COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – July 2, 2013 – USA Field Hockey has named the 2013-14 U.S. Junior Women’s National Squads. The selected players are eligible for competitive opportunities with Team USA for the remainder of 2013 and early 2014.
From the National Futures Championship, Futures Elite Championship and U-21 Women’s National Championship, the top 108 under-17, under-19 and under-21 athletes in the country were selected to attend Junior National Camp at the National Training Center in Virginia Beach, Va, June 26-28. Over the three-day training camp, athletes showcased their best skills in front of National Team selectors to earn a spot on the U.S. Women’s Junior National Squad.
Every spring, typically over the Easter holiday, the under-17 and under-19 squads tour internationally. This year, members of the under-21 squad will represent Team USA at the Junior World Cup in Monchengladbach, Germany, July 27-August 4. Held every four years, the Junior World Cup represents the top international event for elite field hockey athletes under the age of 21. Last week head coach Steve Jennings announced the 18-players that will participate in the World Cup event. To read the full release, click here.
Click here to view the athletes named to the 2013-14 U.S. Junior Women’s National Squads.