PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Providence College women’s soccer student-athlete Christina Klaum (Rockville Centre, N.Y.) was selected to the United States Soccer Under-19 Women’s National Team (WNT) training camp. The training squad was announced by U.S. Soccer on Monday, April 6th, and the camp will be held from April 11-18 at the U.S. Soccer National Training Center in Carson, Calf.
Christina Klaum was one of 24 selected for the training camp. This year’s camp will be U.S. Soccer’s first Under-19 training camp since 2004, and all players in the age group are eligible for the team that will attempt to qualify for the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.
This past season Christina Klaum played in all of Providence’s 18 games, and registered one goal and one assist for three points. At the conclusion of the regular-season schedule, Klaum was named to the BIG EAST All-Rookie Team (Nov. 4). Providence finished the year ranked fifth in the BIG EAST with an overall record of 9-8-2 (5-4 BIG EAST).
“CK being selected to participate in the upcoming camp for the U.S. Soccer U-19 Women’s National Team is testament to her attitude, drive and work ethic to grow and develop daily,” said Head Coach Sam Lopes. “This camp will be a rewarding experience and a fantastic opportunity for her to appreciate, embrace and maximize [the opportunity] as she competes with a squad considered to be the best of the best at her respective age group. It is a well-deserved selection and I am proud of her.”