Dalmy Called into U21 National Camp

March 25, 2005

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Santa Clara sophomore forward Marian Dalmy has been brought in to the next Under 21 National Team Camp, U.S. Soccer recently announced. The training camp will be held March 26 through April 3 at the Home Depot Center in Carson.

U21 coach Greg Ryan, who recently returned from Portugal, where he coached the senior national team to the Algarve Cup title, is brining in 24 players to the camp.

Dalmy, a native of Lakewood, Colo., was a first-team All-WCC selection this past fall, and was also honored as a Soccer Buzz second team All-West Region recipient. She started 24 matches at all three field positions. Dalmy earned All-Tournament team honors at the SCU adidas Classic and had a strong night against No. 7 California, scoring a goal and an assist. She had another solid performance against the Bears in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, scoring a goal with less than 30 seconds before intermission with a header off a corner kick.

The complete U21 roster is as follows, with collegiate affiliations in parentheses: Goalkeepers: Erica Bohn (Notre Dame), Joanna Haig (Iowa State), Ashlyn Harris (North Carolina). Defenders: Jen Buczkowski (Notre Dame), Rachel Buehler (Stanford), Mary Castelanelli (UCLA), Holly Gault (Kansas), Hayley Hunt (Stanford), Jessica Maxwell (North Carolina), Kasey Moore (Laguna Hills Eclipse, Calif.), Becky Sauerbrunn (Virginia). Midfielders: Yael Averbuch (North Carolina), Sarah Huffman (Virginia), Noelle Keselica (Virginia), Carli Lloyd (Rutgers), Joanna Lohman (Penn State), Manya Makoski (Arizona State). Forwards: Danesha Adams (UCLA), Lauren Cheney (Carmel Heat, Ind.), Marian Dalmy (Santa Clara), Kristen Gracysk (UConn), Esmeralda Negron (Princeton), Megan Rapinoe (Portland), Tiffany Weimer (Penn State).

Santa Clara advanced to the program's 10th College Cup last December and is led by 18-year veteran Jerry Smith. The squad is currently participating in off-season conditioning and will take part in four scrimmages as part of the spring season.