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29 Players Invited to Tormenta FC Girls Training Center Program

By Tormenta FC Staff -, 01/05/21, 9:45AM EST


Players to take part in professionalized training sessions ahead of 2021 USL Academy Cup

STATESBORO, Ga. – South Georgia Tormenta FC has invited 29 top U17 female talents to participate in the club’s first Girls Training Center Program this Saturday, Jan. 9. The group consists of both long-time academy members and high-caliber, local talent who will experience life as a pro ahead of the 2021 USL Academy Cup National Event on Memorial Day weekend.

Media is invited to attend the event at the Jennifer Ross Soccer Complex in Savannah from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Interviews will be held at 11:00 a.m. following the first training session. Through this initiative, the club looks forward to laying the groundwork for future elite female teams.

"We are very excited to be able to provide this opportunity to not only our own TFC girls but to all female players in the area,” Nick Jaramillo said, who serves as both an assistant coach for Tormenta FC and the Head Coach of the USL Academy side. “This first group has shown proven success in their recent State Cup runs, and we will continue that push in their soccer careers by giving them another platform for exposure for the college and professional game. I look forward to working with the group and putting together a team that will continue to compete at the highest level in a professional environment."

Tormenta FC’s first Girls Training Center Program follows the success of the club’s inaugural boys program in November. Saturday will run similarly to the first event with opportunities to grow on and off the field, including training sessions in front of pro coaches and a media component of official headshots with the TFC communications team.

Tormenta FC was named a founding member of the USL Academy League’s Southeast Division in October. The inaugural season of Academy League play is due to kick off in spring 2021 and will provide clubs in all three of the USL's senior divisions (USL Championship, USL League One and USL League Two) with an elite youth development and competition platform.

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Quinn Wilson Goalkeeper 2004
Madison Hahn Goalkeeper 2005
Shania Diaz Midfielder 2003
Isabella Hogan Midfielder 2003
Amina Okumu Midfielder 2004
Ashley Hampton Midfielder 2004
Kayla Jackson Forward 2004
Addie Trew Centerback 2003
Celeste Baladi Centerback 2005
Sadie Calen Rightback 2004
Emily Hause Winger 2003
Riley Schwarzer Rightback 2004
Andrea Tapia Forward 2005
Gwendolyn Townsend Leftback 2005
Mary Grace Meyers Centerback 2005
Kaitlyn Shrewsbury Winger 2005
Madison Haldeman Leftback 2006
Angelina Facenda Midfielder 2005
Kathleen Sears Winger 2005
Kate Crunkleton Winger 2005
Ella Mahaffey Midfielder 2005
Anya Arroyo Leftback 2005
Bless Hurtado Rightback 2005
Whitney McGuire Forward 2005
Madie Bennett Centerback 2003
Zoe Stevenson Midfielder 2006
Haley Majors Rightback 2004
Kathryn Russo Centerback 2006
Elise Holcey Forward 2004

The Tormenta FC Academy Player Pool is NOT the final roster for the 2021 USL Academy Cup. Players on this roster may or may not make the Final Roster, while additional players may be added to the Player Pool before the Final Roster is selected.