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NATIONAL TEAM CALL-UP

By Admin, 09/23/13, 9:30AM EDT

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Kickers Elite Player, Katie Cousins, Selected to U18 Training Camp

RICHMOND, VA – (Monday, September 23, 2013) – The Richmond Kickers are pleased to announce that Katie Cousins has been selected to the initial roster for the upcoming U.S. Soccer U18 Women’s National Team training camp October 12-19 in Sarasota, FL. 

“We are thrilled that Katie has been selected again into the U.S. U18 Women’s National Team camp,” commented Rob Ukrop, Richmond Kickers U18 Girls Elite Head Coach.  “This selection is well deserved for a special player who represents our club so well on and off the field.” 

The October camp marks the third U-18 Women’s National Team call up for Cousins who attended training camps at the Olympic Training Center in October 2012 and February 2013 before earning a spot on the U20 Women’s National Team roster for the 12 Nations Tournament in Spain last March. 

A true U-17 player, who currently plays an age group up with the Kickers U-18 Girls Elite, Cousins is ranked the number two player in the nation according to Topdrawersoccer.com.  The Lynchburg, Virginia native plays basketball and soccer at Jefferson Forest High School and has verbally committed to attend the University of Tennessee upon graduation.