CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Sophomore midfielder Yuna McCormack has been called to participate in the U.S. U-20 Women’s Youth National Team Training Camp it was announced by U.S. Soccer with the release of the 24-player roster by head coach Tracey Kevins.

The training camp runs July 8-16 in Athens, Georgia, and will include a pair of international matches against Mexico. Both matches will take place at the Jack Turner Soccer Complex on the campus of the University of Georgia. The teams will meet on Saturday, July 13 and Tuesday, July 16, with both games kicking off at 6:30 p.m. ET. The matches are open to the public.

This will be the final training camp for the U.S. U-20s before Kevins chooses a 21-player roster to represent the USA at the 2024 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup which will be held from Aug. 31-September 22 in four venues in Colombia.

The USA will open the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup on Sunday, Sept. 1 against reigning FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup champions Spain before facing Morocco on Wednesday, Sept. 4 and finishing the group stage vs. Paraguay on Saturday, Sept. 7 against Paraguay. The U.S. will play its first and second group games at Pascual Guerrero Stadium in Cali, Colombia and its third group game at El Techo Stadium in the capital of Bogotá.


Goalkeepers (3): Caroline Birkel (St. Louis Scott Gallagher; St. Louis, Mo.), Mackenzie Gress (Penn State; Lyndhurst, N.J.), Teagan Wy (California; Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.)

Defenders (8): Aven Alvarez (North Carolina Courage Academy; New Hill, N.C.), Hailey Baumann (Wisconsin; South Lyon, Mich.), Jordyn Bugg (San Diego Surf SC; El Cajon, Calif.), Elise Evans (Stanford; Redwood City, Calif.), Heather Gilchrist (Florida State; Boulder, Colo.), Savannah King (Bay FC; West Hills, Calif.), Leah Klenke (Notre Dame; Houston, Texas), Gisele Thompson (Angel City FC; Studio City, Calif.)

Midfielders (7): Sofia Cook (UCLA; Huntington Beach, Calif.), Sam Courtwright (Texas Tech; Dallas, Texas), Claire Hutton (Kansas City Current; Bethlehem, N.Y.), Riley Jackson (North Carolina Courage; Roswell, Ga.), Ally Lemos (Orlando Pride; Glendora, Calif.), Yuna McCormack (Virginia; Mill Valley, Calif.), Taylor Suarez (Florida State; Charlotte, N.C.)­­­

Forwards (6): Emeri Adames (Seattle Reign; Red Oak, Texas), Madeline Dahlien (UNC; Edina, Minn.), Jordynn Dudley (Florida State; Milton, Ga.), Giana Riley (Florida State; Manteca, Calif.), Ally Sentnor (Utah Royals FC; Hanson, Mass.), Pietra Tordin (Princeton; Miami, Fla.)