COLUMBUS, Ohio – Marike Mousset, a freshman on the Ohio State women’s soccer team, has been called in to Canadian U-20 camp in preparation for the U-20 Women’s World Cup in November in Papua New Guinea. The development camp goes from Sept. 1-Sept. 18 with the next preparatory camp for Canada slated to begin Nov. 1 in Brisbane, Australia.
"Marike has grown and learned so much since she arrived on campus," Lori Walker, Ohio State head coach, said. "We are proud to support her and the Canadians as they pursue the U-20 Women's World Cup. Marike exemplifies the future of dynamic attacking #2's. She processes the game at a high level and she is a contagious personality with high standards and work ethic."
After sitting out the first four matches of the season, Mousset came off the bench twice last weekend for the Buckeyes, playing 24 minutes in a 2-1 win over No. 16 Virginia Tech Thursday night and another 42 minutes in a 2-1 setback at No. 4 West Virginia Sunday night.
Mousset is a made her debut with the Canadian youth program in 2014 and appeared in four matches for Canada at the CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship in December. The defender started three matches and appeared in another off the bench as Canada posted a 2-1-1 record to win silver.