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OCT 27
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NWSL teams exercise contract options
Teams also extend contract offers to players
(Photo credit: Daniel Bartel/isiphotos.com)
(Photo credit: Daniel Bartel/isiphotos.com)

On Monday, NWSL teams announced which players have had contract options exercised and which players had been extended new contract offers.

Additionally, the league announced that eight players would be available on the Re-Entry Wire as part of the End of Season Process. Full list and more info.

2018 information for Federation Players will be shared at a later date.


 

Boston Breakers

Contract options exercised: Abby Smith, Sammy Jo Prudhomme, Megan Oyster, Julie King, Amanda Frisbie, Rosie White, Morgan Andrews, Adriana Leon, Natasha Dowie, Ifeoma Onumonu, Margaret Purce, Hayley Dowd

Extended new contract offers: Brooke Elby, Christen Westphal, Angela Salem, Tiffany Weimer, Katie Stengel

Federation Players: Alyssa Chapman (Canada) and Rose Lavelle (United States)

 


Chicago Red Stars

Contract options exercised: Danielle Colaprico, Taylor Comeau, Michele Dalton, Arin Gilliland, Sarah Gorden, Summer Green, Jen Hoy, Sofia Huerta, Samantha Johnson, Lauren Kaskie, Alyssa Mautz, Stephanie McCaffrey, Yuki Nagasato, Katie Naughton.

New contract: Vanessa DiBernardo

Federation Players: Morgan Brian, Julie Ertz, Alyssa Naeher, Christen Press, Casey Short (United States)


 

Houston Dash

Contract options exercised: Bruna Benites, Jane Campbell, Meghan Cox, Claire Falknor, Andressinha, Kristie Mewis, Janine Van Wyk

Extended new contract offers: Poliana, Amber Brooks, Rachel Daly, Sarah Hagen, Caity Heap, Bianca Henninger, Cami Levin, Kelia Ohai, Cami Privett and Cari Roccaro

Placed on Re-Entry Wire: Kelly Conheeney

Federation Players: Janine Beckie, Nichelle Prince (Canada), Carli Lloyd (United States) 


FC Kansas City

Contract options exercised: Yael Averbuch, Christina Gibbons, Sydney Miramontez, Caroline Flynn, Mandy Laddish, Shea Groom, Maegan Kelly, Brittany Ratcliffe

Extended new contract offers: Alex Arlitt, Becca Moros, Brittany Kolmel (nee Taylor), Katie Bowen, Lo’eau LaBonta, Alexa Newfield, Erika Tymrak, Nicole Barnhart, Cat Parkhill

Federation PlayersDesiree Scott (Canada), Amy Rodriguez, Sydney Leroux, Becky Sauerbrunn (United States) 


 

North Carolina Courage

Contract options exercised: Abby Dahlkemper, Debinha, Elizabeth Eddy, Abby Erceg, Kristen Hamilton, Ashley Hatch, Jaelene Hinkle, Jessica McDonald, Katelyn Rowland, Taylor Smith, Darian Jenkins, Yuri Kawamura

Extended new contract offers: Makenzy Doniak, Denise O’Sullivan, Meredith Speck, Sam Witteman, McCall Zerboni

Placed on Re-Entry Wire: Stephanie Ochs

Federation PlayersSabrina D’Angelo (Canada), Samantha Mewis, Lynn Williams (United States)

Retiring: Nora Holstad


 

Orlando Pride

Contract options exercised: Aubrey Bledsoe, Camila, Nickolette Driesse, Kristen Edmonds, Danica Evans, Jamia Fields, Rachel Hill, Monica, Toni Pressley, Jasmyne Spencer

Extended new contract offers: Stephanie Catley, Alanna Kennedy, Chioma Ubogagu, Dani Weatherholt

Under contract: Marta

Placed on Re-Entry WireMcKenzie Berryhill, Jocelyn Blankenship, Jordan O’Brien

Federation PlayersAlex Morgan, Ashlyn Harris and Ali Krieger (United States)



Portland Thorns FC

Contract options exercised: Ashleigh Sykes, Tyler Lussi, Savannah Jordan, Emily Menges

Extended new contract offers: Adrianna Franch, Britt Eckerstrom, Katherine Reynolds, Celeste Boureille, Dagny Brynjarsdottir, Meg Morris, Hayley Raso, Mallory Weber

Placed on Re-Entry Wire: Kendall Johnson

Federation Players: Christine Sinclair (Canada), Tobin Heath, Lindsey Horan, Allie Long, Meghan Klingenberg, Emily Sonnett (United States)

Not returning: Amandine Henry, Nadia Nadim

 


 

Seattle Reign FC

Contract options exercised: Haley Kopmeyer, Maddie Bauer, Rachel Corsie, Merritt Mathias, Kristen McNabb, Rebekah Stott, Christine Nairn, Larissa Crummer, Kiersten Dallstream, Katie Johnson, Beverly Yanez

Extended new contract offers: Lauren Barnes, Carson Pickett, Jessica Fishlock, Rumi Utsugi, Nahomi Kawasumi, Lydia Williams 

Federation PlayersMegan Rapinoe (United States), Diana Matheson (Canada)

Retiring: Elli Reed, Madalyn Schiffel

 


 

Sky Blue FC

Contract options exercised: Cassidy Benintente, Mandy Freeman, Kayla Mills and Christie Pearce; midfielders Daphne Corboz, Sarah Killion and Madison Tiernan; and forwards Sam Kerr and McKenzie Meehan.

Extended new contract offers: Caroline Casey; defenders Domi Richardson, Erin Simon and Erica Skroski; midfielders Taylor Lytle, Raquel Rodriguez, and Nikki Stanton; and forwards Leah Galton and Maya Hayes.

Placed on Re-Entry WireTasha Kai

Federation Players: Kailen Sheridan (Canada), Kelley O’Hara (United States)


 

Washington Spirit

Contract options exercised: Yanara Aedo, Lindsay Agnew, Cali Farquharson, Francisca Ordega, Arielle Ship, Cheyna Williams, Estefania Banini, Meggie Dougherty Howard, Tori Huster, Joanna Lohman, Morgan Proffitt, Havana Solaun, Whitney Church, Caprice Dydasco, Estelle Johnson, Alyssa Kleiner, DiDi Haracic

Extended new contract offers: Kassey Kallman, Kelsey Wys

Placed on Re-Entry WireLine Sigvardsen Jensen

Federation PlayersMallory Pugh (United States), Stephanie Labbé, Shelina Zadorsky (Canada)

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