FRISCO- FC Dallas Academy defender Julian Hinojosa named to the U.S. U-18 Men’s National Team for its first training camp of the 2019 year.
The Camp will run from February 1-7 with head coach Tab Ramos leading the 20-player group at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California. The training camp is the first gathering of the year and it presents a prime opportunity for all 20 players who are age-eligible for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup.
Julian Hinojosa has been a part of both the U.S. and Mexico at the youth level and saw some action at the Vaclav Jezek Tournament where the U-18 U.S. Men's National Team took the championship. He was also a key player for the U-16 Academy team that made it to the DA Championship in back-to-back years. Hinojosa has played in nine matches for the U-18s this season.
GOALKEEPERS (2): David Ochoa (Real Salt Lake; Oxnard, Calif.), Patrick Schulte (Saint Louis FC; Saint Charles, Mo.)
DEFENDERS (6): Julian Hinojosa Jr. (FC Dallas; Garland, Texas), Kai Lammers (New York City FC; Greenwich, Conn.), Erwin Martinez (Real Salt Lake; Gilbert, Ariz.), David Mendoza (Chicago Fire; Chicago, Ill.), Christian Ortiz (Barca Academy AZ; Yuma, Ariz.), Leonardo Sepulveda (LA Galaxy; Corona, Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Cole Bassett (Colorado Rapids; Littleton, Colo.), Ethan Bryant (San Antonio FC; San Antonio, Texas), Oscar Cervantes Jr. (LA Galaxy; Indio, Calif.), Emmanuel Haro (Club Tijuana/MEX; San Diego, Calif.), Armando Munoz Zarate (Colorado Rapids; Albuquerque, N.M.), Matteo Ritaccio (Liverpool FC/ENG; Westbury, N.Y.)
FORWARDS (6): Alec Diaz (Seattle Sounders FC II; Issaquah, Wash.), Bryce Duke (Real Salt Lake; Phoenix, Ariz.), Hunter George (Sacramento Republic FC; Lincoln, Calif.), Cameron Harper (Celtic FC/SCO; Roseville, Calif.) Nicholas Hategan (Sacramento Republic FC; Chicago, Ill.), Marlon Vargas (Seattle Sounders II; Renton, Wash.)