"I think where we eventually get to is an environment much like the rest of the world, where players get selected based on their performance [in the moment], Right now, I think we are in the
exploratory phase, looking at a number of players. Does that mean some of our current players won't be in? Yes. Does it mean they are eliminated? Of course not."
-- U.S. women's national
team Jill Ellis
, signaling that she will make changes in the U.S. squad as it uses the next two years to prepare for qualifying for the 2019 Women's World Cup. (ESPNW