Krueger, Carle named to Olympic national teams
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - Former Florida State forward Casey Krueger and current Seminole defender Gabby Carle are headed to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, representing their respective nations on the pitch.
Krueger, who played four seasons for the Tribe (2008-09, 2010, 2012), will represent the United States. She played in 81 games for the garnet and gold, starting 70, scoring four goals and assisting on 18 others in her time at the Seminole Soccer Complex.
Following the 2012 campaign, Krueger was selected by the Boston Breakers with the fifth overall selection in the 2013 NWSL College Draft.
This season for the Chicago Red Stars, Krueger has started all six games she’s appeared in.
A native of Naperville, Illinois, Krueger has made 34 appearances for the United States and has logged three assists.
Carle will be representing her native Canada. The Quebec native has started all 77 games she’s played in during her first four seasons under Mark Krikorian.
Despite playing on the backline, Carle has found the net five times and has dished out eight assists in her Seminole career.
Carle has made 25 appearances for the Canadian National Team, 13 starts, and has scored once and dished out one assist.
Team USA will compete in Group G, along with Australia, New Zealand and Sweden.
Team Canada will compete in Group E, along with Chile, Great Britain and host Japan.
The Olympic soccer tournament begins on Wednesday, July 21. For a full list of matches for both Kreguer’s USA squad and Carle and the Canadians, click here.
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