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Arrive in Guatemala for CONCACAF qualifying tourney

Posted on 20 January 2010 by ASN Staff

The U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team has arrived in Guatemala City for the CONCACAF qualifying tournament being held Jan. 19-30. The 2010 CONCACAF Women’s Under-20 Championship is an eight-team tournament that will send three nations to Germany. The qualifying matches will be played at the 17,000-seat Estadio Cementos Progreso. This is the first time a qualifying tournament for this age group has been held in Central America. The event will consist of two groups of four teams each with the top two finishers after group play crossing over into the semifinals. The reigning U-20 world champion USA is up against Jamaica (Jan. 21), Trinidad & Tobago (Jan. 23) and Mexico (Jan. 25) in Group B.

U-20 USWNT Roster By Position:

GOALKEEPERS (3): Adriana Franch (Oklahoma State; Salina, Kan.), Bianca Henninger (Santa Clara; Los Gatos, Calif.), Taylor Vancil (Louisville; South Elgin, Ill.)
DEFENDERS (6): Vicki DiMartino (Boston College; Massapequa, N.Y.), Crystal Dunn (Albertson SC; Rockville Centre, N.Y.), Kendall Johnson (Portland; Portland, Ore.), Lucretia Lee (UCLA; Bothell, Wash.), Cami Levin (Stanford; Newport Coast, Calif.), Rachel Quon (Stanford; Lake Forrest, Ill.)
MIDFIELDERS (11): Amber Brooks (UNC; New Hope, Pa.), Charney Burk (Portland; North Tuscan, Calif.), Zakiya Bywaters (UCLA; Las Vegas, Nev.), Elizabeth Eddy (So Cal Blues, Costa Mesa, Calif.), Katy Frierson (Auburn; Birmingham, Ala.), Kristie Mewis (Boston College; Hanson, Mass.), Samantha Mewis (Scorpion SC; Hanson, Mass.), Christine Nairn (Penn State; Bowie, Md.), Teresa Noyola (Stanford; Palo Alto, Calif.), Jenna Richmond (McLean SC; Centreville, Va.), Casey Short (Florida State; Naperville, Ill.)
FORWARDS (5): Maya Hayes (Aristics Club; West Orange, N.J.), Sydney Leroux (UCLA; Pheonix, Ariz.), Morgan Marlborough (Nebraska; Raymore, Mo.), Tiffany McCarty (Florida State; Laurel, Md.), Toni Pressley (Florida State; Melbourne, Fla.)

U.S. U-20 WNT CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championship Schedule

Jan. 21 Jamaica 5:30 p.m. Fox Soccer Channel/ Estadio Cementos Progreso
Jan. 23 Trinidad & Tobago 5:30 p.m. Estadio Cementos Progreso
Jan. 25 Mexico 5:30 p.m. Estadio Cementos Progreso

Fans can watch all of the U.S. Under-20 WNT games during the CONCACAF Women’s Under-20 Championship in Guatemala live via streaming video at This is the first time a continental confederation has offered free comprehensive live coverage of a youth tournament online, and the service is free with fans simply required to register on the site. Games will also be viewable on-demand at the same location shortly after the conclusion of each match.

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