Mollie Pathman will travel to Chula Vista, Calif., for a training session with the U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team from May 11-18.DURHAM, N.C. – For the second time over the last two months, Duke University rising senior
Pathman is one of 24 players named to the camp, which features 22 current collegiate players, one former collegian and one professional player. The roster features seven players, including Pathman, from the U.S. team that won the 2012 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Japan.
A native of Durham, N.C., Pathman is a two-time All-ACC selection at Duke. She has played in 63 career games, recording 15 goals and 22 assists while leading the Blue Devils to consecutive appearances in the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament, highlighted by a trip to the NCAA College Cup in 2011. In addition to the 2012 FIFA U-20 World Cup, the junior defender has represented the United States at the 2012 CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championship in Panama and the Four Nationals Tournament in La Manga, Spain.
The camp marks the second of three domestic events for the U.S. U-23 WNT this year as the squad will also come together in December with a roster that could feature more professional players.
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.), Sarah Killion (UCLA; Fort Wayne, Ind.), Mandy Laddish (Notre Dame; Lees Summit, Mo.), Samantha Mewis (UCLA; Hanson, Mass.), 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.)