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Hanson Heads to U.S. U-23 Training Camp

By NU Athletic Communications

Haley Hanson has been called up for the first 2018 U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team Training Camp, which runs from Jan. 4-11 at the U.S. Soccer National Training Center in Carson, Calif.

Hanson is one of 23 college players in addition to the three NWSL players that were called up by U.S. Head Coach B.J. Snow. Hanson is one of seven midfielders at the training camp. She previously attended the U-23 Training Camp from Nov. 28 to Dec. 4 in Orlando, Fla., with former Husker teammate Sydney Miramontez.

Hanson, an Overland Park, Kan., native, is a two-time All-Big Ten selection, including a second-team honor in 2017. Hanson also achieved second-team All-Region status for the 2017 season.

Hanson finished her senior season at Nebraska in 2017, leading the Huskers in goals (9) and points (22), while ranking second on the team in assists (4). During her four-year career at Nebraska, Hanson made 75 appearances, including 72 starts, and scored 19 goals, while tallying seven assists.

U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (4): Emily Boyd (California; Scottsdale, Ariz.), Ella Dederick (Washington State; Camarillo, Calif.), Devon Kerr (Ohio State; Barrie, Ontario), Casey Murphy (Rutgers; Bridgewater, N.J.)  

DEFENDERS (8): Indigo Gibson (California; Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.), Hailey Harbison (Pepperdine; San Diego, Calif.), Ellie Jean (Penn State; Coventry, Conn.), Hailie Mace (UCLA; Ventura, Calif.), Phoebe McClernon (Virginia; West Chester, Pa.), Paige Monaghan (Butler; Roxbury, N.J.), Kaleigh Riehl (Penn State; Fairfax Station, Va.), Samantha Staab (Clemson; San Diego, Calif.)

MIDFIELDERS (7): Dorian Bailey (North Carolina; Mission, Kan.), Jaye Bossiere (Stanford; Los Altos Hills, Calif.), Jordan DiBiasi (Stanford; Littleton, Colo.), Haley Hanson (Nebraska; Overland Park, Kan.), Julie James (Baylor; Fairview, Texas), Cece Kizer (Mississippi; Overland Park, Kan.), Brianna Visalli (Pepperdine; San Jose, Calif.)

FORWARDS (7): Kyra Carusa (Stanford; San Diego, Calif.), Summer Green (Chicago Red Stars; Milford, Mich.), Cyera Hintzen (Texas; Garland, Texas), Darian Jenkins (NC Courage; Riverton, Utah), Margaret Purce (Boston Breakers; Silver Spring, Md.), Ally Watt (Texas A&M; Colorado Springs, Colo.), Morgan Weaver (Washington State; University Place, Wash.)


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