Vineland native Jillian Loyden is among the 28 players invited to training camp for the United States as it prepares for an exhibition women's soccer game against China.

The game will be played May 27 at PPL Park in Chester, Pa., the home of the Philadelphia Union. U.S. coach Pia Sundhage will choose 18 players for the match.

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The U.S. team will train in Princeton, N.J., from today until May 25 for the next-to-last domestic match before the London Olympics.

Loyden, 26, was a backup goaltender for the U.S. team that lost to Japan in the World Cup final last summer.

The 2002 Press Girls Soccer Player of the Year as a senior at Vineland High School, Loyden went on to star for Villanova University, where she was a three-time Big East Conference Goalkeeper of the Year.

After graduating from Villanova in 2006, Loyden played in the Women's Professional Soccer league until last year, when the league suspended its operations.

Other World Cup veterans invited to this month's camp include defenders Rachel Buehler, Amy LePeilbet, Heather Mitts and Christie Rampone, of Point Pleasant, N.J.; midfielders Shannon Boxx, Carli Lloyd and Heather O'Reilly; and forwards Alex Morgan and Lauren Cheney.

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