HERRIMAN, Utah (Friday, May 27, 2022) – Real Salt Lake Homegrown goalkeeper Gavin Beavers has been selected by head coach, Marko Mitrovic, to join the U.S. U-19 Youth National Team for a pair of friendlies in Marbella, Spain, against England on June 6 and Norway on June 9.
Beavers, 17, signed with Real Salt Lake as a Homegrown Player prior to the start of the 2022 season. He has spent much of this year as the starting goalkeeper for Real Monarchs at the MLS NEXT Pro level. Beavers made his professional debut on June 26, 2021 with the Real Monarchs, and at the time made history as the youngest goalkeeper in USL Championship history.
This is the second consecutive call up for Beavers, having previously been named to the U.S. U-19 roster for a week- long training camp in Carson, California from April 22-May 1. However, this will mark the first international competition for Beavers, having only previously represented US Soccer in training camps.
Real Salt Lake is set to host Houston Dynamo FC for Military Appreciation Night at Rio Tinto Stadium with kickoff scheduled for 7:30 p.m. MT.