CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Earning the chance to compete in her second European Championships, incoming freshman Lara Schenk was named to the U-19 national team for Germany for the 2018 European Championships in Switzerland from July 14-31.
Schenk, a midfielder from Seelze, Germany, was selected as a national team camp invite in preparation for the tournament, where she earned her roster spot. Germany will face Denmark (July 18), the Netherlands (July 21) and Italy (July 24) in the group stage, playing the opening contest in Biel and the latter two in Yverdon-les-Bains.
Schenk is no stranger to the national team level, as she has competed at the U-15 through U-19 levels, including a victory at the U-17 European Championship in 2017. Schenk will join the Crimson in August, with Harvard opening its 2018 campaign at California on August 24.
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