NWSL: Teams confirm contract status of players on 2019 rosters

The NWSL released updated rosters for the 2019 season, announcing which players have had contract options exercised and which players have been extended new contract offers for 2019 when roster sizes will increase.. In addition, the league announced the seven players who will be available on the Re-Entry Wire.

Chicago Red Stars

Contract options exercised: Emily Boyd, Morgan Brian, Vanessa DiBernardo, Brooke Elby, Sarah Gorden, Sam Kerr, Christina Murillo, Katie Naughton, Nikki Stanton, Erin Yenney.
Federation Players: Casey Short (USA), Alyssa Naeher (USA), Julie Ertz (USA)
Extended new contract offers: Danielle Colaprico, Arin Gilliland, Summer Green, Alyssa Mautz, Stephanie McCaffrey, Yuki Nagasato, Michele Vasconcelos, Rosie White

Houston Dash
Contract options exercised: Amber Brooks, Taylor Comeau, Rachel Daly, Haley Hanson, Bianca Henninger, Sofia Huerta, Kimberly Keever, Thembi Kgatlana, Veronica Latsko, Linda Motlhalo, Kealia Ohai, Clare Polkinghorne, Kyah Simon, Meleana Shim.
Federation Players: Jane Campbell (USA), Allysha Chapman (Canada), Nichelle Prince (Canada)
Extended new contract offers: Lindsay Agnew, Savannah Jordan, Kristie Mewis, Sammy Jo Prudhomme
Placed on Re-Entry Wire: Michaela Hahn, Janine Van Wyk

North Carolina Courage
Contract options exercised: Kaleigh Kurtz, Heather O’Reilly, Denise O’Sullivan, Cari Roccaro, Katelyn Rowland, Meredith Speck, McCall Zerboni.
Federation Players: Sabrina D’Angelo (Canada), Abby Dahlkemper (USA), Crystal Dunn (USA), Samantha Mewis (USA), Lynn Williams (USA)
Signed new contract: Abby Erceg
Extended new contract offers: Debinha, Elizabeth Eddy, Kristen Hamilton, Jaelene Hinkle, Darian Jenkins, Julie King, Merritt Mathias, Jessica McDonald
Placed on Re-Entry Wire: Yuri Kawamura

Orlando Pride
Contract options exercised: Poliana, Kristen Edmonds, Alanna Kennedy, Ali Krieger, Sydney Leroux, Carson Pickett, Chioma Ubogagu, Emily van Egmond, Marta, Dani Weatherholt.
Federation Players: Shelina Zadorsky (Canada), Alex Morgan (USA), Ashlyn Harris (USA)
Extended new contract offers: Danica Evans, Monica, Rachel Hill, Haley Kopmeyer, Camila, Christine Nairn, Toni Pressley

Portland Thorns
Contract options exercised: Adrianna Franch, Britt Eckerstrom, Elizabeth Ball, Ellie Carpener, Kelli Hubly, Meghan Klingenberg, Katherine Reynolds, Celeste Boureille, Angela Salem, Ana Crnogorcevic, Caitlin Foord, Tyler Lussi, Hayley Raso, Mallory Weber.
Federation Players: Tobin Heath (USA), Lindsey Horan (USA), Emily Sonnett (USA), Christine Sinclair (Canada)
Extended new contract offers: Ifeoma Onumonu, Andressinha, Midge Purce, Emily Menges.
Retired: Meg Morris.

Seattle Reign
Contract options exercised: Lydia Williams, Michelle Betos, Lauren Barnes, Theresa Nielsen, Christen Westphal, Alyssa Kleiner, Steph Catley, Jessica Fishlock, Elizabeth Addo, Rumi Utsugi, Nahomi Kawasumi, Jodie Taylor, Jaycie Johnson.
Federation Players: Megan Rapinoe (USA), Allie Long (USA), Adriana Leon (Canada).
Signed for 2019: Elise Kellond-Knight (Hammarby/SWE).
Extended new contract offers: Kristen McNabb, Yael Averbuch, Megan Oyster, Morgan Andrews, Bev Yanez, Kiersten Dallstream, Jasmyne Spencer

Sky Blue FC
Contract options exercised: Caroline Casey, Amandine Pierre-Louis, Domi Richardson, Erica Skroski, Raquel Rodriguez, Imani Dorsey, Savannah McCaskill.
Federation Players: Kailen Sheridan (Canada), Carli Lloyd (USA).
Extended new contract offers: Mandy Freeman, Amanda Frisbie, Christina Gibbons, Jen Hoy, Rebekah Stott, Sarah Killion, Madison Tiernan, Shea Groom, Katie Johnson, McKenzie Meehan

Utah Royals
Contract options exercised: Nicole Barnhart, Rachel Corsie, Becca Moros, Gunny Jónsdóttir, Katie Bowen, Lo’eau LaBonta, Makenzy Doniak, Taylor Lytle, Katie Stengel, Erika Tymrak.
Federation Players: Kelley O’Hara (USA), Christen Press (USA), Becky Sauerbrunn (USA), Amy Rodriguez (USA), Desiree Scott (Canada), Diana Matheson (Canada)
Extended new contract offers: Abby Smith, Samantha Johnson, Sydney Miramontez, Mandy Laddish, Brittany Ratcliffe
Placed on Re-Entry Wire: Katrina Gorry, Elise Thorsnes, Alex Arlitt

Washington Spirit
Contract options exercised: Whitney Church, Mallory Eubanks, Estelle Johnson, Andi Sullivan, Kelsey Wys.
Signed new contract: Aubrey Bledsoe.
Federation Players: Rose Lavelle (USA), Mallory Pugh (USA), Taylor Smith (USA), Rebecca Quinn (Canada)
Extended new contract offers: Estefanía Banini, Meggie Dougherty Howard, Caprice Dydasco, Cali Farquharson, DiDi Haracic, Ashley Hatch, Tori Huster, Joanna Lohman, Cheyna Matthews, Francisca Ordega, Arielle Ship, Havana Solaun.
Placed on Re-Entry Wire: Tiffany Weimer.
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