Mikayla Michals Named To U.S. U-21 Women's National Team

May 15, 2018

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Providence College field hockey player Mikayla Michals (Needham, Mass.) is one of 17 athletes to earn a spot on the U.S. U-21 Women’s National Team that is scheduled to play a three-game test series against Argentina. The team will head to Tucuman, Argentina from June 10-18 and will face Argentina’s U-21 squad on June 14, 16 and 17.

Michals, a rising junior at Providence, started all 19 games for the Friars in 2017. She finished second on the team in scoring, with 12 points on five goals and two assists. Her five goals on the year were tied for the team lead. During BIG EAST Conference regular-season play, Michals tallied a team-best seven points on three goals and one assist. She recorded a single-game career high of three points (1g, 1a) in a 5-2 victory over UC Davis on Sept. 17. Michals also logged the first assist of her collegiate career in a 4-2 victory over BIG EAST foe Temple (Sept. 15). The forward earned BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll recognition on Oct. 9.

U.S. U-21 Women’s National Team Roster:
Kendall Ballard (Ohio, Charlottesville, Va.), Kelsey Bing (Stanford, Houston, Texas), Virginia Bramley (Penn State, Elizabethtown, Pa.), Katrina Carter (Cal Berkeley, Gilroy, Calif.), Brooke Deberdine (Maryland, Millersville, Pa.), Linnea Gonzales (Maryland, Bel Air, Md.), Kelee Lepage (Maryland, Honey Brook, Pa.), Madison Maguire (Maryland, Rumson, N.J.), Mikayla Michals (Providence, Needham, Mass.), Kealsie Robles (ODU, Seaford, Va.), Taylor Stone (Louisville, Herndon, Va.), Cassie Sumfest (UNC, Lewisburg, Pa.), Sophia Tornetta (Princeton, Plymouth Meeting, Pa.), Christie Van de Kamp (William & Mary, Midlothian, Va.), Jillian Wolgemuth (Duke, Mount Joy, Pa.), Elise Wong (Princeton, Perth Amboy, N.J.), Corinne Zanolli (Stanford, Newtown Square, Pa.)



The U-21 USWNT’s tour to Argentina will be in conjunction with that of the U.S. Women’s National Team. Their game days will coincide with both teams playing back-to-back.

U.S. U-21 Women’s National Team vs. Argentina:
Thursday, June 14 - 5 p.m. ET 
Saturday, June 16 - 5 p.m. ET 
Sunday, June 17 - 5 p.m. ET

For more information regarding the U-21 USWNT vs. Argentina series, including results and coverage throughout the event, visit the official event page: U-21 USWNT vs. Argentina


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