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U.S. collegians and U-17s called up for friendly
May 2nd, 2014 2:10PM

TAGS:  canada, college women, under-20 women's world cup


[CANADA WOMEN] Twelve of the 21 players on the Canada roster for Thursday's international friendly against the USA in Winnipeg hail from the NWSL, but John Herdman's squad also includes three U.S. collegians and two members of Canada's 2014 U-17 World Cup team.

USA: Roster

The match at Investors Group Field will be shown live on ESPN3 and at 8 p.m. ET (7 p.m. local)

Included in the squad are five players who could see action this summer at the U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada this summer: Sura Yekka, Ashley Lawrence, Jessie Fleming, Kadeisha Buchanan and Rebecca Quinn.

Yekka and Fleming were members of Canada’s U-17 team in Costa Rica. Lawrence and Buchanan play college soccer at West Virginia while Quinn is at Duke.

Canada Roster:
Goalkeepers -- Karina LeBlanc  (Chicago Red Stars), Erin McLeod  (Houston Dash).
Defenders -- Kadeisha Buchanan  (West Virginia Univ.), Robyn Gayle  (Washington Spirit), Carmelina Moscato  (Seattle Reign FC), Rebecca Quinn  (Duke University), Rhian Wilkinson (Comètes de Laval), Sura Yekka (Brams United).
Midfielders -- Kaylyn Kyle  (Houston Dash), Diana Matheson  (Washington Spirit), Sophie Schmidt  (Sky Blue FC), Desiree Scott (Notts County Ladies), Jessie Fleming (London NorWest SC), Ashley Lawrence  (West Virginia Univ.), Brittany Baxter  (Seattle Sounders Women).
Forwards -- Jonelle Filigno (Sky Blue FC), Nkem Ezurike  (Boston Breakers), Adriana Leon  (Chicago Red Stars), Christine Sinclair  (Portland Thorns FC), Josee Belanger (Comètes de Laval), Melissa Tancredi (Chicago Red Stars).

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