Three West Virginia Soccer Association players have been selected to travel internationally with the U.S. Youth Soccer Region I Olympic Development Program (ODP).
Erika Yohn is currently traveling to Umag, Croatia with the Under-16/Under-17 Girls Region I ODP team to compete in the ISTRIA Women's Cup this weekend. Yohn is a senior at University High School in Morgantown and plays for the Mountaineer United Soccer Club Under-18 Shox club team. She signed a letter of intent to attend Perdue University last month.
Tyler Shaffer has been selected to the 1997 Boys Region I ODP team and will travel to Johannesburg, South Africa March 21-31 to compete in the Future Champions Gauteng Cup. Shaffer is a sophomore at Capital High School in Charleston and plays for the Under-16 West Virginia Soccer Club Rowdies Premiere club team.
Lucas Gocke will travel to Milan, Italy in April with the 1998 Boys Region I ODP team to compete in the Trofeo Stefano Gusella Tournament. Gocke is a sophomore at Charleston Catholic High School in Charleston and plays for the Under-16 West Virginia Soccer Club Rowdies Premiere club team. He was named Co-Defender of the Year in 2013 by the West Virginia High School Soccer Coaches Association.