USA recalls Engen and O'Reilly, adds Barnes

U.S. head coach Jill Ellis' 22-player roster for the SheBelieves Cup that begins Thursday includes 2015 Women's World Cup champions Whitney Engen and Heather O'Reilly, who had been left off the U.S. roster for Olympic qualifying.

Lauren Barnes of the Seattle Reign earned her first senior national team call-up. Stephanie McCaffrey is the lone player on the Olympic qualifying roster not brought in for the tournament.

U.S. Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (3): Ashlyn Harris (Orlando Pride), Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars), Hope Solo (Seattle Reign FC).
DEFENDERS (9): Lauren Barnes (Seattle Reign FC), Whitney Engen (Boston Breakers), Jaelene Hinkle (Western New York Flash), Julie Johnston (Chicago Red Stars), Meghan Klingenberg (Portland Thorns FC), Ali Krieger (Washington Spirit), Kelley O'Hara (Sky Blue FC), Becky Sauerbrunn (FC Kansas City), Emily Sonnett (Portland Thorns FC).
MIDFIELDERS (6): Morgan Brian (Houston Dash), Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns FC), Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns FC), Carli Lloyd (Houston Dash), Samantha Mewis (Western New York Flash), Heather O'Reilly (FC Kansas City).
FORWARDS (4): Crystal Dunn (Washington Spirit), Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride), Christen Press (Chicago Red Stars), Mallory Pugh (Real Colorado).
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