The Defending Conference USA Champion Memphis Lady Tigers Soccer Team opened its' season over the weekend with a 2-Nil victory over Arkansas-Little Rock..but loses one of its' top players..
Injury has nothing to do with it.
Freshman Forward Julia Ignacio of Edmonton-Alberta Canada, has been called home to train for the Under-17 Canadian National Team.
She's among 40 of Canada's top players.
Training Camp runs through September 1st.
18-players will be picked to represent Canada in the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup this fall in New Zealand.
The Lady Tigers Next Game is Friday 5pm against Alabama at the Mike Rose Soccer Complex.