Twenty-four NWSL players on USWNT training camp roster ahead of Tournament of Nations
The 2018 Tournament of Nations begins on July 26

Twenty-four NWSL players have been called into training camp for the U.S. women’s national team ahead of next week’s Tournament of Nations. Overall, 25 players have been called into camp, with Stanford defender Tierna Davidson’s joining the 24 NWSL players.

All players will report on July 20 for several training camp days before the final 23-woman roster is named ahead of their first game on July 26 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas, vs. Japan.

After this weekend’s games on July 20/21, the NWSL will mostly be on break until August 5, though the Chicago Red Stars and Sky Blue FC will meet on July 28. The full NWSL slate resumes on Sunday, August 5, with four games.

Japan and Australia have already released their rosters for the tournament.

U.S. Women’s National Team Roster by Position; Caps/Goals

GOALKEEPERS (3): Adrianna Franch (Portland Thorns FC; 0/0), Ashlyn Harris (Orlando Pride; 16/0), Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars; 29/0)

DEFENDERS (7): Abby Dahlkemper (North Carolina Courage; 19/0), Tierna Davidson (Stanford; 8/0), Jaelene Hinkle (North Carolina Courage; 8/0), Merritt Mathias (North Carolina Courage; 1/0), Becky Sauerbrunn (Utah Royals FC; 139/0), Casey Short (Chicago Red Stars; 21/0), Emily Sonnett (Portland Thorns FC; 17/0)

MIDFIELDERS (8): Morgan Brian (Chicago Red Stars; 75/6), Julie Ertz (Chicago Red Stars; 61/15), Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns FC; 51/5), Rose Lavelle (Washington Spirit; 8/2), Carli Lloyd (Sky Blue FC; 254/100), Samantha Mewis (North Carolina Courage; 36/7), Allie Long (Seattle Reign FC; 39/6), McCall Zerboni (North Carolina Courage Courage; 2/0)

FORWARDS (7): Crystal Dunn (North Carolina Courage; 64/23), Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns FC; 133/19), Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride; 142/86), Kealia Ohai (Houston Dash; 3/1), Christen Press (Utah Royals FC; 100/44), Megan Rapinoe (Seattle Reign FC; 137/37), Amy Rodriguez (Utah Royals FC; 131/30)

The Tournament of Nations will only take place in years that don’t have a Women’s World Cup or Olympic tournament — so this will be the last tournament until 2021.

Full Tournament of Nations schedule and broadcast info, if available:


Thursday, July 26

Children’s Mercy Park

Kansas City, Kansas


Brazil vs. Australia | 4:15 p.m. ET

USA vs. Japan | 7 p.m. ET | FS1

Sunday, July 29

Pratt & Whitney Stadium

East Hartford, Connecticut


Japan vs. Brazil | 4:15 p.m. ET

USA vs. Australia | 7 p.m. ET | FS1

Thursday, August 2

Toyota Park

Bridgeview, Illinois


Australia vs. Japan | 5:45 p.m. ET

USA vs. Brazil | 8:30 p.m. ET | FS1


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