The NWSL players are goalkeeper Katelyn Rowland (North Carolina Courage), Sydney Miramontez (of the new Utah NWSL side, who played in five games for FC Kansas City last season), Darian Jenkins (North Carolina Courage), who missed the 2017 season while rehabbing a broken leg, and Michele Vasconcelos, a 2017 draft pick of the Chicago Red Stars who missed last season while on maternity leave.
Six players have represented the USA in a youth World Cup: in Rutgers goalkeeper Casey Murphy, Rowland, Penn State defender Kaleigh Riehl, Florida midfielder Parker Roberts, Jenkins, and Texas A&M forward Ally Watt.
U.S. U-23 women’s
GOALKEEPERS (4): Courtney Brosnan (Syracuse; Madison, N.J.), Katie Lund (Texas Christian; Plano, Texas), Casey Murphy (Rutgers; Bridgewater, N.J.), Katelyn Rowland (North Carolina Courage; Raleigh, N.C.).
DEFENDERS (8): Cienna Arrieta (Texas A&M; El Paso, Texas), Hailey Harbison (Pepperdine; San Diego, Calif.), Kimberly Keever (Washington; Manhattan Beach, Calif.), Phoebe McClernon (Virginia; West Chester, Pa.), Sydney Miramontez (Utah NWSL; Lenexa, Kan.), Paige Monaghan (Butler; Roxbury, N.J.), Kaleigh Riehl (Penn State; Fairfax Station, Va.), Samantha Staab (Clemson; Clemson, S.C.).
MIDFIELDERS (8): Haley Hanson (Nebraska; Lincoln, Neb.), Maddie Huster (Wake Forest; Cincinnati, Ohio), Cece Kizer (Mississippi; Overland Park, Kan.), Parker Roberts (Florida; Leawood, Kan.), Shannon Simon (Washington; Torrance, Calif.), Bri Visalli (Pepperdine; San Jose, Calif.), Morgan Weaver (Washington State; Pullman, Wash.), Sandra Yu (Notre Dame; Strongsville, Ohio).
FORWARDS (6): Cyera Hintzen (Texas; Austin, Texas), Darian Jenkins (North Carolina Courage; Heber City, Utah), Tziarra King (NC State; Raleigh, N.C.), Michele Vasconcelos (Chicago Red Stars; Sandy, Utah), Ally Watt (Texas A&M; College Station, Texas), Maddy Williams (Purdue; Perrysburg, Ohio)