USA Field Hockey announces U-16, U-18 women’s rosters for upcoming European tour

USA Field Hockey announced its roster for an upcoming April tour to The Netherlands.

Both squads for the U-16 and U-18 women’s teams were published Thursday, March 16. The athletes were selected following a March 10 to 12 training camp that took place at Queens University of Charlotte in North Carolina.

U-16: travels to Valkenswaard, The Netherlands, where they will play in a Four Nations Tournament. The dates are Friday, April 7 to Monday, April 10. The tour will consist of five set matches and a crossover game, against opponents that include the U-15 teams of Belgium, France and The Netherlands.

U-18: travels to Utrecht, The Netherlands against the Oranje U-16 Women’s National Team at the SV Kampong. The contest is Monday, April 3. The team then travels to Antwerp, Belgium to take on Belgium’s U-18 Women’s National Team on Tuesday, April 4. The squad then travels to the e.V. Düsseldorf in Düsseldorf, Germany where they will compete against Germany’s U-18 Women’s National Team on Thursday, April 6.


  • Reese Anestberger, Northbrook, Ill.
  • Ella Beach, Northbrook, Ill.
  • Erin Callahan, Woolwich Township, N.J.
  • Caitlin Connell, Paoli, Pa. 
  • Reese D’Ariano, West Chester, Pa
  • Rylee Dennis, Chester Spring, Pa.
  • Sofia Ferri, Phoenixville, Pa.
  • Sofia Fidalgo Schioppa, Westport, Conn.
  • Abigail Gerdeman, Chester Spring, Pa.
  • Jordyn Hollamon, Delmar, Del.
  • Soren Izabella Kipphut, Woolwich Township
  • Bree Moffett, Townsend, Del.
  • Isabella Moore, Southampton. N.J.
  • Ryleigh Osborne, Crofton, Md.
  • Lilian Soldan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • Opal Sparling, Chester Springs, Pa.
  • Aubrey Turner, Downingtown, Pa.
  • Shae Wozniak (Wayne, Pa.) 

Head coach: Tamara Durante

Assistant coach: Caroline Nelson-Nichols

Team manager: Mary Beth Zahnleuter

“First off congratulations to all the athletes who have made the squad. This past weekend in Charlotte, we really challenged these young athletes with various tactics, and they rose to the occasion,” commented Tamara Durante, U-16 USWNT Head Coach. “We’ve identified a promising pool of players from our various training camps for this year’s U16 squad.”

“Deciding the Travel Squad for the tournament in the Netherlands was not an easy task as we have seen so much growth in the players since December. Congratulations to the athletes selected to the Travel Squad. This tournament will be a great opportunity for our U-16 players to be exposed to some of the best players in this age group from some strong hockey nations. We believe we have picked a competitive team and we look forward to learning and growing as a team at the tournament.”


  • Madison Beach, Northbrook, Ill.
  • Maci Bradford, Delmar, Del.
  • Milaw Clause, Stroudsburg, Pa.
  • Lauren DeRose, Collegeville, Pa.
  • Abygail Deverka, Houston, Texas
  • Ella Gaitan, Belvidere, N.J.
  • Hope Haynes (Katy, Texas)  
  • Alyssa Klebasko, Odenton, Md.
  • Maggie Kondrath, Downingtown, Pa.
  • Anne Marie Krebs, Louisville, Ky.
  • Natalie Machiran, Ellicott City, Md.
  • Sabrina McGroarty, Mickleton, N.J.
  • Ava Moore, Southampton, N.J.
  • Molly Nye, Weston, Mass.
  • Callie Rogers, Richmond, Va.
  • Mia Schoenbeck, Lagrange, Ky.
  • Melea Weber, Macungie, Pa.
  • Rachael Whitehead, Hockssin, Del.
  • Lilly Wojcik, Wayne, Pa. 

Head coach: Ralp Boersma

Assistant coach: Stacey Bean

Team manager: Sarah Mansfield

“First of all, I would like to give a big compliment to all the players that have attended the camps since January,” said Ralph Boersma, U-18 USWNT Head Coach. “The group has been focused, engaged and fun to work with. We have been steadily building on our core team principles within ‘The USA Way’.”

“After the conclusion of the Charlotte camp we are very excited to announce our selection for the tour team. With the level of talent in the group there are always difficult decisions to make but we believe we selected athletes who are highly skilled and gritty. The biggest challenge is now ahead of us: a week of hockey against the world’s best in our age group. This is a fantastic opportunity for us to grow as individuals and as a group, all while continuing to lay the foundation for USA Field Hockey’s future success.”

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