Andonovski Names 28-Player Roster for First USWNT Training Camp of 2020

USA Women’s National Team head coach Vlatko Andonovski has named a 28-player roster for the USA’s annual January training camp, this year to be staged in Tampa, Fla., from Jan. 5-15.

Following the camp, Andonovski will name the 20-player roster for Olympic Qualifying.

USWNT Roster – January Training Camp (Club; Caps/Goals)

GOALKEEPERS (4):

Jane Campbell (Houston Dash; 3/0),
Adrianna Franch (Portland Thorns FC; 3/0),
Ashlyn Harris (Orlando Pride; 24/0),
Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars; 57/0)

DEFENDERS (9):

Abby Dahlkemper (North Carolina Courage; 53/0),
Tierna Davidson (Chicago Red Stars; 25/1),
Crystal Dunn (North Carolina Courage; 96/24),
Ali Krieger (Orlando Pride; 104/2),
Kelley O’Hara (Utah Royals FC; 125/2),
Margaret Purce (Portland Thorns FC; 1/0),
Becky Sauerbrunn (Utah Royals FC; 171/0),
Casey Short (Chicago Red Stars; 31 /0),
Emily Sonnett (Portland Thorns FC; 40/0)

MIDFIELDERS (7):

Morgan Brian (Chicago Red Stars; 87/8),
Julie Ertz (Chicago Red Stars; 95/19),
Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns FC; 78/12),
Rose Lavelle (Washington Spirit; 38/10),
Allie Long (Reign FC; 51/8),
Samantha Mewis (North Carolina Courage; 60/14),
Andi Sullivan (Washington Spirit; 15/0)

FORWARDS (8):

Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns FC; 162/32),
Carli Lloyd (Sky Blue FC; 288/121),
Jessica McDonald (North Carolina Courage; 14/2),
Christen Press (Utah Royals FC; 130/51),
Mallory Pugh (Washington Spirit; 62/18),
Megan Rapinoe (Reign FC; 160/50),
Sophia Smith (Stanford; 0/0),
Lynn Williams (North Carolina Courage; 21/6)

“The players are coming off their break, so I know everyone will be excited, rested, refreshed and ready to tackle our next goals, which are having a productive training camp and preparing for Olympic Qualifying,” said Andonovski. “A long-time strength of this team has been the internal competition on the training field and our coaching staff is looking forward to seeing that during camp as it will help us pick the best team to take to qualifying and try to earn our berth to Tokyo.”

The roster features 22 of the 23 players from the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup champions as well as five top NWSL players and 19-year-old forward Sophia Smith, who is the youngest player in camp, the only uncapped player and the only non-professional. She is a rising junior at Stanford. Three players on this roster – Smith, Portland Thorns FC defender Margaret “Midge” Purce and Houston Dash goalkeeper Jane Campbell – attended the USA’s December Identification Camp in Florida.

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