Clubs make initial offseason moves

[WPS] All nine WPS clubs have made their initial offseason moves, picking up options on players or otherwise waiving or letting become free agents all players not signed to multi-year deals. The first big trade sent U.S. Olympic gold-medalist Amy Rodriguez from Boston to expansion Philadelphia. Notable U.S. internationals who became free agents include Carli Lloyd (let go by Chicago Red Stars), Leslie Osborne (FC Gold Pride) and Heather Mitts (Boston Breakers). For the team-by-team player moves ...

Atlanta Beat
In: D-Sharolta Nonen (Los Angeles), Leigh Ann Robinson (FC Gold Pride); M-Katie Larkin (Los Angeles); F-Amanda Cinalli (Saint Louis), Noelle Keselica (Sky Blue FC), Amy Rodriguez (Boston).
Out: Sara Larsson.

Boston Breakers
Returning: GK-Allison Lipsher; D-Amy LePeilbet, Alex Scott, Kasey Moore; M-Angela Hucles, Kristine Lilly, Mary-Frances Monroe, , Maggie Tomecka; F-Kelly Smith, Christine Latham, Jennifer Nobis.
On Loan: Jennifer Nobis (Pitea, SWE).
Traded: Amy Rodriguez (Atlanta).
Out:
Sue Weber (Philadelphia), Kelly Schmedes (Philadelphia), Nancy Augustyniak Goffi, Candace Chapman, Abby Crumpton, Fabiana, Kristin Luckenbill, Heather Mitts, Sophia Mundy, Ashley Phillips, Erika Sutton.

Chicago Red Stars
Returning: GK-Caroline Jonsson; D-Marian Dalmy, Ifeoma Dieke, Natalie Spilger; M-Chioma Igwe, Brittany Klein, Jill Oakes, Megan Rapinoe; F-Karen Carney, Ella Masar, Lindsay Tarpley.
Out: Nikki Krzysik (Philadelphia), Danesha Adams (Philadelphia), Heather Garriock, Frida Ostberg, Lydia Williams, Cristiane, Jaimel Johnson, Carli Lloyd, Mary Therese McDonnell, Lydia Vandenbergh, Michelle Wenino.

FC Gold Pride
Returning: GK-Nicole Barnhart, , Allison Whitworth: D-Rachel Buehler, Carrie Dew; M-Kristin Graczyk, Brandi Chastain, Tina DiMartino, Kimberly Yokers; F-Eriko Arakawa, Tiffeny Milbrett, Christine Sinclair, Kandace Wilson.
On Loan: Eriko Arakawa (NTV Beleza, JPN)
Out: Leigh Ann Robinson (Atlanta), Marissa Abegg, Adriane, Erika, Formiga, Tiffany Weimer,  Greer Barnes, Sissi, Lindsay Massengale, Meagan McCray, Leslie Osborne.

Los Angeles Sol
Returning: GK-Valerie Henderson, Karina LeBlanc; D-Brittany Bock, Allison Falk, Johanna Frisk; M-Camille Abily, Shannon Boxx, Manya Makoski, Aya Miyama; F-Marta.
Out: Katie Larkin (Atlanta), Sharlota Nonen (Atlanta), Han Duan, Martina Franko, Christie Shaner, Liz Bogus, Brittany Cameron, Lyndsey Patterson, Keri Sanchez, Lisa Sari, Julia Schnugg, Aly Wagner, McCall Zerboni.

Philadelphia Independence
In: D-Jen Buczkowski (Sky Blue FC), Nikki Krzysik (Chicago), Sarah Senty (Washington), Sue Weber (Boston); M-Danesha Adams (Chicago), Lori Lindsey (Washington); F-Kelly Schmedes (Boston).

Saint Louis Athletica
Returning: G-Hope Solo, Jillian Loyden; D-Kia McNeill, Tina Ellerston, Kendall Fletcher, Stephanie Logterman, Elise Weber; M-Lori Chalupny, Angie Woznuk, F-Eniola Aluko.
Out: Amanda Cinalli (Atlanta), Sara Larsson (Atlanta), Daniela, Sarah Walsh, Niki Cross, Sheree Gray, Erin Kane, Ashlee Pistorius, Lisa Stoia, Melissa Tancredi, Erin Walter, Christie Welsh.

Sky Blue FC
Returning: G-Karen Bardsley, Jenni Branam; D-Anita Asante, Keeley Dowling, Meghan Schnur, Christie Rampone; M-Yael Averbuch, Francielle, Kacey White, F-Kerri Hanks, Rosana, Natasha Kai, Heather O'Reilly.
Out: Jen Buczkowski (Philadelphia), Noelle Keselica (Atlanta), Collette McCallum, Kelly Parker, Julianne Sitch, Cori Alexander, Mele French, Katie Hooker, Lauren Sesselman

Washington Freedom
Returning: G-Erin McLeod, Briana Scurry; D-Jill Gilbeau, Becky Sauerbrunn, Alex Singer, Cat Whitehill; M-Sarah Huffman, Madison Keller, Ali Krieger, Homara Sawa; F-Lisa De Vanna, Allie Long, Rebecca Moros, Abby Wambach
Out: Lori Lindsay (Philadelphia), Sarah Senty (Philadelphia), Parissa Eyorokon, Emily Janss and Kati Jo Spisak.  Kristin DeDycker, Katie Forbis, Christen Karniski, Joanna Lohman

 

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