NWSL: 2021 preseason rosters

All 10 NWSL teams opened training camp on Monday. Here are their preseason rosters.

Some players will be out on national team duty. Others remain on loan to foreign clubs. Most draft picks have opted to remain with their colleges for the spring.

The first tests will come in the NWSL Challenge Cup set to begin April 9. The regular season (24 games) is slated to begin May 15.

Note: Players in bold are new players.

Chicago Red Stars
2021 Roster:
Goalkeepers:
Emily Boyd, Cassie Miller, Alyssa Naeher
Defenders:  Tierna Davidson, Zoe Goralski, Sarah Gorden, Casey Krueger, Kayla Sharples, Bianca St. Georges, Arin Wright
Midfielders: Danielle Colaprico, Vanessa DiBernardo, Julie Ertz, Morgan Gautrat, Zoe Morse, Nikki Stanton (Klepp, Norway), Ella Stevens, Sarah Woldmoe (Sky Blue FC).
Forwards: Makenzy Doniak, Alissa Gorzak, Rachel Hill, Katie Johnson, Sarah Luebbert, Alyssa Mautz, Mallory Pugh (Sky Blue FC), Kealia Watt
Draft picks: Madison Haley (Stanford), Kelsey Turnbow (Santa Clara), Brianna Alger (Washington State), Channing Foster (Mississippi), Alissa Gorzak (Virginia)
Non-roster invitees: Melissa Lowder, Camryn Biegalski, Tatum Milazzo, Aerial Chavarin, Cassie Rohan, Ena Sabanagic, Dani Rhodes.
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OUT: Savannah McCaskill (Racing Louisville), Yuki Nagasato (Racing Louisville).



Houston Dash
2021 Roster:
Goalkeepers: Jane Campbell, Amanda Dennis, Lindsey Harris 
Defenders: Deneisha Blackwood (Orlando Pride), Allysha Chapman, Katie Naughton, Megan Oyster, Ally Prisock, Annika Schmidt
Midfielders: Shea Groom, Haley Hanson, Maegan Kelly, Kristie Mewis, Christine Nairn, Emily Ogle (Portland Thorns), Cami Privett, Gabby Seiler (Portland Thorns). Sophie Schmidt, Bri Visalli
Forwards: Bridgette Andrzejewski, Rachel Daly, Jamia Fields, Veronica Latsko, Nichelle Prince, Katie Stengel.
Draft picks: Joelle Anderson (Pepperdine), Makamae Gomera-Stevens (Washington State)
Non-roster invitees: Amber Marshall, Zandy Sorre, Michelle Alozi.
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OUT: Kayla McCoy, Erin Simon (Racing Louisville), Cece Kizer (Racing Louisville).

Kansas City
Goalkeepers: Nicole Barnhart, Carly Nelson, Abby Smith
Defenders: Elizabeth Ball, Katie Bowen, Rachel Corsie, Kate Del Fava, Kristen Edmonds (Orlando Pride), Taylor Leach, Michelle Maemone, Sydney Miramontez, Maddie Nolf, Gaby Vincent
Midfielders: Lo’eau LaBonta, Chloe Logarzo (Bristol City, England), Taylor Lytle, Diana Matheso, Desiree Scott,
Forwards: Jaycie Johnson, Mariana Larroquette (Lyn, Norway), Brittany Ratcliffe, Amy Rodriguez, Arielle Shipp, Raisa Strom-Okimoto, Michele Vasconcelos, Mallory Weber (on loan to Adelaide United, Australia)
Draft picks in camp: Victoria Pickett (Wisconsin), Addie McCain (Texas A&M).
Other draft picks: Kiara Pickett (Stanford), Lucy Parker (UCLA), Alex Loera (Santa Clara), Brookelynn Entz (Kansas State).
Non-roster invitees: Rashida Beal, Meg Brandt, Courtney Claassen, Alli Hess, Jaci Jones, Ashley Nick, Chestley Strother, Darien Jenkins (Bordeaux, France).
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OUT: Tziarra King (OL Reign), Gunny Jonsdottir (Orlando) Erika Tymrak (NWSL rights, Orlando).
Note: Kansas City was assigned NWSL rights to all players from Utah Royals.

