Wilmington’s Olivia Wingate On U.S. Soccer’s Under-16 Girls’ National Team

CHICAGO, MA — The United States Under-16 and Under-15 Girls’ National Teams is holding a combined training camp from May 30-June 6 as 48 players born in 2000, 2001 and 2002 gather in Portland, Oregon.

The U-16s, under the direction of Women’s Development Coach Mark Carr, have called in 24 players almost all of whom were born in 2000, with two born in 2001. The U-15s, under the direction of Women’s Development Coach Tricia Taliaferro, features 24 players born in 2001 and four in 2002.

The players born in 2000 are age-eligible for the next FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, which has an age-cut off of birthdays on or after Jan, 1, 1999. The players born in 2001 and 2002 are age-eligible for the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, which will feature an age cut-off of players born on or after Jan. 1, 2001.

U-16 Girls’ National Team Roster By Position:

GOALKEEPERS (3): Kat Asman (Concord Fire; Roswell, Ga.), Hensley Hancuff (OFC; Edmond, Okla.), Katie Meyer (Eagles; Newbury Park, Calif.)

DEFENDERS (6): Maycee Bell (Sporting Blue Valley; Wichita, Ks.), Cameron Brooks (Lonestar; Round Rock, Texas), Brianna Martinez (New Mexico Rush; Albuquerque, N.M.), Kylie Minamishin (Honolulu Bulls; Mililani, Hawaii), Kennedy Wesley (So Cal Blues; Rossmoor, Calif.), Julietta Thorn (Albertson Fury; Caldwell, N.J.)

MIDFIELDERS (7): Croix Bethune (Concord Fire; Alpharetta, Ga.), Cori Dyke (Colorado Rush; Littleton, Colo.), Kaya Frazier (Michigan Hawks; Rochester Hills, Mich.), Nohemi Mendoza (Heat FC; Las Vegas, Nev.), Allison Schlegel (Colorado Storm; Parker, Colo.), Summer Yates (Pacific NW; Pasco, Wash.), Kali Trevithick (San Diego Surf; Temecula, Calif.)

FORWARDS (8): Sierra Enge (Carlsbad Elite; Cardiff, Calif.), Sophie Hirst (Crossfire Premier; Seattle, Wash.), Cat Lychywek (Solar Chelsea; Plano, Texas), Rae Perez (Arsenal West; Diamond Bar, Calif.), Ashlynn Serepca (Charlotte Soccer Academy; Cornelius, N.C.), Sophia Smith (Real Colorado; Fort Collins, Colo.), Audrey Weiss (Colorado Rush; Greenwood Village, Colo.), Olivia Wingate (FC Stars of Massachusetts; Wilmington, Mass.)

U.S. U-15 Girls’ National Team Roster By Position:

GOALKEEPERS (3):  Ryan Campbell (So Cal Blues; Dana Point, Calif.), Julia Dohle (NY Soccer Club; Scarsdale, N.Y.), Lindsey Romig (Richmond United; Midlothian, Va.)

DEFENDERS (8): Jennifer Bartlett (Albertson SC; Albany, N.Y.), Brooke Berdan (Colorado Rush; Superior, Colo.), Julia Hannon (HBC Impact; Massapequa, N.Y.), Tori Hansen (CASL; Raleigh, N.C.), Makenna Morris (Bethesda Tempo; Germantown, Md.), Leah Scarpelli (Match Fit Academy; Brick, N.J.), Natalia Staude (Tophat; Marietta, Ga.), Kate Wiesner (Slammers FC; Monrovia, Calif.)

MIDFIELDERS (8): Julia Burnell (Penn Fusion; Glen Mills, Pa.), Jordan Canniff (Richmond United; California, Md.), Mia Fishel (San Diego Surf; San Diego, Calif.), Samantha Kroeger (Matchfit; West Milford, N.J.), Julianne Leskauskas (PDA Storm; Wyckoff, N.J.), Jullian Martinez (Lonestar SC; San Antonio, Texas), Jane Olcott (Bethesda Tempo; Potomac, Md.), Hollyn Torres (FC Dallas; Frisco, Texas)

FORWARDS (5): Naomi Ferguson (St. Louis Scott Gallagher; Florissant, Mo.), Lia Godfrey (Clay County Soccer Club; Fleming Island, Fla.), Samantha Meza (Dallas Kicks; Balch Springs, Texas), Gabrielle Robinson (BRYSC; Springfield, Va.), Kalyssa Van Zanten (Chicago Magic; Buffalo Grove, Ill.)

Olivia Wingate
Olivia Wingate

(The above is a press release from US Soccer.  Photo credit to Elite Clubs National League.)

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