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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Incoming freshman Kerry Abello (Batavia, Ill.) recently completed a training camp with the United States U-19 Women's National Team in the Czech Republic. Abello was one of 20 players named to the roster for the international trip.
The training camp, which was held from June 5-14, included a pair of matches against the Czech Republic U-19 WNT (June 10) and the full Czech Republic Women's National Team (June 13).
In a 2-1 loss against the Czech Republic U-19 WNT, Abello started the second half and played the final 45 minutes of the match. The U.S. U-19 WNT then closed out the trip with a 5-2 loss against the full Czech Republic WNT, in which Abello started the match and played the first 76 minutes.
Abello's trip to the Czech Republic marked her third call-up with the U.S. U-19 WNT this year; she also joined the U.S. U-19 WNT for training camps in May and February.
U.S. U-19 WNT Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Brooke Bollinger (Orlando City; Melbourne, Fla.), Amanda McGlynn (Virginia Tech; Jacksonville, Fla.)
DEFENDERS (7): Kerry Abello (Eclipse Select; Batavia, Ill.), Sydney Dawson (Internationals SC; Akron, Ohio), Julie Doyle (San Diego Surf; Laguna Nigel, Calif.), Karlie Paschall (Tennessee SC; Brentwood, Tenn.), Kiara Pickett (Eagles SC; Santa Barbara, Calif.), Karina Rodriguez (UCLA; Torrance, Calif.), Sophia Serafin (West Coast FC; Glendora, Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS (5): Savannah DeMelo (USC; Bellflower, Calif.), Taylor Kornieck (Colorado; Henderson, Nev.), Viviana Villacorta (Beach FC; Lawndale, Calif.), Natalie Winters (Iowa; Plymouth, Mich.), Sydney Zandi (Penn Fusion; West Chester, Penn.)
FORWARDS (6): Jordan Brewster (Internationals SC; North Canton, Ohio), Isabella Briede (Tophat SC; Alpharetta, Ga.), Emina Ekic (Javanon FC; Fairdale, Ky.), Cecilia Gee (Stanford; Orinda, Calif.), Abigail Kim (California; Vashon, Wash.), Civana Kuhlmann (Colorado Rush; Littleton, Colo.)