Oct. 9, 2012
Chicago, Ill. - Freshman defender Javan Torre has been added to the the U.S. U-20 Men's National Team 19-man roster that will compete in the 2012 Marbella Cup in Spain from Oct. 6-17.
Torre, a freshman from Santa Monica, Calif., has played in six matches for UCLA thus far, making one start. He previously trained with the U.S. U-20 National Team this past winter and competed for the U.S. U-18 National Team at the 2011 Milk Cup in Northern Ireland, helping the team to a third-place finish. Torre also was a member of the LA Galaxy U-17/18 Academy Team and played in two reserve games for the club.
The U.S. will open up play in the Marbella Cup on Wednesday, Oct. 10 against Canada at 8:30 am PT.
U.S. U-20 Men's National Team Roster by Position
Goalkeepers (2): Kendall McIntosh (Santa Clara; Santa Rosa, Calif.), Zackary Steffen (FC Delco Academy; Downington, Pa.)
Defenders (7): Javan Torre (UCLA; Santa Monica, Calif.), Eric Miller (Creighton; Woodbury, Minn.), Juan Pablo Ocegueda (UANL Tigres; Riverside, Calif.), Boyd Okwuonu (North Carolina; Edmund, Okla.), Shane O'Neill (Colorado Rapids; Boulder, Colo.), William Packwood (Birmingham City FC; Concord, Mass.), Walker Zimmerman (Furman; Lawrenceville, Ga.)
Midfielders (5): Luis Gil (Real Salt Lake; Garden Grove, Calif.), Benji Joya (Santos Laguna; San Jose, Calif.), Mikey Lopez (North Carolina; Mission, Texas), Marc Pelosi (Liverpool FC; Sunnyvale, Calif.), Caleb Stanko (SC Freiburg; Holly, Mich.)
Forwards (5): Daniel Cuevas (Santos Laguna; Sacramento, Calif.), Jerome Kiesewetter (VfB Stuttgart; Berlin, Germany), Mario Rodriguez (FC Kaiserslautern; North Hollywood, Calif.), Jonathan Top (FC Dallas; Fort Worth, Texas), Jose Villarreal (LA Galaxy; Inglewood, Calif.)