Thursday, January 13, 2011

NEWS WATCH - Pia Sundhage Names 23 to Four National Tournament Roster

United States Women's National Team coach Pia Sundhage released the roster of 23 players that will travel to China for the Four Nations Tournament at the end of the month.

The U.S. has not participated in this tournament since 2007, but is looking to add to its record six Four Nations titles.

The Lady Nats will face the host nation, Sweden, and Canada as coach Sundhage looks to find he perfect squad for June's Women's World Cup.

P.S. Absolutely ecstatic to see Sydney Leroux on the roster.

U.S. Women’s National Team Roster by Position
2011 Four Nations Tournament
Chongqing, China
Jan. 21-25, 2011

GOALKEEPERS (2): Nicole Barnhart (out of contract), Ashlyn Harris (Western New York Flash)

DEFENDERS (7): Rachel Buehler (Boston Breakers), Stephanie Cox (Boston Breakers), Amy LePeilbet (Boston Breakers), Heather Mitts (out of contract), Christie Rampone (out of contract) Becky Sauerbrunn (Washington Freedom), Brittany Taylor (Sky Blue FC)

MIDFIELDERS (10): Yael Averbuch (Western New York Flash), Shannon Boxx (out of contract), Tobin Heath (Sky Blue FC), Meghan Klingenberg (North Carolina), Lori Lindsey (Philadelphia Independence), Carli Lloyd (Atlanta Beat), Kelley O’Hara (Boston Breakers), Heather O’Reilly (Sky Blue FC), Megan Rapinoe (Philadelphia Independence), Lindsay Tarpley (out of contract)

FORWARDS (4): Lauren Cheney (Boston Breakers), Sydney Leroux (UCLA), Alex Morgan (California), Amy Rodriguez (Philadelphia Independence)


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1 comment:

  1. I`m so exciting to see Sydney play lets hope she gets some playing time..


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