Joanne Norell | November 18, 2016
NOTRE DAME, Ind. — The University of Notre Dame will see three of its representatives hit the pitch in Papua New Guinea starting this week as play commences in the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.
Sabrina Flores and Natalie Jacobs make up two of the 21 players head coach Michelle French announced will represent the United States at this year’s World Cup, being held in Papua New Guinea from November 13 through December 3. Flores, a rising junior, and Jacobs, a rising sophomore, have taken the semester off from both NCAA competition and their studies in preparation for the event.
Junior Monica Flores, who played a significant role for the Irish this fall as a defender and midfielder, will put on the jersey for Mexico.