Republic FC Academy U-16 goalkeeper Mason Finnell from Vista del Lago High School is participating this week in the United States U-15 Boys National Team Camp in Bradenton, Fla.
The sophomore is the first Republic FC Academy player to be selected to a national team domestic training camp since the Academy was formed earlier this year.
Finnell has appeared in five matches and allowed three goals and recorded three shutouts for the Academy U-16 team that is 4-3-1 in its first season.
Finnell will be in the U-15 National Team camp at the IMG Academy through Sunday. The players will compete in intrasquad matches Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
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Finnell also was selected for the inaugural Boys National Team Futures training camp May 23-26 in Carson. He previously played for the Placer United Soccer Club.
The Republic FC Academy, comprised of three age-group teams, is a member of the U.S. Soccer Developmental Academy formed to provide education, resources and support to clubs helping to develop players who can compete at the highest levels of soccer.