CLEMSON, S.C. – Rising-junior forward Shannon Horgan has been invited by the U.S. Under-19 Women’s National Team head coach, Jitka Kilmkova, to embark on the teams first international trip of the year.
The team will travel to New Zealand from June 8-20, competing in one match against the New Zealand Women’s National Team and two matches against the New Zealand U-20 WNT. New Zealand is preparing for the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World cup to be held from Nov. 13-Dec. 3 in Papua New Guinea. They were drawn into the same group as the USA, along with France and Ghana.
Horgan was one of 11 players called up from college rosters, marking her fourth appearance with the U-19 team in 2016. She is one of six Clemson players to compete at the national level this year. Rising seniors, Emily and Gabby Byorth will attend the U-23 USWNT camp May 1-7, rising sophomore Sam Staab has attended one camp for the U-19 USWNT, 2016 signee Julie Macking attended an event for the U-19 USWNT, and rising senior Kailen Sheridan competed with the Canadian National team in it’s journey to winning the Algarve Cup in Portugal in March, and will compete with the team in a friendly with Brazil in Ontario later today (June 7).
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