Updated: Sunday, 24 Jun 2012, 7:03 PM EDT
Published : Friday, 22 Jun 2012, 4:35 PM EDT
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FORT WAYNE, IN. - Bishop Dwenger grad Sarah Killion was back in Fort Wayne on Friday afternoon, partaking in the annual Beasley Soccer Camp at Hefner Fields. A member of the U-20 U.S. National Women's soccer team, Killion was in Japan earlier in the week for a pair of exhibition games against the Japanese national team as part of a tune up for the U-20 Women's World Cup in August.
Killion - who recently concluded her freshman year at UCLA - has national team experience, having played with the U-18 team in the past. This will be her first appearance in a World Cup type setting however - and playing on an international stage is a whole different game according to the former Saints star.
The two-game exhibition tour the team played against Japan this week was a mixed bag, losing badly in game one, before rebounding for a better showing and a win in game two. Killion said the most valuable lessons both individually and collectively as a team came in learning how to make better in-game adjustments.
Team USA will go through a two week training camp this July in Florida, in order to prepare for the humid conditions that are expected for the U-20 World Cup in Japan. The team departs for competition August 10th.
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