From Pepperdine Sports
MALIBU, Calif. – Pepperdine women’s soccer standout sophomore Hailey Harbison will join the U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team for the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup training camp running from April 1-8 in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
Harbison previously trained with the U.S. U-20 squad in January of 2015.
The Pepperdine defender is one of 26 players invited to the camp and one of eight defenders. 22 of the 26 players at the camp are members of collegiate teams.
This past season Harbison earned NSCAA All-West Region and All-WCC second team honors. She was also named WCC Freshman of the Year in 2014, earning All-Region honors that year as well.
The USA earned its berth to the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup by winning its semifinal match of the CONCACAF qualifying tournament against host Honduras last December and then defeated Canada for the regional title, 1-0. The eighth FIFA Women’s World Cup for this age level (the first two were held as U-19 events) will take place from Nov. 13-Dec. 3 in Papua New Guinea.