MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Hailey Pereira, an eighth-grader at Mahopac Middle School and also a member of NY Xtreme FC and the Region 1 Girls Olympic Development Program Team, has been invited to participate in the U.S. Youth Soccer ODP National Training Camp to be held in Phoenix, Ariz. at the end of January, 2017.

Pereira has been selected after making the state team and progressing through to the regional team, a process that gets narrowed down from approximately 2,000 players from each birthyear. The final 25 players from each region, after numerous tryouts and trainings, are invited to move on to this national training camp. During the ODP National Training Camp, Pereira, along with the players that have been selected from all four regions of the United States, will have the opportunity to play in front of scouts from U.S. Soccer who will be evaluating players to be included in the U.S. Soccer National Team Training Camps.