NC Courage
Goalkeepers: Casey Murphy (OL Reign), Samantha Murphy, Katelyn Rowland
Defenders: Lindsay Agnew, Diane Caldwell (SC Sand, Germany), Abby Erceg, Hailey Harbison, Kaleigh Kurtz, Merritt Mathias, Sinclaire Miramontez,  Taylor Smith (OL Reign), Ryan Williams
Midfielders: Debinha, Hailie Mace, Denise O’Sullivan, Cari Roccaro, Havana Solaun, Meredith Speck
Forwards: Elizabeth Addo (Apollon Ladies, Cyprus), Rylee Baisden, Kristen Hamilton, Jessica McDonald, Lynn Williams
Draft picks: Deanne Rose (Florida), Alyssa Malonson (Auburn), Myra Konte (Vanderbilt)
Non-roster invitees: Schuyler DeBree, Shade Pratt, Lauren Silver, Abby Elinsky, Peyton Perea, Danica Evans.
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OUT: Crystal Dunn (Portland Thorns), Jaelene Daniels (retires), Addisyn Merrick (Racing Louisville), Lauren Milliet (Racing Louisville), Ally Watt (OL Reign), Stephanie Labbe (Rosengard, Sweden), McKenzie Meehan (retires), Abby Dahlkemper (Manchester City, England).



OL Reign
Goalkeepers: Cosette Morche (Eskilstuna United, Sweden).
Defenders: Lauren Barnes, Amber Brooks, Celia (on loan to Lyon, France), Steph Cox, Machaela George, Madison Hammond, Sam Hiatt
Midfielders: Morgan Andrews, Angelina (Palmeiras, Brazil), Shirley Cruz, Jess Fishlock (on loan to Lyon, France), Kelcie Hedge, Allie Long, Kristen McNabb, Quinn, Dani Weatherholt, Rosie White
Forwards: Bethany Balcer, Sofia Huerta, Tziarra King (Kansas City), Nicole Momiki, Leah Pruitt, Megan Rapinoe, Jasmyne Spencer, Ally Watt (NC Courage)
Draft picks: Jimena Lopez (Texas A&M).
Non-roster invitees: Ella Dederick, Katie Talbert, Smith Hunter, Morgan Goff, Sophie Hurst, Shea Moyer, Mia Corbin, Miranda Nild, Alex Schoenstadt.
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OUT: Casey Murphy (NC Courage), Julia Ashley (Racing Louisville), Michelle Betos (Racing Louisville), Taylor Smith (NC Courage), Jodie Taylor (NWSL rights, NC Courage), Darian Jenkins (Kansas City), Meg Brandt (NWSL rights, Kansas City).

Orlando Pride
Goalkeepers: Ashlyn Harris, Erin McLeod, Brittany Wilson
Defenders: Ali Krieger, Carrie Lawrence, Phoebe McClernon, Carson Pickett (on loan to Apollon Ladies, Cyprus), Courtney Petersen, Konya Plummer, Toni Pressley, Ali Riley
Midfielders: Meggie Dougherty Howard (Washington Spirit), Gunny Jonsdottir (Kansas City), Taylor Kornieck, Jordyn Listro, Jade Moore. Marisa Viggiano, Chelsee Washington
Forwards: Sydney Leroux, Alex Morgan, Marta
Draft picks: Viviana Villacorta (UCLA), Mikayla Colohan (BYU), Kerry Abello (Penn State), Kaylie Collins (USC)
Non-roster invitees: Ally Haran, Erika Tymrak (NWSL rights, Kansas City).
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OUT: Abby Elinsky, Julie King, Morgan Reid, Caitlin Foord (NWSL rights, Racing Louisville), Alanna Kennedy (Racing Louisville), Emily Sonnett (Washington Spirit), Kristen Edmonds (Kansas City).

Portland Thorns
Goalkeepers: Bella Bixby, Adrianna Franch
Defenders: Kelli Hubly, Meghan Klingenberg, Natalia Kuikka (Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC, Sweden), Emily Menges, Meaghan Nally, Madison Pogarch, Becky Sauerbrunn, Christen Westphal
Midfielders: Celeste Boureille (on loan to Fleury, France), Crystal Dunn (NC Courage), Lindsey Horan, Rocky Rodríguez, Angela Salem, Christine Sinclair
Forwards: Simone Charley, Marissa Everett, Tyler Lussi, Sophia Smith, Morgan Weaver.
Draft picks: Yazmeen Ryan (TCU), Sam Coffey (Penn State), Amirah Ali (Rutgers), Hannah Betfort (Wake Forest)
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OUT: Tobin Heath (NWSL rights, Racing Louisville), Emily Ogle (Houston Dash), Gabby Seiler (Houston Dash).



