North Carolina Courage defender Jaelene Hinkle has withdrawn from the roster for the United States’ upcoming friendlies vs. Sweden and Norway due to personal reasons, U.S. Soccer said in a press release on Tuesday. She was not replaced on the roster.
The United States women’s national team will face Sweden on Thursday, June 8 at Gamla Ullevi Stadium in Gothenburg (1:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2 and UDN) and then Norway on Sunday, June 11 at Komplett Arena in Sandefjord (1 p.m. ET on FOX).
U.S. Soccer announced the roster for the friendlies on May 25. Since the announcement, Houston Dash midfielder Morgan Brian and Orlando Pride forward Alex Morgan were ruled out for the two games with injuries. North Carolina Courage forward Lynn Williams was added to the roster.