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3 state players named to Olympic soccer travel teams

Lucas Gocke of Charleston Catholic and Tyler Shaffer of Capital have been selected to play on the U.S. Youth Soccer Region 1 Olympic Development Program boys overseas travel teams.

Gocke will travel to Milan, Italy in April with the 1998 team to compete in the Trofeo Stefano Gusella Tournament. Shaffer will go with the 1997 team to Johannesburg, South Africa March 21-31 for the Future Champions Gauteng Cup. Both sophomores compete for the under-16 West Virginia Soccer Club Rowdies Premiere club team.

Erika Yohn of University is currently traveling with the under-16-under-17 Region 1 team to take part in the ISTRIA Women's Cup this weekend in Umag, Croatia. The senior, who also plays for the Mountaineer United Soccer Club under-18 Shox club team in the West Virginia Soccer Association, signed with Purdue last month.

 


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