Lofton-Malachi Invited to U-23 National Camp
TAMPA- University of
South Florida goalkeeper Mallori Lofton-Malachi has been invited to
participate in the 2009 U-23 U.S. Women’s National Team Training camp
being next month in The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.
“We are extremely proud of Mallori,” said Bulls head
coach Denise Schilte-Brown. “This is a great opportunity for Mallori and
it is an opportunity that she has earned. I am confident that she will go
there and perform at a very high level.
Lofton-Malachi will compete for a week against the best of the best that
United States Women's Soccer has to offer and will compete for a roster
spot on the national team.
Lofton-Malachi is coming off an impressive junior campaign in which the
Philadelphia native broke the school’s the record for shutouts in a season
with seven and set the school’s single season save record, as she tallied
116 saves. The 2008 W-League Goalkeeper of the Year played every minute of
every game for the Bulls this past season.
Lofton-Malachi ranked among the best in the BIG EAST as she was second in
the BIG EAST in save percentage stopping .872 of the shots on goal while
only allowing .88 goals per game. She also led the conference in saves and
saves per game(6.82).
For the second consecutive year, USF women’s soccer will be represented
the women’s national camp as senior Lindsay Brauer participated and drew
praises from US coaches at the camp this past summer.
As more information comes, GoUSFBulls.com will keep you updated as we will
chronicle Mallori’s training camp experience as she travels to compete
against the best in the United States and tries to gain a spot on the US
U-23 National Team.