National Women’s Soccer League announces 2020 preseason rosters
The 2020 NWSL season kicks off on April 18
Preseason is now underway for the 2020 NWSL season (Photo credit: Tony Quinn/isiphotos.com)
Preseason is now underway for the 2020 NWSL season (Photo credit: Tony Quinn/isiphotos.com)

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) opened its eighth preseason today and the league’s nine teams announced their 2020 preseason rosters.

Several players are not yet in camp because of international duty (SheBelievesCup, Algarve Cup, Pinatar Cup, Tournoi de France Olympic Qualifying, and friendlies). Those players are listed with “NYR” (not yet reported to camp) next to their names. Additional details about each roster can be found by clicking each team’s name on the list below.

Full preseason rosters for each team:
NRI = non-roster invitee
NYR = not yet reported to camp
CDP = 2020 NWSL College Draft Pick

CHICAGO RED STARS

GOALKEEPERS (3): Emily Boyd, Ella Dederick (NRI), Cassie Miller (NRI, NYR), Alyssa Naeher (NYR)

DEFENDERS (13): Camryn Biegalksi (CDP), Julia Bingham (CDP), Aerial Chavarin (CDP), Hannah Davidson, Tierna Davidson (NYR), Sarah Gorden, Julia Lester (NRI), Mary Meehan (NRI), Lauren Sajewich (NRI), Kayla Sharples, Casey Short (NYR), Bianca St.Georges, Arin Wright

MIDFIELDERS (10): Morgan Brian, Danielle Colaprico, Vanessa DiBernardo, Julie Ertz (NYR), Zoey Goralski, Jaci Jones (NRI), Zoe Morse (CDP), Cassie Rohan (NRI), Ella Stevens (CDP), Arianna Veland (NRI)

FORWARDS (13): Chandra Davidson (NRI), Makenzy Doniak, Rachel Hill, Katie Johnson, Brenna Lovera (NRI), Alyssa Mautz, Savannah McCaskill, Yuki Nagasato, Maddie Pokorny (NRI), Zoe Redei (NRI), Taylor Timko (NRI), Michele Vasconcelos, Kealia Watt

HOUSTON DASH

GOALKEEPERS (3): Jane Campbell, Amanda Dennis, Lindsey Harris

DEFENDERS (11): Bridgette Andrzejewski (CDP), Allysha Chapman (NYR), Kiersten Dallstream (NRI), Ally Haran, Satara Murray, Katie Naughton, Megan Oyster, Ally Prisock, Ari Romero (NYR), Annika Schmidt (NRI), Erin Simon

MIDFIELDERS (11): Betsy Brandon, Megan Crosson, Shea Groom, Haley Hanson (NYR), Maegan Kelly, Grace Cutler (CDP), Kristie Mewis, Christine Nairn, Cami Privett, Sophie Schmidt, Alexandra Sorre (NRI)

FORWARDS (11): Rylee Baisden (NRI), Jorian Baucom (NRI), Rachel Daly (NYR), Kaela Dickerman (NRI), Jamia Fields, CeCe Kizer, Veronica Latsko (NYR), Kayla McCoy, Miranda Nild (NRI), Nichelle Prince (NYR), Katie Stengel

NORTH CAROLINA COURAGE

GOALKEEPERS (3): Stephanie Labbé (NYR), Samantha Murphy, Katelyn Rowland

DEFENDERS (12): Lindsay Agnew (NYR, NRI), Abby Dahlkemper (NYR), Jaelene Daniels, Abby Erceg, Hailey Harbison, Shannon Horgan (NYR, NRI), Kaleigh Kurtz, Hailie Mace, Merritt Mathias (NYR), Addisyn Merrick (CDP), Sinclaire Miramontez (CDP), Ryan Williams

MIDFIELDERS (9): Debinha (NYR), Crystal Dunn (NYR), Brianne Folds (CDP), Caeley Lordemann (NRI), Samantha Mewis (NYR), Lauren Milliet, Denise O’Sullivan (NYR), Cari Roccaro, Meredith Speck

FORWARDS (7): Kristen Hamilton (NYR), Vanessa Kara (NRI), Jessica McDonald (NYR), McKenzie Meehan, Leah Pruitt, Ally Watt (CDP, NYR), Lynn Williams (NYR)

OL REIGN

GOALKEEPERS (3): Michelle Betos, Shelby Money (NRI), Casey Murphy

DEFENDERS (12): Julia Ashley, Lauren Barnes (NYR), Amber Brooks, Steph Catley (NYR), Steph Cox, Machaela George (NRI), Madison Hammond (NRI), Jazmin Jackmon (NRI), Celia Jiménez Delgado (NYR), Kristen McNabb, Rebecca Quinn (NYR), Taylor Smith

MIDFIELDERS (9): Morgan Andrews, Meg Brandt (CDP), Jess Fishlock, Kimberly Hazlett (NRI), Kelcie Hedge (CDP), Allie Long (FED), Brenna Ochoa (NRI), Dani Weatherholt, Rosie White (NYR)

FORWARDS (7): Bethany Balcer, Sofia Huerta (NYR), Darian Jenkins (NYR), Mariah Lee (NRI), Megan Rapinoe (NYR), Jasmyne Spencer, Jodie Taylor

