unnamedCASA GRANDE, Ariz. - U.S. Soccer technical advisors have selected four Development Academy Select rosters, two at the U-15/16 and U-17/18 age groups,  to compete against each other at the 2013 Winter Showcase in Lakewood Ranch, Florida, and two Real Salt Lake Academy players have been selected.

Defender/forward Miles Stray has been named to the U-15/16 Blue Select Team and goalkeeper Christian Herrera has been named to the U-17/18 Red Select Team.

The Academy Red and Blue Select teams for the U-15/16s kick off at 4 p.m. MT on December 12th and will be followed by the U-17/18 match at 6 p.m. MT at the Premier Sports Campus.

Match updates will be provided on the Grande Sports Academy Twitter account @GrandeSportsA and the Academy/YNT Twitter account @ussoccer_ynt.

Stray has been named to the starting XI in all but one match for the U-15/16 RSL Academy team this season and has shown an ability to dominate the opposition on both ends of the pitch, playing as a forward and as a centerback. Stray has found the back of the net four times this season.

Herrera has yet to miss a minute through seven matches for the U-15/16 team this season. He has allowed three goals, earned five clean sheets and has yet to concede a goal at home through four matches.

The schedule for the Showcase is below.

Date Team Team Time Field
Wed., Dec 11 Real Salt Lake U-18 vs. Shattuck-Saint Mary’s Soccer Academy U-18 1:15 PM Premier Sports Complex – Field 2
Thur., Dec 12 Real Salt Lake U-18 vs. New York Red Bulls U-18 12:15 PM Premier Sports Complex – Field 3
Thur., Dec 12 Real Salt Lake U-16 vs. Chicago Magic PSG U-16 3:30 PM Premier Sports Complex – Field 18
Fri., Dec 13 Real Salt Lake U-16 vs. Chicago Fire U-16 10:00 AM Premier Sports Complex – Field 3
Sat., Dec 14 Real Salt Lake U-18 vs. D.C. United U-18 11:15 AM Premier Sports Complex – Field 8
Sun., Dec 15 Real Salt Lake U-16 vs. Philadelphia Union U-16 9:00 AM Premier Sports Complex – Field 14

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  2. […] technical advisors selected four Development Academy Select rosters to compete against each other. Herrera and teammate Miles Stray were selected to the U-15/16 red and blue rosters, respectively. Herrera entered the match at the […]

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