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The USA U-21 Women are 2-0 after their first day of Competition in Argentina. They beat Canada and Argentina each by over 10 points and will compete again tomorrow. Learn more about some of the players below:
VANESSA ERSKINE -- #11
Hometown: Cearney, MO
Superstitions: I have to do my straps 3 times before I am set.
Favorite pre-game song: “Some Nights” by Fun
What was it like being flag bearer at opening ceremonies?
“It was a huge honor being able to hold the American flag and present our country to everyone at the Games.”
CHRISTINA YOUNG -- #13
Hometown: Cartersville, GA
Superstitions: I have to listen to music before games.
Favorite pre-game song: “Clarity” by ZEDD
“It's an unreal honor to be invited to play for your country. I am proud to represent the people of the USA and be an ambassador of the sport.”
ROSE HOLLERMANN -- # 15
Hometown: Elysian, MN
Superstitions: Socks cannot match, I read from John Wooten’s book and I have to have a scrunchie in my hair!
Favorite pre-game song: Anything by Imagine Dragons
“It is an unbelievable experience to play for my country. A lot of pride comes with it.”
Congratulations, girls and good luck on Friday!