Chicago, IL. (Sept. 8, 2001) All-American Aleisha Cramer is one of four college players who made the 18-member U.S. National Team that will host this year's U.S. Women's Cup beginning Sunday, Sept. 9.
The 5-10 midfielder from Lakewood, Colorado had been invited to the 24-member training camp since Sept. 4. The final roster was announced Sept. 8.
Joining Cramer on the national team are defenders Jena Kluegal and Cat Reddick from North Carolina and forward Abby Wambach from the University of Florida.
The first game on the schedule is Sunday, Sept. 9 when the U.S., hosts Germany at Soldier Field in Chicago, in a 1 p.m. ET, kickoff. The game can be seen live on ESPN. The n its off to Columbus, Ohio for a match up against Japan on Sept. 11 at Columbus Crew Stadium in a 9 p.m. ET., start and a live broadcast on ESPN2. The U.S. Women's Cup wraps up on Sept. 16 in Kansas City with a 1 p.m. ET contest against China at Arrowhead Stadium. That game will be seen live on ESPN.
This will be 10th appearance for Cramer on the U.S. Women's National Team. Cramer will return to the Cougar team on Sept. 17 after missing four games on BYU's 2001 schedule.