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Feb. 6, 2001

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – University of Virginia women’s soccer player Lori Lindsey (Indianapolis, Ind./Pike) has been invited to participate with the Under-21 United States National Team. Lindsey, a the 2000 ACC Player of the Year, will travel to the Arco Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., where she will train with the U.S. U-21 team from Feb. 18-24.

The third-year midfielder finished the 2000 season with nine goals and three assists for 21 points. She became Virginia’s first All-American since 1998 when she garnered Third-Team All-America honors from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. Lindsey was a first team All-State and All-Region selection and served as UVa’s co-captain.

Meanwhile, first-year midfielder Erin Engelhardt (Hasbrouck Heights, N.J./Immaculate Heart) and first-year goalkeeper Jodi Clugston (Red Hill, Pa./Upper Perkiomen), were both invited to play with the United States Youth Soccer Association Region I team. Engelhardt and Clugston will travel with the team to Las Vegas, Nev., where they will play in a tournament against other regional teams from Feb. 8-12.

Both Engelhardt and Clugston had a tremendous impact during their inaugural seasons with the Cavaliers. Engelhardt, a midfielder, started 19 of the team’s 20 games this past season, collecting four goals and three assists for 11 points. Clugston played in 13 games, starting 11 of them, including the Cavaliers’ two NCAA Tournament contests. She finished the season with 47 saves, a 1.54 goals against average, and a 6-6-1 overall record, She also turned in one of the most remarkable performances of the season when she saved 10 shots – many of them from close range – in UVa’s third round NCAA game against North Carolina.

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