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U-20 WNT to Play in France

[dropcap size=small]A[/dropcap]s preparation for the 2014 U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada, the U.S. U-20 Women’s National Team will take on France’s U-20 Women’s National Team on June 10 and June 13.

Head Coach Michelle French will bring 20 players to France for matches in Plabennec and Plougastel. Of the 20 players, 17 return from the roster that won the CONCACAF championship in January. Included in the roster is Lindsey Horan, who plays for Paris Saint-Germain in France’s top women’s league. The youngest player on the roster is 16-year-old Mallory Pugh, who earlier this year committed to UCLA. Additional newcomers include Kaleigh Riehl and Carlyn Baldwin.

The U.S. will return home for one final training camp in July before leaving for Canada.

The U.S. will open Group B play against Germany in Edmonton on August 5.. China PR and Brazil round out Group B. France face Costa Rica in Montreal on August 6. New Zealand and Paraguay join France and Costa Rica in Group D.

Full Roster

GOALKEEPERS (2): Jane Campbell (Stanford; Kennesaw, Ga.), Katelyn Rowland (UCLA; Vacaville, Calif.)
DEFENDERS (5): Brittany Basinger (Penn State; Purcellville, Va.), Laura Liedle (Stanford; San Diego, Calif.), Katie Naughton (Notre Dame; Elk Grove Village, Ill.), Kaleigh Riehl (BRYC; Fairfax Station, Va.), Cari Roccaro (Notre Dame; East Islip, N.Y.)
MIDFIELDERS (7):  Stephanie Amack (Stanford; Pleasanton, Calif.), Morgan Andrews (Notre Dame; Milford, N.H.), Carlyn Baldwin (BRYC; Oakton, Va.), Rachel Hill (UConn; Rollinsford, N.H.), Rose Lavelle (Wisconsin; Cincinnati, Ohio), Mallory Pugh (Real Colorado; Highlands Ranch, Colo.), Andi Sullivan (Bethesda SC; Lorton, Va.)
FORWARDS (6): Makenzy Doniak (Virginia; Chino Hills, Calif.), Lindsey Horan (Paris Saint-Germain; Golden, Colo.), Summer Green (North Carolina; Milford, Mich.), Savannah Jordan (Florida; Fayetteville, Ga.), McKenzie Meehan (Boston College; Scituate, R.I.), Margaret Purce (Harvard; Silver Spring, Md.)