Noyola To Train With U.S. U-20 Women's National Team At Home Depot Center
April 15, 2009
CARSON, Calif. - Stanford rising sophomore Teresa Noyola was one of 24 players selected by head coach Jillian Ellis to attend an U.S. U-20 Women¹s National Team training camp from April 25-May 3 at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.
The roster includes eight players who were a part of the USA¹s 2008 U-17 Women¹s World Cup Team that took second place in New Zealand last year. Those players include team captains Amber Brooks and Cloee Colohan, as well as Kristie Mewis, who won the Bronze Ball as the third best player in the tournament, forward Courtney Verloo who scored four times in New Zealand, and goalkeeper Taylor Vancil, who won the Golden Glove as the top Oekeeper during the competition. Ellis has called in eight players who are currently freshman in college while the remaining 16 are still in high school. Players eligible for the next FIFA U-20 Women¹s World Cup, which will be held in Germany, are born on or after January 1, 1990. Dates and venues for CONCACAF qualifying for the next U-20 Women¹s World Cup have yet to be set.
U.S. U-20 WNT Training Camp Roster
GOALKEEPERS (3): Taylor Vancil (Louisville; South Elgin, Ill.), Chante Sandiford (UCLA, Owensville, Md.), Kelsey Wys (Parkland Predators; Coral Springs, Fla.)
DEFENDERS (6): Jazmyne Avant (Florida; Coppell, Texas), Amber Brooks (Arsenal World Class; New Hope, Pa.), Zakiya Bywaters (Neusport SC; Las Vegas, Nev.), Cloee Colohan (Black Diamond SC; West Point, Utah), Crystal Dunn (Albertson SC; Rockville Centre, N.Y.), Melinda Mercado (Oklahoma State; Sapulpa, Okla.)
MIDFIELDERS (8): Katy Frierson (Auburn; Birmingham, Ala.), Maya Hayes (Aristics Club; West Orange, N.J.), Olivia Klei (Pleasanton Rage; Pleasanton, Calif.), Teresa Noyola (Stanford; Palo Alto, Calif.), Alev Kelter (Alaska Rush; Eagle River, Alaska), Jenna Richmond (McLean SC; Centreville, Va.), Erika Tymrak (IMG Academy; Lakewood Ranch, Fla.), Beth West (Texas A & M; Centennial, Colo.)
FORWARDS (6): Lauren Alwine (Virginia; Elizabethtown, Pa.), Kim Castleberry (Dallas Texans; McKinney, Texas), Elizabeth Eddy (So Cal Blues; Costa Mesa, Calif.), Courtney Jones (UNC; Danville, Calif.), Kristie Mewis (South Shore Select; Hanson Mass.), Chioma Ubogagu (D¹Feeters; Coppell, Texas), Courtney Verloo (South Side Strikers, Tualatin, Ore.)