Five Nittany Lions selected for U.S. U-20 training camp

March 29, 2016

CHICAGO -- Five members of the Penn State women's soccer program will take part in a week-long training camp with the United States U-20 Women's National Team, which begins Friday, April 1, in Lakewood Ranch, Florida. Penn State leads the 26-member roster with five representatives.

The U.S. U-20 Women's National Team continues to prep for the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, which is held from Nov. 13-Dec. 3 in Papua New Guinea.

Rose Chandler, Maddie Elliston, Ellie Jean, Emily Ogle and Kaleigh Riehl will head to Florida from April 1-8 for the week-long training camp.

The Nittany Lion quintet recently represented the Red, White and Blue on the U.S. U-20 WNT in the 2016 La Manga Tournament in La Manga, Spain, earlier this month.

For Chandler, Elliston, Ogle and Riehl, this will be their second U.S. U-20 WNT training camp of the calendar year. The quartet traveled to California for a week-long camp in early January.

The U.S. U-20 Women's National Team went 2-0-1 against U-23 teams from England, Norway and Sweden during the 2016 La Manga Tournament. The U.S. U-20 Women's National Team opened up play with a 1-1 draw against Sweden on March 2. All five Nittany Lions started in the contest.

The U.S. responded to the 1-1 draw with a 1-0 win against England on March 4. Elliston, Ogle and Riehl started in the match, while Jean subbed in for Elliston in the 90th minute.

The U.S. U-20 Women's National Team closed out the tournament with a 2-1 win over Norway on March 6. Chandler started and played a shutout first half before subbing out at halftime. Also in the match, Jean started, while Ogle subbed in during the 76th minute.

Last Updated March 30, 2016