Michael Stephens Named To US U-23 National Team Roster

BRIDGEVIEW, IL - APRIL 17: Michael Stephens #26 of the Los Angeles Galaxy and Marco Pappa #16 of the Chicago Fire fight for the ball in an MLS match on April 17, 2011 at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

US Under-23 National Team head coach Caleb Porter has named the roster for his latest U-23 camp, in preparation for the 2012 Olympic games in London. Twenty eight players were named to participate in an eight day camp in Florida. The LA Galaxy's Michael Stephens was named to that squad.

Michael Stephens is 22, and played three years at UCLA before being drafted in the first round of the 2010 SuperDraft by the Los Angeles Galaxy. He made his debut March 27th of last year, as has made 50 appearances since then with one goal to his credit.

The complete roster is as follows:

GOALKEEPERS (4): David Bingham (San Jose Earthquakes), Bill Hamid (D.C. United), Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire), Zac MacMath (Philadelphia Union)

DEFENDERS (8): Gale Agbossoumonde (Eintracht Frankfurt), Royal-Dominique Fennell (Stuttgarter Kickers), Sebastien Ibeagha (Duke), Kofi Sarkodie (Houston Dynamo), Zarek Valentin (Montreal Impact), Jorge Villafana (Chivas USA), Andrew Wenger (Duke), Sheanon Williams (Philadelphia Union)

MIDFIELDERS (10): Freddy Adu (Philadelphia Union), Bryan Arguez (Montreal Impact), Joe Corona (Club Tijuana), Danny Cruz (Houston Dynamo), Mikkel Diskerud (Stabæk), Dilly Duka (Columbus Crew), Jared Jeffrey (Mainz), Sebastian Lletget (West Ham United), Amobi Okugo (Philadelphia Union), Michael Stephens (LA Galaxy)

FORWARDS (6): Will Bruin (Houston Dynamo), Teal Bunbury (Sporting KC), Jann George (Nürnberg), Joe Gyau (Hoffenheim), Jack McInerney (Philadelphia Union), Andrew Wooten (Kaiserslautern)

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