March 13, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (seminoles.com) – Florida State’s Kassey Kallman and Toni Pressley spent portions of February and March competing with their respective U.S. national teams. Kallman competed with the U.S. U-20 team at the CONCACAF Tournament in Panama, while Pressley was with the U-23 squad at the Four Nations Tournament in Spain. Both individuals helped lead their teams to a tournament title.
Kallman started all five games at the CONCACAF Tournament in helping the U.S. U-20 team clinch a berth in the 2012 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup. The World Cup will be held in Japan, August 19 – September 8, 2012. The Woodbury, Minn., native played every minute of every match in Panama as the U.S. outscored the opposition 24-1 en route to the tournament title. Kallman also served as team captain for the U.S. team in their final pool play match against Panama.
Pressley played in two of the three matches for the U.S. U-23 team at the 2012 Four Nations Tournament in LaManga, Spain. The Melbourne, Fla., native started the first two matches playing all 90 minutes in each game as the U.S. defeated Sweden, 2-0, in the opening match before falling to England 2-1 in the second game. The U.S. clinched the tournament title with a 5-0 victory over Norway.