Sundhage invites 32 players into camp

[U.S. WOMEN] U.S. women's national team coach Pia Sundhage will open the largest camp of the year when she brings in 32 players on Thursday in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. The invitees include three college seniors taken in the 2011 WPS Draft -- including No. 1 pick Alex Morgan -- and three underclassmen -- including UCLA star Sydney Leroux, who traveled with the USA on its recent trip to China.

After the camp, Sundhage will pick her squad for the annual Algarve Cup in southern Portugal, where the USA faces Japan (March 2), Finland (March 4) and Norway (March 7) in group play.
 
U.S Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (5): Nicole Barnhart (out of contract), Ashlyn Harris (Western New York Flash), Bianca Henninger (Santa Clara Univ.), Alyssa Naeher (Boston Breakers), Hope Solo (out of contract).
DEFENDERS (9): Rachel Buehler (Boston Breakers), Stephanie Cox (Boston Breakers), Whitney Engen (Western New York Flash), Amy LePeilbet (Boston Breakers), Heather Mitts (Atlanta Beat), Christie Rampone (out of contract), Becky Sauerbrunn (Washington Freedom), Meghan Schnur (out of contract), Brittany Taylor (Sky Blue FC).
MIDFIELDERS (13): Jordan Angeli (Boston Breakers), Yael Averbuch (Western New York Flash), Shannon Boxx (out of contract), Sinead Farrelly (Philadelphia Independence), Tobin Heath (Sky Blue FC), Meghan Klingenberg (Washington Freedom), Lori Lindsey (Philadelphia Independence), Carli Lloyd (Atlanta Beat), Kristie Mewis (Boston College), Kelley O’Hara (Boston Breakers), Heather O’Reilly (Sky Blue FC), Megan Rapinoe (Philadelphia Independence), Lindsay Tarpley (out of contract).
FORWARDS (5): Lauren Cheney (Boston Breakers), Sydney Leroux (UCLA), Alex Morgan (Western New York Flash), Amy Rodriguez (Philadelphia Independence), Abby Wambach (Washington Freedom).

1 comment about "Sundhage invites 32 players into camp".
  1. David Huff, February 1, 2011 at 12:17 p.m.

    Bummer, no Natasha Kai, I guess she is done with the USWNT.

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