USWNT U-20s set a pair for the new cycle

By Sean McCaffery, December 3, 2018

This week a pair of games will help welcome in the new year for the U-20's as they take on internatinal powerhouses France, Dec. 7 & China on Dec. 9 from Premier Sports Complex, Lakeland FL where the USSDA tourney was last held and 20 of these young players will gather soon. Both games with the US team will kickoff at 6:30p.m. ET and is solely for this trio of teams all US games will be available on Facebook, Twitter & YouTube. HC, Keri Sarver has a blend of college and youth team athletes from 2001, 2000 & 2002, those born after Jan. 1, 2000 are age elibigle for the US at theĀ  World Cup in 2020. A pair return from the 2018 team, Brianna Pinto & Alexa Apaanstra, Brianna has 25 caps and a trio of goals as Alexa brings in her 4 games and one goal. Both have just finished their first seasons at the NCAA level with Pinto helping the NC Tar Heels to the final with 6 goals and 8 assists teamed with U-20 GK, Claudi Dickey as Spaanstra let the VA Cavaliers with 9 goals and 6 assists with another U-20 player, Rebecca Jarrett. the one local player on the roster is Samantha Kroeger from NYCFC out of NJ.