Lincoln - Coming off one of the best freshman seasons in school history, Nebraska soccer freshman Jaycie Johnson will participate with the U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team after being invited to their training camp Feb. 22-March 2 in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
The U-20 Women’s National Team called 24 players to the team’s first training camp after winning the 2014 CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championship in January. The camp will feature two matches against China (Feb. 26, March 1) along with a scrimmage against Florida (Feb. 26).
Johnson led the 2013 Big Ten Champions with 17 goals, second most in Nebraska history for freshman, and tallied seven game-winning goals. She earned Second-Team NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region and All-Big Ten recognition, while being unanimously selected to the All-Big Ten Freshman Team and claiming Offensive Player of the Big Ten Tournament accolades.
Husker sophomore midfielder Katie Kraeutner will also be in trainnig the next few weeks as she travels to Vancouver to participate with Canada's U-20 National Team. Kraeutner added five goals and four assists in 2013 for the Huskers.
U.S. U-20 WNT Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (3): Jane Campbell (Stanford; Kennesaw, Ga.), Katelyn Rowland (UCLA; Vacaville, Calif.),Morgan Stearns (Virginia; San Antonio, Texas)
DEFENDERS (7): Stephanie Amack (Stanford; Pleasanton, Calif.), Brittany Basinger (Penn State; Purcellville, Va.), Madeline Bauer (Stanford; Newport Beach, Calif.), Christina Gibbons (Duke; Raleigh, N.C.), Laura Liedle (Stanford; San Diego, Calif.), Katie Naughton (Notre Dame; Elk Grove Village, Ill.),Claire Wagner (Clemson, Cary, N.C.)
MIDFIELDERS (8): Morgan Andrews (Notre Dame; Milford, N.H.), Rachel Hill (Connecticut; Rollinsford, N.H.),Rose Lavelle (Wisconsin; Cincinnati, Ohio), Ashley Meier (Virginia Tech; Strongsville, Ohio), Mallory Pugh(Real Colorado; Highlands Ranch, Colo.), Cari Roccaro (Notre Dame; East Islip, N.Y.), Andi Sullivan(Bethesda SC; Lorton, Va.), Mallory Weber (Penn State; Novi, Mich.)
FORWARDS (6): Summer Green (North Carolina; Milford, Mich.), Lindsey Horan (PSG; Golden, Colo.), Jaycie Johnson (Nebraska; Lake Winnebago, Mo.), Savannah Jordan (Florida; Fayetteville, Ga.), McKenzie Meehan (Boston College; Scituate, R.I.), Margaret Purce (Harvard; Silver Spring, Md.)