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Bruin Quartet Back with U-23 National Team
By: UCLA Athletics

May 8, 2013

Four Bruins have been selected to participate in the U.S. Under-23 Women's National Team training camp, which will take place May 11-18 at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif.

Joining the U-23s once again are sophomore defender Abby Dahlkemper, junior midfielder Jenna Richmond and sophomore midfielders Sarah Killion and Samantha Mewis. The quartet participated in the last U-23 camp in April at The Home Depot Center and also played in the Four Nations Tournament earlier in the year, which the U.S. won.

All four Bruins earned All-Pac-12 honors in 2012, with Dahklemper and Killion receiving first-team acclaim, Mewis earning second-team honors and Richmond earning honorable mention acclaim. Dahklemper and Killion were also first-team NSCAA All-Region honorees.

U.S. U-23 WNT Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (3): Abby Smith (Texas; Dallas, Texas), Libby Stout (Yzeure; Western Kentucky; Louisville, Ky.), Kelsey Wys (Florida State; Coral Springs, Fla.)

DEFENDERS (7): Abby Dahlkemper (UCLA; Menlo Park, Calif.), Arin Gilliland (Kentucky; Lexington, Ky.), Hayley Haagsma (Texas Tech; Bellflower, Calif.), Jaelene Hinkle (Texas Tech; Castle Rock, Colo.), Mollie Pathman (Duke; Durham, N.C.), Emily Sonnett (Virginia; Marietta, Ga.), Alexandria Vernon (Santa Clara; Homer Glen, Ill.)

MIDFIELDERS (7): Morgan Brian (Virginia; St. Simons Island, Ga.), Daphne Corboz (Georgetown; Greenbrook, N.J.), Vanessa DiBernardo (Illinois; Naperville, Ill.), Jenna Richmond (UCLA; Centerville, Va.),

FORWARDS (7): Karenee Demery (Cal-State Stanislaus; Merced, Calif.), Shea Groom (Texas A&M; Liberty, Mo.), Jennifer Hoy (Princeton; Sellersville, Pa.), Morgan Marlborough (Santa Clara; Raymore, Mo.), Crystal Thomas (Notre Dame; Elgin, Ill.), Courtney Verloo (Stanford; Tualatin, Ore.), Lynn Williams (Pepperdine; Malibu, Calif.)

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