Purce Named to 20-Player U.S. Roster for 2014 CONCACAF Championship

Photo courtesy of Gil Talbot
Photo courtesy of Gil Talbot

Purce will help the U.S. in its pursuit of the U20 CONCACAF Women's Championship. (Photo courtesy of Gil Talbot). 

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.  – Harvard women's soccer freshman forward Margaret "Midge" Purce has been named to the U.S. U20 women's national team 20-player roster for the 2014 CONCACAF Women's Championship, head coach Michelle French announced.

The CONCACAF Championship will be held from Jan. 9-19 in George Town, Cayman Islands. Purce has prior experience with the national team, helping the U.S. to the 2012 CONCACAF U17 Women's Championship in Guatemala. Purce started all three matches and scored three goals.

A 2013 NSCAA/Continental Tire Women's All-America third team selection, Purce started 16 games to help the Crimson to its 11th Ancient Eight crown, the first for Harvard since 2011 and its first 7-0-0 Ivy campaign since 1999.