Dec. 5, 2007
Tallahassee, Fla. - Following this week's Women's College Cup in College Station, Texas, Florida State head coach Mark Krikorian will head to Carson, Calif., to assist the U.S. Women's National Team in their final training camp of the 2007 season. First-year coach Pia Sundhage will welcome 24 players to the Home Depot Center, December 8-12, for a five-day mini-camp.
The camp is designed to give Sundhage a look at the core of the U.S. team, plus a handful of young players coming off their college season, before the squad regroups in early January to prepare for the Four Nations Tournament in China.
Prior to taking over the Seminole soccer program in 2005, Krikorian came to Florida State fresh off leading the United States U-19 National Team to the bronze medal, while winning the FIFA Fair Play Award at the 2004 U-19 Women's World Cup. As the head coach for the U.S. U-19 National Team, Krikorian was responsible for all technical aspects of the program as the team prepared for the second-ever U-19 FIFA World Championship.
Also assisting Sundhage in California is former Florida State Assistant Coach and current Penn State Head Coach Erica Walsh.