Novi, Mich. - Three Michigan Jaguars FC Academy players have been called up to the new U-14 Girls' National Team Mini-Camp for the Central Region. Sydney Hooks, Emily Kolodin, and Amalia Villarreal were selected to join the 62-player camp held in Dallas, Texas in March.
US Soccer will select 60 players from three regional mini-camps for its next U-14 GNT Training Camp,
The three players helped the MI Jaguars 2006 U13 Girls Green team advanced to the USYS National Championship game last summer and currently represent the Jaguars U-14 Academy team, which plays in the U.S. Soccer Girls' Development Academy.
Villarreal was awarded the Golden Ball as the best player at the 2019 USYS National Championships, and was named to the U-13 Tournament Best XI team alongside Kolodin.
Michigan Jaguars FC had the third-highest total number of players represented in the Central Region behind Solar SC and FC Dallas.
To read the full release and learn more about the National Team Mini-Camp program, click here.