Assistant Coach Kendall Fletcher Named to US Women's National Team

Feb. 6, 2009

 

IRVINE, Calif. - UC Irvine women's soccer assistant coach Kendall Fletcher was named to the US Women's National Team 18-man roster that will travel to Portugal for the 2009 Algarve Cup.

 

Fletcher was selected for the team following a two week camp with the US Women's National Team.   Fletcher was selected from a group of 25 women who were invited to train at the Home Center Depot in Carson for the past couple of weeks.  

 

The team will travel to Portugal on February 25th and train for a week before beginning their matches against European teams on March 4th. 

 

UC Irvine head coach Scott Juniper commented, “We are extremely proud of Kendall’s achievement and we all know how hard she has worked and how much she sacrifices in pursuit of her goals.  Our players are fortunate to train with such a competitor every day and every step she makes in her career benefits each and every one of our players.”  

 

You can follow coach Fletcher and the team on the US Soccer website by going to www.ussoccer.com.