January 31, 2001
Diego Head Coach Carlos Juarez hoping to add to pre-season Roster
in fourth-round draft this weekend
Julie Foudy and Sherill Kester to Play for WUSA All-Star Team
staff of the San Diego Spirit to spend Thursday through Sunday in
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida at the UMBRO Select All-Star Soccer Classic.
all-stars teams will square off in matches on Thursday and Friday
at the Lauderhill Sports Complex, leading into the marquee games
for women's soccer on Saturday, when the top players from each of
the three teams face each other in the Women's Elite College Game
(6 p.m. ET). Midfielders Julie Foudy and Sherrill Kester will represent
the San Diego Spirit on the WUSA All-Star team.
February 4th, the WUSA Supplemental Draft will be held at the Sunrise
Hilton Ballroom from 9 a.m. to Noon. There will be four rounds of
drafting with all the participating collegiate players eligible
as well as the players who attended the WUSA Combine, but were not
All WUSA teams
currently have 20 players on their preseason rosters, but may enter
training camp on March 1 with 28 players. After taking four players
during the Supplemental Draft Juarez will be left with up to four
slots to fill from the Spirit's local tryouts, an invitation-only
session that will take place from February 9-12.