Cobb to train with U-23 women’s national soccer team

July 15, 2014

Kelly Cobb SoccerChugiak’s Kelly Cobb will get her second stint to train with a U.S. women’s national soccer team.

The Duke University senior has been invited to train with the Under-23 squad this week in Seattle.

Cobb, of Chugiak High fame, has netted 20 career goals for Duke.

This will be the Alaskan’s first action with the national team since 2012 when she helped the Americans win the gold medal at the U-20 World Cup in Japan.

A 5-foot-9 forward, Cobb led Duke to the 2011 NCAA championship match with 11 goals and nine assists for a career-best 31 points.