AUSTIN, Texas – Add one other entry to the sterling worldwide resumes of rising Texas sophomore midfielder Lexi Missimo and rising sophomore ahead Trinity Byars because the duo has been chosen to the U.S. Beneath-20 Ladies’s Nationwide Staff roster for the 2022 Sud Women Cup to be held in Aubagne, France, from June 16-29.
Staff USA is at present scheduled to face France on June 24, Mexico on June 26 and the Netherlands on June 28. These will mark the ultimate worldwide matches for the U.S. U-20s earlier than a ultimate roster is chosen for the upcoming 2022 FIFA U-20 Ladies World Cup to be contested in Costa Rica over Aug. 10-28.
This call-up marks Missimo’s thirtieth home camp or worldwide occasion as a part of the U.S. Ladies’s Nationwide Staff program since 2016, starting from U-14 all the way in which up by way of U-20. Included in her stints carrying the Crimson, White & Blue have been worldwide occasion journeys to 12 completely different nations, together with Sweden and Portugal with the U-17’s, and a championship run on the Fifteenth-annual Delle Nazioni Ladies’s U-17 Event in Italy. Most lately, Missimo was chosen to the CONCACAF U-20 Championship Finest XI Staff after scoring 3 times in Group E play whereas serving to lead Staff USA to the CONCACAF U-20 Championship over Feb. 25-March, 12, 2022, within the Dominican Republic.
One other adorned worldwide participant, Byars additionally owns in depth expertise with U.S. Ladies’s Nationwide Groups from the U-14 by way of U-20 ranges, whereas having traveled all through Europe, Asia, South America, Central America and North America. She was the youngest participant on the roster for the USA on the 2018 FIFA U-17 Ladies’s World Cup in Uruguay and joined Missimo as a part of the U.S. U-20 squad that secured the CONCACAF U-20 Championship earlier this 12 months.
The U.S. U-20 Ladies’s Nationwide Staff roster for the Sud Women Cup consists of 19 collegiate gamers, three youth membership gamers, ahead Jaedyn Shaw, who at present trains with the Washington Spirit of the Nationwide Ladies’s Soccer League, and one skilled in Portland Thorns midfielder Olivia Moultrie.
U.S. U-20 WOMEN’S YOUTH NATIONAL TEAM 2022 SUD LADIES CUP ROSTER BY POSITION (COLLEGE OR CLUB; HOMETOWN)
GOALKEEPERS (2): Mia Justus (Florida State; Lakewood, Ohio), Neeku Purcell (OL Reign Academy; Seattle, Wash.)
DEFENDERS (8): Lauren Flynn (Florida State; Arlington, Va.), Emily Mason (Rutgers; Flemington, N.J.), Aidan McConnell (Wisconsin; Dexter, Mich.), Makenna Morris (Clemson; Germantown, Md.), Ayo Oke (California; Lawrenceville, Ga.), Lilly Reale (UCLA; Hingham, Mass.), Laney Rouse (Virginia; Cary, N.C.), Evelyn Shores (Tophat; Atlanta, Ga.)
MIDFIELDERS (7): Korbin Albert (Notre Dame; Grayslake, In poor health.), Emily Colton (UNC; Carlsbad, Calif.), Talia DellaPeruta (UNC; Cumming, Ga.), Carina Lageyre (Florida United; Cooper Metropolis, Fla.), Sally Menti (Santa Clara; Seattle, Wash.), LEXI MISSIMO (Texas; Southlake, Texas), Olivia Moultrie (Portland Thorns; Wilsonville, Ore.)
FORWARDS (7): TRINITY BYARS (Texas; Richardson, Texas); Michelle Cooper (Duke; Clarkston, Mich.); Simone Jackson (USC; Redondo Seaside, Calif.), Andrea Kitahata (Stanford; Hillsborough, Calif.), Avery Patterson (UNC; Jacksonville, Fla.), Ally Sentnor (UNC; Hanson, Mass.), Jaedyn Shaw (Washington Spirit; Frisco, Texas)