Three former and one current Cal South players have been selected to the United State U-18 Men’s National Team 20-player roster for its upcoming friendlies in Spain. Santa Barbara SC’s Julian Araujo and Carson Vom Steeg, as well as alumni Eric Lopez and Angel Uribe will be heading to Marbella, Spain for the training camp that begins October 2.
Led by U.S U-18 MNT head coach Omid Namazi, the team will face its Belgium counterparts on Thursday, Oct. 5, and will match up with Russia on Sunday, Oct. 9.
U.S. U18 Men’s National Team Roster
Goalkeepers (2): Eric Lopez (LA Galaxy; Los Angeles, Calif.), Brady Scott (FC Koln; Petaluma, Calif.)
Defenders (6): Julian Araujo (Barca Academy; Lompoc, Calif.), Mark McKenzie (Wake Forest; Bear, Delaware), Matthew Real (Philadelphia Union; Drexel Hill, Pa.), Aedan Stanley (St. Louis FC; Columbia, Ill.) Angel Uribe (Club Tijuana; San Diego, Calif.), Carson Vom Steeg (Stanford; Santa Barbara, Calif.)
Midfielders (7): Christian Cappis (FC Dallas; Katy, Texas), Jose Carranza (North Carolina FC; Manassas, Va.), Paxton Pomykal (FC Dallas; Highland Village, Texas), Paul Rothrock (Notre Dame; Seattle, Wa.), Brandon Servania (Wake Forest; Birmingham, Ala.), Juan Pablo Torres (Sporting Lokoren; Lilburn, Ga.), Sam Vines (Charlotte Independence; Charlotte, N.C.)
Forwards (5): Shaft Brewer (RB Leipzig; Sacramento, Calif.), Griff Dorsey (Indiana; Evergreen, Colo.), Emmanuel Perez (NC State; Garner, N.C.), Nebiyou Perry (AIK; New York, NY), Nicholas Taitague (FC Schalke; Midlothian, Va.)