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Three RSL players make cut for USMNT U23 Olympic Qualifying

Aaron Herrera, Justen Glad and David Ochoa made the 20-man roster.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune). Real Salt Lake defender Aaron Herrera (22) kicks the ball as Los Angeles FC Mohamed Traore defends, in MLS soccer action between Real Salt Lake and Los Angeles FC at Rio Tinto Stadium, on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020.

Three Real Salt Lake players made the final cut for the Olympic Qualifying Tournament.

Defenders Aaron Herrera and Justen Glad, along with goalkeeper David Ochoa, were named to the 20-man U.S. Men’s National Team Under-23 squad, U.S. Soccer announced Thursday. The tournament will take place in Guadalajara, Mexico, from March 18-30.

Herrera, Glad and Ochoa are all homegrown players for RSL.

Other RSL Academy alumni that made the team are Sebastian Saucedo and Sebastian Soto.

“We are thrilled to see Justen, Aaron and David continue with the U-23s,” RSL general manager Elliot Fall said in a statement. “We wish them luck in the tournament. We are excited to see them represent the United States, Real Salt Lake and the RSL Academy in a successful Olympic Qualifying tournament.”

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