kelly Isleib (Utah; Park City, Utah), Katie Oakes (California; West Hills, Calif.), Sophie Reiser (Columbia; Seattle, Wash.), Kylie Wright (UCLA; R. Santa Margarita, Calif.)

FORWARDS (6): Kiki Bosio (Santa Clara; Mission Viejo, Calif.), Melissa Henderson (Notre Dame; Garland, Texas), Alex Morgan (California; Diamond Bar, Calif.), Kelley O’Hara (Stanford; Fayetteville, Ga.), Christen Press (Stanford; PV Estates, Calif.), Katie Schoepfer (Penn State; Waterford, Conn.)