U17 WNT Prepare for CONCACAF Women’s World Cup
U17 WNT Prepare for CONCACAF Women’s World Cup avatar

The U17 U.S. WNT are on the road again, this time traveling to Lakeland, FL for training camp Sept. 15-22.

The U-17 players will be looking to impress and make an impact at this level.  (Getty Images)

The U-17 players will be looking to impress and make an impact at this level. (Getty Images)

This will be the second to last training camp for the girls before they compete in the CONCACAF Women’s World Cup Qualifying Tournament in Jamaica Oct. 30-Nov. 9.  The USA is the defending champion, defeating Canada 1-0 in 2012. They will go up against last year’s rival, Canada, as well as Mexico, Jamaica, El Salvador, Guatemala and two more Caribbean nations that will be determined in a draw held early October.

U.S. head coach B.J. Snow has called up 26 players for the event, which includes forwards Mallory Pugh and Madison Haley. Pugh is the lead scorer with eight goals total and Haley follows with four goals.

U.S. U-17 WNT Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (3): Lauren Rood (Washington Timbers; Camas; Wash.), Sabrina Macias (Colorado Rush; Littleton, Colo.), Ashley Orkus (BUSA; Birmingham, Ala.)
DEFENDERS (8): Gabriella Carreiro (FC Stars of Mass; Upton, Mass.), Alana Cook (Match Fit Chelsea; Far Hills, N.J.), Mackenzie Gouner (Real Colorado; Monument, Colo.), Mia Gyau (Bethesda Lions; Silver Springs, Md.), Natalie Jacobs (Slammers FC; Coto de Caza, Calif.), Tegan McGrady (MVLA SC; San Jose, Calif.), Zoe Morse (Michigan Hawks; East Lansing, Mich.), Jacey Pederson (PSV Union; Palo Alto, Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Dorian Bailey (Sporting BVSC; Mission Kans.), Marley Canales (San Diego Surf; San Diego, Calif.), Chloe Castaneda (LA Premier; Encino, Calif.), Taylor Otto (CASL; Apex, N.C.), Taylor Racioppi (PDA Clash; Ocean Township, N.J.), Anika Rodriguez (So Cal Blues; Torrance, Calif.)
FORWARDS (9): Madison Haley (Dallas Texans; Dallas, Texas), Kelcie Hedge (Washington Premier; Post Falls, Idaho), Civana Kuhlmann (Colorado Rush; Parker, Colo.), Mallory Pugh (Real Colorado; Highlands Ranch, Colo.) Zoe Redei (Eclipse Select; Highland Park, Ill.), Maddy Schultz (Northwest Nationals; Edmonds Wash.), Frankie Tagliaferri (PDA; Colts Neck, N.J.), Tiara Webb (Cap FC United; Elk Grove, Calif.), Michelle Xiao (Gretna SC; Omaha Neb.)


About Courtney Lambert

A competitive athlete in her college days, Courtney writes on events happening at state and local level. She has previous experience covering news and writing for the Jacksonville Times Union and graduated from the University of North Florida with a degree in journalism.
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