Andrea Kitahata - Girls Academy

NEWS: Five Quakes Girls’ Academy Players Called to U.S. GNT

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Five players form the San Jose Earthquakes Girls’ Academy have been called up to the U-15 and U-14 U.S. Girls’ National Teams. Defender Andrea Kitahata will join the U-15s as they travel to the Netherlands for a training camp from June 3-13, while defenders Elise Evans, Kathryn Kelly, midfielder Yuna McCormack and forward America Frias will unite with the U-14s for a training camp in Chula Vista, Calif. taking place May 26 through June 2.

This is the second training camp of the year for Kitahata and the U.S. U-15 GNT, and their first international trip. They will take on the Dutch on June 10 and again on June 12. Both games will take place in Woerden, Netherlands.

The U-14s will train at the Elite Athlete Training Center, and the Earthquakes have the largest representation of the 27 youth clubs at the camp with Evans, Kelly, McCormack and Frias. The other clubs with multiple players at the camp are Beach FC (3) in Southern California, MVLA (2) in Northern California, NTH Tophat (2) in Georgia, and the San Diego Surf (2) and Real So Cal (2) out of Southern California.           

U.S. U-15 GNT Roster by Position:

GOALKEEPERS (2): Nadia Cooper (Shattuck-St. Mary's; Katy, Texas), Haley Craig (Michigan Hawks; Dexter, Mich.)

DEFENDERS (6): Courtney Boone (Legends FC; West Covina, Calif.), Andrea Kitahata (San Jose Earthquakes; Hillsborough, Calif.), Aidan McConnell (Michigan Hawks; Dexter, Mich.), Ayo Oke (Concorde Fire; Lawrenceville, Ga.), Kellie Pagador (Placer United SC; Roseville, Calif.), Lilly Reale (South Shore Select; Hingham, Mass.)

MIDFIELDERS (6): Emma Egizii (Beach FC; Downey, Calif.), Tatiana Fung (LAFC Slammers; Fullerton, Calif.), Riley Gleason (So Cal Blues SC; Mission Viejo, Calif.), Carina Lageyre (Weston FC; Cooper City, Fla.), Devin Lynch (Eclipse Select SC; Naperville, Ill.), Jillian Shimkin (FC Fury NY; Rockville Centre, N.Y.)

FORWARDS (6): Amelia Horton (Sporting Blue Valley; Olathe, Kan.), Simone Jackson (LAFC Slammers; Redondo Beach, Calif.), Arianna Manrique (NTH Tophat; Buford, Ga.), Makhiya McDonald (Solar SC; Lancaster, Texas), Allyson Sentnor (South Shore Select; Hanson, Mass.), Amelia White (Fort Wayne United FC; Fort Wayne, Ind.)


U.S. Under-14 Girls’ National Team Roster by Position:

GOALKEEPERS (4): Jordan Brown (Heat FC; Las Vegas, Nev.), Claire Heddings (New York City FC; New York, N.Y.), Nona Reason (San Diego Surf; San Clemente; Calif.), Teagan Wy (West Coast FC; Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.) 

DEFENDERS (12): Madeline Baker (NTH Tophat; Canton, Ga.), Taylor Bloom (Beach FC; Santa Anna, Calif.), Elise Evans (San Jose Earthquakes; Redwood City, Calif.), Kathryn Kelly (San Jose Earthquakes; Belmont, Calif.), Leah Klenke (Albion Hurricanes FC; Huston, Texas), Georgia Leb (Solar Chelsea SC; Colleyville, Tex.), Molly Martin (FC Stars of Massachusetts; Acton, Mass.), Evelyn Shores (NTH Tophat; Atlanta, Ga.), Maia Tabion (Crossfire Premier; Sammamish, Wash.), Maggie Taitano (San Diego Surf; Carlsbad, Calif.), Giselle Thompson (Real So Cal; Studio City, Calif.), Amelia Van Zanten (FC United; Buffalo Grove, Ill.)

MIDFIELDERS (11): Maggie Cagle (SC Del Sol; Phoenix, Ariz.), Anna Castenfelt (Concorde Fire; Atlanta, Ga.), Sophia Cook (LA Galaxy; Huntington Beach, Calif.), Jill Flammia (Richmond United; Manakin-Sabot, Va.), Juliauna Hayward (Real Colorado; Thornton, Colo.), Joelle Jung (MVLA SC; San Jose, Calif.), Ally Lemos (Legends Academy; Glendora, Calif.), Delaney Matriano (Cleveland FC; Cleveland, Ohio), Yuna McCormack (San Jose Earthquakes; Mill Valley, Calif.), Olivia Moultrie (Beach FC; Canyon County, Calif.), Morgan Roy (Nationals; Commerce Township, Mich.)

FORWARDS (9): Treasure Byars (Solar SC; Richardson, Tex.), America Frias (San Jose Earthquakes; San Jose, Calif.), Onyeka Gamero (Beach FC; Cerritos, Calif.), Rylee Howard (Eagles SC; Newbury Park, Calif.), Allison Montoya (MVLA SC; Los Altos, Calif.), Katherine Rader (Orlando City Pride SC; Stuart, Fla.), Jayme Ramirez (FC Dallas, Dallas, Texas), Jaedyn Shaw (FC Dallas; Frisco, Texas), Alyssa Thompson (Real So Cal; Studio City, Calif.)


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