AUBURN, AL – Karen Hoppa has traveled to La Manga, Spain with the U.S. Under-18 Women's National Team where she is coaching goalkeepers for the Ten Nations Tournament. The tournament is a U-19 competition so the U.S team is playing against players one year older.
Hoppa is a coaching veteran with the U.S teams and is with the U-18 team for the second time this season after going to the U-18 Women's National Team training camp in Carson, Calif., in January.
The team is facing Norway on Monday, March 1, Germany on Wednesday, March 3 and Sweden on Friday, March 5.
The other U-19 teams participating in the competition, which features three friendly matches for each country, are England, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, Finland and Italy.