The U.S. women's national team plays its first home game of 2005 when it meets Canada Sunday in Virginia Beach, Va. (TV: ESPN2, live, 3 pm ET). For his first game as head coach on U.S. soil, Greg Ryan invited 11 2004 Olympic gold medalists into training camp:
SHANNON BOXX (45 caps/12 goals). Living in Mission Viejo, Calif., and playing for Ajax America of the WPSL. Recently accepted a coaching position with the Laguna Hills Eclipse Soccer Club.
ANGELA HUCLES (49/5). Hucles, who grew up in Virginia Beach, is playing for the Boston Renegades of the W-League.
KRISTINE LILLY (295/103). Spent the spring with Swedish club KIF Orebro, third in the Damallsvenskan when play was halted for the European Women's Championship.
KRISTIN LUCKENBILL (14/0). Plays for the W-League's Vermont Voltage and a goalkeeper instructor at the Voltage's summer camps.
KATE MARKGRAF (141/0). Spent the spring with Swedish club KIF Orebro for which she scored her first goal in a competitive game in almost eight years.
HEATHER MITTS (37/2). Plays for the W-League's Central Florida Craze and is an occasional sideline reporter for MLS games on ESPN2.
HEATHER O'REILLY (34/4). A junior-to-be at the University of North Carolina, O'Reilly is playing on the New Jersey Wildcats of the W-League. She recently toured the Northwest with the U.S. U-21s.
CATHERINE REDDICK (78/6). Has joined her former UNC teammates O'Reilly and Lindsay Tarpley in playing for the Wildcats.
LINDSAY TARPLEY (37/8). Will be a senior at North Carolina and is also playing for the New Jersey Wildcats and U-21s. Left camp to attend her older brother Chad's wedding in Michigan on Saturday and won't play against Canada.
ALY WAGNER (84/18). Spent the winter and spring with French club Lyon.
ABBY WAMBACH (59/47). Plays with Boxx for the WPSL's Ajax America and recently bought a house in Hermosa Beach, Calif. Is holding her own soccer camp this week in hometown Pittsford, N.Y.