ORLANDO PRIDE

GOALKEEPERS (5): Lainey Burdett, Jaelyn Cunningham (NRI), Ashlyn Harris (NYR), Erin McLeod (NYR), Brittany Wilson (NRI)

DEFENDERS (15): Madison Duncan (NRI), Erin Greening, Julie King, Ali Krieger (NYR), Carrie Lawrence, Phoebe McClernon (CDP), Courtney Petersen (CDP), Carson Pickett, Konya Plummer (CDP), Toni Pressley, Morgan Reid, Ali Riley (NYR), Cheyenne Shorts (CDP), Emily Sonnett (NYR), Shelina Zadorsky (NYR)

MIDFIELDERS (11): Bridget Callahan, Claire Emslie (NYR), Alanna Kennedy (NYR), Taylor Kornieck (CDP), Jordyn Listro (NRI), Camila Martins Pereira, Savanah Uveges (NRI), Emily van Egmond (NYR), Marta Vieira da Silva (NYR), Marisa Viggiano, Chelsee Washington (CDP)

FORWARDS (7): Kristen Edmonds, Abby Elinsky, Caitlin Farrell (NYR), Kate Howarth (NRI), Abi Kim (CDP), Sydney Leroux, Alex Morgan (NYR)

PORTLAND THORNS FC

GOALKEEPERS (3): Britt Eckerstrom, Adrianna Franch (NYR), Bella Bixby

DEFENDERS (10): Ellie Carpenter (NYR), Kelli Hubly, Meghan Klingenberg, Emily Menges (NYR), Meaghan Nally (CDP), Madison Pogarch, Katherine Reynolds, Becky Sauerbrunn (NYR), Autumn Smithers (NRI), Christen Westphal

MIDFIELDERS (8): Celeste Boureille (NYR), Katy Byrne (NRI), Tobin Heath (NYR), Lindsey Horan (NYR), Emily Ogle, Rocky Rodriguez (NYR), Angela Salem (NYR), Gabby Seiler

FORWARDS (8): Simone Charley (NYR), Marissa Everett (NRI), Tyler Lussi, Miciah Madison (NRI), Anika Rodriguez (NRI), Christine Sinclair (NYR), Sophia Smith (NYR), Morgan Weaver (CDP)

SKY BLUE FC

GOALKEEPERS (4): Kailen Sheridan (NYR), DiDi Haracic, Megan Hinz, Amanda McGlynn (CDP)

DEFENDERS (9): Cassidy Benintente (NRI), Caprice Dydasco, Mandy Freeman, Estelle Johnson (NYR), Gina Lewandowski, Domi Richardson, Kaleigh Riehl (CDP), Erica Skroski, Chantelle Swaby (CDP)

MIDFIELDERS (11): Taylor Aylmer (NRI), Nicole Baxter (NRI), Jennifer Cudjoe (NRI), Elizabeth Eddy, Nahomi Kawasumi, Hana Kerner (NRI), Sarah Woldmoe, Carli Lloyd (NYR), Madison Tiernan, Kenie Wright, McCall Zerboni

FORWARDS (7): Imani Dorsey, Paige Monaghan, Caroline Murray (NRI), Ifeoma Onumonu, Mallory Pugh (NYR), Midge Purce, Evelyne Viens (CDP)

UTAH ROYALS FC

GOALKEEPERS (4): Nicole Barnhart, Melissa Lowder, Carly Nelson (NRI), Abby Smith (NYR)

DEFENDERS (9): Elizabeth Ball, Katie Bowen (NYR), Rachel Corsie (NYR), Taylor Leach, Michelle Maemone, Maddie Nolf, Kelley O’Hara (NYR), Danika Serassio (NRI), Gaby Vincent

MIDFIELDERS (12): Vero Boquete, Holly Daugirda (NRI), Kate Del Fava (CDP), Andrea Hauksdottir (NRI), Gunnhildur Jónsdóttir (NYR), Lo’eau LaBonta, Diana Matheson (NYR), Desiree Scott (NYR), Marissa Sheva (NRI), Chestley Strother, Mallory Weber (NYR), Jalen Woodward (NRI)

FORWARDS (10): Cyera Hintzen (CDP), Tziarra King (CDP), Taylor Lytle, Shaelan Murison (NRI), Christen Press (NYR), Brittany Ratcliffe, Amy Rodriguez, Raimee Sherle (NRI), Arielle Ship, Raisa Strom-Okimoto

WASHINGTON SPIRIT

GOALKEEPERS (3): Aubrey Bledsoe (NYR), Devon Kerr, Katie Lund

DEFENDERS (10): Tegan McGrady, Sam Staab (NYR), Paige Nielsen, Taylor Aylmer (NRI), Jenna Hellstrom, Brooke Hendrix, Tori Huster, Alexandra Jackson (NRI), Kaiya McCullough
(CDP), Natalie Jacobs (CDP)

MIDFIELDERS (10): Dorian Bailey, Jaye Boisierre, Jordan DiBiasi, Meggie Dougherty Howard,
Morgan Goff (NRI), Lauren Harkes (NRI), Rose Lavelle (NYR), Meghan McCool
(NRI), Jessie Scarpa, Andi Sullivan (NYR)

FORWARDS (8): Averie Collins (CDP), Bayley Feist, Ashley Hatch, Katie McClure (CDP), Dani
Rhodes (NRI), Ashley Sanchez (CDP), Crystal Thomas, Kumi Yokoyama

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