U-21 USMNT to Travel to Austria for Series in July

by USA Field Hockey

VIENNA, Austria – The U.S. U-21 Men’s National Team will travel to Vienna, Austria for a three-game series against the host nation’s U-21 squad from July 14 to 17. Taking place at Hockey Club Wein, this will be USA’s first outside competition of 2022, following training camp weekends in April and May.


“Cal Cup was a very good experience for the group,” said Pat Harris, U-21 USMNT Head Coach. “We are moving in a positive direction. The staff have selected a strong team and the games against Austria will be great for testing our abilities against a competitive international side.”


The roster features a core group of eight athletes that competed at the 2021 FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s Junior World Cup in November in Bhubaneswar, India. They are Leo Baumgardner (Thousand Oaks, Calif.), Corey Dykema (Newport News, Va.), Mehtab Grewal (Somis, Calif.), Gurcharan Johal (Phoenix, Ariz.), Wyatt Katz (Santa Rosa Valley, Calif.), Tyler Kim (Arlington, Mass.), Tymen Kloen (Amsterdam, Netherlands) and Jatin Sharma (South San Francisco, Calif.). Grewal, Liam Hawley (Ventura, Calif.), Katz and Marius Leser (Mannheim, Germany) will also be coming off a senior tour in Scotland with the 4-Nations Tournament from June 29 to July 3.


Leo Baumgardner (Thousand Oaks, Calif.), Sekayi Charasika (Louisville, Ky.), Luca Civetta (Key Biscayne, Fla.), Corey Dykema (Newport News, Va.), Brett Eisner (Lafayette, Calif.), Cole Friedlaender (Hamburg, Germany), Mehtab Grewal (Somis, Calif.), Liam Hawley (Ventura, Calif.), Luke Jackson (Brentwood, Tenn.), Gurcharan Johal (Phoenix, Ariz.), Wyatt Katz (Santa Rosa Valley, Calif.), Tyler Kim (Arlington, Mass.), Tymen Kloen (Amsterdam, Netherlands), Mees Kloen (Amsterdam, Netherlands), Marius Leser (Mannheim, Germany), Michael Mendoza (Monument, Colo.), Lasse Nobereit (Koenigstein, Germany), Jasper Pouw (Santa Rosa Valley, Calif.), Jatin Sharma (South San Francisco, Calif.), Amar Singh (Santa Clara, Calif.)


Thurs., July 141:00 PMUSAvsAUT
Sat., July 166:00 AMUSAvsAUT
Sun., July 176:00 AMUSAvsAUT
All times in Eastern Time Zone


The U-21 USMNT would like to thank the U.S. Men's Field Hockey Foundation for their continued support and assistance with this Austria Tour.


For more information on the U-21 USMNT vs. Austria Series, visit the event page.