USMNT Announce Test Series in South Korea Next Month

March 15, 2019, 2:30 p.m. (ET)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – March 15, 2019 – In preparation for the upcoming FIH Hockey Series Final in Bhubaneswar, India this June, the U.S. Men’s National Team has announced a four-game test series against FIH World Ranked No. 17 Korea, taking place April 18 to 22 at the Korea National Training Center in Seoul, South Korea.

“We are very excited to continue our preparation for the upcoming tournaments this summer,” said Rutger Wiese, USMNT Head Coach. “We will be traveling to South Korea to play in a competitive four-game series. Playing great opposition is key in the development of our program.”

The series comes after USA competed in the 3 Nations Tournament Benalmadena, Spain from January 28 to February 3. In addition to the four matches in Seoul, USA will continue their preparation with daily training, strength training and video analysis.

USA vs. Korea Schedule:

Thursday, April 18 2 a.m. ET
Friday, April 19 2 a.m. ET
Sunday, April 21 2 a.m. ET
Monday, April 22 2 a.m. ET
                                                           

U.S. Men’s National Team Series Roster:
Michael Barminski (Ventura, Calif.), Tom Barratt (Greensboro, N.C.), Sean Cicchi (Thousand Oaks, Calif.), Julian Croonenbergh (Tervuren, Belgium), Gerald Cutone (Reading, Mass.), Christian DeAngelis (Doylestown, Pa.), Ajai Dhadwal (Agoura Hills, Calif.), Mohan Gandhi (Ventura, Calif.), Alex Grassi (Brookeville, Md.), Patrick Harris (Moorpark, Calif.), Will Holt (Camarillo, Calif.), Deegan Huisman (Almere, The Netherlands), 
Aki Kaepeller (Stuttgart, Germany), Kei Kaeppeler (Stuttgart, Germany), JaJa Kentwell (Spring City, Pa.), Jonathan Klages (Berlin, Germany), Adam Miller (Panama City, Fla.), Alberto Montilla (Allen, Texas), Johnny Orozco (Ventura, Calif.), Paul Singh (Simi Valley, Calif.), Daan Wisselink (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Wiese is expected to add additional athletes to the traveling roster pending performance at training camps. For more information regarding the U.S. Men's National Team vs. South Korea test series including the schedule, results, rosters and more, check out the official event page by clicking here.