Mountain Vista grad Mallory Pugh named to U.S. Women's World Cup roster

Mallory Pugh, who graduated from Mountain Vista in 2016, has been named to the U.S. women's World Cup roster on Thursday.

The former national high school soccer player of the year will now represent her country at her sport's biggest event, which is set for June 7-July 7 in France.

Pugh has been a member of the U.S. senior national team since her senior year of high school in 2016. She represented the U.S. at the 2016 Olympic games, becoming the youngest American to score.

In 50 international games, Pugh has scored 15 goals, including three goals in seven games in 2019.

The U.S. squad is in Group F along with Thailand, Chile and Sweden. Their first match is June 11 against Thailand.

Professionally, Pugh plays for the Washington Spirit of the NWSL.

Lindsey Horan, a 2012 graduate of Golden High School, was also named to the team. Horan didn't participate in high school soccer.