Racing Louisville
Goalkeepers: Michelle Betos (OL Reign), Katie Lund (Washington Spirit).
Defenders: Julia Ashley (OL Reign), Brooke Hendrix (Washington Spirit) Addisyn Merrick (NC Courage), Kaleigh Riehl (Sky Blue FC, on loan to Paris FC, France), Erin Simon (Houston Dash).
Midfielders: Lauren Milliet (NC Courage) Freja Olofsson (Orebro, Sweden).
Forwards: Ceci Kizer (Houston Dash), Cheyna Matthews (Washington Spirit), Katie McClure (Washington Spirit). Savannah McCaskill (Chicago Red Stars),, Yuki Nagasato (Chicago Red Stars),
Draft picks in camp: Emily Fox (North Carolina), Emina Ekic (Louisville), Taylor Otto (North Carolina).
Other draft picks: Kirsten Davis (Texas Tech), Parker Goins (Arkansas), Emily Smith (California)
Non-roster invitees: Brooke Ballinger, Shelby Money, Molly Dwyer, Nealy Martin, Chinyelu Asher, Grace Bahr, Jorian Baucom, Vanessa Kara, Noelle Higginson, Alex Kimball, Savanah Uveges, Alex Genas, Anika Kallash.
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OUT: Alanna Kennedy (Tottenham, England), Jennifer Cudjoe (Sky Blue FC).

Sky Blue FC
Goalkeepers:
Kailen Sheridan, DiDi Haracic, Megan Hinz, Amanda “Mandy” McGlynn
Defenders: Imani Dorsey, Caprice Dydasco, Sabrina Flores, Mandy Freeman, Estelle Johnson, Gina Lewandowski, Erica Skroski
Midfielders: Nicole Baxter, Jennifer Cudjoe (Racing Louisville) Elizabeth Eddy, Nahomi Kawasumi, Sodam Lee (Hyundai Steel, South Korea), Domi Richardson, Kenie Wright, McCall Zerboni
Forwards: Carli Lloyd, Paige Monaghan, Ifeoma Onumonu, Midge Purce, Evelyne Viens (on loan to Paris FC, France).
Draft picks: Brianna Pinto (North Carolina), Taryn Torres (Virginia), Sydney Schneider (UNC Wilmington), Delanie Sheehan (UCLA), Tess Boade (Duke)
Non-roster invitees: Taylor Aylmer, Grace Cutler, Claire Winter, Mikaela Howell.
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OUT: Jennifer Cudjoe (Racing Louisville), Kaleigh Riehl (Racing Louisville), Mallory Pugh (Chicago Red Stars), Sarah Woldmoe (Chicago Red Stars), Madison Tiernan (retired).

Washington Spirit
Goalkeepers: Aubrey Bledsoe, Devon Kerr.
Defenders: Sam Staab, Natalie Jacobs, Kelley O’Hara (Utah Royals), Emily Sonnett (Orlando Pride), Tegan McGrady, Paige Nielsen
Midfielders: Julia Roddar (Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC, Sweden), Saori Takarada (Cerezo Osaka Sakai Ladies, Japan), Jordan DiBiasi, Andi Sullivan, Bayley Feist, Dorian Bailey, Tori Huster
Forwards: Averie Collins, Ashley Sanchez, Kumi Yokoyama, Ashley Hatch
Draft picks in camp: Trinity Rodman (Washington State), Anna Heilferty (Boston Univ.), Sydney Schneider (UNC Wilmington), Mariana Speckmaier (Clemson)
Other draft picks: Tara McKeown (USC)
Non-roster invitees: Furtuna Velaj.
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OUT: Cheyna Matthews (Racing Louisville), Katie McClure (Racing Louisville), Katie Lund (Racing Louisville), Brooke Hendrix (Racing Louisville), Jenna Hellstrom, Jaye Boissiere, Meg McCool, Jessie Scarpa, Crystal Thomas, Meggie Dougherty Howard (Orlando Pride).


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