Posted: Saturday February 18, 2012 5:31PM ; Updated: Saturday February 18, 2012 5:31PM
2012 U.S. Girls Club Top Player Rankings

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  • 1. Bryane Heaberlin
  • GK - Clearwater Chargers SC, St. Petersburg, Florida

THE SKINNY: A tremendous shot-stopping presence with exceptional toughness and grit. She recently recovered from a broken tibia and fibula to return to her goalkeeping post in the U.S. national team program.

  • 2. Lindsey Horan
  • F - Colorado Rush, Golden, Colorado

THE SKINNY: A relentless attacker who led the U.S. team in scoring during the CONCACAF Women's U-17 Championships last year in Costa Rica.

  • 3. Cari Roccaro
  • M - Albertson SC, East Ruislip, New York

THE SKINNY: Strong and athletic player who holds her position well in the midfield. Roccaro is a tough, all-around player who defends, challenges and connects well with teammates.

  • 4. Katie Naughton
  • D - Sockers FC, Arlington Heights, Illinois

THE SKINNY: Very steady defender with good height and awareness. Strong performer in the U.S. national youth team program.

  • 5. Maya Theuer
  • D - San Diego Surf, San Diego, California

THE SKINNY: Commanding presence in the back line who possesses great athleticism and leadership. Theuer is a tough competitor and solid 1 on 1 defender.

  • 6. Ashley Spivey
  • M - Baltimore Bays, Baltimore, Maryland

THE SKINNY: A decisive attack-minded midfielder who possesses good tactical awareness. Spivey is a poised, experienced player who is a veteran in the U.S. national youth team program.

  • 7. Isabel Farrell
  • M - Crossfire Premier SC, Bellevue, Washington

THE SKINNY: Great technical midfielder with the ability to put the perfect touch on any pass. She scores, assists goals, and is the epitome of a creative attacking mid.

  • 8. Taylor Smith
  • F - Solar FC, Fort Worth, Texas

THE SKINNY: Blazing fast attacking player who can run at defenders, shoot with accuracy and deliver a quality cross.

  • 9. Laura Liedle
  • D - San Diego Surf, San Diego, California

THE SKINNY: Strong and athletic defender capable of shadowing attackers 1 on 1 or getting the ball forward.

  • 10. Cassie Pecht
  • M - FC Pennsylvania, Mechanisburg, Pennsylvania

THE SKINNY: Great athlete with a strong work rate. Her creativity and vision open up opportunities in the midfield.
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