Before he returns to Madison for his sophomore season at the University of Wisconsin, AJ Cochran will take a trip to Europe.
The defender is one of 18 players named to the U.S. Under-20 national team roster for the Northern Ireland Milk Cup, which is July 21 to 26.
Cochran has been a regular selection for coach Tab Ramos this year, and is one of 10 players on the Milk Cup squad who was part of the team that traveled to South America last month for friendlies against Uruguay and Chile.
The U.S., which won the tournament in 2005 and '10, plays Denmark on July 21 at Scroggy Road in Limavady, then faces Turkey on July 23 at the Showgrounds in Ballymena. The placement matches are July 26, and the other participating teams are Northern Ireland, Chile and Mexico.