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U-20s kick off World Cup defense

Posted on 13 July 2010 by ASN Staff

The U.S. Under-20 Women’s National team is ready to begin its quest for the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup title. The USA’s first Group D match takes place, Wed., July 14, against Ghana, which qualified from Africa along with Nigeria. The match will be broadcast live on ESPNU from Rudolf-Harbig Stadium in Dresden, Germany, at Noon ET. All three of the USA’s Group D matches in the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Germany will be broadcast live on ESPN’s family of networks.

The USA will face Switzerland in its second group match on July 17, also from Dresden, and that game will be also broadcast live on ESPNU at Noon ET. The young Americans finish group play on July 21 in Bielefeld against the Korea Republic in a match that will be broadcast live at Noon ET on ESPN2.

U.S. U-20 WNT Roster by Position:

GOALKEEPERS (3): 18-Adrianna Franch (Oklahoma State; Salina, Kan.), 21-Bryane Heaberlin (Clearwater Chargers; St. Petersburg, Fla.), 1-Bianca Henninger (Santa Clara; Los Gatos, Calif.)
DEFENDERS (6): 4-Crystal Dunn (North Carolina; Rockville Centre, N.Y.), 5-Kendall Johnson (Portland; Portland, Ore.), 14-Meg Morris (North Carolina; Montclair, N.J.), 13-Mollie Pathman (Duke; Durham, N.C.), 2-Toni Pressley (Florida State; Melbourne, Fla.), 3-Rachel Quon (Stanford; Lake Forrest, Ill.)
MIDFIELDERS (8): 20-Amber Brooks (North Carolina; New Hope, Pa.), 12-Zakiya Bywaters (UCLA; Las Vegas, Nev.), 9-Kristie Mewis (Boston College; Hanson, Mass.), 8-Samantha Mewis (Scorpions SC; Hanson, Mass.), 11-Christine Nairn (Penn State; Bowie, Md.), 10-Teresa Noyola (Stanford; Palo Alto, Calif.), 15-Jenna Richmond (UCLA; Centreville, Va.), 17-Casey Short (Florida State; Naperville, Ill.)
FORWARDS (4): 6-Vicki DiMartino (Boston College; Massapequa, N.Y.), 16-Maya Hayes (Penn State; West Orange, N.J.), 19-Sydney Leroux (UCLA; Phoenix, Ariz.), 7-Courtney Verloo (Stanford; Tualatin, Ore.)

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