CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Jans Croon, Madison Orsi and Daniela Mendez-Trendler have been named to the 2023 U.S. U-21 Women’s National Team, as announced Tuesday (March 21) by head coach Tracey Paul.
Following the U-21 Selection Camp held January 4 to 8 at the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., Paul named the 2023 U.S. U-21 Women’s National Team. This same group will attend the Junior Pan American Championship (JPAC) Selection Camp in February.
“Congratulations to all the players who made the 2023 U-21 squad,” commented Paul. “We were encouraged by the quality of athletes at the recent selection camp with each session and training game fiercely competitive – some very good players have missed out on selection this time. The fluid pathway being developed across our National Teams is becoming very evident with six players from the selected U-21 squad currently working with the U.S. Women’s National Team.”
Croon and Mendez-Trendler were both members of the 2022 U21 team that competed at the Uniphar 5-Nations tournament in Dublin, Ireland, last June.
Mia Abello, who will be joining the Cavaliers in the fall as a freshman, was also named to the U21 team.
The JPAC Selection Camp will take place from February 17 to 20 at Bessant Field at Queens University of Charlotte in Charlotte, N.C. from which a squad will be named to represent USA at the 2023 Junior Pan American Championship from April 10 to 18 in Saint Michael, Barbados at the Wildey Hockey Centre located in the Sir Garfield Sobers Sports Complex. This junior men’s and women’s event is a qualified for the 2023 FIH Hockey Junior World Cup.